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.

Birth Details
February 28, 1918
Peckham, London, England

Famous Works

  • 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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