Don Maguire

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Don Maguire (19**-). Actor and director.


Don moved to South Africa from Zambia in the late 1960s.




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

As actor he had roles in The Merry Wives of Windsor (Maynardville January 1969), Three Plays in Light and Shadow (The Space, 197*), Home (The Space , 197*), The Price, Othello, The Robe, Anyone for Denis?, The Cherry Orchard, Oliver!, Romeo and Juliet, The Tempest, Twelfth Night, Poor Murderer, The Homecoming, Same Old Moon, Loot, Measure for Measure, Twigs, Beyond Reasonable Doubt, Peril at End House, Thark, Master Class (Pownall), Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. He played Escalus in Measure for Measure, Maynardville (1987).

Directed Home, Send for Dolly, The Man Most Likely To, Blue Remembered Hills, Entertaining Mr Sloane, The Chairs and The Lesson.

Awards, etc

He has been nominated several times for acting awards. In 1979 he won the Fleur du Cap Award for Best Supporting Actor in the role of Gregory Solomon in The Price.


Cat on a Hot Tin Roof theatre programme, Baxter 1980.

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