He played Trofimov in Anton Chekhov's play, "The Cherry Orchard," in a Chichester Festival Theatre production at the National Theatre at the Chichester in Chichester, Sussex, England with Sarah Badel, Bill Fraser, Celia Johnson, John Laurie, Ray McAnally, John Standing, Zena Walker, and Hugh Williams in the cast. Lindsay ...
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Sir Tom Courtenay | Tom Courteney
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[on "Doctor Zhivago"] We were all sitting in a horrible hotel in Spain waiting for snow. In six months, I did only three weeks work... Indeed it was good money, but I felt I should be learning my craft, doing long speeches, and learning how to go loud and soft, and quick and slow, and how to keep the audience awake.
He was nominated for two Tony Awards as Best Actor (Play): in 1977 for "Otherwise Engaged," and in 1982 for "The Dresser," a part recreated in his Oscar-nominated performance in the film of the same name, The Dresser