He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "The Taming of the Shrew," at the Old Vic Theatre and Sadler's Wells Theatre in London, England with Mary Newcombe, Felix Aylmer, Abraham Sofaer, Cecil Trouncer, Alec Clunes, Alan Webb, and Leo Genn in the cast. Henry Cass was director.
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5' 10" (1.78 m)
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[on his job as producer of Shakespeare plays for the "Hallmark Hall of Fame"]: Our job is to lead public taste, not play to what is thought to be public taste.
He played more leading roles in Hallmark Hall of Fame
(1951) television productions of Shakespeare than any other actor, starring in versions of "Hamlet", "Macbeth", "Twelfth Night", "Richard II", "The Taming of the Shrew" and "The Tempest".
Roles in Shakespearean adaptations