He acted in Martin Sherman's play, "Bent," in a Royal National Theatre production at the Garrick Theatre in London, England with Ian McKellen, Michael Cashman, Paul Rhys, Steven Rimkus, Robert Flemyng, and Neil Daglish in the cast. Sean Mathias was director.
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I looked down from my terrace hanging over the Thames one morning. It was low tide and there, stranded on the pebbles, was a four-legged corpse - hairless, white and bloated. Was it a calf or a sheep or a goat or a dog? I stared at it until the tide rose and washed it away. For 24 hours I was off my food. When I started eating again, I couldn't face meat - fresh or tinned. Overnight I was ...
Turned down the role of Albus Dumbledore in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004). He was quoted saying "I had enough trouble living up to one legend. Two would be to much to hope for." (referring to his role as Gandalf in Lord of the Rings).
Distinctively calm style of speaking