He acted in Graham Greene's play, "The Power and the Glory," at the Phoenix Theatre in London, England with Paul Scofield, Patience Collier, and Oscar Quitak in the cast. Peter Brook was director.
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5' 8" (1.73 m)
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I used to spend many a glorious hour in the dear old lovable Coronation Cinema in Wythenshawe. It was a dream palace. I was reared on those marvellous films of the thirties. I idolised all and everything and that's where the spark first flew off the forge, I suppose. (1967)
He was awarded the OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the 1976 Queen's New Year Honours List for his services to drama. Prime Minister Harold Wilson
intended the award to go to him partly because he was a Labour Party supporter but the "H" got missed out of the name and the offer initially went to Sooty and Sweep entertainer Harry Corbett
instead. Both were eventually included in...
Often played roles craving social acceptability