He acted in Shakespeare Birthday Festival at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Ralph Richardson, Michael Redgrave, Donald Wolfit, Alec Guinness, Anthony Quayle, Jack Hawkins, Sybil Thorndike, Ann Casson, Constance Cummings, Adele Dixon, Wilfrid Walter, Cathleen Nesbitt, George Howe, Vivienne Bennett, Peter Glenville, ...
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5' 8½" (1.74 m)
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Formerly worked as a bank clerk. Indeed, his perpetually serious, usually bespectacled countenance and often pompous or reproving manner, made for ideal casting as stuffy bank managers, politicians and apoplectic businessmen -- both in straight drama or as comic foil to the likes of Norman Wisdom. Started out on screen after being cast by Alfred Hitchcock in three of his early films, beginning ...