Brian Bedford Biography (1935-)



Born February 16, 1935, in Morley, Yorkshire, England; son of Arthur (a postman) and Ellen (maiden name, O'Donnell) Bedford. Avocational interests: Traveling, reading, going to the movies and theater. Career: Actor and director. Awards, Honors: Obie Award, for acting, Village Voice, 1964, for The Knack; Drama Desk Award, outstanding performance, 1969, for The Misanthrope; Drama Desk Award, outstanding performance, 1970, for Private Lives; Antoinette Perry Award, best dramatic actor, and Drama Desk award, outstanding performance, 1971, both for The Schoolfor Wives; Drama Desk Award, outstanding performance, 1974, for Jumpers; Antoinette Perry Award nomination, best performance by a leading actor in a play, and Drama Desk Award, outstanding performance, 1992, both for Two Shakespearean Actors; Antoinette Perry Award nomination, best performance by a leading actor in a dramatic play, 1994, for Timon of Athens; Antoinette Perry Award nomination, best performance by a leading actor in aplay, and Outer Critics Circle Award nomination, outstanding performance byan actor, 1995, both for The Moliere Comedies; inducted into the Theatre Hall of Fame, 1997; Antoinette Perry Award nomination, best performance bya leading actor in a play, 1997, for London Assurance. Addresses: Office: P.O. Box 298, Hurley, NY 12443-0298.

Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor, director
Birth Details
February 16, 1935
Morley, Yorkshire, England

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