He was a particular favorite with the British Academy of Film and Television Arts in the 1980s, when he won the award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role in three consecutive years, the only actor ever to have achieved this. For instance, in 1982, ...
[on Trading Places (1983)] My agent said, 'If you accept the terms of the contract they are offering you, they will despise you. I know the Americans. You are not asking for enough money or first-class transportation or a very good hotel. Your per ...
He frequently played well-mannered, ineffectual characters
Denholm Mitchell Elliott
Ealing, London, England, UK
Ibiza, Balearic Islands, Spain
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