He acted in the Repertoire Season at the National Theatre in London, England in Odon Von Horvath and Christopher Hampton's play, "Tales from the Vienna Woods;" Edward Albee's play, "Counting the Ways;" Thomas Bernhard's play, "The Force of Habit;" Carlo Goldoni's play, "Il Campiello;" Christopher Marlowe's play, "Tamburlaine ...
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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."
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