Display actor who most famously played the part of Messala in the 1959 traditional film, Ben Hur. He also got tasks in the movies Seven Waves Away (1957), Poppies MAY ALSO BE Blossoms (1966), and Marta (1971). He was raised in North Ireland with eight siblings. In his early adulthood years, he worked well at travel and insurance providers throughout the day and pursued a profession like a theater acting professional in the evenings. He was the initial choice for the part of Marc Antony in the film edition of Cleopatra; nevertheless, following a hold off in creation, Richard Burton was re-cast in the part. His 1st wife was Mary Mariella di Sarzana. Pursuing his 1959 divorce, he wedded Elizabeth Mills, who continued to be his wife until his unexpected death at age forty-five. He was found out by Michael Redgrave, who helped him make a name for himself in the English theatre world.