He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Antony and Cleopatra," in the Stratford Theatre Festival at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England and at the Princes Theatre in London, England with Michael Redgrave, Peggy Ashcroft, Harry Andrews, Marius Goring, Rachel Kempson, Robert Shaw, Nigel Davenport, ...
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(1978)] There are parts of the script which I couldn't accept. I believe people are behaving in a way in which they couldn't possibly in real life behave. And that's always difficult because if you're one of the people, then you are the one who's going to look like an idiot.
Was nominated for four Tony Awards as Best Actor (Dramatic): in 1962 for "The Caretaker", a part he recreated in the film version also titled The Caretaker
(1963); in 1965 for "Poor Bitos"; in 1969 for "The Man in the Glass Booth" and, in 1972 for "Wise Child" - but he never won.
Bald head and piercing blue eyes