Irish stage and screen actor who especially appeared in a favorite British sitcom called Steptoe and Son. He was also area of the ensemble of A DIFFICULT Day’s Evening, a 1964 film made by the Beatles. He started his acting profession at Dublin’s famous Abbey Theater and afterwards performed on the close by Gate Theater. He performed the iconic function of Scrooge within a musical stage creation of A Xmas Carol. The play was therefore popular that it had been adapted right into a radio play that shown on Xmas Eve of 1966. He was raised in Dublin, Ireland because the son of the opera singer mom along with a Guinness Brewery worker dad. He acted alongside Hayley Mills within a 1962 film entitled Searching for the Castaways.