He acted in Alan Ayckbourn's play, "Man of the Moment," at the Globe Theatre in London, England with Peter Bowles and Samantha Bond in the cast. Alan Ayckbourn was also director.
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Mike Gambon | Sir Michael Gambon
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(On replacing Richard Harris
as Dumbledore) Richard was in heavy, heavy costume, he could hardly sit, you know, and I turned up and they put me in two layers of silk, so I played him much lighter - you know, floating around in a pair of slippers, a bit of a hippy.
In his opening lines as Headmaster Albus Dumbledore, (in 2004's "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban", Gambon referred to "...Professor Grubbly-Plank...." and "...*his* remaining limbs...."; however, in the books (and in 2007's "...Order of the Phoenix", the character is revealed to be **female** (Professor Wilhelmina Grubbly-Plank, as played by actress Apple Brook).
Rich smooth voice