He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "A Midsummer's Night Dream," at the Theatre Royal Haymarket in London, England with John Gielgud
, Peggy Ashcroft, Max Adrian, Leon Quartermaine, Miles Malleson, Leslie Banks
, John Blatchley, Rosalie Crutchley, Isabel Dean, Marian Spencer, and Richard Johnson in the cast. Nevill Coghill ...
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He suffered an injury in World War I that resulted in extensive scarring of one side of his face, and effectively disqualified him from many leading roles that required handsome actors. Banks made good use of his disability, however, presenting primarily the uninjured half of his face to the camera when playing kinder roles, and more of the scarred side when playing menacing characters.