He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "King Lear," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Michael Gambon, Sara Kestelmann, Jenny Agutter, Alice Krige, Pete Postlethwaite, David Waller, and Jonathan Hyde in the cast. Adrian Noble was director.
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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 Knight Bachelor of the Order of the British Empire in the 2000 Queen's Birthday Honours List for his services to drama.