English character actor who became known for his role as Alfred Pennyworth in the Batman films. In 2010, he played Uilleam in Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland.
He was a member of No. 6 Company, NCC in Liverpool during World War II.
He won a Tony Award in 1979 in the category of Best Actor for his role in the play, Bedroom Farce.
He was married four times and had three children.
He appeared in Tim Burton's Batman films.