(1953) Stage: Appeared in Campbell Christie
's play, "Carrington V.C.," at the Westminster Theatre in London, England, with Alec Clunes
, John Wood, John Garside, Allan Cuthbertson
and Rachel Gurney in the cast. Michael MacOwan was director.
5' 10" (1.78 m)
Did You Know?
I was constantly rewriting the words of the comedy characters I was given to bring them a comic humanity. Most of the people I played were caught in desperation. In their hearts they knew that they were failures - but they would never admit it, even to themselves.
His hair fell out during a single week when he was 19. He tried wearing a wig to cover up his bald head but soon rejected it because it looked like "a dead moth on a boiled egg".
Often played characters older than he was in real life