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Date of Birth 31 August 1930Coventry, West Midlands, England, UK
Birth NameCharles Piff

Mini Bio (1)

Charles Kay was born on August 31, 1930 in Coventry, West Midlands, England as Charles Piff. He is an actor, known for Amadeus (1984), Henry V (1989) and The Importance of Being Earnest (2002).

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Rich smooth voice

Trivia (4)

Graduated from RADA.
An Associate Member of RADA.
Grew a beard and mustache to play "Czar Nicholas II" in Fall of Eagles (1974) but the make-up crew decided to use a false beard that could change as the character aged. Kay found the false beard extremely uncomfortable.
Studied medicine before deciding to become an actor. Was 28 when he graduated from RADA (Royal Academy of Dramatic Art).

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