He acted in Graham Greene's play, "The Power and the Glory," at the Phoenix Theatre in London, England with Paul Scofield, Patience Collier, and Oscar Quitak in the cast. Peter Brook was director.
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5' 10½" (1.79 m)
Did You Know?
One thing that frightens me - when people ask me to explain my success. For once you've pinned down the formula, you're finished. After Harold, the junk man, had gone no one would take me seriously. In a movie I was in with Edward G. Robinson
, A Boy Ten Feet Tall
(1963), I was supposed to be a devil, and they just fell about with hilarity. I haven't tried villainy since.
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