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Born: July 29, 1941 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Manchester, England, GB Profession: Cast ...
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Born illegitimate; parents had a tumultuous relationship; was frequently "kidnapped" by one parent or the other until he finally settled with his father and stepmother
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While a young teenager joined amateur dramatics company in Leamington Spa; two years later entered RADA
1961:
Founding member of the Royal Shakespeare Company
1962:
Made stage debut as Snout in "A Midsummer Night's Dream" in London
1963:
Film acting debut as Blifil in "Tom Jones"
1965:
Played "Hamlet" in the afternoons and Andrew Aguecheek in "Twelfth Night" in the evenings at the Royal Shakespeare Company
1966:
Gained prominence as title character of "Morgan - A Suitable Case for Treatment/Morgan!"
1967:
First film with Sidney Lumet, "The Deadly Affair"
1968:
Reteamed with Lumet for "The Sea Gull"
1968:
Appeared in John Frankenheimer's "The Fixer"
1970:
First of three collaborations with Sam Peckinpah, "The Ballad of Cable Hogue"
1970:
Injured both heels in a fall from a window in Rome; told by doctors he may never walk again
1971:
Co-starred in Peckinpah's "Straw Dogs"
1976:
Acted in Richard Donner's "The Omen"
1977:
Joined all-star cast (including Dirk Bogarde, John Gielgud and Ellen Burstyn) for Alain Resnais' "Providence"
1977:
Starred in "Clouds of Glory" series for BBC
1978:
Played Reinhard Heydrich in NBC miniseries "Holocaust" (American TV debut)
1979:
Played stunning Jack the Ripper in "Time After Time"
1979:
Took first ride aboard the famous doomed ship in the ABC movie "S.O.S. Titantic", playing Laurence Beesley, the bachelor who flirts with Susan Saint James
1981:
Delivered Emmy-winning turn in the ABC miniseries "Masada"
1984:
Starred in TV series "Nancy Astor" (PBS)
1985:
Second turn as Heydrich in NBC movie "SS: Portrait in Evil"
1988:
Portrayed a Klingon chancellor anxious to negotiate a peace in "Star Trek V: The Final Frontier"
1991:
Reprised role as Klingon chancellor in "Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country"
1991:
Portrayed Vanya in David Mamet's adaptation of "Uncle Vanya", televised as part of PBS' "Great Performances"
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Provided the voice of 'The Lobe' for The WB animated series "Stephen Spielberg Presents Freakazoid!"
1996:
Co-starred in two made-for-HBO films, "Naked Souls" and "Rasputin"
1997:
Narrated "Pooh's Grand Adventure: The Search for Christopher Robin"
1997:
Played drama teacher Gus Gold in "Scream 2"
1997:
Second time on the decks of the doomed luxury liner in James Cameron's "Titanic", portraying Billy Zane's ruthlessly loyal valet
1998:
Had regular role as 'The Man' who gives out assignments in The WB series "Three", a "Mod Squad" for the 1990s
1998:
Once again lent his voice to animation, this time for The WB series "Steven Spielberg Presents Toonsylvania"
2001:
Appeared as Captain Sawyer in the second set of episodes of "Horatio Hornblower" (A&E)
2001:
Had featured role in Tim Burton's new adaptation of "Planet of the Apes"
2001:
Made Broadway debut in revival of Shaw's "Major Barbara"
2002:
Returned to the London stage after more than three decades in "The Feast of Snails"

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