He played Macbeth opposite Glenda Jackson's Lady Macbeth in Shakespeare's "Macbeth" on Broadway in 1988.
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[on Franchot Tone
, who starred onstage with him in "The Petrified Forest"] His sense of humor, as one might guess, was seemingly self-deprecating, drawn always from this inexplicable inner torment. These vulnerable qualities were to make his Chekovian performances (Uncle Vanya and A Moon for the Misbegotten), both of whom I later saw, so memorable - a rare combination of lightness and poignancy.....
Has played the title role in Hamlet at Elsinore
(1964), appearing with Michael Caine
, who played Hamlet's closest friend Horatio. Caine later said that he had never truly understood Hamlet until he saw Plummer playing the role.
Rich smooth voice