Natural & Character


Ernest ThesigerErnest Thesiger

No. 48

Ernest Thesiger as Doctor Marshall in "A Sleeping Clergyman"

Ernest Thesiger's eccentric, unforgettable face is a priceless asset to him when he comes to make it up for the stage. To attempt to disguise it is out of the question, for this would be difficult to do, and not worth the trouble when done. Instead, Mr. Thesiger's delight is to accentuate its appearance and, as he is a painter as well as an actor, he brings special skill to the task. Here is one of his most successful achievements in this way - a very detailed study of the characteristics of extreme old age.