angry young men.His role as the randy title character in Tom Jones (1963) also won him notice. Among his later films are Murder on the Orient Express (1974), The Duelists (1977), the musical Annie (1982), The Dresser (1983), Under the Volcano (1984), Miller's Crossing (1990), A Man of No Importance (1994), Washington Square (1997), and Erin Brockovich (2000). He also acted on television (including a Emmy-winning performance in 2002 as Winston Churchill) and directed plays and films.
See biographies by Q. Falk (1992, new ed. 2002) and G. Hershman (2017).
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