(7/16/63) Stage: Appeared in and directed Anton Chekhov
's "Uncle Vanya," at the Chichester Festival Theatre in Chichester, Sussex, England, with Michael Redgrave
, Joan Plowright
, Joan Greenwood
, Lewis Casson
, Sybil Thorndike
, André Morell
, Fay Compton
and Peter Woodthorpe in the cast. Sean Kenny was designer.
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5' 10" (1.78 m)
Did You Know?
I like to appear as a chameleon. So all my career I've attempted to disguise myself.
He discovered Peter Finch
when Olivier and his theatrical company, which included his wife Vivien Leigh
, were conducting a tour of Australia in 1948. Olivier signed the young Aussie to a personal contract and Finch became part of Olivier's theatrical company, traveling back to London with his new employer, where he made his name as an actor. Finch then proceeded to cuckold his mentor and employer...
Often played noble and fiercely proud leaders and royalty figures