He acted at the Shakespeare Birthday Festival at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Michael Redgrave, Jessica Tandy, Sybil Thorndike, Lewis Casson, Russell Thorndike, Baliol Holloway, Cecil Trouncer, Harcourt Williams, Vivienne Bennett, Wilfred Walter, Marie Ney, Alec Clunes, Andrew Cruickshank, Alexander Knox, Frank ...
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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 ...