76 (passed away Oct. 20th, 1989)
Sep. 7th, 1913
Ainsdale, Southport, Lancashire (now Aindale, Sefton, Merseyside), England, UK
Anthony Quayle's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles1979 - Murder by Decree
1976 - The Eagle Has Landed
1969 - Anne of the Thousand Days
1969 - Mackenna's Gold
1965 - A Study in Terror
1965 - Operation Crossbow
1964 - The Fall of the Roman Empire
1962 - Lawrence of Arabia
1961 - The Guns of Navarone
1959 - Tarzan's Greatest Adventure
1956 - The Wrong Man
1948 - Hamlet
1938 - Pygmalion
Guest TV Roles
Col. Julian Rodney
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- Father of actress 'Jenny Quayle' (qv)
- He was nominated for Broadway's 1956 Tony Award as Best Featured or Supporting Actor (Dramatic) for his role in the play, "Tamburlaine the Great.".
- He was a British army Major during WW2 and then played one in 'The Guns of Navarone'.
- He formed his own theatre company, 'Compass' which toured the provinces introducing theatre to new audiences.
- He was awarded the CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in 1952 and awarded Knight Bachelor of the Order of the British Empire in 1985 for his services to drama.
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