He acted in Byers Robertson's play, "Coincidence," at the St. Martin's Theatre in London, England with Ena Burrill and Barry K. Barnes in the cast. Claud Gurney was director.
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2nd Lieut Jack Hawkins
5' 11" (1.81 m)
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Above all, I was taught to love and respect words. Each word had to be the right word; and each had to be spoken in a way that its weight and importance demanded.
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