(April 2002) Stage: Appeared (as "Charles Dickens") in "The Mystery of Charles Dickens" by Peter Ackroyd
(Belasco Theater, New York City)
Simon Callow CBE | Owen Windhoek
5' 7" (1.70 m)
Did You Know?
[on Alec Guinness
] "He wrote to tell me he had just seen
A Passage to India
, and as the lights had come up he had vomited in shame at his own performance as Professor Godbole."
Played the role of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
in the stage version of "Amadeus" before appearing in the film version, in which he played "Emmanuel Schikaneder", who appeared in the first performance of Mozart's "The Magic Flute" and wrote the opera's libretto.
Often plays Charles Dickens or Dickensian characters