Julian Curry Biography (1937-)

Born December 8, 1937, in Devon, England; son of William Burnlee and MarjorieGraham (maiden name, McIldowie) Curry; married Sheila Reid (an actress; marriage ended).

Birth Details
December 8, 1937
Devon, United Kingdom

Famous Works

  • Stage Appearances
  • Sorin, The Seagull, Hampstead Theatre Club, London, 1962
  • Gerald Croft, An Inspector Calls, Malvern Festival, 1965
  • Boon, You Never Can Tell, Malvern Festival, 1965
  • Krapp, Krapps Last Tape, Malvern Festival, 1965
  • Reverend Cedric Swan, Three Men for Colverton, Royal Court Theatre, London, 1966
  • King of France, King Lear, Royal Shakespeare Company, Stratford-upon-Avon, England, 1968
  • Evil Angel and Old Man, Doctor Faustus, Royal Shakespeare Company,Stratford-upon-Avon, 1968
  • Friar Francis, Much Ado about Nothing, Royal Shakespeare Company,Stratford-upon-Avon, 1968
  • Staff Wallah, The Silver Tassie, Aldwych Theatre, London, 1969
  • Scrivener and Val Cutting, Bartholomew Fair, Aldwych Theatre, 1969
  • Apollodorus, Caesar and Cleopatra, Leatherhead Theatre, London, 1970
  • Cyril, The Black and White Minstrels, Edinburgh Festival, 1972
  • Tiresias, The Bacchae, National Theatre Company, Old Vic Theatre,London, 1973
  • Angelo, Measure for Measure, National Theatre Company, Old Vic Theatre, 1973
  • Captain Thompson, The Churchill Play, Playhouse Theatre, Nottingham, 1974
  • Geoff Brock, Other People, Hampstead Theatre Club, 1974
  • Sir David Lindsay, Armstrong's Last Goodnight, Crucible Theatre, Sheffield, England, 1975
  • Title role, Campion's Interview, Soho Polytechnic, London, 1976
  • Alan Quine, Donkey's Years, Globe Theatre, London, 1976
  • Jack Worthing and Algernon Moncrieff, The Importance of Being Earnest, Nottingham, 1977
  • Bernard Shaw, The Achurch Letters, Greenwich Theatre, London, 1978
  • Dennis Broadley, Outside Edge, Hampstead Theatre Club, then QueensTheatre, London, both 1979
  • Leontes, The Winters Tale, Young Vic Theatre, London, 1981
  • The Cardinal, The Duchess of Malfi, Round House Theatre, London, 1981
  • Polixenes, The Winters Tale, Royal Shakespeare Company, Christ Church, London, 1984
  • Deputy-Governor Danforth, The Crucible, Royal Shakespeare Company,Christ Church, 1984
  • Quinn, Nightshade, Kings Head Theatre, London, 1984
  • Archbishop Ramirez, Viva!, Theatre Royal, Stratford, England, 1985
  • Philippeaux, The Danton Affair, Royal Shakespeare Company, Barbican Center Theatre, London, 1986
  • Company, Donmar Warehouse Theatre, London, 1988
  • Bishop of Winchester, Henry VI, Barbican Center Theatre, 1989
  • King John, The Pit, London, 1989
  • The Senator, Timon of Athens, Young Vic Theatre, 1991
  • Company, Beckett Festival, Gate Theatre, Dublin, Ireland, 1991
  • Back to Methuselah, Barbican Theatre, 2001
  • Made professional debut as Veronese in Romeo and Juliet with Old Vic Company; made New York debut at City Center Theater, 1962; also appeared in The Merchant of Venice with Old Vic Company.
  • Major Tours
  • Ross, Macbeth, 1965
  • Evil Angel and Old Man, Doctor Faustus, Royal Shakespeare Company,U.S. cities, 1969
  • Friar Francis, Much Ado about Nothing, Royal Shakespeare Company,U.S. cities, 1969
  • Praed, Mrs. Warrens Profession, Teddy, The Homecoming, Brazen, The Recruiting Officer, and Pilot Officer, Chips with Everything, Cambridge Theatre Company, all 1970
  • Horatio, Hamlet, 1971
  • The Hollow Crown, Royal Shakespeare Company, Indian and Far East cities, 1976
  • Pleasure and Repentance, Royal Shakespeare Company, Indian and FarEast cities, 1976
  • Also toured U.K., U.S., and European cities with Old Vic Company, until 1962.
