He acted in the Repertoire Season in the National Theatre production at the Lyttelton Theatre in London, England in P.L. Travers's play, "Plunder;" William Shakespeare's play, "Hamlet;" Henrik Ibsen's play, "John Gabriel Borkman;" Samuel Beckett's play, "Happy Days;" John Osborne's play, "Watch It Come Down;" Harold Pinter's ...
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[1967 comment on director Karel Reisz
] I think Karel is very good with actors; he's very interested in the actors creating a character and not just relying on personality, he's good at encouraging actors to explore the characterization, and I think that's the kind of acting I'm interested in.
Rather than attend the Oscar ceremony in 1964, he went on vacation sailing in the South Seas. When informed that he had been beaten as Best Actor by Sidney Poitier
, he offered Poitier his heartfelt congratulations. Though nominated another four times in the 1970s, 1980s and 21st Century, he has yet to appear in person at an Oscar ceremony.
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