His credits at London's Almeida Theatre include: "Lyngstrand" in Henrik Ibsen
's "The Lady From The Sea" (2004), "Tesman" in Henrik Ibsen
's "Hedda Gabler" (2005, also West End) and "George Haverstick" in "Period of Adjustment", by Tennessee Williams
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[on his offensive faux pas of using the term "colored actors" instead of "actors of color" in an interview] I'm devastated to have caused offence by using this outmoded terminology. I offer my sincere apologies. I make no excuse for my being an idiot and know the damage is done. I can only hope this incident will highlight the need for correct usage of terminology that is accurate and inoffensive...
His voice has been creatively described by journalist Caitlin Moran as a "jaguar hiding in a cello". According to a film critic, his voice is "so sepulchrally resonant, that it could have been synthesized from the combined timbres of Ian McKellen
, Patrick Stewart
and Alan Rickman
holding an elocution contest down a well". The "jaguar hiding in a cello" comparison apparently also clicked with the ...
Often portrays posh upper-class figures