Rupert Frazer Biography (1947-)

Full name, Rupert Peter Frazer; born March 12, 1947, in England; son of SimonRobert (an army officer) and Dawn (a sheep farmer; maiden name, Gwynne-Howell) Frazer; married Jane Alison Cattermull (a television casting agent), March20, 1975; children: Hugo, Liberty (daughter), Jessamy (daughter). Addresses: Contact: c/o Markham & Froggatt Ltd., Julian House, 4 Windmill St., London W1P 1HF, England.

Birth Details
March 12, 1947
United Kingdom

Famous Works

  • Stage Appearances
  • (Stage debut) Sebastian, Twelfth Night, Northcott Theatre, Exeter,England, 1970
  • The cook, Mother Courage, Citizens Theatre, Glasgow, Scotland, c.1970
  • Montecelso, The White Devil, Citizens Theatre, c. 1970
  • Madame, The Maids, Citizens Theatre, c. 1970
  • Andrea, Galileo, Citizens Theatre, c. 1970
  • Hamlet, Citizens Theatre Company, 1970
  • Title role, Titus Andronicus, Citizens Theatre Company, Weisbaden,West Germany, 1970
  • Alcibiades, Timon of Athens, Citizens Theatre Company, Dublin, Ireland, 1971
  • Title role, Tamburlaine, Citizens Theatre Company, Edinburgh Festival Theatre, Edinburgh, Scotland, 1972
  • (London debut) Atahualpa, The Royal Hunt of the Sun, Round House Theatre, 1973
  • Ferdinand, The Tempest, National Theatre Company, Old Vic Theatre,London, 1974
  • Ferdinand, The Duchess of Malfi, Citizens Theatre, 1975
  • Thyestes, Citizens Theatre Company, 1975
  • Jonathan Harker, Dracula, Shaftesbury Theatre, London, 1976
  • Horseman, Equus, Albery Theatre, London, 1979
  • Hugo and Ferdinand, Ring around the Moon, Royal Exchange Theatre,Manchester, England, 1981
  • Rodophil/Antony, Marriage a la Mode, Citizens Theatre Company, 1981
  • Mirabel, The Way of the World, Greenwich Theatre, Greenwich, England, 1984
  • Peter Brind, The Table of the Two Horsemen, Greenwich Theatre, London, 1990
  • Clark, The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui, National Theatre Company,Olivier Theatre, London, 1991
  • Count Lodovico, The White Devil, National Theatre Company, OlivierTheatre, 1991
  • Lord Windermere, Lady Windermere's Fan, Birmingham Repertory Theatre Company, Albery Theatre, London, 1994
  • Michael, The Thickness of Skin, Theatre Upstairs, London, 1996
  • Claudius, Hamlet, Bristol Old Vic Theatre, 1999
  • Basil Hallward, Dorian Gray, Theatre Royal, Windsor, England, thenYvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford, England, both 2001
  • Roddy, Naked Justice, West Yorkshire Playhouse, 2001, then Leeds Theatre, Leeds, England, 2002
  • Appeared as Charles, Blithe Spirit, Bristol Old Vic Theatre; in the title role, King Lear, Citizens Theatre Company; and as Orsino, AMidsummer Night's Dream, Theatre Clwyd; also appeared in productions ofThe Big Parade, Theatre Clwyd; The Lonely Road, Old Vic Theatre; Marching Song, Theatre Clwyd; Mindkill, Greenwich Theatre; Misery, Leicester Haymarket Theatre, Leicester, England; A Patriot for Me, Theatre Royal, Haymarket; Rosmersholm, National Theatre, London; Torch Song Trilogy, Albery Theatre; Pierre, Venice Preserved, Citizens Theatre Company; and War Music.
  • Major Tours
  • Atahualpa, Royal Hunt of the Sun, Prospect Theatre Company, citiesin England, Egypt, and Cyprus, 1973
  • Orsino, Twelfth Night, Prospect Theatre Company, cities in England, Egypt, and Cyprus, 1973
