He acted in Sir George Bernard Shaw's play, "Misalliance," at the Lyric Theatre in Hammersmith, London, England with Roger Livesey and Ursula Jeans in the cast.
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is the best director I ever worked with. One of the main reasons is his bravery in the way he's cast me in his films. By casting me as the president in Escape from New York
(1981) and as the essentially good Dr. Loomis in the original Halloween
(1978), he gave me the opportunities that might have been missed had I stayed a stereotypical madman. That casting against type is what ...
Was originally chosen to play Blair in The Thing
(1982), but a scheduling conflict prevented him from doing so. Therefore, the role went to Wilford Brimley
Dr. Sam Loomis from the Halloween films