Seen as Chancellor Valorum in The Phantom Menace.
After graduation, he worked in a variety of advertising agencies and as pro-golfer Reg Knight's assistant.
He was General Zod in Superman and Superman II, and won an Academy Award for Billy Bud.
Had high-profile relationships with actresses Julie Christie and Bridgette Bardot, as well as supermodel Jean Shrimpton, in the 1960's.
He starred in 'Term of Trial' with Laurence Olivier.