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Dillon Evans Biography (1921-)
Born David Evans, January 2, 1921, in London, England; son of Corris W. and Kathleen (a dancer; maiden name, Dillon) Evans; married Hazel Terry (divorced); married Karin Germershausen. Addresses: HOME--Webster Lock Road, Rosendale, NY 12472.
Favorite roles: Nicholas Holroyd in Bell, Book, and Candle and Nicholas Devize in The Lady's Not for Burning.
- Birth Details
- January 2, 1921
- London, England
- LONDON DEBUT--(As David Evans) Melville, Private History, Gate Theatre, 1938.
- BROADWAY DEBUT--(As David Evans) Nicholas Devize, The Lady's Not for Burning, Royale Theatre, 1950.
Credits; PRINCIPAL STAGE APPEARANCES
- (All as David Evans) The Gate Revue, Gate Theatre, London, 1938, then Ambassadors' Theatre, London, 1939.
- Wilkinson and a medical student, A Sleeping Clergyman, Criterion Theatre,London, 1947.
- Roland Maule, Present Laughter, Haymarket Theatre, London, 1947.
- Nicholas Devize, The Lady's Not for Burning, Globe Theatre, London, 1949.
- Nicholas Holroyd, Bell, Book, and Candle, Phoenix Theatre, London, 1954.
- Jojo, Irma la Douce, Lyric Theatre, London, 1958.
- (All as Dillon Evans) Trip and Snake, The School for Scandal, Haymarket Theatre, 1962, then Majestic Theatre, New York City, 1963.
- Osric and Reynaldo, Hamlet, Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, New York City, 1964.
- Kosich, Ivanov, Phoenix Theatre, London, 1965, then Shubert Theatre, NewYork City, 1966.
- de Quadra, Vivat! Vivat Regina!!, Broadhurst Theatre, New York City, 1972.
- Charlie Wisden, The Jockey Club Stakes, Cort Theatre, New York City, 1973.
- Dr. Seward, Dracula, Martin Beck Theatre, New York City, 1977.
- Father, Playing with Fire, Roundabout Theatre, New York City, 1981.
- Briggs, Oh Boy, Goodspeed Opera House, East Haddam, CT, 1984.
- Also appeared in The Giant's Dance, Cherry Lane Theatre, New York City, 1964; Rondelay, Hudson West Theatre, New York City, 1969; Little Boxes, New Theatre, New York City, 1969; Miss Julie, Roundabout Theatre, 1981; with the Tyrone Guthrie Theatre, Minneapolis, MN, 1982-83; and with Stagewest Theatre, Springfield, MA, 1986.
Credits; PRINCIPAL STAGE WORK
- Director of summer theatre, regional theatre, and dinner theatre productions in the U.S.
Credits; MAJOR TOURS
- Peter Kershaw, Whose Life Is It Anyway?, U.S. cities, 1980-81.
Credits; PRINCIPAL FILM APPEARANCES
- (As David Evans) Mickey, Victim, Pathe, 1961.
- Reynaldo, Hamlet, Warner Brothers, 1964.
- maitre'd, Arthur, Warner Brothers, 1981.
- Also appeared (as David Evans) in Goodbye Mr. Chips, Metro-Goldwyn- Mayer, 1939.
Credits; PRINCIPAL TELEVISION APPEARANCES; EPISODIC
- Judd for the Defense.
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