  • Achilles, Der Musik, Prospect Theatre Company, cities in England,Egypt, Yugoslavia, Jordan, and West Germany, 1977
  • Basil Hallward, Dorian Gray, 2001
  • Appeared as Lysimachus in Pericles, Prospect Theatre Company.
  • Film Appearances
  • (Film debut) Jack, Hussy, Don Boyd Productions, 1979
  • Muller, Eye of the Needle, United Artists, 1980
  • Clive, The Wars, International Spectrafilm, 1981
  • Lieutenant Johnson, Gandhi, Columbia, 1982
  • British officer, Bullshot (also known as Bullshot Crummond), HandMade, 1983
  • Lionel Stephens, The Shooting Party, European Classics, 1984
  • Jim's father, Empire of the Sun, Warner Bros., 1987
  • Alan Desmond, The Girl in a Swing, J&M, 1989
  • Paul W. Bartlett, Zorn, S. Andrews, 1994
  • Maunder, Shadow Run, 1998
  • Television Appearances: Movies
  • Jacques, secretary to the count, The Marquise, 1980
  • Collins, The Curse of King Tut's Tomb, NBC, 1980
  • Security officer, From a Far Country: Pope John Paul II (also known as From a Far Country: Da un paese lontano and Z dalekiego kraje), 1981
  • A Different Kind of Love, 1986
  • Algernon Moncrieff, The Importance of Being Earnest, 1986
  • Lord Perry Brownlow, The Woman He Loved, CBS, 1988
  • Roger, Back Home, The Disney Channel, 1990
  • Mr. Farlow, The Reef (also known as Passion's Way), CBS, 1997
  • Television Appearances
  • Miniseries
  • Edward Brittain, Testament of Youth, BBC (England), 1980
  • Wigram Battye, The Far Pavilions (also known as Blade of Steel), 1984
  • Stephen Maxie, Cover Her Face, Anglia (England), 1984
  • Duke of Gloucester, Beryl Markham: A Shadow on the Sun (also knownas A Shadow on the Sun), 1988
  • Lieutenant Werner von Haeften, War and Remembrance, ABC, 1988-1989
  • George Lamson-Scribener, Berkeley Square, PBS, 1998
  • Lord Paddington, Love in a Cold Climate, PBS, 2001
  • King George V, Shackleton, Arts and Entertainment, 2001
  • Series
  • Philip Castallach, Penmarric, BBC (England), 1980
  • Alexander Montford, The House of Eliott, BBC, 1991
  • Appeared as Superintendent Peter Fallows, Waterfront Beat; also appeared in the series Call Me Mister.
  • Episodic
  • Willoughby, "The Poacher," Dick Turpin, 1979
  • Simon, "Summer School," The Comic Strip Presents, Channel 4 (England), 1983
  • Roland, "Wise Child," The Gentle Touch, 1984
  • Sherlock Holmes, "The Consulting Detective Mystery," Father Dowling Mysteries, NBC, 1991
  • Frank Kendall, "Stag at Bay," Heartbeat, ITV (England), 1999
  • Appeared as Basil Dashwood in "The Colonel's Lady," an episode of Tales of the Unexpected.
  • Other
  • (Television debut) Lord Mark, The Wings of the Dove, BBC (England), 1979
  • Lord Peter Purley, Thomas at Seret, London Weekend Television (England), 1979
  • Lieutenant Roberts, The Vanishing Arms, BBC, 1980
  • Jack Mallory, The Schoolmistress, Yorkshire (England), 1981
  • Peter Prior, Aspects of Love, Granada (England), 1981
  • Stephen Tye, Frost in May, BBC, 1981
  • Claude, The Case of the Middle Aged Housewife, Thames (England), 1981
  • Maurice Bohham-Carter, No. Ten Asian House, Yorkshire, 1982
  • Studzinsky, The White Guard, BBC, 1982
  • Octavius, The Cleopatras, BBC, 1982
  • George, Moerderische Abfahrt--Skitour in den Tod, 1998

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