Theatre, Film, and Television Biographies
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Ian Charleson Biography (1949-1990)
Born August 11, 1949, in Edinburgh, Scotland; died of complications of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, January 6, 1990; son of John and Jane Charleson.
- Birth Details
- August 11, 1949
- Edinburgh, Scotland
Credits; Stage Appearances
- Jimmy Porter, Look Back in Anger, Young Vic Theatre Company, London, 1972.
- Gad, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Young Vic Theatre Company, Edinburgh Festival, Edinburgh, Scotland, 1972.
- Guildenstern, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, Young Vic Theatre Company, 1974.
- Lucentio, The Taming of the Shrew, Young Vic Theatre Company, Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) Theatre, New York City, 1974.
- Ottavio, Scapino, Young Vic Theatre Company, BAM Theatre, 1974.
- Brian Curtis, French without Tears, Young Vic Theatre Company, BAMTheatre, 1974.
- Title role, Hamlet, Cambridge Theatre Company, Cambridge, England,1975.
- Dave, Otherwise Engaged, Queen's Theatre, London, 1975.
- Octavius, Julius Caesar, National Theatre, London, 1977.
- Peregrine, Volpone, National Theatre, London, 1977.
- Ariel, The Tempest, Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC), Stratford, England, 1978, then Aldwych Theatre, London, 1979.
- Tranio, The Taming of the Shrew, RSC, 1978, then Aldwych Theatre,1979.
- Longaville, Love's Labour's Lost, RSC, 1978, then Aldwych Theatre,1979.
Piaf, Other Place Theatre, London, 1978, then Aldwych Theatre, later produced at Wyndham's Theatre, London, 1979.
- Joe Maguire, The Innocent, Warehouse Theatre, London, 1979.
- Sky Masterson, Guys and Dolls, National Theatre, London, 1982- 83.
- Eddie, Fool for Love, National Theatre, then Lyric Theatre, London, 1985.
- Boito, After Aida, Old Vic Theatre, London, 1986.
- Brick, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, National Theatre Company, LytteltonTheatre, London, 1988.
Hamlet, National Theatre, 1989.
- Appeared in Kith and Kin, Edinburgh, Scotland, c. 1957.
Credits; Film Appearances
- Angel, Jubilee, Megalovision, 1978.
- Eric Liddell, Chariots of Fire, Warner Bros., 1981.
- Charlie Andrews, Gandhi, Columbia, 1982.
- Jeffson Brown, Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes,Warner Bros., 1984.
- Gerald Spong, Car Trouble, Columbia/EMI/Warner Bros., 1985.
Opera, Columbia, 1987.
- Appeared as Lieutenant Ryder, Ascendancy, 1983.
Credits; Television Appearances; Movies
- Mike Campbell, Ernest Hemingway's "The Sun Also Rises," NBC, 1984.
- Clarence Dandridge, Louisiana, Cinemax, 1984.
- Appeared as Captain Ivan Bucharensky (Kyril), Codename: Kyril, 1988.
Credits; Other Television Appearances
Something's Got to Give, Scottish Television, 1982.
- Jamie McGregor, Master of the Game (mini-series), CBS, 1984.
- Also appeared in Oxbridge Blues, 1986, and in Rock Follies,
The Paradise Run,
Antony and Cleopatra,
All's Well That Ends Well,
A Month in the Country, and The Devil's Lieutenant.
New York Times, January 8, 1990.
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