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Joss Ackland | King George V

Theatre includes: ‘Shotover’ in Heartbreak House; ‘Weller Martin’ in The Gin Game; ‘Clarence Darrow’ in Never the Sinner; ‘Falstaff’ in Henry IV; ‘Captain Hook’ in Peter Pan; ‘Brassbound’ in Captain Brassbound’s Conversion; ‘Alfred Ill’ in The Visit; ‘Gus’ in Hotel in Amsterdam; ‘Gaev’ in The Cherry Orchard; ‘Galileo’ in Galileo; ‘Long John Silver’ in Treasure Island; ‘Eustace Perrin State’ in The Madras House; Come As You Are; Collaborators.

Musicals include: ‘Justice Squeezum’ in Lock up Your Daughters;  ‘Jorrocks’ in Jorrocks;  ‘Peron’ in Evita;  ‘Frederick Egermann’ in A Little Night Music;  ‘Captain Hook’ in Peter Pan the Musical;  ‘The King’ in The Little Prince.

Television includes : ‘C.S.Lewis’ in Shadowlands, ‘Alan Holly’ in First and Last, ‘Gerald Carmody’ in Daisies in December, ‘Barrett’ in Barretts’ of Wimpole Street, ‘Isaac’ in The Bible, ‘Onassis’ in A Woman Named Jackie, ‘Cummings’ in Ashenden, ‘Terence Fielding’ in Murder of Quality, ‘Hermann Goering’ in The Man Who Lived at the Ritz.

Film includes: ‘Jock Delves Broughton’ in White Mischief, ‘Don Masino’ in The Sicilian. His stage and screen lovers were Jean Simmons, Claire Bloom, Ingrid Bergman, Glynis Johns, Greta Scacchi, Barbara Cook, Lauren Bacall, Anouk Aimee, Dorothy Tutin, and Denholm Elliot. His longest running mate was Rosemary Kirkcaldy. They produced seven children, thirty two grandchildren, and ten great grandchildren.

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