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Chris Galloway (Christopher). (19**-) Actor.



Chris grew up in Cape Town.


He studied drama at Webber Douglas School of Dramatic Art in London, where he won the Academy Shakespeare Award.


After his return from London, he worked for PACT. He worked at The Space in the 1970s and in 1977 he, Bill Curry, Dawie Malan and others formed the experimental theatre group Fringe.

Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance

Roles over the years include those in The Owl and the Pussycat (Academy Theatre, 1967), The Merry Wives of Windsor (as Fenton, Maynardville, January 1969), Don't Drink the Water, Endgame, Macrune’s Guevara, Medea, Tsafendas (all at the Space Theatre), and a number of plays by Pieter-Dirk Uys, including Black Beauty and the Boss (Pieter-Dirk Uys, Labia Theatre, 1976), Snow White and the Special Branch (Pieter-Dirk Uys, Labia Theatre, 1976), Info Scandals (Pieter-Dirk Uys, 1979) Die Van Aardes van Grootoor (1977/78), Appassionata by Pieter-Dirk Uys, 1982. Farce About Uys (Market Theatre, 1983), Rearranging the Deckchairs on the SA Bothatanic (1987), Cry Freemandela – The Movie at (the Warehouse in 1987), Paradise is Closing Down (Revisited) (Pieter-Dirk Uys, 1992).

Paradise is Closing Down (Revisited), Deathwatch, She Stoops to Conquer, Scathkadie the Sorceress, Skating on Thin Uys, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, Chinchilla, The Kimberley Circus, Exit the King.

Films: The Manipulated, Big Game, Act of Mercy.

Awards, etc


The Merry Wives of Windsor theatre programme, 1969.

Chinchilla theatre programme, 1980.

Various entries in the NELM catalogue.

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