British actor who had roles in films like Zulu and Time Bandits. He suffered from acromegaly, which gave him his unique appearance.
He went to Stamford College and Trinity College Dublin and trained to be a teacher.
He also peformed in stage productions at Oxford repertory theatre, at the Edinburgh Festival, and in the West End of London.
He was born to parents in Lincoln, and his father worked as a dentist.
He starred in the 1981 film Clash of the Titans with Harry Hamlin.