He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Richard III," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Roger Allam, Brian Blessed, Penny Downie, Frances Tomelty, Malcolm Storry, Patricia Routledge, Harold Innocent and Christopher Ravenscroft in the cast. Bill ...
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Gay, Jewish, white South African, that's three minority groups. I wasn't ready to come out as gay. Jewish I was a bit worried about because I couldn't see any examples of great leading classical actors who were Jewish, and white South African was a problem because my political education didn't really start until I got here (Britain) and I suddenly realised I'd been part of one of the most ...
He was awarded the Laurence Olivier
Theatre Award in 1986 (1985 season) for Best Actor in a Play for his roles in "Richard III" and "Torch Song Trilogy".