He was one of a select few classically trained actors to be cast by Laurence Olivier in his film Hamlet (1948). The young Troughton was also cast in another acclaimed Olivier production, Richard III (1955).
If, as a character actor, you go around promoting your own personality, you're defeating the very thing you're trying to achieve as an actor, which is to be anonymous as a person and only emerge as somebody else on screen. That's the main reason ...
Patrick George Troughton
Mill Hill, London, England, UK
Columbus, Georgia, USA
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