Theatre, Film, and Television Biographies
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Harry Andrews Biography (1911-1989)
Full name, Harry Fleetwood Andrews; born November 10, 1911, in Tonbridge, England; died as the result of a viral infection, March 7, 1989, in Salehurst, England; son of Henry Arthur and Amy Diana Frances (Horner) Andrews.
- Birth Details
- November 10, 1911
- Tonbridge, England
- Death Details
- March 7, 1989
- Salehurst, England
- STAGE DEBUT--John, The Long Christmas Dinner, Liverpool Repertory Company, Liverpool Playhouse, Liverpool, U.K., 1933.
- LONDON DEBUT--John, Worse Things Happen at Sea, St. James' Theatre, 1935.
- BROADWAY DEBUT--Horatio, Hamlet, Empire Theatre, 1936.
Credits; PRINCIPAL STAGE APPEARANCES
- Christopher, Snow in Summer, Whitehall Theatre, London, 1935.
- Lion, Noah, then Abraham and captain, Romeo and Juliet, both New Theatre,London, 1935.
- Francis, He Was Born Gay, Queen's Theatre, London, 1937.
- Queen's gentleman, Victoria Regina, Lyric Theatre, London, 1937.
- Diomedes, Troilus and Cressida, Westminster Theatre, London, 1938.
- Demetrius, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Old Vic Theatre, London, 1938.
- Charlie Glover, Hundreds and Thousands, Garrick Theatre, London, 1939.
- John, We at the Crossroads, Globe Theatre, London, 1939.
- Laertes, Hamlet, Lyceum Theatre, London, then Kronborg Castle, Elsinore,Denmark, both 1939.
- Sir Walter Blunt, Henry IV, Part I, Scroop, Henry IV, Part II, Creon, Oedipus, and Sneer, The Critic, all Old Vic Company, Old Vic Theatre, 1945, thenCentury Theatre, New York City, 1946.
- Cornwall, King Lear, Gerald Croft, An Inspector Calls, De Castel- Jaloux,Cyrano de Bergerac, Bolingbroke, Richard II, Hortensio, The Taming of the Shrew, Earl of Warwick, Saint Joan, Osip, The Government Inspector, Tullus Aufidius, Coriolanus, Orsino, Twelfth Night, Lucifer, Dr. Faustus, Mirabel, The Way of the World, and Epihodov, The Cherry Orchard, all New Theatre, 1946-49.
- Macduff, Macbeth, Don Pedro, Much Ado about Nothing, Theseus,A MidsummerNight's Dream, Pisanio, Cymbeline, and Cardinal Wolsey, King Henry VIII, allShakespeare Memorial Theatre Company, Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, Stratford-on-Avon, U.K., 1949.
- Vincentio, Measure for Measure, Brutus, Julius Caesar, Edgar, King Lear,and Benedick, Much Ado about Nothing, all Shakespeare Memorial Theatre Company, Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, 1950.
- Bolingbroke, Henry IV, Shakespeare Memorial Theatre Company, ShakespeareMemorial Theatre, 1951.
- Lucius Septimus, Caesar and Cleopatra, and Enobarbus, Antony and Cleopatra, both Ziegfeld Theatre, New York City, 1951.
- Antonio, The Merchant of Venice, Buckingham, Richard III, Enobarbus, Antony and Cleopatra, and Kent, King Lear, all Shakespeare Memorial Theatre Company, Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, 1953.
- Claudius, Hamlet, title role, Othello, and Don Adriano de Armado, Love'sLabour's Lost, all Shakespeare Memorial Theatre Company, Shakespeare MemorialTheatre, 1956.
- Casanova, Camino Real, Phoenix Theatre, London, 1957.
- title role, King Henry VIII, Old Vic Theatre, 1958.
- Menenius, Coriolanus, Shakespeare Memorial Theatre Company, Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, 1959.
- General Allenby, Ross, Haymarket Theatre, London, 1960.
- Robert Rockhart, The Lizard on the Rock, Phoenix Theatre, 1962.
- Ekart, Baal, Haymarket Theatre, 1963.
