He played Horatio in William Shakespeare's "Hamlet" at the New Theatre in London, England with John Gielgud, Frank Vosper, Laura Cowie, Jessica Tandy, Glen Byam Shaw, George Howe, George Devine, William Devlin, Anthony Quayle, Alec Guinness, Ben Field, and Geoffrey Toone in the cast. John Gielgud was director.
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2nd Lieut Jack Hawkins
5' 11" (1.8 m)
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(1961)] A totally forgettable film . . . the only bit of acting I have ever done solely for the money.
Initially sought for the role of Melville Farr in Victim
(1961), Hawkins turned the role down because he thought the part might compromise his masculine screen image. Dirk Bogarde
, who eventually played Farr, opined that Hawkins feared the role of a gay barrister would "prejudice his chances of a knighthood.".
Often played friendly World War II officers