The Merchant of Venice (1947). Comedy (revival/production played in repertory with King Lear, As You Like It, Volpone, Hamlet). Written by William Shakespeare
. Directed by Donald Wolfit. New Century Theatre: 22 Feb 1947- 6 Mar 1947 (6 performances). Produced by Hall Shelton. Produced by arrangement with Advance Players ...
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Corpulent character actor, who performed on the New York stage in the 1940s, and then played a succession of minor villains in British films. He is fondly remembered as Friar Tuck in Richard Greene's TV series 'The Adventures of Robin Hood'. Unfortunately, he found little gainful employment thereafter and committed suicide with barbiturates at the age of just 46.