Alfred Burke Biography (1918-)

Born February 28, 1918, in Peckham, London, England; son of William Burke andSarah Ann O'Leary; married Barbara Bonelle; children: one son, three daughters. Education: Trained for the stage at Royal Academy of DramaticArts; also attended Leo Street Boys' School and Walworth Central School.Career: Actor. Appeared in stage productions at the Library, Manchester, England, Midland Theatre Company, Nottingham Playhouse, and Birmingham Repertory.

Nationality
English
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor
Birth Details
February 28, 1918
Peckham, London, England

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • (Uncredited) Dancer, The Kid from Brooklyn, RKO Radio Pictures, 1946
  • Porter, The Constant Husband, Stratford, 1955
  • (Uncredited) Touch and Go(also known as The Light Touch), Universal-International, 1955
  • Operations Room Controller, High Flight, Columbia, 1956
  • Interpol(also known as Pickup Alley), Columbia, 1957
  • Petty officer, Yangtse Incident(also known as Battle Hell,Escape of the Amethyst, Their Greatest Glory, and Yangtze Incident), Everest Pictures, 1957
  • French ticket clerk, Let's Be Happy, Allied Artists, 1957
  • Lt. Colonel Callander, Amere victoire(also known as Bitter Victory), Columbia, 1957
  • Mr. Pritchard, The Man Inside,1958
  • Captain Ritter, No Time to Die(also known as Tank Force), 1958
  • Podd, Model for Murder, Cinema Associates, 1958
  • Mr. Barnes, The Man Upstairs, Kingsley-Union Films, 1958
  • Poacher, Law and Disorder, Continental, 1958
  • Dealer, Operation Amsterdam, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1959
  • Travers, The Angry Silence,1960
  • Shapley, Moment of Danger(also known as Malaga), Warner Bros., 1960
  • Reporter, The Trials of Oscar Wilde(also known as The Green Carnation, The Man with the Green Carnation, and The Trial of Oscar Wilde), Kingsley International, 1960
  • Knocker Parsons, Dead Lucky,1960
  • Harry Stone, The Man at the Carlton Tower(also known as Edgar Wallace Mysteries: The Man at the Carlton Tower), 1961
  • Mitchell Logan, Backfire(also known as Edgar Wallace Mysteries:Backfire), Allied Artists, 1961
  • Crooks Anonymous, Janus Films, 1962
  • Lany, The Pot Carriers,1962
  • Trigger O'Flynn, On the Beat, United Artists, 1962
  • Lumley, Mix Me a Person,1962
  • Heinrich, The Man Who Finally Died, Goldstone Film Enterprises, 1962
  • Marlon, Farewell Performance, RFD Productions, 1962
  • Colin Webster, Children of the Damned, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1963
  • Inspector Waveney, The 20,000 Pound Kiss(also known as Edgar Wallace Mysteries: The 20,000 Pound Kiss and The o20,000 Kiss), Schoenfeld Films, 1963
  • Dr. Wills, The Nanny, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1965
  • Detective Superintendent Hartley, The Night Caller(also known as Blood Beast from Outer Space, Bloodbeast from Outer Space, and Night Caller from Outer Space), 1965
  • Kersner, Guns in the Heather(also known as The Secret of BoyneCastle and Spy Busters), 1968
  • Alyosha, One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich(also known as En dag i Ivan Denisovitsj'liv), Cinerama, 1970
  • Egeus, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Manuel Salvadore, 1996
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Frank Marker, Public Eye,1965
  • Major Richter, Enemy at the Door,1978
  • Mr. Critchlow, Sophia and Constance,1988
  • Miniseries
  • Reverend Patrick Bronte, The Brontes of Haworth,1973
  • The Borgias,1981
  • Rear Admiral, Longitude, A&E, 2000
  • Movies
  • Adolph Eichmann, The House on Garibaldi Street, ABC, 1979
  • Wojtyla, Sr., Pope John Paul II(also known as The Pope), CBS, 1984
  • Lurgan, Kim, CBS, 1984
  • Jones, The Glory Boys,1984
  • Episodic
  • Charles, "Bullet with My Name On It," Ghost Squad,1961
  • Craven, "The Conspirators," Danger Man,1961
  • Henry Foster, "All Work and No Pay," Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased),1969
  • "Bewitched," Shades of Darkness, PBS, 1984
  • "Poison," Bergerac,1987
  • Also appeared as Kevin, "Come in T-64, Your Time is Ticking," Minder.
  • Other Television Appearances
  • Appeared in The Crucible; Home of the Brave; The StrongAre Lonely; The Birthday Party; The Oresteia.
  • Stage Appearances
  • (Stage debut) The Universal Legacy, Barn Theatre, Shere, Surrey, England, 1939
  • George, Henry VI, Part III, Birmingham Rep, Old Vic Theatre, 19521953
  • Henry Beaufort, Henry VI, Parts 1 & 2, Old Vic Theatre, 1953
  • (West End debut) Second man, The MacRoary Whirl, Duchess Theatre,1953
  • Paster, The Father, Piccadilly Theatre, 1964
  • Title role, Henry IV, Leeds Playhouse, then Edinburgh Festival, 1970
  • Strindberg, Pictures in a Bath of Acid, Leeds, 1971
  • Becket, Murder in the Cathedral, Worcestor Cathedral, 1971
  • Abel Murdoch, The Centaur, Royal Court, 1972
  • Title role, Dr. Knock, Oxford Playhouse, 1973
  • Escalus, Romeo and Juliet, Royal Shakespeare Company Theatre, Stratford-Upon-Avon, England, 2000
  • John of Gaunt, Richard II, Royal Shakespeare Company Theatre, Stratford-Upon-Avon, 2000
  • Also appeared as Duncan, Macbeth, Gonzola, The Tempest, Nestor, Troilus and Cressida, Lefeu, All's Well That Ends Well, Lepidus, Antony and Cleopatra, and Button Moulder, Peer Gynt,all Royal Shakespeare Company.

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