British actor of stage, film, and television, who was honored with a Tony Award for his performance in the revival of A Moon for the Misbegotten, and in 2008 became an Officer of the Order of the British Empire.
He served in the Royal Air Force during World War II and was in a German POW camp from 1942 to 1945.
He played the part of John Aubrey in the one-man show Brief Lives, a role that earned him a spot in the Guinness World Book of Records for greatest number of solo performances.
He was married to Kay Newman from 1947 until her death in 2007, and they had 3 daughters.
He appeared in the series, Hercules: The Legendary Journeys in 1998 with Kevin Sorbo.