He acted in Peter Shaffer's play, "The Royal Hunt of the Sun," in a National Theatre production at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Colin Blakely, Mike Gambon, Derek Jacobi, Edward Petherbridge, Edward Hardwicke, and Louise Purnell in the cast.
Sir Robert Stephens
6' 1" (1.85 m)
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One reason I've never chased after films is that once you become a film star, you can't really stop, because you have to be before the public's eye all the time. I wouldn't care for that. Also, in films the material can't be that good all the time. You have to make mostly bad films, or films that aren't frightfully good. That wouldn't interest me - not that I've ever been offered that opportunity.
Was nominated for Broadway's 1959 Tony Award as Best Actor (Dramatic) for "Epitaph for George Dillon."