Did You Know?
[on Denholm Elliott
] He was an all-giving person, full of life. ... He had an affection and feeling for other actors, which is very unusual in our business.
The National Portrait Gallery in London has paintings of Ismail and his partners James Ivory
and Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
- even though they all live in New York City and none of them are English. (Ruth is German/Polish, Ismail is Indian, and James is American).