He acted in Ronald Harwood's play, "Another Time," at the Wyndham's Theatre in London, England with Janet Suzman, Sara Kestelman, David De Keyser and Christien Anholt in the cast.
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Call me Sir if you like! Maybe people in America think being a Sir is a big deal. But I think we should all be misters together. I think the Sir thing slightly perpetuates one of our diseases in England, which is snobbery. And it also helps keep us 'quaint,' which I'm not a great fan of. You don't get much with the title anymore. That was all carved up by the robber barons in the Middle Ages.
Originally chosen for the title role in Lawrence of Arabia
(1962) after a screen test shot over four days at a cost of £100,000. He later baulked at the film's monumental shooting schedule, and did not want to commit to such a long term contract and opted to play the title role in Tom Jones
(1963), which gave him his first Oscar nomination.
Rich smooth voice