He acted in Ben Travers' play, "A Cuckoo in the Nest," in an English Stage Company production at the Royal Court Theatre in London, England with Alan Bennett, Arthur Lowe, Rosalind Knight, Polly James, Beatrix Lehmann, and John Osborne (played Claude Hickett MP) in the cast. Anthony Page was director.
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[of Sean Connery
] Guys like him and [Michael] Caine talk about acting as if they knew what it was.
Won the 1969 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Performance for his turn as Hamlet
(1969) on Broadway. He won another Drama Desk Award five years later for "Uncle Vanya". Interestingly, he was directed by Oscar-winners in both parts (Tony Richardson
, Best Director Academy Award for Tom Jones
(1963), and Mike Nichols
, Best Director Academy Award for The Graduate