Played the title role in William Shakespeare
's "King Lear" - Playhouse Theatre, Liverpool/ Young Vic, London (2008).
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5' 9" (1.75 m)
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My first agent wanted me to change [my name]. So I changed him instead. When I made a breakthrough as an actor, people started to say, 'Who's that bloke with the funny name?' They advised me to change it, saying it would never be put up in lights outside theaters because they couldn't afford the electricity. But I would never contemplate changing it. It's who I am. It's my mother and father, my ...
Romantically involved with actress Julie Walters
during his years at the Everyman Theatre in Liverpool.
Distinctive gruff voice