(1987) Biography: "Charles Laughton: A Difficult Actor"
Simon Callow CBE | Owen Windhoek
5' 7" (1.70 m)
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[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."
Started acting after Sir Laurence Olivier
's insistence that if he wanted to act, he should take a job at the box office of the Old Vic Theatre in London.
Often plays Charles Dickens or Dickensian characters