He acted in the Shakespeare Birthday Festival at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Cathleen Nesbitt, Lewis Casson, Jack Hawkins, Jessica Tandy, Alan MacNaughton, Ralph Richardson, Michael Redgrave, Alec Guinness, Anthony Quayle, Sybil Thorndike, Ann Casson, Edward Chapman, Constance Cummings, Adele Dixon, Wilfred ...
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Sir Donald Wolfit
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Often derided as a ham actor because, although he was good, his company was full of nondescript actors, none of whom would be able to outshine the star. He gave his name to the character "Wolfit" in the ground-breaking 1950s radio comedy "The Goon Show" played by 'Spike Milligan' who reprised the character in the 1956 film The Case of the Mukkinese Battle-Horn
(1956) where a 'resting' silent ...