Michael Howell BLAKEMORE

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1928-06-18
Education Cranbrook Sch, The King's Sch, Univ of Sydney, RADA
Publications N/A
Recreations N/A
Clubs RAC
Style Michael Blakemore, AO, OBE
Career stage and film director (occasional writer and actor); co-artistic dir Glasgow Citizen's Theatre 1966-68, assoc dir NT 1971-76, resident dir Lyric Theatre Hammersmith 1980; freelance dir of prize winning prodns: A Day in the Death of Joe Egg 1968, Arturo Ui 1969, Forget-Me-Not-Lane 1971; also dir of: The National Health 1969, Plunder 1975, Long Day's Journey Into Night 1971, The Front Page 1972 (Plays and Players Best Dir Award for the latter two prodns), The Wild Duck, Make and Break, Noises Off, Design for Living, Knuckle, Candida, Separate Tables, Privates on Parade (also the film), Deathtrap, All My Sons, Benefactors (London and Broadway), Made in Bangkok, Lettice and Lovage (London and Broadway), Uncle Vanya, After The Fall, City of Angels (Broadway and London), Noises Off (London and Broadway, received Drama Desk Award 1984), The Sisters Rosensweig (Old Vic), Death Defying Acts (off-Broadway 1995), The Life (Broadway 1997), Alarms and Excursions (London) 1998, Kiss Me Kate (Broadway) 1999 (Tony and Drama Desk Awards 2000) and 2001 (Victoria Palace Theatre London), Copenhagen (RNT 1998, London 1999, Paris 1999 (Moliere Award) and Broadway 2000 (Tony and Drama Desk Awards)), Three Sisters (London) 2003, Democracy (NT) 2003, Embers (Duke of York's) 2006, Deuce (Broadway) 2007, Is He Dead? (Broadway) 2007, Afterlife (NT) 2008, Blithe Spirit (Broadway) 2008; film A Personal History of the Australian Surf (also wrote and acted, Peter Sellers' Award for Comedy in the Standard Film Awards); actor The Last Bastion for Channel 10 television in Australia 1984; film actor/writer/dir Country Life (Aust) 1994; inducted into the American Theatre Hall of Fame 2011
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