He played Cassius in William Shakespeare's play, "Julius Caesar," in the Stratford Theatre Festival at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in Stratford, England with Peter Glenville, James Dale (Brutus), Donald Eccles, and Trevor Howard (Octavia Caesar, Cinna) in the cast. John Wyse was director.
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Sir Donald Wolfit
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Garrick is my yardstick.
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 actor ...