originated the unforgettable role of The Elephant Man
on stage, beginning with a small touring company, before taking the play to London's Hampstead Theatre and then to the National Theatre. His work with the National Theatre also includes Anthony and Cleopatra
and Arthur Miller's The American Clock
. In addition, he co-starred as Roy Cohn in the European premiere engagement of Tony Cushman's Angels in America
Television audiences most recently saw Schofield in the miniseries Cleopatra and Mary, Mother of Jesus. His other credits include such longform projects as Amongst Women, Our Mutual Friend, Real Women, Our Friends in the North, Band of Gold, Jekyll & Hyde, Somewhere to Run and Shackleton.
On the big screen, Schofield has been seen in such films as The Last of the Mohicans, An American Werewolf in London, The Dogs of War and the 1997 French production of Anna Karenina.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2003.
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