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Born in Aldershot, Hampshire, England, UK
Birth NameTerence David Hands

Mini Bio (1)

Terry Hands was born on January 9, 1941 in Aldershot, Hampshire, England as Terence David Hands. He is a director and actor, known for Cyrano de Bergerac (1985), Refuse to Dance: The Theatre of Howard Barker (1986) and The South Bank Show (1978). He is married to Ludmila Mikaël. They have one child. He was previously married to Josephine Barstow.

Spouse (2)

Josephine Barstow (1964 - 1967) (divorced)
Ludmila Mikaël (? - present) (1 child)

Trivia (11)

Father of Marina Hands.
He was awarded the Laurence Olivier Theatre Award in 1984 (1983 season) for Best Director for Cyrano De Bergerac.
He was awarded the 1983 London Critics Circle Theatre Awards (Drama Theatre Awards) for Best Classical Director of Cyrano De Bergerac.
He was awarded the 1993 London Evening Standard Theatre Award for Best Director for Tamburlaine The Great.
He was awarded the 1993 London Critics Circle Theatre Award (Drama Theatre Award) for Best Director for Tamburlaine The Great.
Graduated from RADA.
An Associate Member of RADA.
In 1985, received three Tony Award nominations: as Best Director (Play) and Best Lighting Designer for Shakespeare's "Much Ado About Nothing," and another as Best Lighting Designer for "Cyrano de Bergerac."
He was awarded the C.B.E. (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2007 Queen's New Years Honors List for his services to drama.
He lives in Denbighshire, Wales. [January 2007]
Corwen, Denbighshire, United Kingdom. [June 2008]

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