Born in Coventry, England on 5 April 1929. Raised in South Africa. Returned to the UK in the 1950s. Extensive theatre work in the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s. His portrayal of "Sir Humphrey Appleby" in the BBC comedy Yes Minister
(1980) won him international acclaim in the 1980s. In 1992, he was awarded the Laurence Olivier
Theatre Award for his "...
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