(1955) 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 wanted to be a doctor at one time. Fancied myself very strongly as a do-gooding type healer of the sick. But, of course, it's a long and expensive business and I didn't have the money or the brains to compensate for not having the money. I also wanted to be an actor. So there I was, out in civvy street again...
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