He played the title role in William Shakespeare's "Hamlet" in a National Theatre production at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Denis Quilley, Angela Lansbury, Susan Fleetwood, and Simon Ward in the cast. Peter Hall was director.
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[1987 comment on John Huston
] I kinda loved John. He was like a second father to me in many ways, which I know may sound odd considering I was 45 when I first worked with him, but when you had to say goodbye there was always this feeling of loss, that terrible sadness that you'd be deprived of his company. I've seen more films by him than anybody else on the planet.
Was initially asked to reprise his role as Hercule Poirot in Death on the Nile
(1978). However, he had found the make-up he had to wear for the first movie Murder on the Orient Express
(1974) very uncomfortable in the hot interior of the train, and on realizing that he would have to undergo the same experience, this time in temperatures exceeding 100 degrees Fahrenheit, he declined the role.
Rich smooth voice