He acted in Christopher Fry's play, "Venus Observed," at the St. James Theatre in London, England with Laurence Olivier and Rachel Kempson in the cast.
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I'm often given parts that aren't as big as they are colorful, but people remember them. When it's a minor or supporting role, you learn to make the most of what you're given. I can make two lines seem like 'Hamlet'.
According to fellow British actor John Nettleton
in the book "Remembering Ronnie Barker
", Elliott's confidence was "severely dented" when he starred as Kilroy in a British stage production of Tennessee Williams
's play "Camino Real" in 1957, after Williams complimented him on his choice to play Kilroy, an all-American southern boy, as an Australian. Elliott had actually been working for weeks ...
He frequently played alcoholics