He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "As You Like It," in the Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Kate Nelligan, Peter McEnery, Emrys James, Charles Dance, Graham Crowden, and Oliver Ford-Davies in the cast. Trevor Nunn was director.
6' 1" (1.85 m)
Did You Know?
During an open-air performance in the park of a pre-World War 2 version of the Shakespearean play "Much Ado About Nothing", Bille Brown, in role of Benedick, commented to the audience (when an airliner flew over during his monologue), "Don't worry, it's one of ours, Alitalia!".
While performing in a Shakespearean play in London, Brown was spotted by John Cleese
, who was so impressed by his performance, that he personally asked him to take part in Cleese's new film Fierce Creatures