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John Dexter (II) (1925–1990)

John Dexter was born on August 2, 1925 in Derby, Derbyshire, England. He is known for his work on Othello (1965), The Virgin Soldiers (1969) and Pigeons (1970). He died on March 23, 1990 in London, England. See full bio »

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(age 64) in London, England, UK

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Known For

Othello
Othello Miscellaneous Crew
(1965)
The Virgin Soldiers
(1969)
Pigeons
Pigeons Director
(1970)
I Want What I Want
(1972)

Filmography

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  The Metropolitan Opera Presents (TV Series) (production - 9 episodes, 1977 - 1987) (production advisor - 1 episode, 1983) (production by - 1 episode, 1983)
- Dialogues des Carmélites (1987) ... (production)
- La forza del destino (1984) ... (production)
- Don Carlo (1983) ... (production advisor) / (production by)
- Rigoletto (1981) ... (production)
- L'elisir d'amore (1981) ... (production)
 1981 La force du destin (TV Movie) (production)
 1980 Don Carlo (TV Movie) (production)
 1969 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series) (production - 1 episode)
- Twelfth Night (1969) ... (production)
 1965 Othello (director: National Theatre production)
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 1956 One Fight More (TV Short)
Pete
 1956 Pitfall (TV Movie)
Archie Stevens
 1956 Fresh as Paint (TV Short)
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Other Works:

He directed Peter Shaffer's play, "Black Comedy", and John Osborne's play, "A Bond Honoured", in a National Theatre Company production at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Maggie Smith, Robert Stephens, Graham Crowden and Derek Jacobi in the cast. See more »
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Won Broadway's Tony Award twice: in 1975 as Best Director (Dramatic) for Peter Shaffer's "Equus", and in 1988 as Best Director (Play) for David Henry Hwang's "M. Butterfly". He was also Tony-nominated in 1967 as Best Director (Dramatic) for Peter Shaffer's "Black Comedy". See more »

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Leo

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