: Patroclus, TROILUS AND CRESSIDA, Old Vic. 1956.
3 Print Biographies
6' 0¾" (1.85 m)
Did You Know?
When my three older brothers became a teacher, a painter, and an architect, I don't think my parents knew how I'd turn out!
Incorrectly reported as not doing his own singing in
My Fair Lady
. This was only partially true. The opening chorus of "On the Street Where You Live" which was written especially just for the film, was indeed sung by Brett. But the main verse of the popular song was dubbed by Bill Shirley
. Similarly, the opening chorus to "Show Me" was dubbed by Bill Shirley.
His aristocratic beautifully modulated voice