Marius Goring Biography (1912-1998)

See index for CTFT sketch: Born May 23, 1912, in Newport, Isle of Wight; died September 30, 1998. Actor. Actor Marius Goring loved playing flamboyant acting roles that sometimes probed the dark side of the human psyche. He was well known for his role as a forensic scientist in the BBC series The Expert, which began in the 1960s. Goring attended several European universities and studied acting with Harcourt Williams. Goring took a stage role forthe first time in 1925. Roles that lacked flamboyance did not sit well withGoring's acting method, such as the role of Romeo, where critics echoed his self assessment of his performance as "callow and immature". While many stageroles ended up being inappropriate for him, Goring eventually moved into cinema and television, where his persona seemed to suit the media. Goring also was active in union politics during the later part of his career, and fought tolessen the actors' union of its involvement in political causes. Goring didnot hesitate to express many of his opinions about current events, and was often a contributor of letters to the editor for the London Times.

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May 23, 1912
Newport, Isle of Wight, England

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