He acted in Jean Anouilh's play, "Poor Bitos," at the Duke of York's Theatre in London, England with Martin Jarvis, Charles Gray, and Ronald Lewis in the cast.
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[on The Great Escape
(1963)] That was my first big Hollywood picture, and it struck particularly close to home for me because I had been in the RAF and spent some time in a POW camp in Germany. I had a wonderful part and was delighted. Steve McQueen
was a bit difficult during the filming, flying in three separate screenwriters to make sure his character was to his liking. Coming from a theater ...
He was considered for many guest roles in Doctor Who
(1963) - General Grugger in "Meglos", Richard Mace in "The Visitation", Griffiths in "Attack of the Cybermen", Shockeye in "The Two Doctors" and De Flores in "Silver Nemesis". He was also considered for Borusa in Doctor Who: The Movie
(1996) before the character was dropped from the script.
Dr. Sam Loomis from the Halloween films