Peter Cartwright

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Peter Cartwright (1935–2013) [1] was a South African-born British radio, stage, television and film actor. Best known, internationally, for portraying the role of the wizard Elphias Doge in the film Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix [2].


Cartwright was born in Krugersdorp, Gauteng, South Africa.


Went to school at St. Andrew's College in Grahamstown.


Went to Britain in 1959 and studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) [3] in London.


Cartwright made hundreds of appearances in television, film and on radio and worked extensively in the theatre, both in the provinces and London's West End. (Wikipedia)

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

Worked with PACT. Performed in The Misanthrope (as “Clitandre”), Hamlet (as “Rosencrantz”) and in Private Lives (as “Victor”).

Private Lives (CAPAB, 1978); Death of a Salesman (CAPAB, 1979); The Merchant of Venice (CAPAB, 1979);

Awards, etc


Wikipedia [4]

SACD 1978/79

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