Theatre, Film, and Television Biographies
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Ron Haddrick Biography (1929-)
Born April 9, 1929, in Adelaide, Australia; son of Alexander Norman and OliveMay (Gibson) Haddrick; married Margaret Lorraine Quigley. Addresses:HOME--17 Kessell Ave., Homebush West, New South Wales, Australia.
Favorite roles: John Tanner, Azdak, Alf Cook, Jamie Tyrone, Oedipus.
- Birth Details
- April 9, 1929
- Adelaide, Australia
- STAGE DEBUT--Stanislaus, The Eagle Has Two Heads, Tivoli, Adelaide, 1948.
- LONDON DEBUT--Alfred, Toad of Toad Hall, Princes, 1954.
Credits; PRINCIPAL STAGE APPEARANCES
- Hubert, King John, Tybalt, Romeo and Juliet, Antonio, Twelfth Night, Horatio, Hamlet, all with Shakespeare Memorial Theatre Company, Stratford-on-Avon, 1954-59.
- John Tanner, Man and Superman, Jamie Tyrone, Long Day's Journey into Night, Brutus, Julius Caesar, all with Elizabethan Theatre Trust, Sydney, Australia, 1959.
- Heracles, The Rape of the Belt, James Mavor Morell, Candida, Monsewer, The Hostage, Fourth Tempter and Fourth Knight, Murder in the Cathedral, all with Elizabethan Theatre Trust, 1960.
- Murder in the Cathedral, Adelaide Festival of Arts, 1960.
- Alf Cook, The One Day of the Year, Palace, Sydney, then Theatre Royal, Stratford, London, 1961.
- Jacko, Naked Island, Union, Sydney, 1962.
- Dunois, Saint Joan, Adelaide Festival of the Arts, 1962.
- 1963-70, with Old Tote Theatre, Sydney, roles included: Jamie Tyrone, Moon for the Misbegotten, Azdak, The Caucasian Chalk Circle, Pinchwife, The Country Wife, title role, Othello, Claudius, Hamlet, Oedipus, Tyrone Guthrie's King Oedipus.
- Nandor, The Guardsman, Perth Festival, then Parade, 1971.
- Foster, National Health, Parade, 1971.
- Mayor, The Government Inspector, Parade, 1971.
- Ormund, I've Been Here Before, Community, Sydney, 1971.
- Baptista, The Taming of the Shrew, Parade, 1972.
- Gov. Lachlan Macquarie, Macquarie, MTC, Russell Street Theatre, Melbourne, 1972.
- Father, Forget-Me-Not Lane, Parade, 1972.
- Brigadello, How Could You Believe Me When I Said I Loved You When You Know I've Been a Liar All My Life, Parade, 1972.
- Friar, Tis Pity She's a Whore, Octagon, Perth Festival, then Parade, 1973.
- Magistrate, Lysistrata, Parade, 1973.
- York, Richard II, Ken Collins, What If You Died Tomorrow, both with Old Tote Company at Drama Theatre of Sydney Opera House for their opening season,1973-74, the latter then at Elizabethan, and subsequently Comedy, Melbourne,1974.
- title role, Macbeth, Old Tote Company, Opera Theatre, Sydney Opera House,1974.
- Ken Collins, What If You Died Tomorrow, Comedy, London, 1974.
- Button Moulder, Peer Gynt, Drama Theatre, Sydney Opera House, 1975.
- Alan West, Savages, Theatre Royal, Hobart, then Princess, Launceston, Australia, 1975.
- Harry, Home, Parade, 1975.
- Ezra Mannon, Mourning Becomes Electra, Drama Theatre, 1976.
- Horace Vandergelder, The Matchmaker, Drama Theatre, 1976.
- Uncle Peter, The Plough and the Stars, Drama Theatre, 1977.
- Logan and Posh Jim, Unspeakable Acts, Parade, 1977.
- Major General Anderson-Green, The Brass Hat, Queensland Theatre Company,1977.
- Jock, The Club, Nimrod, Sydney, then Theatre Royal, 1978.
- Ernest, Bedroom Farce, Theatre Royal, Sydney, 1978.
- Jardine Leachman, Lost to the Devil, Neutral Bay Music Hall, Sydney, 1979.
- Jock, The Club, Hampstead, London, 1980.
- Two Gentlemen of Verona, Measure for Measure, both in Sydney, 1980.
- Eek and Zeek Perkins, Man from Mukinupin, Sydney Theatre Company, 1981.
- Chebutykin, The Three Sisters, Nimrod, 1981.
- Falstaff, Henry IV, Part I, Big Daddy, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Le Bret, Cyrano de Bergerac, all with Sydney Theatre Company, 1981.
- Kalabushkin, The Suicide, Nimrod, 1982.
- Casanova, Camino Real, Jane Street Theatre, Sydney, 1982.
- Peppino, Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Queensland Theatre Company, 1982.
- Houses, Happy and Holy Occasion, Sydney Theatre Company, 1982.
- Tom, Fields of Heaven, Sir Wilfred Witwood, The Way of the World, Van Maibeling, Gossip from the Forrest, Firs, The Cherry Orchard, Vincent Crummels/Arthur Gride, Nicholas Nickleby, all Sydney Theatre Company, 1983.
- Frank, Travelling North, Uncle Harvey, Seasons Greetings, both NorthsideTheatre Company, 1984.
Credits; MAJOR TOURS
- Dunois, Saint Joan, 1962.
- Jock, The Club, 1978.
- Vincent Crummles and Arthur Gride, Nicholas Nickleby, Melbourne and Adelaide.
Credits; PRINCIPAL TELEVISION APPEARANCES
- Dave Ruben, Reunion Day, London.
- David King, A Sleep of Prisoners.
- Petruchio, The Taming of the Shrew.
- Dr. Redfern, The Outcasts.
- title role, Tartuffe.
- title role, The Stranger.
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