Alex Michael JENNINGS

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1957-05-10
Education Abbs Cross Tech HS Hornchurch, Univ of Warwick (BA), Bristol Old Vic Theatre Sch
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Style Alex Jennings
Career actor; assoc actor RSC, assoc RNT; Hon DLitt Univ of Warwick 1999; Theatre incl: The Scarlet Pimpernel (Her Majesty's) 1985, The Country Wife (Royal Exchange Manchester) 1986, Too Clever By Half (Old Vic) 1988, The Liar (Old Vic) 1989, The Wild Duck (Peter Hall Co) 1990, The Importance of Being Earnest (Aldwych) 1993, My Fair Lady (RNT, Theatre Royal Drury Lane) 2002, Candide (ENO) 2008 and (Japan) 2010, My Fair Lady (Theatre du Chatelet Paris) 2010 and 2013, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Theatre Royal Drury Lane) 2013; work for the RSC: Hyde Park, The Taming of the Shrew, Measure For Measure 1987-88, Richard II 1990-91, Peer Gynt (Young Vic), Oberon in A Midsummer Night's Dream (also US tour and Broadway) Measure for Measure 1995-96, Much Ado About Nothing, Hamlet (also US) 1996-98; work for RNT: Ghetto 1989, The Recruiting Officer 1992, Albert Speer 2000, The Winter's Tale 2001, The Relapse 2001, His Girl Friday 2003, Stuff Happens 2005, The Alchemist 2006, Present Laughter 2007, The Habit of Art 2009, Collaborators 2011, Cocktail Sticks 2012, Hymn 2012; Television BBC incl: Smiley's People, The Franchise Affair, Alfonso Bonzo, Ashenden (with Kelso Films), Inspector Alleyn, Dread Poet's Soc, Hard Times, Too Much Sun (with Talkback), Riot at the Rite, Waking the Dead, Spooks, State Within, Cranford, 10 Days to War, Hancock and Joan, The Last Days of Lehman Brothers, On Expenses, Silk, The Lady Vanishes, Castles in the Sky; other credits incl: Inspector Morse - Sins of the Fathers (Central), Bye Bye Columbus (Channel Four), Liberty!, The American Revolution, CSS Hunley (TNT TV movie), Bad Blood (Carlton), A Very Social Secretary, Poirot: Cards on the Table, Miss Marple: They Do It With Mirrors, Whitechapel, We'll Take Manhattan, Foyle's War; Film War Requiem, A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Wings of the Dove, Joseph and his Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Four Feathers, Five Children and It, Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason, Babel, The Queen, Trap for Cinderella, Belle, The Lady in the Van; Awards for Too Clever By Half: Drama Magazine Best Actor Award 1988, Plays and Players Actor of the Year Award 1988, Olivier Award for Comedy Performance of the Year 1988; Olivier Award for Best Actor (for Peer Gynt) 1996, Helen Hayes Award for Best Actor (for Hamlet) Washington DC 1999; Evening Standard Drama Award for Best Actor (for The Winter's Tale and The Relapse) 2001, Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Musical (for My Fair Lady) 2002
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