David Oxley (1920-1985). English-born actor.
David was born on November 7, 1920 in Wellington, Somerset, England. He trained at the Central School, London. He died on October 30, 1985 in Malaga, Spain.
He went to Stratford-on-Avon after completing his studies, where he worked under directors Peter Brook  and Michael Benthall. After a spell of repertory, he made his first West End appearance in Medea with Eileen Hurley, directed by John Gielgud.
Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance
He starred as Higgins in ACT’s production of My Fair Lady, together with Diane Todd, at the Empire Theatre in 1962. It played to 234 packed houses before repeating its success in Cape Town and Durban.
The Tempest theatre programme, Maynardville, 1973.
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