Antony SHER

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1949-06-14
Education Sea Point Boys HS Cape Town, Webber-Douglas Acad of Dramatic Art London, Post Grad drama course Manchester Univ Drama Dept and Manchester Poly Sch of Theatre
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Style Sir Antony Sher, KBE
Career actor, author and artist; DLitt (hc) Univ of Liverpool 1998, Hon DUniv Exeter 2004, Hon DLitt Univ of Warwick 2007, Hon DLitt Univ of Cape Town 2010; >ir< assoc artist RSC, roles incl: Richard III (Best Actor Awards: Drama Magazine Awards 1984, Evening Standard Awards 1985 and Olivier Awards 1985), Shylock in Merchant of Venice, The Fool in King Lear, Vindice in The Revenger's Tragedy, Tartuffe, Johnnie in Hello and Goodbye, title role in Singer, title role in Tamburlaine 1993, title role in Cyrano de Bergerac 1997, Leontes in The Winter's Tale 1999, title role in Macbeth 1999, Domitian Caesar in The Roman Actor 2002, Malevole in The Malcontent 2002, Iago in Othello 2004, Prospero in The Tempest 2009 (co-prodn with Baxter Theatre Cape Town); other roles incl: Arnold in Torch Song Trilogy (Albery) 1985 (Best Actor Olivier Awards 1985), title role in Arturo Ui (RNT) 1991, Astrov in Uncle Vanya (RNT) 1992, Henry Carr in Travesties (Savoy) 1994, Titus Andronicus (Market Theatre Johannesburg, transfered to RNT, TMA Best Actor Award) 1995, Stanley (RNT and Broadway) 1996 (Best Actor Olivier Awards 1997), Tsafendas in ID (Almeida) 2003, Primo (Cape Town RNT and Broadway) 2004-05 (Best Solo Performance NY Drama Desk Awards, Outer Critics Circle Awards and South African Fleur du Cap Awards 2006), title role in Kean (Apollo) 2007, Stockmann in Enemy of the People (Sheffield Crucible) 2010, Gellburg in Broken Glass (Tricycle Theatre) 2010 and (Vaudeville Theatre) 2011, Jacob in Travelling Light (NT) 2012, Freud in Hysteria (Bath Theatre Royal and Hampstead Theatre) 2013, Voigt in The Captain of Köpenick (Royal Nat Theatre) 2013; dir Breakfast with Mugabe (RSC); >ir< incl: Howard Kirk in The History Man (BBC) 1980, Genghis Cohn (BBC) 1993, Macbeth (Channel 4) 2001, The Jury (Granda) 2002, Home (BBC4) 2003, Primo (BBC and HBO) 2007, God on Trial (BBC) 2008, The Shadow Line (BBC) 2011; >ir< incl: Alive and Kicking 1996, Mrs Brown 1997, Churchill the Hollywood Years 2004; >ir< A Cast of Characters (London Jewish Cultural Centre) 2007, The Audience (Nat Theatre) 2009 and (Sheffield Crucible and Coventry Herbert Gallery) 2010
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Food and drink etiquette

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Debrett's notebooks

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