Played the title role in William Shakespeare
's "Richard II" - Royal Shakespeare Company (1998).
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5' 10" (1.78 m)
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I was doing a play at the time this came out called How I Got My Story, which was about Vietnam. I went to see it for research and found it the most unbelievably moving and harrowing film. I saw it before
, which is also great, but
The Deer Hunter
, from a human point of view, really captured the awfulness of the Vietnam War: the cost in lives and the mental scars it left...
Robert was ushered to Hollywood via the Tony Award-winning success of "Me and My Girl". The movie
Bert Rigby, You're a Fool
was specifically designed to showcase his delightful song-and-dance talents and show-off his charm and magnetism that scored so well with audiences, but the story was rather soporific and the film, after receiving mediocre reviews, took a nosedive at the box office.