Leonard Rossiter Biography (1926-1984)

Born October 21, 1926, in Liverpool, England; died October 5, 1984, of a heart attack in his dressing room; son of John and Elizabeth (Howell) Rossiter; married Josephine Tewson (divorced); married Gillian Raine (an actress); children: one daughter.

Nationality
English
Gender
Male
Birth Details
October 21, 1926
Liverpool, England

Famous Works

  • Credits
  • STAGE DEBUT--Bert, The Gray Dog, Repertory Theatre, England, 1954.
  • Credits; PRINCIPAL STAGE APPEARANCES
  • Brennan o' Moor, Red Roses for Me, 1962.
  • Fred Midway, Semi-Detached, 1963.
  • Corvino, Volpone, 1967.
  • Arturo Ui, The Resistable Rise of Arturo Ui, 1968.
  • Giordano Bruno, The Heretic, 1970.
  • title role, Richard III, 1971.
  • Davies, The Caretaker, 1972.
  • title role, Tartuffe, 1976.
  • Garrand, Make and Break, 1980.
  • detective, Loot, Lyric, London, 1984.
  • Credits; PRINCIPAL FILM APPEARANCES
  • A Kind of Loving, 1962.
  • Billy Liar, 1963.
  • This Sporting Life, 1963.
  • King Rat, 1965.
  • Hotel Paradiso, 1966.
  • The Devil's Own, 1966.
  • Deadlier Than the Male, 1967.
  • Oliver!, 1968.
  • Diamonds for Breakfast, 1968.
  • Deadfall, 1968.
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey, 1968.
  • Bed of Roomers.
  • Waterloo Bridge Handicap.
  • Luther, 1974.
  • Barry Lyndon, 1975.
  • The Pink Panther Strikes Again, 1976.
  • Voyage of the Damned, 1977.
  • Trail of the Pink Panther, 1982.
  • Britannia Hospital, 1982.
  • Water (upcoming).
  • Credits; PRINCIPAL TELEVISION APPEARANCES
  • The Rise and Fall of Reginald Perrin, 1976.
  • The Losers.
  • Rising Damp.
  • The Green Tie on the Little Yellow Dog.

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