He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "King Lear," in a Royal National Theatre production at the Lyttelton Theatre in London, England and Tour with Ian McKellen (Kent), Brian Cox (Lear), Peter Jeffrey, Hakeem Kae-Kazim, Susan Engel, Clare Higgins, Eve Matheson, Richard O'Callaghan, Mark Strong, Sam Beazley, Bruce Purchase, ...
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[on starring in An Adventure in Space and Time
(2013)] When he asked if I would be interested, I almost bit his hand off! Mark [Mark Gatiss
] has written such a wonderful script not only about the birth of a cultural phenomenon, but a moment in television's history. William Hartnell
was one of the finest character actors of our time and as a fan I want to make sure that I do him justice. I'm so ...
He was awarded the Laurence Olivier
Theatre Award in 1991 (1990 season) for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for "King Lear" at the Royal National Theatre.
Best known for playing grouchy and malicious characters.