He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Hamlet," at the Alexandra Theatre in Birmingham, 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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Television was what made it possible. I would never have been allowed to try to do comic acting if it hadn't been for television. That's what is crashing the barriers. (1969)
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