  • Television Appearances
  • as Claude Erskine-Brown in "Rumpole of the Bailey" Series
  • "Rumpole and the Fascist Beast," Mystery!, 1981
  • "Rumpole and the Age for Retirement," Mystery!, PBS, 1981
  • "Rumpole's Return," Mystery!, PBS, 1984
  • "Rumpole and the Genuine Article," Mystery!, PBS, 1984
  • "Rumpole of the Bailey, Series IV," Mystery!, PBS, 1988
  • "Rumpole and the Tap End," Mystery!, PBS, 1989
  • "Rumpole and the Bubble Reputation," Mystery!, PBS, 1989
  • "Rumpole and the Barrow Boy," Mystery!, PBS, 1989
  • "Rumpole and the Age of Miracles," Mystery!, PBS, 1989
  • "Rumpole and the Quality of Life," Mystery!, PBS, 1990
  • "Rumpole and Portia," Mystery!, PBS, 1990
  • "Rumpole of the Bailey, Series VI," Mystery!, PBS, 1993
  • "Rumpole on Trial," Mystery!, PBS, 1995
  • "Rumpole and the Reform of Joby Jonson," Mystery!, PBS, 1995
  • "Rumpole and the Miscarriage of Justice," Mystery!, PBS, 1995
  • "Rumpole and the Family Pride," Mystery!, PBS, 1995
  • "Rumpole and the Eternal Triangle," Mystery!, PBS, 1995
  • "Rumpole and the Children of the Devil," Mystery!, PBS, 1995
  • Series
  • Robert Cecil, Life of Shakespeare (also known as William Shakespeare, His Life & Times), 1978
  • Miniseries
  • Earl of Malmsbury, Prince Regent, 1979
  • Colonel Maitland, The Manions of America, 1981
  • Wilson, Around the World in 80 Days (also known as Il giro delmondo in 80 giorni and In 80 Tagen um die Welt), BBC, 1989
  • Major Frederick Cavendish, Fall from Grace (also known as Fortitude), NBC, 1994
  • Mr. Holden, solicitor, Adrian Mole: The Cappuccino Years, BBC, 2001
  • Movies
  • Mr. Collins, Pride and Prejudice, 1967
  • Quincy, The Secret Life of Ian Fleming (also known as Spymaker:The Secret Life of Ian Fleming), TNT, 1990
  • Dr. Lazovert, Rasputin, HBO, 1996
  • Gerard Stephens, The Hunt, 2001
  • Prince Philip, Prince William, ABC, 2002
  • Specials
  • Horatio, Hamlet, CBS, 1982
  • Cornwall, King Lear (also known as The Complete Dramatic Worksof William Shakespeare: King Lear), 1982
  • Professor Ray Spector, Death of a Son, 1988
  • Albert Shlessinger, "Case-book of Sherlock Holmes: The Disappearance of Lady Frances Carfax," Mystery!, PBS, 1992
  • Hincks, The Wyvern Mystery, PBS, 2000
  • Episodic
  • Edward, "The Midas Plague," Out of the Unknown, 1965
  • Downsmith, "The Hot Money Man," Fraud Squad, 1970
  • Charvier, "Bright Eyes," Play for Tomorrow, 1982
  • Gerald, "Widower's Mite," Three Up, Two Down, BBC, 1985
  • Alan Cartwright, "Twilight of the Gods," Inspector Morse, ITV andPBS, 1993
  • Admiral Lansdale, "Assassins, Inc.," Bugs, 1995
  • Michael Faraday QC, "Diplomatic Baggage," Kavanaugh QC, 1997
  • Museum guide, "Going Home," Stig of the Dump, 2002
  • Film Appearances
  • Smashing Time, Paramount, 1967
  • Ronnie, The Mini-Affair (also known as The Mini-Mob), United Screen Arts, 1968
  • Legacy of Blood, 1978
  • Mr. Smith, Les soeurs Bronte (also known as The Bronte Sisters), 1978
  • Dave Adams, Big Wheels and Sailor, 1980
  • Wing Commander Shurlock, Victory (also known as Escape to Victory), Paramount, 1981
  • Portland, first friend of Raggy, The Missionary, Columbia, 1982
  • Etienne, Baby: Secret of a Lost Legend (also known as Dinosaur... Secret of the Lost Legend), Buena Vista, 1985
  • Court clerk, Terry on the Fence, 1985
  • Lawyer, Ghost Chase (also known as Hollywood-Monster), 1988
  • Deadline, 1988
  • Englishman, Loch Ness, Gramercy, 1995
  • Professor Ed Saunders, Seven Days to Live (also known as 7 Daysto Live, Du lebst noch 7 Tage, and Seven D), Studio Home Entertainment, 2000

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