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RIP Keith Michell

Discussion in 'Personal' started by nomad, Nov 21, 2015.

  1. nomad

    nomad Star commenter

    Keith Michell, the Shakespearean actor, theatre director and unlikely pop star (as 'Captain Beaky' in 1977), has died at the age of 89.

    Many will remember him for his portrayal of Henry VIII in the landmark British television series, 'The Six Wives of Henry VIII' but for me his most outstanding performance was a Captain James Cook in the Channel 4 mini series of the same name.
     
    Last edited: Nov 21, 2015
  2. By_the_BrownKnoll

    By_the_BrownKnoll Occasional commenter

    A splendid fellow - who released some good singles on Spark 1970 onwards, and of course an LP following Henry VIII film.
     
  3. Lascarina

    Lascarina Star commenter

    I saw him in Irma La Douce on the London stage in 1958 and thought he was wonderful.
     
  4. Spiritwalkerness

    Spiritwalkerness Star commenter

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