He acted in the Repertoire Season at the National Theatre in their final performances at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Laurence Olivier, John Gielgud, Ralph Richardson, Albert Finney, Peggy Ashcroft, Frank Finlay, Diana Rigg, Angela Lansbury, Denis Quilley, Simon Ward, Diana Quick, Alan Webb, Dandy Nichols, David ...
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His first wife, Daphne Rye, became the casting agent for H.M. Tennent
and was instrumental in the careers of many stars, including Kenneth More
. She is reputed to have discovered Richard Burton
. In her later years, she was seen as somewhat "formidable"; Nigel Hawthorne
said, "How daunting it was to hear her voice coming from a darkened auditorium during auditions".