He acted in Noel Coward's play, "Waiting in the Wings," at the Duke of York's Theatre in London, England with Sybil Thorndike, Lewis Casson, Marie Lohr, Graham Payn, Margot Boyd, and Nora Nicholson in the cast. Margaret Webster was director.
6' 2" (1.88 m)
Did You Know?
People sometimes come up to me to say, "You were so good as ....," and I think, "Oh, this time, please let it be Lear, or Prospero, or James Tyrone [in "Long Day's Journey into Night"]," but no, it's always, "I absolutely loved you as .... Lady Bracknell [in "The Importance of Being Earnest"]." (from a 2005 interview with CBC News)
He appeared on stages in London and New York as well as Canada, cast alongside Alec Guinness, Maggie Smith, John Gielgud, Jessica Tandy, and Peter Ustinov.