Played Louis/ Australia in the UK premiere of "Angels In America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes" - National Theatre, London (1993).
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5' 11" (1.8 m)
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This wasn't just a sitcom. It was like watching a five-act Ibsen (Henrik Ibsen
) play. Corbett was making us laugh, but we were laughing at his pain and the hopelessness of his situation. Then there were the story lines ... politics, class, religion, sex. This wasn't what an early-1960s comedy was supposed to deal with. Everybody knows his Steptoe (Steptoe and Son
(1962)) voice, but that was ...
His parents were both from Ashkenazi Jewish families (their ancestors emigrated from Eastern Europe to England).
Frequently plays elegant villains