Douglas Seale Biography (1913-)



Full name, Douglas Robert Seale; born October 28, 1913, in London, England; son of Robert Henry and Margaret (Law) Seale; married Elaine Wodson (marriageended); married Joan Geary. Career: Director, actor, and writer. Performed in repertories in Brighton and Croydon, England, and in Edinburgh, Glasgow, and Perth, Scotland, 1934-40; Shakespeare Memorial Theatre Company, Stratford-on-Avon, England, actor, 1946-48; Bedford Theatre, Camden Town, England,director of a season of plays by Bernard Shaw, 1949; Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Birmingham, England, director of productions, beginning in 1950; Old Vic Theatre, associate director, 1958-59, director of tours in Russia and Poland, 1960; Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Cincinnati, OH, director, 1965; Center Stage, Baltimore, MD, artistic director, 1965-67; Cincinnati Playhousein the Park, director, 1968; Meadow Brook Theatre, Rochester, MI, director and actor, 1968-69; Goodman Theatre, Chicago, IL, co-producing director, 1969-72; Philadelphia Drama Guild, Philadelphia, PA, artistic director, 1975-79 (some sources cite 1974-80). University of California, Santa Barbara, Regent's Professor, 1965. Military service: British Army, Royal Signals, 1940-46. Awards, Honors: Honorary D.F.A., Washington College, Chestertown, MD, 1967; annual achievement award, Mensa, 1979.

Nationality
English
Gender
Male
Occupation
Director, actor, writer
Birth Details
October 28, 1913
London, England

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Aug 8, 2012 @ 4:04 am
I have a Theatre Programme for The Inca of Perusalem and Candida both by George Bernard Shaw at the Bedford Theatre Camden Town which opened on the 30th May... Unfortuneately the year is not given. Does anyone know??
Douglas Seale Directed both Plays.

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