Did You Know?
He was hand-picked by actor Mel Gibson
to play Laertes in a theatre staging of William Shakespeare
's "Hamlet". The play, which was to be presented at Los Angeles' Coronet Theatre, was to star troubled actor Robert Downey Jr.
as the young (troubled) Prince of Denmark, with Gibson set to direct, Julia Roberts
set to play (Laertes' sister and Hamlet-thrall) Ophelia, and Nigel Hawthorne
was in talks ...