He acted in Jean Anouilh's play, "Becket," for the Stratford Theatre Festival for the Royal Shakespeare Company Theatre at the Globe Theatre in London, England with Eric Porter, Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies, Diana Rigg, Philip Voss, Esmond Knight, and Robert Lang in the cast. Peter Hall was director.
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[a portion of his Oscar acceptance speech for Beginners
(2010)] I would happily share this award with [Ewan McGregor
] if I had any decency but I don't.
Has won two Tony Awards: in 1974, as Best Actor (Musical), playing the title role in "Cyrano", and in 1997, as Best Actor (Play), playing the title role of John Barrymore
in "Barrymore". He has also been nominated for the Tony four other times: as Best Actor (Dramatic), in 1959 for "J.B.", and as Best Actor (Play), in 1982 for Shakespeare's "Othello", in 1994 for "No Man's Land", and in 2004 for ...
Rich smooth voice