Milton; né John Robert Milton JOHNS

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1938-05-13
Education Merrywood GS Bristol, Bristol Old Vic Theatre Sch
Publications N/A
Recreations horse racing, reading, music, cricket (full memb Assoc of Cricket Umpires)
Clubs Garrick, Lord's Taverners, MCC
Style Milton Johns, Esq
Career actor; newspaper columnist The Stage 1992-95; Br Actors Equity: memb Cncl 1972-98, memb Exec 1972-92, hon treas 1975-92, hon life memb 2000; dir Equity Tst Fund 1988- (vice-chm 1995-2010, chm 2011-), chm Acting Accreditation Bd Nat Cncl for Drama Trg 1991-95; vice-pres The Actors' Benevolent Fund 2003 (memb Exec Cncl 1992-, hon treas 1997-); pt/t racecourse announcer and auctioneer; >ir< various repertory incl: Sheffield, Coventry, Leicester and Farnham (also dir); various seasons incl: Bristol Old Vic 1961-62, Chichester Festival Theatre and Royal Exchange Manchester; credits incl: She Stoops to Conquer (debut, Theatre Royal Bristol) 1960, Swiss Cheese in Mother Courage 1961, Czar Alexander II in War and Peace (West End debut, Old Vic and Phoenix) 1962, Peter Shirley in Major Barbara (RSC, Aldwych) 1970, The Woman in Black (Fortune) 1991; >ir< Shop at Sly Corner (debut, BBC) 1960; began by playing various unsavoury characters in detective series; roles since incl: Parker in Pickwick Papers (BBC), William Potter in Death of a Ghost (BBC), Kistiacowski in Oppenheimer (BBC), Rev Horsley in Horseman Riding By (BBC), Griffiths in The Florence Bravo Mystery (BBC), Cassidy in Murphy's Mob (Central), Fred Mitchell in South Riding (Yorkshire), Arnold Haithwaite in The Intruder (Granada), Brendan Scott in Coronation Street (Granada), Adolf Eichmann in War and Remembrance (USA), Ernest Gilles in Born and Bred (BBC)
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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