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Bernard Miles

Bernard Miles

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Also Known As: Died: June 15, 1991
Born: September 27, 1907 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Uxbridge, England, GB Profession: Cast ...
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MILESTONES

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Worked as a teacher
1930:
Professional stage debut as 2nd messenger in "Richard III"
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Joined the New Theatre in London
1933:
Film acting debut, "Channel Crossing"
1937:
Joined Herbert Farjeon's revue company
1942:
Appeared in first starring role, opposite Noel Coward in "In Which We Serve"
1942:
Contributed to the script of Will Hay's wartime comedy, "The Goose Steps Out"
1944:
Co-wroted, produced and co-directed (with Charles Saunders) first feature film, "Tawny Pipit"
1969:
His stage musical, "Lock Up Your Daughters", adapted from an 18th-century play by Henry Fielding, was subsequently made into a film by Columbia Pictures
1982:
Co-wrote a TV adaptation of his famed annual Christmas Mermaid stage production of Robert Louis Stevenson's "Treasure Island"; played Long John Silver
1991:
Friends in show business staged a benefit for Miles after learning he was nearly blind, confined to a wheelchair and living on a state pension (date approximate)

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