Actor | Soundtrack | Writer
Was the original choice to play the role of Colonel Nicholson in The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957). He turned down the role, saying he did not know how to play it convincingly as he did not understand the motivations of the character. He said he ...
[on Robert Mitchum] All the tough talk is blind. He's a literate, gracious, kind man and he speaks beautifully - when he wants to. Bob would make the best Macbeth of any actor living.
Often played arrogant characters, typecast for these roles early in his career by playing King Henry VIII and Captain Bligh
Victoria Hotel, Scarborough, Yorkshire, England, UK
Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA
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