He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "King Henry VIII," at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Edith Evans, Harry Andrews, Barrie Ingham, Ronald Fraser, Paul Daneman, Edward Hardwicke, Derek Godfrey, David Waller, Harold Innocent, Derek Francis, Margaret Courtenay, Judi Dench (played Lady,Attendant), and Barbara ...
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Sir John Gielgud
5' 11" (1.81 m)
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[on being cast by Alfred Hitchcock in 'The Secret Agent', 1936] Hitch said he was offering me Hamlet in modern dress. But when we came to make it, all the psychological interest was dissipated.
His 1953 arrest for "soliciting homosexual acts" in a public lavatory was dramatized in 2008 as the play "Plague Over England "by Nicholas de Jongh
His prominent hooked nose, which gave him a distinctive profile