He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Hamlet," at the Phoenix Theatre in London, England with Paul Scofield, Alec Clunes, Diana Wynyard, Mary Ure, Ernest Thesiger, Richard Johnson, and Richard Pasco in the cast. Peter Brook was director.
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5' 10½" (1.79 m)
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I used to spend many a glorious hour in the dear old lovable Coronation Cinema in Wythenshawe. It was a dream palace. I was reared on those marvellous films of the thirties. I idolised all and everything and that's where the spark first flew off the forge, I suppose. (1967)
The middle initial 'H' was just to avoid confusion with the other Harry Corbett
(who operated the glove puppet "Sooty"). He said it stood for "Hanyfink" (anything).
Often played roles craving social acceptability