(199?) On stage as Sheridan Whiteside in the George S. Kaufman play, "The Man Who Came to Dinner."
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6' 2" (1.88 m)
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I didn't like school, and it didn't like me. When I first auditioned for the school play at age twelve, I was asked to imagine that I was on a crowded tram like the ones in San Francisco. The headmaster was not impressed with my work, characterizing it as terrible and inserting that I'd never be an actor. My rebuttal was that I'd never been on a tram because I was always driven to school in the ...
Served just six weeks in the RAF in 1945, then made his stage debut at the age of 19 in 'Henry VIII' at the Melbourne Repertory Theatre in Middle Park. First theatrical appearance in Britain at the Q Theatre in Chiswick in 1954. Became a regular player with the Union Theatre Repertory Company in Melbourne from 1959.
Often played refined, autocratic villains
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