Appeared in Andrew Sachs' and Jim Parker's "Made in Heaven," in a Chichester Festival Production at the Chichester Festival Theatre in Chichester, West Sussex, England, with Patricia Routledge
, Michael Bates, Tony Robinson, Kenneth Nelson and Jeremy Sinden in the cast. Wendy Toye
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[on Laurence Olivier
's performance in Sleuth
(1972)] The thing about Olivier, he was too big, you see? He was trying to be a little like that man should be, which is a little sort of upper class, probably a repressed homosexual. I think that the wife obviously led him a pretty dance. Olivier missed all of these points. I was rather good at that because I was able to get all of the subtlety out of...
During his run on The Avengers
(1961), Macnee's only weapon was an umbrella sword; he was rarely if ever seen carrying or using a gun. Macnee has stated in interviews that he insisted on this, because he had seen enough carnage in combat during his military service in World War II.
Chilly but mellifluous voice, often used to menacing effect