Began as a repertory actor; worked with companies in Hull and Birmingham
Made film debut in a bit part in "A Southern Maid"
Returned briefly to Great Britain to co-star opposite wife Jean Simmons in "Footsteps in the Fog"
Returned to Great Britain to make two films
Starred as Colonel Alan MacKenzie opposite James Drury and Doug McClure on the NBC western series "The Men from Shiloh"
Acted in the Malvern Theatre Festivals
Began making films in Italy with his roles in "Sodom and Gomorrah" and "The Swordsman of Siena"
Began playing leading roles in British films
Made final feature film, "Hell Hunters"
Played Prince Philip in the TV-movie, "The Royal Romance of Charles and Diana"
Acted on the London stage with Vivien Leigh in "Serena Blandish"
Appeared in the made-for-Cinemax interview documentary, "Ava Gardner"
Film career began in earnest with "So This Is London"
First American film, "King Solomon's Mines"
Played Sherlock Holmes in a TV-movie adaptation of "The Hound of the Baskervilles"
TV-movie debut, "Any Second Now"
Vaulted to star status with his role in "The Man in Grey", which also made stars of Phyllis Calvert, Margaret Lockwood and James Mason
Was voted one of Great Britain's top ten boxoffice stars in annual "Motion Picture Herald-Fame" poll in 1943, 1944, 1945, 1946, 1947, 1949
Became an American citizen
Began making films in West Germany
Made final stage appearance opposite Rex Harrison and Glynis Johns in an adaptation of Somerset Maugham's "The Circle"
Served with the Black Watch regiment during WWII; invalided out