James White

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James White (1957-2006). Actor.

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

Performed in Treasure Island (1964), Black Comedy, Charley's Aunt (1973), Best of Birds and Beasts, Hay Fever, Elizabeth I, Enemy!, Luv and The Great Waltz.

He starred in Feydeau’s farce A Flea in Her Ear at the Alexander Theatre in 1967; in the JODS production of South Pacific which was staged at the Civic Theatre by Brickhill-Burke in 1969; Child's Play ([[PACT 1971); together with Brian Brooke he appeared in Kauffman and Hart’s You Can't Take it With You in 1972; in Shakespeare’s Troilus and Cressida (as "Paris") for PACT in 1974; in Murray Schisgal’s Broadway comedy Luv at the Market Theatre in 1977; in Geoffrey Sutherland’s production of Joan Littlewood’s Oh What a Lovely War! for PACT in 1980.

James also starred in Leslie Darbon’s Murder by Proxy at the Intimate Theatre in 1981; the PACT production of The State Theatre Overflow Show (1981); PACT’s production of The Rivals at the State Theatre in March 1983 and The Little Foxes (PACT 1989).

He played in the 1964 film Seven Against the Sun.


SACD 1973; 1974; 1975/76; 1977/78.

Tucker, 1997.

Martin, Bob, 2008.

Photograph with British actress Dawn Addams, Cape Times, 20 January 1978.

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