yes actors can be most insecure and odd when they dont have roles to play.
We were very close to John Cargill Thompson an actor-playwright, we
published many books of his plays and yes, that does give an insight into
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From: "David Bircumshaw" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Tuesday, September 30, 2008 3:20 PM
Subject: Re: The Globe
> Good Lord! I haven't peeked in here for a day or two and I find all
> this. Marvellous.
> The only mystery about Shakespeare is that he was an actor (and
> sometimes an act-or). I think the closest you can get to him is to
> read biographies of Olivier or Alec Guinness, in that when they
> weren't playing roles they were like nobody, as if they had no
> personality of their own.
> David Bircumshaw
> Website and A Chide's Alphabet
> The Animal Subsides http://www.arrowheadpress.co.uk/books/animal.html
> Leicester Poetry Society: http://www.poetryleicester.co.uk