He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Richard II," in a Shakespeare Memorial Theatre production at the Lyric Theatre in Hammersmith, London, England with Paul Scofield, Eric Porter, Herbert Lomas, Brewster Mason, Joy Parker, and John Whiting in the cast. John Gielgud was director.
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Leading British stage actor with the Bristol Old Vic, the Birmingham Rep and the Old Vic. Formerly studied stage design and fine art at Reading University, where he was also a member of the dramatic society. From 1943-47, he served in RAF Bomber Command, where he performed in amateur dramatics which led him to further pursue acting interests. He made his stage debut in 1947 at Bromley's New ...