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|Born:||February 25, 1937||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||Hull, Humberside, England, GB||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Made debut in "The Seagull" at the Edinburgh Festival in Scotland
Replaced Albert Finney in the West End production of "Billy Liar"
Made film debut in "The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner"
Reprised the title role in John Schlesinger's feature version of "Billy Liar"; first screen pairing with Julie Christie
Portrayed a WWI deserter in Joseph Losey's "King and Country"
Played the revolutionary Pasha, husband of Lara (Julie Christie) in David Lean's "Doctor Zhivago"; earned Best Supporting Actor Oscar nomination
Played a British WWII lieutenant in "King Rat"; film adapted from the James Clavell novel
Co-starred with Peter O'Toole and Omar Sharif in "Night of the Generals"
Played the title role in "One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich"
Made Broadway debut in Simon Gray's "Otherwise Engaged"
Originated role of Norman in the London production of "The Dresser"
Reprised role for the Broadway production of "The Dresser"
Again portrayed Norman for Peter Yates' film version of "The Dresser"; earned Best Actor Oscar nomination
Played Daniel Quilp in the animated adaptation of Charles Dickens' "The Old Curiosity Shop"
Joined Bill Cosby for the lamentable "Leonard Part 6"
Played a jewelry store owner in "Happy New Year," a remake of Claude Lelouch's "La bonne annee" (1973)
Starred in Karel Kachyna's "The Last Butterfly" as the French mime coerced by the Nazis to perform for the children of Terezin
Played the father of Derek Bentley (Christopher Eccleston) in the film "Let Him Have It"
Acted on Broadway in "Uncle Vanya"
Reprised role of Daniel Quilp for the Disney miniseries version of "The Old Curiosity Shop"
Portrayed strange Uncle Tony in "The Boy From Mercury"
Co-starred with Albert Finney in "Art" on the London stage
Teamed with Albert Finney for the acclaimed BBC drama "A Rather English Marriage"
Acted in "Whatever Happened to Harold Smith?"
Headlined the one-man show "Pretending To Be Me," based on the letters and writings of poet Philip Larkin
Co-starred in the film "Nicholas Nickleby"
Appeared in the fantasy film "The Golden Compass"
Appeared in the BBC adaptation of Charles Dickens' "Little Dorrit" as William Dorrit; earned an Emmy nomination for Best Supporting Actor in Television Movie
Co-starred with Maggie Smith, Pauline Collins, and Billy Connolly as retired opera singers in "Quartet"; film marked Dustin Hoffman's directorial debut
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