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Also Known As: Died: March 19, 2008
Born: January 21, 1922 Cause of Death: leukemia
Birth Place: Hurstpierpoint, England, GB Profession: Cast ...
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Raised in West Sussex
1939:
Joined the Croyden Repertory Theatre at age 17
1941:
Performed with Bideford Repertory Theatre
1944:
Was member of Birmingham Repertory Theatre
1946:
Reportedly turned down a seven-year contract from a Hollywood studio
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Acted in company of Shakespeare Memorial Theatre
1950:
Debut as stage director, "Pericles"
1954:
Screen debut in "That Lady"
1960:
Created role of Sir Thomas More in "A Man for All Seasons" at London's West End (recreated role on Broadway in 1961)
1963:
First film in nine years, "The Train"
1969:
US TV debut, "Male of the Species"
1971:
Played "King Lear" in Peter Brook's film adapatation
1989:
Returned to films after a thirteen year absence, "Mrs. Corbett's Ghost"
1994:
Played Mark Van Doren in Robert Redford's "Quiz Show"
1996:
Appeared in Nicholas Hytner's film adaptation of Arthur Miller's "The Crucible"

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