- Crampton, You Never Can Tell, Haymarket Theatre, 1966.
- title role, King Lear, Royal Court Theatre, London, 1971.
- Ivan Kilner, A Family, Haymarket Theatre, 1978.
- Von Hotzendorf, A Patriot for Me, Chichester Festival Theatre, Chichester, U.K., then Haymarket Theatre, both 1983, later Los Angeles, CA, 1984.
- Also appeared in Richard II, The School for Scandal, The Three Sisters, and The Merchant of Venice, all Queen's Theatre, 1937-38; and Uncle Vanya, Haymarket Theatre, 1982.
Credits; MAJOR TOURS
- Macduff, Macbeth, Don Pedro, Much Ado about Nothing, Theseus,A MidsummerNight's Dream, Pisanio, Cymbeline, and Cardinal Wolsey, King Henry VIII, allwith the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre Company, Australian cities, 1949.
- title role, King Henry VIII, European cities, 1958.
- FILM DEBUT--R.S.M., Paratrooper (also known as The Red Beret), Columbia,1954.
Credits; PRINCIPAL FILM APPEARANCES
- Earl of Yeonil, The Black Knight, Columbia, 1954.
- Williams, The Man Who Loved Redheads, United Artists, 1955.
- Darius, Alexander the Great, United Artists, 1956.
- Hector, Helen of Troy, Warner Brothers, 1956.
- Sergeant Payne, Hell in Korea (also known as A Hill in Korea), British Lion, 1956.
- Stubb, Moby Dick, Warner Brothers, 1956.
- John de Stognumber, Saint Joan, United Artists, 1957.
- M.S.M. Pugh, Desert Attack (also known as Ice Cold in Alex), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1958.
- Major Henry, I Accuse! (also known as Dreyfus), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), 1958.
- Baltor, Solomon and Sheba, United Artists, 1959.
- Major Swindon, The Devil's Disciple, United Artists, 1959.
- Chief Officer Williams, In the Nick, Columbia, 1960.
- Captain Graham, A Touch of Larceny, Paramount, 1960.
- Captain Rawson, Circle of Deception, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1961.
- Peter, Barabbas, Columbia, 1962.
- Captain Rootes, The Best of Enemies, Columbia, 1962.
- Ayoob, Lisa (also known as The Inspector), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1962.
- General Singh, Nine Hours to Rama (also known as Nine Hours to Live), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1963.
- Captain Curlew, Reach for Glory, Columbia, 1963.
- Father de Bearn, 55 Days at Peking, Allied Artists, 1963.
- Mr. Horton, Nothing but the Best, Royal, 1964.
- Air Marshal Davis, Squadron 633, United Artists, 1964.
- Bramante, The Agony and the Ecstasy, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1965.
- R.S.M. Bert Wilson, The Hill, MGM, 1965.
- Grimmelman, Sands of the Kalahari, Paramount, 1965.
- Sellers, The Truth about Spring, Universal, 1965.
- Superintendent Bestwick, Underworld Informers (also known as The Informers and The Snout), Rank-Continental Distributing, 1965.
- Larsey, The Girl Getters (also known as The System), American International, 1966.
- Sir Gerald Tarrant, Modesty Blaise, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1966.
- Inspector Mendel, The Deadly Affair, Columbia, 1967.
- Gerald Sater, I'll Never Forget What's 'is Name, Regional Films, 1967.
- Inspector Marryatt, The Jokers, Universal, 1967.
- Superintendent Stafford, The Long Duel, Paramount, 1967.
- Governor Stupnagel, The Night of the Generals (also known as La Nuit de generaux), Columbia, 1967.
- Lord Lucan, The Charge of the Light Brigade, United Artists, 1968.
- Intelligence Chief Fraser, A Dandy in Aspic, Columbia, 1968.
- Canning, Dangerous Route, United Artists, 1968.
- Jacob Schpitendavel, The Night They Raided Minsky's (also known as The Night They Invented Striptease), United Artists, 1968.
- Sorin, The Sea Gull, Warner Brothers, 1968.
