He acted in David Edgar's stage adaptation of Charles Dickens' novel, "Nicholas Nickelby," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England with Roger Rees, Susan Littler, John Woodvine, Edward Petherbridge, Ben Kingsley, Lila Kaye, David Threfall, and Bob Peck in the cast. Trevor Nunn and ...
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6' 3" (1.91 m)
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A prolific actor at the Royal Court from the mid-1950's, and later with the Royal Shakespeare Company and Laurence Olivier's National Theatre. Tall (6 foot, three inches) and possessed of an incisive manner, resonant voice and larger-than-life personality, Crowden was at his best in eccentric portrayals as mad scientists or flawed men-of-the-cloth. One of his most memorable screen appearances was...