Theatre, Film, and Television Biographies
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Ron Pember Biography (1934-)
Born April 11, 1934, in Plaistow, London, England; son of William Henry and Gladys Emily Martha (Orchard) Pember; married Yvonne Tylee. Addresses:HOME--11 Glencoe Drive, Dagenham, Essex, England.
- Birth Details
- April 11, 1934
- Plaistow, England
- STAGE DEBUT--Fabian, Twelfth Night, tour of Durham Mining District, U.K.,1949.
- LONDON DEBUT--Harry, Treasure Island, Mermaid Theatre, 1959.
Credits; PRINCIPAL STAGE APPEARANCES
- Bird, Blitz!, Adelphi Theatre, London, 1962.
- with the National Theatre Company, London, 1965-68.
- at the Mermaid Theatre, London, appeared in productions of Treasure Island, Staff, Lock Up Your Daughters, Bernard, The Bandwagon, both 1969, and Trinculo, The Tempest, 1970.
- Third Workman, King Lear, Royal Court Theatre, London, 1971.
- Bert Brown, At the End of the Day, Savoy Theatre, London, 1973.
- Feste, Twelfth Night, Porter and Sergeant, Macbeth, both with the Royal Shakespeare Company, Stratford-upon-Avon, U.K., 1974, then Aldwych Theatre, London, 1975.
- Fingers Philips, Liza of Lambeth, Shaftesbury Theatre, London, 1976.
- the Stranger, The Cherry Orchard, Riverside Studio Theatre, London, 1978.
Credits; MAJOR TOURS
- Director, Treasure Island, New York City and Canadian cities, 1969.
- Shylock, The Merchant of Venice, U.K. cities, 1980.
Credits; PRINCIPAL STAGE WORK
- Director, The Goblet Game, Mermaid Theatre, London, 1968.
- director, Lock Up Your Daughters, Mermaid Theatre, London, 1969.
- director, Treasure Island, Mermaid Theatre, 1969.
- director, Enter Solly Gold, Henry IV, Parts I and II, and Dick Turpin, 1970.
- co-director, King and Country, Mermaid Theatre, London, 1976.
- co-adaptor and director, The Point, Mermaid Theatre, London, 1976.
- co-director, 1900 and Froze to Death, both with the CVI Theatre Company,Coventry, U.K., 1978.
- director, Jack the Ripper, Providence, RI, 1979.
- FILM DEBUT--1960.
Credits; PRINCIPAL FILM APPEARANCES
- Oh What a Lovely War, Paramount, 1969.
- Young Winston, Columbia, 1972.
- Murder by Decree, AVCO-Embassy, 1979.
- Bullshot, Island Alive, 1985.
Credits; PRINCIPAL TELEVISION APPEARANCES; DRAMATIC SPECIALS
- Nicholas Nickleby.
- Secret Army.
- PLAYS,PRODUCED Dick Turpin, Mermaid Theatre, London, 1970.
- composer and co-author, Jack the Ripper, London, 1974.
- 1900 and Froze to Death, CVI Theatre Company, Coventry, U.K., 1978.
- PLAYS,PUBLISHED Jack the Ripper, Samuel French.
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