Daniel Massey was born on October 10, 1933 in London, England as Daniel Raymond Massey. He was an actor, known for Star! (1968), Scandal (1989) and In the Name of the Father (1993). He was married to Linda Mary 'Lindy' Wilton, Penelope Wilton and Adrienne Corri. He died on March 25, 1998 in London.
He was awarded the 1995 London Critics Circle Theatre Award (Drama Theatre) for Best Actor for his performance in Taking Sides
Was diagnosed as having Hodgkin's Disease in the early 1990s
He was awarded a Laurence Olivier Theatre Award in 1982 (1981 season) for Best Actor in a Revival for "Man and Superman"
He divorced his actress/wife Penelope Wilton, his co-star on stage in such stage productions as "Bloomssbury" (1974), "The Betrayal" (1978), "The Philanderer" (1979) and "Man and Superman" (1981) (for which he won a Laurence Olivier Award), and almost immediately married her sister, Lindy Wilton
Brother of Anna Massey, who appeared with him in The Vault of Horror (1973)
Decades later he played Coward in the film Star! (1968) with Julie Andrews for which he received an Oscar nod and Golden Globe win
He refused to appear opposite his father Raymond Massey in the play "I Never Sang For My Father", and the two had earlier had a difficult working relationship in the 1961 film, "The Queen's Guards"; its director, Michael Powell, later said it had been a mistake to cast them as father and son
Made his Broadway debut in 1956 and had a long career as a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company and the Royal National Theatre
In 1939, Dorothy married Raymond, and Adrianne married William Whitney
He, his father Raymond Massey and his younger sister Anna Massey all worked with Laurence Olivier: Raymond in Fire Over England (1937) and 49th Parallel (1941), Daniel in The Entertainer (1960) and Anna in Bunny Lake Is Missing (1965), David Copperfield (1970) and A Little Romance (1979)
Daniel Massey was born on October 10, 1933 in London, England as Daniel Raymond Massey