Anton Rodgers Biography (1933-)

Born January 10, 1933, in Wisbech, England; son of William Robert and Leonore(maiden name, Wood) Rodgers; married Morna Eugenie Watson. Addresses:Contact: c/o RAC Club, Pall Mall, London SW1, England.; Agent: Ruth Cooper,PRD Drury House, 34-43 Russel St., London WC2B 5HA.

Nationality
British
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor, director
Birth Details
January 10, 1933
Wisbech, United Kingdom

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Stage Appearances
  • Carmen, Royal Opera House, London, 1947
  • The Boyfriend, Wyndham's Theatre, London, 1957
  • Fingers, The Crooked Mile, Cambridge Theatre, London, 1959
  • Member of ensemble, And Another Thing (revue), Fortune Theatre, London, 1960
  • Withers and Tom, Plays for England, Royal Court Theatre, London, 1962
  • Twists, Edinburgh Festival Theatre, Edinburgh, Scotland, 1962
  • Jingle, Pickwick, Savile Theatre, London, 1963, then 46th Street Theatre, New York City, 1965
  • Felix, The Owl and the Pussycat, Criterion Theatre, London, 1966
  • Francis Archer, The Beaux' Stratagem, Chichester Festival Theatre,Chichester, England, 1967
  • Randall Utterword, Heartbreak House, Chichester Festival Theatre,1967
  • Fadinard, An Italian Straw Hat, Chichester Festival Theatre, 1967
  • Title role, Henry V, Belgrade Theatre, Coventry, England, 1968
  • Vladimir, Waiting for Godot, University Theatre, Manchester, England, 1968
  • Dr. Stockman, An Enemy of the People, Harrogate Theatre, London, 1969
  • Gerald, The Formation Dancers, Hampstead Theatre Club, London, 1971
  • Frank, Forget-Me-Not Lane, Greenwich Theatre, then Apollo Theatre,both London, 1971
  • Macheath, The Threepenny Opera, Stratford Shakespearean Festival,Stratford, Ontario, 1972
  • Dr. Rank, A Doll's House, Criterion Theatre, 1973
  • Lord Henry Wotton, The Picture of Dorian Gray, Greenwich Theatre,1975
  • Astrov, Uncle Vanya, Oxford Playhouse, Oxford, England, 1975
  • Jack Manningham, Gaslight, Criterion Theatre, 1976
  • Member of ensemble, Songbook (revue), Globe Theatre, London, 1979
  • Gerry Stratton, Time of My Life, Vaudeville Theatre, London, 1993
  • Colonel Parrott, Blue Murder, 1996
  • Frank Foster, How the Other Half Loves, The Oxford Playhouse, 1998, then Belrade Theatre, Coventry, UK, 1998
  • Etienne, Under the Doctor, Comedy Theatre, London, 2001
  • Major Tours
  • Pip, Great Expectations, British cities, 1948
  • Title role, The Winslow Boy, British cities, 1949
  • Hildy Johnson, The Front Page, National Theatre Company, Australian cities, 1974
  • Stage Work
  • Director
  • A Piece of Cake, Leatherhead, England, 1968
  • Grass Roots, Leatherhead, England, 1968
  • (And creator), We Who Are About To..., Hampstead Theatre Club, then revised as Mixed Doubles, Comedy Theatre, London, both 1969
  • The Fantasticks, Ibiza Festival, 1970
  • The Rainmaker, Ibiza Festival, 1970
  • The Fantasticks, Hampstead Theatre Club, 1970
  • Roses of Eyam, Northcott Theatre, Exeter, England, 1970
  • The Taming of the Shrew, Northcott Theatre, 1970
  • Death of a Salesman, Oxford Playhouse, 1975
  • Are You Now or Have You Ever Been..., Bush Theatre, London, 1977
  • Flashpoint, New End Theatre, then Mayfair Theatre, both London, 1979
  • Film Appearances
