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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6' 3" (1.91 m)
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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.
He took over the leading role in Laughter in the Dark
(1969) at short notice when Richard Burton
, at the time the highest-paid actor in the world, was fired by director Tony Richardson
early in the shooting. Burton had played a scene requiring him to walk down a sidewalk and turn a corner. He didn't come back after one take and Richardson, allegedly worried about his alcoholism, terminated him. ...