Keith Galloway

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Keith Galloway (19*-2010) British-born actor, writer, director, choreographer.


He moved to SA in 1970, where he died in July 2010. He married Delia Sainsbury in 1970 after having met her in a Drury Lane production of The Four Musketeers. Their daughters Joanne (billed as Jo Galloway) and Genna Galloway have followed in their footsteps as actors, singers and dancers.



He trained at the Mary Archbutt studios in Manchester UK.


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

He starred in West Side Story which was staged at the Alexander Theatre in 1970 by Hymie Udwin’s Academy.

Together with his wife, Delia Sainsbury, he opened small theatres in Johannesburg and Cape Town where they staged a musical for children called Wooglebugs, Witches and Wonderful Things at the newly opened Little Theatre in 1983. They ran the Little Theatre in Rosebank circa 1987.

In 1992 they moved to Cape Town and established The Waterfront Theatre School.

Awards, etc


Cape Times, 3 December 2009.

Tucker, 1997.

For more information

Tribute by Delia Sainsbury broadcast on 21 July 2010 [1].

Who's Who Southern Africa [2].

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