Theatre, Film, and Television Biographies
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Cyril Luckham Biography (1907-1989)
Born July 25, 1907, in Salisbury, England; died February 7, 1989, in London,England; son of Charles Minty and Mary Emmeline (Browne) Luckham; married Violet Sylvia Lamb; children: two sons, one daughter.
- Birth Details
- July 25, 1907
- Salisbury, England
- Death Details
- February 7, 1989
- London, England
Credits; STAGE APPEARANCES
- STAGE DEBUT--Footman, The Admirable Crichton, Leas Pavilion, Folkestone,U.K., 1935.
- LONDON DEBUT--Torvald Helmer, A Doll's House, Arts Theatre, 1945.
- Leonid Gayev, The Cherry Orchard, St. James's Theatre, London, 1948.
- the Victor, The Moment of Truth, Adelphi Theatre, London, 1951.
- Aaron, The Firstborn, Winter Garden Theatre, London, 1952.
- Voinitsky, Uncle Vanya, Arts Theatre, London, 1952.
- Colonel Desmond De S. Rinder-Sparrow, The Love of Four Colonels, Wyndham's Theatre, London, 1952.
- Major Petkoff, Arms and the Man, Arts Theatre, 1953.
- Oderbruch, The Devil's General, Savoy Theatre, London, 1953.
- the Vicar, I Capture the Castle, Aldwych Theatre, London, 1954.
- Ali, The Impresario from Smyrna, Arts Theatre, 1954.
- Fairchild, Sabrina Fair, Palace Theatre, London, 1954.
- Felix Dulay, My Three Angels, Lyric Theatre, London, 1955.
- the Honorable Gerald Piper, The Family Reunion, Phoenix Theatre, London,1956.
- Duke Senior, As You Like It, King of France, King John, title role, Julius Caesar, Belarius, Cymbeline, and Gonzalo, The Tempest, all Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, Stratford-on-Avon, U.K., 1957.
- Friar Laurence, Romeo and Juliet, Feste, Twelfth Night, Polonius, Hamlet,Helicanus, Pericles, and Leonato, Much Ado About Nothing, all Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, 1958.
- Parolles, All's Well That Ends Well, Quince, A Midsummer Night's Dream, and Gloucester, King Lear, all Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, 1959.
- Sorin, The Seagull, Old Vic Theatre, London, 1960.
- Reginald Kinsale, Photo Finish, Saville Theatre, London, 1962.
- Dr. Wolfgang Himmelmann, Night Conspirators, Saville Theatre, 1963.
- David Lancaster, The Vortex, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford, U.K., 1965.
- M'Comas, You Never Can Tell, Haymarket Theatre, London, 1966.
Credits; MAJOR TOURS
- Francis Morgan, Strip the Willow, U.K. cities, 1960.
Credits; FILM APPEARANCES
- Dr. Meinard, The Stranger from Venus (also known as Immediate Disaster and The Venusian), Princess Pictures, 1954.
- Hugh Ferguson, The Hostage, Eros, 1956.
- magistrate, The Birthday Present, British Lion, 1957.
- coroner, How to Murder a Rich Uncle, Columbia, 1957.
- doctor, Out of the Clouds, Rank, 1957.
- Colonel Harbottle, Invasion Quartet, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), 1961.
- doctor, The Pumpkin Eater, Royal/Columbia, 1964.
- magistrate, Some People, American International, 1964.
- Sir Carmichael Clarke, The Alphabet Murders (also known as TheABC Murders), MGM, 1966.
- Archbishop Cranmer, A Man for All Seasons, Columbia, 1966.
- cabinet minister, The Naked Runner, Warner Brothers, 1967.
- Prior Houghton, Anne of the Thousand Days, Universal, 1969.
- Josiah Swineyard, Happy Deathday, MRA, 1969.
- magistrate, One More Time, United Artists, 1970.
- Professor Tringham, Cry of the Penguins (also known as Mr. Forbush and the Penguins), British Lion, 1972.
- Dr. Mark Eddington, Providence, Cinema V, 1977.
- Also appeared in Murder in Reverse, Four Continents, 1946.
Credits; TELEVISION APPEARANCES; SERIES
- Lawrence Mont, The Forsyte Saga, BBC, then PBS, 1969-70.
- MINI-SERIES Duke of Marlborough, Jennie: Lady Randolph Churchill, Thames,then PBS, both 1975.
- Edward Drexel, The Omega Factor, BBC, 1979, then syndicated, 1981.
- Bishop Proudie, "The Barchester Chronicles," Masterpiece Theatre, PBS, 1984.
- Murder at the Wedding and Donkey's Years.
- Dr. Baston, The Potting Shed, Yorkshire Television, then PBS, 1982.
- Bishop, Mrs. Silly, Granada, 1988, then PBS, 1989.
- Also appeared in The Guardians.
OBITUARIES AND OTHER SOURCES:
- Variety, February 15-21, 1989.
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