(1949/50?-) Celebrated actor, artist and novelist. Born in South Africa, trained at UCT(?), then went to Britain in 1968, attained British citizenship in 1979, where he made a name for himself as a classical actor. An Associate of the Royal Shakespeare Company, he has won a number of British theatre awards. Perhaps his best remembered role is that of Richard III for which he won the Laurence Olivier Award in 1985 and of which he kept diaries and made sketches, published as The Year of the King. Has directed and performed in a number of British productions of South African plays over the years, including **, **, Hello and Goodbye (200*, with Estelle Kohler), *. He returned to South Africa with his partner Greg Doran in 1994 to run workshops at the Market Theatre, and again in 1995 to perform in and produce a controversial Titus Andronicus at the Market Theatre, which then went on a tour of Britain and Spain. The diaries of this event were published in 1997 as ***. Has written novels (e.g. Middelpost), books on productions he has been in (The Year of the King, ****) and an autobiography ??* He was knighted by the Queen in 200*. . SHER, Anthony. He starred in Athol Fugard’s Hello and Goodbye together with Estelle Kohler in London.
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