He played the title role in William Shakespeare's "Macbeth" at the Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England with Helen Mirren, Patricia Hayes, Frank Thornton, Gordon Jackson, Benedict Taylor, Malcolm Tierney, Matthew Guinness, Angela Phillips, Ian McDiarmid, Richard Griffiths, and Ron ...
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I can understand people's pain, passion, fear, hurt, and I can mirror it and set it up for them to look at.
When appearing as the ghost of John Barrymore
in Paul Rudnick
's "I Hate Hamlet" on Broadway in 1991, Williamson shocked audiences when he periodically broke character and derided his co-star and the play in well-publicized tantrums. The play lasted only 100 performances despite good reviews.