Lewis Fiander Biography (1938-)

Born January 12, 1938, in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; son of Walter Lewisand Mona Jane (King) Fiander; married Claire Loise Curzon-Price. Addresses: OFFICE--Chatto and Linnit, Prince of Wales Theatre, Coventry Street, London SW1, England.

Favorite roles: Leslie, The Hostage; John Adams, 1776; and Jack Rover, Wild Oats.

Birth Details
January 12, 1938
Melbourne, Australia

Famous Works

  • Credits
  • STAGE DEBUT--Tom, Accolade, National Theatre, Melbourne, Australia, 1954.
  • LONDON DEBUT--Hughie, The One Day of the Year, Theatre Royal, Stratford East, 1962.
  • Launcelot Gobbo, The Merchant of Venice, and Feste, Twelfth Night, both with the National Company, Melbourne, 1954-56.
  • Ishmael, Moby Dick-Rehearsed, and ten other productions for the Union Repertory Company, Melbourne, 1959-60.
  • Leslie, The Hostage, Geoff, A Taste of Honey, Launcelot Gobbo and two performances as Shylock, The Merchant of Venice, all with the Elizabethan Theatre Trust, Sydney, Australia, 1960-62.
  • first gentleman, The School for Scandal, Haymarket Theatre, London, 1963.
  • Lory, Virtue in Danger, Mermaid Theatre, then Strand Theatre, London, 1963.
  • understudy title role, Hamlet, de Courcelles, St. Joan, and Domingo, TheRoyal Hunt of the Sun, all with the National Theatre, Old Vic Theatre, 1963-64.
  • Title role, Stephen D., Citizen's Glasgow Theatre, Scotland, 1966.
  • Deacon Pobyedov, The Duel, Duke of York's Theatre, London, 1968.
  • Christian Talbot, The Pursuit of Love, Bristol Old Vic, U.K., 1967.
  • John Adams, 1776, New Theatre (Albery), London, 1970, and at Her Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne then Theatre Royal, Sydney, both 1971.
  • Mosca, Volpone, Bristol Old Vic, U.K., 1971.
  • Lord Melbourne and Benjamin Disraeli, I and Albert, Piccadilly Theatre, London, 1972.
  • King Herod, Follow the Star, Chichester Festival Theatre, 1974 and Westminster, U.K., 1975.
  • George, Same Time Next Year, Her Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne, then Theatre Royal, Sydney, both 1976.
  • Jack Rover, Wild Oats, Royal Shakespeare Company, Piccadilly Theatre, London, 1977.
  • Bluntschli, Arms and the Man, Greenwich Theatre, London, 1978.
  • Owen Shorter, Clouds, Criterion Theatre, London, 1979.
  • Littleton Coke, Old Heads and Young Hearts, Chichester Festival, U.K., 1980.
  • Credits; MAJOR TOURS
  • Antipholus of Syracuse, The Comedy of Errors, with the Royal ShakespeareCompany, New Zealand cities, 1966.
  • Truwit, The Silent Woman, Warwick, Saint Joan, and title role, Peer Gynt,with the Oxford Playhouse Company, U.K. cities, 1967-70.
  • FILM DEBUT--The Password Is Courage, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), 1963.
  • Sweeney 2.
  • Pride and Prejudice.
  • Notorious Woman.
  • Smith.

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