- senior civil servant, The Battle of Britain, United Artists, 1969.
- Savage, A Nice Girl Like Me, AVCO-Embassy, 1969.
- Brigadier Blore, Play Dirty (also known as Written in the Sand), United Artists, 1969.
- Kramer, The Southern Star (also known as L'Etoile du sud), Columbia, 1969.
- Brigadier Crieff, Brotherly Love (also known as Country Dance), MGM, 1970.
- Ed, Entertaining Mr. Sloan, Warner Pathe, 1970.
- Lieutenant Colonel Thompson, Too Late the Hero (also known as Suicide Run), Cinerama, 1970.
- Mr. Earnshaw, Wuthering Heights, American International, 1970.
- Grand Duke Nicholas, Nicholas and Alexandra, Columbia, 1971.
- master of the house, The Nightcomers, AVCO-Embassy, 1971.
- Father, I Want What I Want, Cinerama, 1972.
- governor and innkeeper, Man of La Mancha, United Artists, 1972.
- 13th Earl of Gurney, The Ruling Class, AVCO-Embassy, 1972.
- title role, The Mackintosh Man, Warner Brothers, 1973.
- Lord Ackerman, Man at the Top, Anglo-EMI, 1973.
- Trevor Dickman, Theatre of Blood, United Artists, 1973.
- Albert Parsons, The Internecine Project, Allied Artists, 1974.
- John, The Last Days of Man on Earth (also known as The Final Programme),New World, 1975.
- Oak, The Blue Bird, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1976.
- Yohanan the Baptist, The Passover Plot, Atlas, 1976.
- Carl Auerbach, Sky Riders, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1976.
- Harry Dalton, Equus, United Artists, 1977.
- Butler Norris, The Big Sleep, United Artists, 1978.
- Hertford, Crossed Swords (also known as The Prince and the Pauper), Warner Brothers, 1978.
- Barnstaple, Death on the Nile, Paramount, 1978.
- Assistant Commissioner, The Medusa Touch, Warner Brothers, 1978.
- second elder, Superman, Warner Brothers, 1978.
- voice of General Woundwort, Watership Down (animated), AVCO-Embassy, 1978.
- high abbot, Hawk the Slayer, ITC, 1980.
- Old Thompson, Mesmerized, Thorn-EMI, 1985.
- Also appeared in Play It Cooler, 1961; Night Hair Child (also known as Child of the Night), Towers, 1971; Burke and Hare, Armitage, 1972.
Credits; PRINCIPAL TELEVISION APPEARANCES; SERIES
- Tom Carrington, Dynasty, ABC, 1985.
- Also Clayhanger.
- MINI-SERIES Lord Bellinger, The Return of Sherlock Holmes, Granada, thenMystery, PBS, 1987.
- Lord Glenross, Inside Story, ABC, 1988.
- Francis Rattenbury, "Cause Celebre," Mystery, PBS, 1988.
- Wynn Baxter, Jack the Ripper, CBS, 1988.
- Mr. Fitzgeorge, "All Passion Spent," Masterpiece Theatre, PBS, 1989.
- Also A Woman of Substance, syndicated, 1984.
- "Clowns," The Play on One, BBC, 1989.
- General Kirk, Destiny of a Spy, NBC, 1969.
- Isaac, The Story of Jacob and Joseph, ABC, 1974.
- General David Feversham, The Four Feathers, NBC, 1978.
- Captain Edward J. Smith, S.O.S. Titanic, ABC, 1979.
- Lord George Carnarvon, The Curse of King Tut's Tomb, NBC, 1980.
- General William Howe, "Valley Forge," The Hallmark Hall of Fame, NBC, 1975.
- Superintendent Battle, The Seven Dials Mystery, syndicated, 1981.
- Also appeared in Edward VII, 1974; as Tolstoy, A Question of Faith.
- title role, Othello; and in An Affair of Honor, Two Gentle People, and Closing Ranks.
OBITUARIES AND OTHER SOURCES:
- New York Times, March 8, 1989.
- Variety, March 15-21, 1989.
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