Richard WILSON

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1936-07-09
Education Greenock HS, RADA
Publications N/A
Recreations squash, swimming and eating
Clubs RAC, Groucho, Garrick
Style Richard Wilson, Esq, OBE
Career actor/director; rector Univ of Glasgow 1996-98; >ir< lead roles in Operation Bad Apple, An Honourable Trade, May Days, Normal Service (Hampstead Theatre), Waiting for God (Manchester Royal Exchange); Edinburgh Traverse: title role in Uncle Vanya, Vladamir in Waiting for Godot; Stephen Feeble in The Weekend (tour and West End), Kabak in Occupations (Stables Theatre Manchester); Dr Rance in What the Butler Saw (RNT) 1995; >ir< Royal Court: Women Laughing, God's Second In Command, Other Worlds, Heaven and Hell, A Wholly Healthy Glasgow, Toast, Four, Mr Kolpert, Nightingale and Chase, I just Stopped By To See The Man; Royal Exchange Manchester: The Lodger, Women Laughing (Best New Play Manchester Evening News, Writers' Guild of GB Award for regnl theatre), An Inspector Calls, A Wholly Healthy Glasgow; Hampstead Theatre: Imagine Drowning (John Whiting Award), President Wilson in Paris, Lenz; Bush Theatre: View of Kabul, Commitments; also Prin (Lyric Hammersmith and Lyric Shaftesbury), Simply Disconnected (Chichester) 1996, Tom and Clem (Aldwych) 1997, Where Do We Live (Royal Court), Under the Whaleback (Royal Court) 2003; >ir<; BBC: One Foot in the Grave (6 series), One Foot in the Algarve, The Vision Thing, Unnatural Pursuits, Fatherland, Normal Service, Tutti Frutti, The Holy City, Poppyland, Life as We Know it, In the Red, Life Support; Granada/Actor: Cluedo, Sherlock Holmes; YTV/Actor: High and Dry, Room at the Bottom, Emmerdale Farm; Under the Hammer, The Other Side of Paradise (Central/Grundy), Inspector Morse (Zenith), Mr Bean (Thames), Selling Hitler (Euston), The Woman I Love (HTV), Murder by the Book (TVS), Walking the Plank (Yorkshire), Sweeney, Only When I Laugh (4 series), Victorian Scandals, Sharp Intake of Breath (2 series), My Good Woman (3 series), Crown Court, Gulliver's Travels (Channel 4) 1996, Duck Patrol (LWT) 1997, High Stakes (ITV), Father Ted (Hat Trick), Born and Bred (BBC) 2003; >ir< BBC: Changing Step (winner Best Feature BANFF TV), A Wholly Unhealthy Glasgow, Under the Hammer, Remainder Man, Commitments; >ir< Soft Top Hard Shoulder, Carry on Columbus, A Dry White Season, How to get ahead in Advertising, Fellow Travellers, Prick up your Ears, Whoops Apocalypse, Passage to India, Women Talking Dirty, Watch that Man; >ir< British Comedy Award for Top TV Comedy Actor 1991, BAFTA Award for Light Entertainment 1991 and 1993, Scottish BAFTA for Best TV Actor 1993
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