Theatre, Film, and Television Biographies
Peter McEnery to Gene Milford
Joe Melia Biography ((?)-)
Born in London, England. Addresses: Contact--c/o The Spotlight, 42-43Cranbourne Street, London WC2H 7AP, England.
Credits; STAGE APPEARANCES
- Beyond the Fringe, Fortune Theatre, London, England, 1963.
- Sam Wurlitzer, Happy End, Royal Court Theatre, London, 1965.
- Bri, A Day in the Death of Joe Egg, Comedy Theatre, London, 1967.
- Baba, Trixie and Baba, Royal Court Theatre, 1968.
- Title role, Enter Solly Gold, Mermaid Theatre, London, 1970.
- George, Don't Let the Summer Come, Gardner Centre, Brighton, England, 1970.
- Panurge, Rabelais, Round House Theatre, London, 1971.
- Phil, The Sandboy, Greenwich Theatre, London, 1971.
- Macheath, The Threepenny Opera, Prince of Wales Theatre, then Picadilly Theatre, both London, 1972.
- Timothy Black, Who's Who, Fortune Theatre, 1973.
- Ubell Untermeyer, Section Nine, Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC), AldwychTheatre, London, 1974.
- Father Froylan, The Bewitched, RSC, Aldwych Theatre, 1974.
- Bill, The Can Opener, RSC, The Place Theatre, 1974.
- Sergeant Fielding, Too True to be Good, RSC, Aldwych Theatre, then GlobeTheatre, London, both 1975.
- John Dory, Wild Oats, Aldwych Theatre, 1976.
- Corporal Bonny, Privates on Parade, Aldwych Theatre, 1977, and PicadillyTheatre.
- Widow Twang Kee, Aladdin, Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith, London, 1979.
- Touchstone, As You Like It, RSC, Stratford-Upon-Avon, England, 1980.
- Trelawny of the "Wells," Comedy Theatre, 1993.
- Made London debut as Bob le Hotu, Irma la Douce, 1960.
Credits; FILM APPEARANCES
- Whisper, Too Many Crooks, Rank, 1959.
- Stage manager, Follow a Star, Rank, 1959.
- Conductor, Spylarks (released in England as The Intelligence Man), Rank,1965.
- Friend, Four in the Morning, West One Film Producers, 1965.
- Crevier, Modesty Blaise, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1966.
- Photographer, Oh What a Lovely War, Paramount, 1969.
- First messenger, Antony and Cleopatra, Rank, 1973.
- Brent, Sweeney, EMI, 1977.
- Flash Harry, The Wildcats of St. Trinian's, Wildcat, 1980.
- Sergeant Len Bonny, Privates on Parade, Handmade Films, 1982.
- Jonathan Small, The Sign of Four, Mapleton, 1983.
- Also appeared as head waiter, The Odd Job, 1978; voice of Punch, Punch and Judy: Tragical Comedy or Comical Tragedy, 1980; security guard, Pop Pirates, 1984.
Credits; TELEVISION APPEARANCES
- Sergei Kovalov, Sakharov (movie), HBO, 1984.
- Also appeared in episodes of Foreign Affairs (series) and Call My Bluff (game show).