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Biography

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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 19 June 1957Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, England, UK
Height 5' 8" (1.73 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Michael Maloney was born on June 19, 1957 in Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, England. He is an actor, known for Babel (2006), Notes on a Scandal (2006) and The Young Victoria (2009).

Trivia (3)

He was down to the last two for the part of Withnail in Withnail & I (1987) with Richard E. Grant but he told his agent he did not want the part because he could not relate to the character properly.
He is the only actor to have appeared in both Franco Zeffirelli's Hamlet (1990) and Kenneth Branagh's Hamlet (1996). He played Rosencrantz in the former and Laertes in the latter. In Branagh's theatre spoof A Midwinter's Tale (1995), his character Joe Harper directed an amateur version of "Hamlet" and played the title role.
In 2009, he played two British Prime Ministers: John Major in Margaret (2009) and Sir Robert Peel in The Young Victoria (2009).

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