Chairman, California Youth Theatre, 1983–2007
President, Bromley Little Theatre Company
Director, Shakespeare Globe Centre, Western Region
Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts, University of South Carolina
Awarded the 2,198th Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, 2002
Honorary Chairman, Rebuild Dubrovnik Fund, 1996–1999
Officer of the Order of the British Empire (O.B.E.), 1996
Chevalier de l’Ordre National des Arts et Lettres (France), 1995
Born: March 27, 1942, at Fulmer, Buckinghamshire, England.
Performed in many school plays.
Founding member of British National Youth Theatre (1958).
Performed Shakespeare in London’s West End and Paris and toured Holland and Italy.
At Oxford University (1961–64) appeared in over twenty productions including The Hostage, Prometheus Bound, Othello and Twelfth Night.
Played title role in production of Romeo and Juliet that toured Israel.
Appeared in productions at the semi-professional Bromley Little Theatre and toured with Prospect Productions.