British actor who has appeared in many television and film productions including the 1968 film The Shoes of the Fisherman.
He attended the Old Vic School and started working as a stage actor in 1932.
Some of his television credits are The Avengers,The Champions and Lovjoy.
His parents were printmakers and he was married three times and had one child.
He appeared in the 2005 film Oliver Twist starring Ben Kingsley.