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Michael Blakemore

Michael Blakemore was born on June 18, 1928 in Sydney, Australia as Michael Howell Blakemore. He is an actor and director, known for Country Life (1994), The Last Bastion (1984) and Having a Wild Weekend (1965). He is married to Tanya McCallin. See full bio »
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 1994 Country Life
Alexander Voysey
 1984 The Last Bastion (TV Mini-Series)
John Curtin
 1965 Redcap (TV Series)
Captain Jameson
- Misfire (1965) ... Captain Jameson
 1965 Having a Wild Weekend
Officer
 1964 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Matthews
- Routine (1964) ... Matthews
 1963 Suspense (TV Series)
Stephen
- The Man on the Bicycle (1963) ... Stephen
 1961 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Public Relations Officer
- Countdown at Woomera (1961) ... Public Relations Officer
 1960 Armchair Mystery Theatre (TV Series)
Newscaster
- Flag Fall (1960) ... Newscaster
 1959 The Larkins (TV Series)
Shop Manager
- Gift Horsepower (1959) ... Shop Manager
 1959 Operation Amsterdam
British Officer (uncredited)
 1959 The Captain's Table
Steward (uncredited)
 1959 The Heart of a Man
Man (uncredited)
 1958 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Bradley
- The Pillars of Midnight (1958) ... Bradley
 1956 The Adventures of Sir Lancelot (TV Series)
Cedric
- The Black Castle (1956) ... Cedric
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Other Works:

He directed Michael Frayn's translation of Anton Chekhov's play, "Uncle Vanya", at the Vaudeville Theatre in London, England with Michael Gambon, Jonathan Pryce, Greta Scacchi, Imelda Staunton and Rachel Kempson in the cast. See more »

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In 2000, he scored a clean sweep by winning both Tony Awards as Best Director (Play) for Michael Frayn's "Copenhagen" and Best Director (Musical) for a revival of "Kiss Me, Kate." He has also been Tony-nominated five other times: as Best Director (Dramatic), in 1968 for "A Day in the Death of Joe Egg;" as Best Director (Play), in 1984 for "Noises Off;" and in 1990 for "Lettice and Lovage;" and as... See more »

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