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Dr. Marsfeldt / Guru
Appeared (as "Cliff Lewis"; Broadway debut) in "Look Back in Anger" on Broadway. Drama. Written by John Osborne
. Music for songs by Tom Eastwood. Scenic Design by Alan Tagg. Costume Design by Motley. Directed by Tony Richardson
[Broadway debut]. Lyceum Theatre (moved to The John Golden Theatre from 17 Mar 1958-close): 1 Oct ...
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Sir Alan Bates
5' 9" (1.75 m)
Did You Know?
I consider Peter Finch
and James Mason
the two best English actors of the 1960s. But I never understood Finch. How could he do something as beautiful as Sunday Bloody Sunday
(1971), but also make all that other shit? I mean he could read, couldn't he?
In the early 1970s, he financed a very small film entitled "Second Best", adapted from a short story by D.H. Lawrence. The film was made on location in Derbyshire with a cast of just three actors and was directed by Stephen Dartnell. Bates also played the smallest of the three acting roles; the other two roles were taken by his wife, Victoria Ward, and Annette Widowson. The film was first shown ...