TCM Archive Materials VIEW ALL ARCHIVES (0)
|Also Known As:||Died:||September 11, 2009|
|Born:||August 5, 1934||Cause of Death:||complications from a stroke|
|Birth Place:||Johannesburg, , ZA||Profession:||Cast ...|
RATE AND COMMENT
With playwright Athol Fugard formed small drama group The Rehearsal Room in the 1950s
Exiled from South Africa for radical theater
Moved to London with production, "The Blood Knot"
Feature film debut (bit part), "Darling"
Performed on London stage in such plays as "Boesman and Lena," "Othello," "Brother Jero," and "The Tempest"
Film acting debut, "The Comedians"
Moved to America; off-Broadway stage debut, "Boesman and Lena" (at the Circle Repertory Theater)
First TV-movie role in "One in a Million: The Ron LeFlore Story"
Starred on Broadway in "'Master Harold...and the boys'" (1982) and "Fingernails Blue As Flowers"; directed plays "Angel Feathers on the Roof," and "I'm a Come Home Child"
Reprised stage role in Showtime adaptation of "'Master Harold' .,, and the boys"
Received acclaim for role in "Cry Freedom"
Taught at the American Conservatory Theater
Please support TCMDB by adding to this information.Click here to contribute