English actor, director and screenwriter who starred in many films in the 1950s and 1960s. In 1968, he appeared in A Midsummer Night's Dream, and in 1957, he played Robert Browning in The Barretts of Wimpole Street.
He served in the British armed forces as a Major in World War II and survived malaria.
He was also an animal rights activist and appeared in a television documentary about his experience witnessing the suffering of animals at zoos around Europe.
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He starred with actress Virginia McKenna in the 1966 film, Born Free.