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Michael Crawford CBE | Michael Patrick Dumbell-Smith
5' 10½" (1.79 m)
Did You Know?
[on auditioning for Gene Kelly
for a role in Hello, Dolly!
(1969)] He said, "Listen kid: What we're looking for is an attractive idiot. Now my wife thinks you're attractive, and I think you're an idiot". And that's how I got the part of the attractive idiot in the film Hello, Dolly!
Created the role of Count Fosco for Andrew Lloyd Webber
's "The Woman in White", in which he wore a fat suit and facial prosthetics that covered most of his face. He was so unrecognizable, people who knew him, when they saw the show or even backstage, didn't even know it was him, until he spoke.