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Ian Charleson

Ian Charleson

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Also Known As: Died: January 6, 1990
Born: August 11, 1949 Cause of Death: complications resulting from AIDS
Birth Place: United Kingdom Profession: Cast ...
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1972:
Had early London stage success as Jimmy Porter in "Look Back in Anger"
1978:
Feature film debut in Derek Jarman's "Jubilee"
1980:
Early TV appearance, played Fortinbras in British TV production of "Hamlet", staring Derek Jacobi
1981:
Played leading role as Eric Liddell in "Chariots of Fire"
1982:
Co-starred in "Gandhi"
1982:
Starred opposite Julie Covington in "Ascendancy"
:
Reteamed opposite Julie Covington in Richard Eyre's acclaimed revival of "Guys and Dolls" at the National Theatre
1984:
US TV debut in Cinemax miniseries, "Louisiana"
1984:
Network TV debut in the CBS miniseries, "Master of the Game"
1987:
Final feature film, "Opera", directed by Dario Argento
1988:
Final TV appearance in the title role of the Showtime miniseries, "Codename: Kyril"
1989:
Won rave reviews for his "Hamlet" on the London stage

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