James White

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(1957-2006). Actor. Performed in Black Comedy, Charley's Aunt (1973), Best of Birds and Beasts, Troilus and Cressida (as “Paris”), Hey Fever, Elizabeth I, Enemy!, Luv and The Great Waltz.

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

(19*-) Actor. ** He starred in Feydeau’s farce A Flea in Her Ear at the Alexander in 1967. It was directed by Albert Ninio for the Reps and also starred Shelagh Holliday, Hal Orlandini and Gordon Mulholland. He starred in the JODS production of South Pacific which was staged at the Civic by Brickhill-Burke in 1969. There were designs by Keith Anderson and it also starred Inia te Wiata, Jean Dell and June Hern. Together with Brian Brooke he appeared in Kauffman and Hart’s You Can’t Take It With You, directed by John Hussey at the Brooke in 1972. He starred in Shakespeare’s Troilus and Cressida, directed by John Hussey, together with Annelisa Weiland, Eckard Rabe and Siegfried Mynhardt for PACT in 1974. He starred in the Academy-Company production of Murray Schisgal’s Broadway comedy Luv, directed by Barney Simon. It also starred Janice Honeyman and Wilson Dunster and was staged at Upstairs at the Market in 1977. He starred in Geoffrey Sutherland’s production of Joan Littlewood’s Oh! What a Lovely War together with Michael Richard, Gay Lambert, Michael McCabe, Judy Page and Erica Rogers for PACT in 1980. He starred in Leslie Darbon’s Murder by Proxy together with Yvonne Banning, Richard Cox and James Borthwick at the Intimate in 1981. He starred in the PACT production of The State Theatre Overflow Show together with Michael McCabe, Pamela Gien and Peter Terry with direction by Nigel Vermaas at the Arena Bistro in 1981. He starred in PACT’s production of Sheridan’s The Rivals together with John Hussey, Wilson Dunster, Pauline Bailey, Pamela Gien and John Lesley directed by Michael Atkinson at the State Theatre in March 1983.

He played in the 1964 film Seven Against the Sun.

Sources

Tucker, 1997.

Martin 2008.


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