  • Duke, Rotten to the Core, Cinema V, 1956
  • Tomson, Crash Drive, United Artists, 1959
  • Night Train for Inverness, Paramount, 1960
  • Tom, Part-Time Wife, British Lion, 1961
  • Alec, Petticoat Pirates, Warner Bros./Pathe, 1961
  • Dan Conyers, Tarnished Heroes, WPD, 1961
  • Young man, Carry on Cruising, 1962
  • Hardy, Carry on, Jack (also known as Carry on, Venus), Warner Bros./Pathe, 1963
  • The Swingin' Maiden (also known as The Iron Maiden), AngloAmalgamated/Columbia, 1963
  • The Traitors, Universal, 1963
  • To Chase a Million, 1967
  • (Uncredited) German officer at airfield, Where Eagles Dare, 1969
  • Tony Alexander, The Man Who Haunted Himself, Levitt-Pickman, 1970
  • Tom Jenkins, Scrooge, National General, 1970
  • Bernard, The Day of the Jackal, Universal, 1973
  • Michael White, Intimate Reflections, 1974
  • East of Elephant Rock, Kendon, 1976
  • George Berenson, The Fourth Protocol, Lorimar, 1987
  • Inspector Andre, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Orion, 1988
  • Duke d'Antan, Impromptu, Hemdale, 1991
  • Chief Lazar, Blake Edwards' Son of the Pink Panther, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1993
  • Television Appearances
  • Movies
  • Julian Clay, The Eye (also known as Out of the Unknown: The Eye), 1966
  • Jamie, Jamie, on a Flying Visit (also known as Wednesday Play:Jamie, on a Flying Visit), 1968
  • Coming Out (also known as Play for Today: Coming Out), 1979
  • Dr. Max Hargrove, Agatha Christie's "Murder with Mirrors," CBS, 1985
  • John, Comeback, 1987
  • Also appeared in The Flaxborough Chronicles.
  • Series
  • Lt. Gilmore RN, The Sky Larks, 1958
  • Ukridge, 1968
  • Zodiak, 1974
  • William Fields, Fresh Fields, 1984
  • Alec Callender, May to December, 1989
  • William Fields, French Fields, 1989
  • Noah Kirby, Noah's Ark, 1997
  • Episodic
  • Attala, "Yesterday's Enemies," Danger Man, 1965
  • Peta Stone, "The Night-lifers," Gideon's Way, 1965
  • Julian Clay, "The Eye," Out of the Unknown, 1966
  • Pierre, "A Double in Diamonds," The Saint, 1967
  • Number two, "The Schizoid Man," The Prisoner, 1967
  • Jules, "Reply Box No. 666," The Champions, 1968
  • Terrell, "One of Our Aircraft Is Empty," Department S, 1969
  • Dr. Matthews, "Remission-Negative," Fraud Squad, 1970
  • Scone, "The Mistress and the Maids," Upstairs, Downstairs, 1971
  • Phillipe de Brion, "All That Glisters: Parts 1 & 2," Jason King, 1971
  • King Con, The Protectors, 1972
  • Affairs of the Heart, 1974
  • Ken Aspen, "Rumpole and the Honourable Member," Rumpole of the Bailey, 1978
  • Samuel Jordan, "After the War," Masterpiece Theatre, PBS, 1990
  • Langtry, "Lilly," Masterpiece Theatre, PBS, 1999
  • Also appeared as Newdigate, in The Duchess of Duke Street.
  • Miniseries
  • "Disraeli," Masterpiece Theatre, PBS, 1978
  • Ronald Kegworthy, UpRising, 1999
  • RECORDINGS
  • Taped Readings
  • Robinson Crusoe (unabridged), Multilingua Inc., 1994
  • Robinson Crusoe (abridged), Media Books, 1999
  • Also recorded The Phantom of the Opera; The Devil Rides Out; Three Men in a Boat; Jolly Snow and Other Stories; Jolly Snow; Jolly Tall; Old Bear and Other Stories; Old Bear Stories; Old Bear's Nursery Stories; and Ruff and Other Stories.

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