Knowledge Identifier: +Norman_Lumsden
He first came to prominence during the 1940s and 1950s in several operas by composer Benjamin Britten, often performing at Covent Garden and the Aldeburgh and Glyndebourne festivals
His wife was a soprano and during the 1950s they appeared in cabarets together, performing extracts from musicals at seaside resorts and London hotels
After appearing in a commercial for cracker biscuits in 1970, Lumsden began to appear in small roles in TV dramas, including the BBC's Play for Today, "Edna, the Inebriate Woman" , "The Sweeney" , "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" , "Minder" , "Agatha Christie's Poirot" , "One Foot in the Grave" , "Jeeves and Wooster" , and "The Detectives"
He branched out into films during the 1980s, notably appearing in Clint Eastwood's 1990 film "White Hunter, Black Heart
He appeared with Clint Eastwood in the 1990 film "White Hunter, Black Heart"
The advert has left such a lasting impression, that it was reworked and remade for a new generation in 2011, 28 years later, this time featuring an elderly DJ looking for his only hit in old record shops, not finding any luck until his daughter gives him the Yellow Pages , with him finding the record