He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Much Ado About Nothing," at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England with Renee Asherson, Harcourt Williams, and Patrick Troughton in the cast. Fabia Drake was director.
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One of the reasons why so few actors are successful both on the stage and on the screen is that too many film actors look upon filming as a rather boring, well-paid job. Their performances in front of the camera, if also rather boring, are not quite so much of a joke.
He was originally scheduled to play the title role in Captain Blood
(1935) but withdrew before shooting began, which created an opportunity for Errol Flynn
to become a star. He was also offered the part of Robin Hood in The Adventures of Robin Hood
(1938) but turned it down due to illness.