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Robert Atkins (I) (1886–1972)

Robert Atkins was born on August 10, 1886 in Dulwich, England. He was an actor and writer, known for Stairway to Heaven (1946), Scenes from Twelfth Night and Macbeth/II (1948) and A Midsummer Night's Dream Part 1/II (1951). He was married to Mary Sumner and Ethel Davey. He died on February 9, 1972 in London, England. See full bio »

Died:

(age 85) in London, England, UK

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Known For

Stairway to Heaven
Stairway to Heaven The Vicar
(1946)
A Midsummer Night's Dream Part 1/II
(1951)
A Midsummer Night's Dream Part 2/II
(1951)

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 1963 Mr. Justice Duncannon (TV Series)
Lord White
- Burden of Proof (1963) ... Lord White
 1961 Sykes and A... (TV Series)
 1959 The Honey Siege (TV Series)
Curé
- Episode #1.6 (1959) ... Curé
- Episode #1.5 (1959) ... Curé
- Episode #1.3 (1959) ... Curé
 1950-1956 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Sir John Falstaff / Caliban / Caiaphas / ...
- The Tempest (1956) ... Caliban
- Caesar's Friend (1954) ... Caiaphas
- Promise of Tomorrow (1950) ... Robert Courtney
 1951 A Midsummer Night's Dream Part 2/II (TV Movie)
Storyteller / Bottom
 1951 A Midsummer Night's Dream Part 1/II (TV Movie)
Storyteller / Bottom
 1950 A Midsummer Night's Dream Part 2 (TV Movie)
Storyteller / Bottom
 1949 If This Be Sin
George Drummond
 1948 Jenny Villiers (TV Movie)
Edmund Ludlow
 1946 Stairway to Heaven
The Vicar
 1946 A Midsummer Night's Dream (TV Movie)
Bottom
 1942 Let the People Sing
Hassock
 1941 He Found a Star
Frank Forrester
 1939 Two Gentlemen of Soho (TV Movie)
 1938 Two Gentlemen of Soho (TV Movie)
 1937 Victoria the Great
Garter King-at-Arms
 1936 Everything Is Thunder
Adjutant
 1936 The Cardinal
General Belmont
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He directed William Shakespeare's play, "Henry VIII," in the Stratford Theatre Festival at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in Stratford, England with Antony Eustrel, George Skillan, Viola Lyel, and Graham Crowden (A Gentleman) in the cast. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Sir Robert Atkins
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Trained at London's Academy of Dramatic Art. On stage from 1906, invariably in Shakespearean roles at the Old Vic or at the Stratford Memorial Theatre. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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