British actor, writer and director who has starred in numerous roles in theatre, film and television including Superman II. In 2013, he played Wilhelm Voigt in the stage play, The Captain of Kopenick.
He grew up in South Africa but worked in the United Kingdom. He completed his military service in 1968.
He has written memoirs, novels, and plays.
He entered into a civil partnership with Gregory Doran in 2005.
He appeared in the 1980 film, Superman II, which starred Gene Hackman.