Topics

William Shakespeare
Geoffrey Holder: Five of his memorable movie roles
Geoffrey Holder: Five of his memorable movie roles

Geoffrey Holder was a jack of all trades if ever there was one. The dancer, choreographer, actor, artist and composer, who died Sunday at the age of 84, put his surprisingly graceful 6-foot-6 frame, booming voice and flamboyant style to use on stage, TV and the silver screen. Somehow he even found time to win a Guggenheim Fellowship for his painting. Though he was never a prolific film actor and usually appeared in supporting roles, Holder rarely failed to make an impression. Here are five of his memorable movie roles. "Doctor Doolittle" (1967) Having launched his film career with a modern retelling of the Bard's "Othello," it was perhaps fitting that Holder...

Loading