He played the title role in William Shakespeare's "Macbeth" at the Royal Shakespeare Company at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Helen Mirren, Jane Lapotaire, Patricia Hayes, and Frank Thornton in the cast. Trevor Nunn was director.
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6' 3" (1.91 m)
Did You Know?
If you can make a woman laugh you can do anything with her.
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. ...