Theatre, Film, and Television Biographies
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Kenneth Williams Biography (1926-1988)
Born February 22, 1926, in London, England; died of a heart attack, April 15,1988, in London; son of Charles George and Louise Alexandra (Morgan) Williams.
- Birth Details
- February 22, 1926
- London, England
- Death Details
- April 15, 1988
- London, England
- STAGE DEBUT--Seven Keys to Baldpate, Vic Theatre, Singapore, 1946.
- LONDON DEBUT--Slightly, Peter Pan, Scala Theatre, 1952.
Credits; PRINCIPAL STAGE APPEARANCES
- Ninian, The First Mrs. Fraser, Newquay Repertory Theatre, Cornwall, U.K.,1948.
- Dauphin, Saint Joan, Arts Theatre, London, 1954, then St. Martin's Theatre, London, 1955.
- Elijah, Moby Dick, Duke of York's Theatre, London, 1955.
- Montgomery, The Buccaneer, Lyric Hammersmith Theatre, London, 1955, thenApollo Theatre, London, 1956.
- Maxime, Hotel Paradiso, Winter Garden Theatre, London, 1956.
- Kite, The Wit to Woo, Arts Theatre, 1957.
- Green, Share My Lettuce (revue), Lyric Hammersmith Theatre, then Comedy Theatre, London, both 1957, later Garrick Theatre, London, 1958.
- Portia, the Ugly Sister, Cinderella, Coliseum Theatre, London, 1958.
- ensemble, Pieces of Eight (revue), Apollo Theatre, 1959.
- ensemble, One Over the Eight (revue), Duke of York's Theatre, 1961.
- Julian, "The Public Eye" in The Private Ear and the Public Eye, Globe Theatre, London, 1961.
- Jack, Gentle Jack, Queen's Theatre, London, 1963.
- Truscott, Loot, Arts Theatre, Cambridge, U.K., 1965.
- Bernard, The Platinum Cat, Wyndham's Theatre, London, 1965.
- Drinkwater, Captain Brassbound's Conversion, Cambridge Theatre, London, 1971.
- Henry, My Fat Friend, Globe Theatre, 1972.
- Barillon, Signed and Sealed, Comedy Theatre, London, 1976.
- the Undertaker, The Undertaking, Greenwich Theatre, then Fortune Theatre,both London, 1979.
Credits; PRINCIPAL STAGE WORK; DIRECTOR
- Loot, Lyric Studio, London, 1980.
- Entertaining Mr. Sloan, Lyric Hammersmith Theatre, London, 1981.
Credits; PRINCIPAL FILM APPEARANCES
- Lloyd Haulage, Men Are Children Twice (also known as Valley of Song), Associated British Films/Pathe, 1953.
- Peter Wishart, Land of Fury (also known as The Seekers), Universal, 1955.
- Oliver Reckitt, Carry On Nurse, Anglo-Amalgamated, 1959.
- James Bailey, Carry On Sergeant, Anglo-Amalgamated, 1959.
- Constable Benson, Carry On Constable, Anglo-Amalgamated, 1960.
- Honorable Fred Warrington, Make Mine Mink, Continental, 1960.
- vice-counsul, Tommy the Toreador, Warner Brothers/Pathe, 1960.
- Francis Courtenay, Carry On Regardless, Ango-Amalgamated, 1961.
- policeman, His and Hers, Eros, 1961.
- Leonard Majoribanks, Carry On Cruising, Anglo-Amalgamated, 1962.
- Edwin Milton, Carry On Teacher, Anglo-Amalgated, 1962.
- Harold, Roommates (also known as Raising the Wind), Herts-Lion International, 1962.
- Harry Halfpenny, Twice Round the Daffodils, Anglo-Amalgamated, 1962.
- Captain Fearless, Carry On Jack (also known as Carry On Venus), Warner Brothers/Pathe, 1963.
- Julius Caesar, Carry On Cleo, Warner Brothers/Pathe, 1964.
- Desmond Simkins, Carry On Spying, Warner Brothers/Pathe, 1964.
- Judge Burke, Carry On Cowboy, Warner Brothers/Pathe, 1966.
- Doctor Watt, Carry On Screaming, Warner Brothers/Pathe, 1966.
- Citizen Camembert, Don't Lose Your Head, Rank, 1967.
- Commandant Burger, Follow That Camel, Rank, 1967.
- Doctor Tinkle, Carry On Doctor, Rank, 1968.
- Khasi of Kalabar, Carry On, Up the Khyber, Rank, 1968.
- Frederick Carver, Carry On Again, Doctor, Rank, 1969.
- Doctor Soper, Carry On Camping, Rank, 1969.
- Sir Thomas Cromwell, Carry On Henry VIII (also known as Carry On Henry),Rank/American International, 1970.
- Percy Snooper, Carry On Loving, Rank, 1970.
- Emile, Carry On Emanuelle, Hemdale International, 1978.
- Sir Henry Baskerville, The Hound of the Baskervilles, Atlantic, 1980.
- Also appeared in The Beggar's Opera, Warner Brothers, 1953; Trent's LastCase, British Lion, 1953; and Innocents of Paris, Tudor, 1955.
Credits; PRINCIPAL TELEVISION APPEARANCES; SERIES
- Hancock's Half Hour, International Cabaret, The Kenneth Williams Show, and Whizz Kids Guide.
Credits; PRINCIPAL RADIO APPEARANCES; SERIES
- Round the Horne, Stop Messing About, and Just a Minute.
- Acid Drops, 1980.
- Back Drops, 1983.
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