He played Don Pedro in William Shakespeare's "Much Ado About Nothing" in a National Theatre Company production at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Maggie Smith, Robert Stephens, Derek Jacobi, Ian McKellen, Lynn Redgrave, Edward Petherbridge, Frank Finlay, Ronald Pickup, Michael York, and Christopher Timothy in the ...
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[speaking in 1961] "My job is acting, and that is why I hate interviews or lectures, explaining myself to an audience."
Although he was born working class (and indeed, along with Tom Courtenay
, was one of the leading avatars of the wave of working class/provincial actors that revolutionized British theater and film in the 1950s and 1960s, his was a relatively privileged upbringing as his father was a successful bookie.
Rich smooth voice