He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Othello," in a National Theatre production at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Laurence Olivier, Frank Finlay, and Maggie Smith in the cast.
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Sir Derek Jacobi
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Acting is painting, not photography, but painting is just as 'real' as photography. As an actor conscious that you are in a theatre, you still have to make it look as spontaneous as if you did not know that you are being watched by 1,000 pairs of eyes.
On the shortlist of actors considered for the main guest lead of Captain Rorvik (played by Clifford Rose
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