He played Puck in William Shakespeare's play, "A Midsummer's Night Dream," at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Alec McCowen, Gwen Watford, Judi Dench, John Stride, Barbara Leigh-Hunt, Robert Harris, Douglas Campbell, Stephen Moore, and Gerald James in the cast. Michael Langham was director. Thea Musgrave was musical ...
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Sir Tom Courtenay | Tom Courteney
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[in a 1983 interview] I'm not sure that being a movie star appeals to many English actors. The main thing is to have something inspiring to do.
Queen Elizabeth noticed Courtney's shyness when she met him at a Buckingham reception during the run of "Doctor Zhivago." The Monarch reportedly remarked, "Look at him, and to think he's just lead a revolution!".