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Also Known As: Died: August 28, 1978
Born: August 9, 1927 Cause of Death: heart attack
Birth Place: Lancashire, England, GB Profession: Cast ...
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1949:
Stage debut with Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, Stratford-on-Avon
1949:
Toured Australia with the Old Vic
1951:
London stage acting debut, "Caro William"
1955:
Film acting debut, "The Dambusters"
1956:
Appeared in own play, "Off the Mainland," at Arts Theatre, London; his first play produced
1965:
Scripted first screenplay, "Situation Hopeless, But Not Serious"
1967:
Play "The Man in the Glass Booth" opened in London; based on his book of the same title
1970:
Wrote screenplay, "Figures in a Landscape"
1971:
Wrote play, "Cato Street"
1978:
Was about to start shooting film about spy Kim Philby at the time of his death

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