David Warrilow Biography (1934-1995)
Born December 28, 1934, in England; died of AIDS, August 17, 1995, in Paris,France. Actor. David Warrilow was perhaps the premiere interpreter of the works of Irish playwright Samuel Beckett. Warrilow was trained as an editor andworked in Paris for the magazine Realities for eleven years. He was performing in a theater workshop when he met JoAnne Akalaitis and appeared with her inBeckett's Play. The two helped to found Mabou Mines, an experimental production company, in the early 1970s and relocated to New York. Warrilow made hisNew York debut in a Mabou Mines production of The Red Horse Animation at theGuggenheim Museum in 1970. He made his biggest impact, however, in the MabouMines production of Beckett's The Lost Ones in 1975, for which he won an ObieAward. He also won the Obie in 1979 for his work in Akalaitis' Southern Exposure.
- Birth Details
- December 28, 1934
- Death Details
- August 17, 1995
- Paris, France
- Chicago Tribune, August 31, 1995, sec. 3, p. 11; September 3, 1995, sec.2, p. 6.