He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Othello," in the Stratford Theatre Festival at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in Stratford, England with Godfrey Tearle, John Slater, Diana Wynyard, George Rose, Clement McCallin, Michael Gwynn, Paul Hardwick, Jill Bennett, Michael Bates, Robert Hardy, and Edmund Purdom in the cast. ...
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Acting is instant enjoyment and childlike. As an actor, Lord God, I can take an audience in a theatre and throw them in any direction. I can't do that as a writer. Writing is painful, it's lonely and you suffer and there's no immediate feedback.
His performance as Captain Quint in Jaws
(1975) is ranked #28 on Premiere Magazine's 100 Greatest Movie Characters of All Time.
Deep, gruff voice and demeanor