He acted in Jean-Paul Sartre's play, "Vicious Circle (Huis Clos)," at the Arts Theatre Club in London, England with Alec Guinness and Beatrix Lehmann in the cast. Peter Brook was director. Rolf Gerard was designer.
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I'm a professional actor. I get the part. I read the script. If I decide to do it, I learn the lines. I have no theory about acting. For me, there is no Method. I just do it.
One of the stars of The Great Escape
(1963) to have actually been a World War II prisoner of war (Hannes Messemer
, who played Colonel Lugo the camp commander, was a German soldier in World War II and was captured by American troops and held in a POW camp until the end of the war). He was also a POW in Russia. When he kindly offered advice to director John Sturges
, he was politely asked to keep ...