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==Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance==
 
==Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance==
  
He directed ''[[The Male Animal]]'' at the [[Hofmeyr Theatre]] and ''[[A majority of One]]''.
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He directed ''[[The Male Animal]]'' at the [[Hofmeyr Theatre]] and ''[[A Majority of One]]''.
  
Roles in  [[Jerome Lawrence]] and [[Robert E. Lee]]’s prizewinning play ''[[Inherit the Wind]]'', at the [[Brooke Theatre]] in 1959 for [[Leonard Schach]]’s [[Cockpit Players]]. He also starred in ''[[A Long Day's Journey into Night]]'' at the [[Intimate Theatre]] for the [[Cockpit Players]], together with [[Leon Gluckman]], [[Joan Blake]] and [[Nigel Hawthorne]] in 1959. He starred in [[Thornton Wilder]]’s, ''[[The Matchmaker]]'', which was staged by [[Leonard Schach]]’s [[Cockpit Players]] in 1959. This enduring show, also starring [[Marjorie Gordon]] as Dolly Levi, [[Nigel Hawthorne]], [[Michael McGovern]], [[Robert Haber]] and [[Heather Lloyd-Jones]], became the musical ''[[Hello, Dolly!]]''. He starred in ''[[The Complaisant Lover]]'' in 1960.
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Roles in  Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee’s prizewinning play ''[[Inherit the Wind]]'', at the [[Brooke Theatre]] in 1959 for [[Leonard Schach]]’s [[Cockpit Players]]. He also starred in ''[[A Long Day's Journey into Night]]'' at the [[Intimate Theatre]] for the [[Cockpit Players]], together with [[Leon Gluckman]], [[Joan Blake]] and [[Nigel Hawthorne]] in 1959. He starred in [[Thornton Wilder]]’s, ''[[The Matchmaker]]'', which was staged by [[Leonard Schach]]’s [[Cockpit Players]] in 1959. This enduring show, also starring [[Marjorie Gordon]] as Dolly Levi, [[Nigel Hawthorne]], [[Michael McGovern]], [[Robert Haber]] and [[Heather Lloyd-Jones]], became the musical ''[[Hello, Dolly!]]''. He starred in ''[[The Complaisant Lover]]'' in 1960.
  
He has also appeared in ''[[Dear Charles]]'', ''[[The Hostage]]'', ''[[You Never Can Tell]]'', ''[[Separate Tables]]'', ''[[Journey's End]]'', ''[[Look Homeward Angel]]''.
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He has also appeared in ''[[Dear Charles]]'', ''[[The Hostage]]'', ''[[You Never Can Tell]]'', ''[[Separate Tables]]'', ''[[Journey's End]]'', ''[[Look Homeward Angel]]'' and ''[[La Puce à L'Oreille|A Flea in Her Ear]]'' (1968).
  
 
== Awards, etc ==
 
== Awards, etc ==

Latest revision as of 12:03, 23 May 2018

John McKelvey (19*-). Actor, director.


Biography

He married Marijke Haakman and moved to London.

Training

Career

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

He directed The Male Animal at the Hofmeyr Theatre and A Majority of One.

Roles in Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee’s prizewinning play Inherit the Wind, at the Brooke Theatre in 1959 for Leonard Schach’s Cockpit Players. He also starred in A Long Day's Journey into Night at the Intimate Theatre for the Cockpit Players, together with Leon Gluckman, Joan Blake and Nigel Hawthorne in 1959. He starred in Thornton Wilder’s, The Matchmaker, which was staged by Leonard Schach’s Cockpit Players in 1959. This enduring show, also starring Marjorie Gordon as Dolly Levi, Nigel Hawthorne, Michael McGovern, Robert Haber and Heather Lloyd-Jones, became the musical Hello, Dolly!. He starred in The Complaisant Lover in 1960.

He has also appeared in Dear Charles, The Hostage, You Never Can Tell, Separate Tables, Journey's End, Look Homeward Angel and A Flea in Her Ear (1968).

Awards, etc

Sources

Tucker, 1997.

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