He played the gravedigger in William Shakespeare's "Hamlet" at the Alexandra Theatre in Birmingham, England with Paul Scofield, Alec Clunes, Diana Wynyard, Mary Ure, Ernest Thesiger, Richard Johnson, and Richard Pasco in the cast. Peter Brook was director.
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5' 8" (1.73 m)
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I wanted to be a doctor at one time. Fancied myself very strongly as a do-gooding type healer of the sick. But, of course, it's a long and expensive business and I didn't have the money or the brains to compensate for not having the money. I also wanted to be an actor. So there I was, out in civvy street again. Out of one mob and into another mob and the only difference was the shape of the ...
Corbett was a Labour Party campaigner, a personal friend of Prime Minister Harold Wilson
, and recorded a party political broadcast.
Often played roles craving social acceptability