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John Gower (I) (1931–2005)

John Gower was born on October 11, 1931 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. He was an actor, known for Evita (1996), Sherlock Holmes and the Leading Lady (1991) and Sounds Like Les Dawson (1974). He died on August 1, 2005 in London, England. See full bio »

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(age 73) in London, England, UK

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Known For

Evita
Evita Prince Fuspoli
(1996)
Sherlock Holmes and the Leading Lady
Sherlock Holmes and the Leading Lady Count Helmut Giddings
(1991)
The Merry Christmas
The Merry Christmas Night Watchman
(1955)

Filmography

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 1996 Evita
Prince Fuspoli
 1991 Sherlock Holmes and the Leading Lady (TV Movie)
Count Helmut Giddings
 1990 On the Up (TV Series)
Mr. Norster
- Barbados (1990) ... Mr. Norster
 1974 Sounds Like Les Dawson (TV Movie)
 1973 Emmerdale (TV Series)
Tim Bascombe
- Episode #1.123 (1973) ... Tim Bascombe
 1971 Play for Today (TV Series)
Vearse
- Thank You Very Much (1971) ... Vearse
 1966 Theatre 625 (TV Series)
Monty Underwood
- The Melody Suit (1966) ... Monty Underwood
 1965 Gaslight Theatre (TV Series)
Philip Armstrong / Vincent Lyle / Frank Green / ...
- The Worst Woman in London (1965) ... Philip Armstrong / Vincent Lyle
- The Drunkard or, the Sins of the Parents Shall Be Visited... (1965) ... Frank Green / New York loafer
 1958 The Diary of Samuel Pepys (TV Mini-Series)
Captain Cocke
- Episode #1.9 (1958) ... Captain Cocke
 1957 Theatre Night (TV Series)
The Macquern
- Zuleika (1957) ... The Macquern
 1955 The Merry Christmas (TV Movie)
Night Watchman
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 1996 Evita (performer: "Rainbow Tour" - uncredited)
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 1957 Double Six (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #1.5 (1957) ... Himself
- Episode #1.4 (1957) ... Himself
- Episode #1.3 (1957) ... Himself
- Episode #1.2 (1957) ... Himself
- Episode #1.1 (1957) ... Himself
 1957 Studio E (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #1.25 (1957) ... Himself
- Episode #1.6 (1957) ... Himself
 1956-1957 Music for You (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #4.6 (1957) ... Himself
- Episode #4.5 (1957) ... Himself
- Episode #4.3 (1956) ... Himself
- Episode #3.19 (1956) ... Himself
- Episode #3.18 (1956) ... Himself
 1955 Here We Go (TV Movie documentary)
Himself
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Hamlet", at the Thorndike Theatre in Leatherhead, Surrey, England with Michael York, Douglas Rain, Stephanie Bidmead, Deborah Grant, James Ottaway, Ian Ogilvy, Nicolas Chagrin and David Weston in the cast. Joseph O'Conor was the director. See more »

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Trivia:

Bass singer. His incredibly deep voice was the result of an accident when he was 8 years old. He bumped into a friend carrying a pot of boiling water, and was badly scalded. The shock prematurely broke his voice.

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