He acted in Jean Anouilh and Christopher Fry's play, "The Lark," at the Opera House in Manchester, England with Dorothy Tutin, Richard Johnson, Leo McKern, and George Murcell in the cast. Peter Brook was director.
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[from an interview done in 1989] It's gotten to the point where it's big news when I don't do a horror film. At this point in my career, it doesn't bother me much that I'm probably hopelessly typecast. I like to work, and horror films definitely keep me working.
Often joked to friends and family that, before Halloween
(1978) came out, he was typecast as villains and psychopaths, never having been given the chance to play a good guy or hero. However, after his portrayal of the heroic, Van Helsing-like Dr. Sam Loomis in Halloween, he had the exact opposite problem in that no one wanted to see him play bad guys anymore, that the only parts offered to him ...
Bald head and piercing blue eyes