He acted in Jean Paul Sartre's play, "Nekrassov," at the Royal Court Theatre in London, England with Robert Helpmann, Ronald Barker, Jane Downs, and John Wood in the cast. George Devine was director.
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5' 8" (1.73 m)
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I like the part because the man I'm playing is a failure - and failures are often of more interest in life than successes. I think there's a bit of everyone in Harold. Most of us try to put on an act, often behave in a way that's foreign to us. Harold makes fumbling attempts to 'get culture' by reading or listening to highbrow records, by dragging his father to exclusive restaurants and foreign ...
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