He acted in Thornton Wilder's play, "The Matchmaker," at the Theatre Royal Haymarket in London, England with Ruth Gordon, Sam Levene, Prunella Scales, Alec McCowen, Eileen Herlie, Lee Montague, Arthur Hill, Patrick McAlinney and Esme Church in the cast. Tyrone Guthrie was director.
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Peter Sallis OBE | Pete Sallis
5' 5" (1.65 m)
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[on John Gielgud
] John Gielgud was a personal favourite because he was such a stickler for the truth. When he saw me outside the Strand Theatre with Honor Blackman
when we were in Wait Until Dark he said hello and asked me what I was doing and I said 'I'm in this'. He said 'Ah, ah, I hear the girl is very good'. I could have been playing the butler for all he knew.
Considered for Dr. Armstrong and Sir Percy in Lifeforce (1985).