He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "King Lear," for the Stratford Theatre Festival for the Royal Shakespeare Company Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Paul Scofield, Irene Worth, Alan Webb, and Diana Rigg in the cast. Peter Brook was director.
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McCowen's one-scene role as a Cardinal in "The Agony And The Ecstasy" is uncredited, perhaps because of the actor's dissatisfaction with the way his already-brief role was trimmed during the editing. Essentially, the part was a single speech, a venomous diatribe against Michelangelo. It was not only shortened in the editing, it was also almost entirely played off a close-up of Charlton Heston ...