Academy Award-winning English film and television actor known for his roles as Addison DeWitt in All About Eve and Shere Khan in The Jungle Book.
He graduated from Manchester Technical College and worked at an advertising company.
He published two crime novels, Crime on My Hands in 1944 and Stranger at Home in 1946.
He was married four times and was in a relationship with Lorraine Chanel at the time of his death in 1972.
He was married to Zsa Zsa Gabor from 1949-1954.