He played the Fool in William Shakespeare's play, "King Lear," at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in Stratford, England with Charles Laughton, Albert Finney (Edgar), Anthony Nicholls, Peter Woodthorpe, Cyril Luckham, Robert Hardy, Stephanie Bidmead, Angela Baddeley, Zoe Caldwell, Julian Glover, Paul Hardwick, and Diana Rigg in...
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Sir Ian Holm
5' 5½" (1.66 m)
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I've always been a minimalist. It was Bogart [Humphrey Bogart
] who once said, "If you think the right thoughts, the camera will pick it up." The most important thing in the face is the eyes, and if you can make the eyes talk, you're halfway there.
He was awarded the 1997 London Critics Circle Theatre Award (Drama) for Best Actor for his performance in "King Lear" at the Royal National Theatre.
Rich smooth voice