He acted in William S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan's musical, "The Pirates of Penzance," at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane in London, England with Tim Curry, Michael Praed, Pamela Stephenson, George Cole, Annie Ross, Bonnie Langford, Chris Langham, and Timothy Bentinck in the cast. Wilford Leach was director.
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Variety has always been in my mind; to do something totally different . I've had a parallel career since the beginning. On one track the TV and film, the other theatre, but they never crossed. Even when I did Doctor Who
(1963) I was still doing stuff at the National and on tour but going back. So I've always done plays and had this schizophrenic experience but neither have affected each other as ...
McCoy was shortlisted to play Bilbo Baggins in the Lord of the Rings film trilogy for New Line Cinema. Although he was ultimately passed over, McCoy was later cast as Radagast the Brown in New Line's subsequent Hobbit trilogy.