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Cyril Shaps Poster

Biography

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Overview (2)

Born in Highbury, London, England, UK
Died in London, England, UK

Mini Bio (1)

The son of a tailor, Cyril studied at the London School of Broadcasting aged 12 years. His first professional appearance, at 12, came on Radio Lyons and Radio Luxembourg in such commercials as O.K. Sauce and Quaker Oats. After demob from the Army, he enrolled at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art which was followed by Guildford rep and the West End. He worked in Hollywood for two years with Radio Netherland as English announcer,scriptwriter and producer of programmes. Then came BBC Radio Drama Rep. for two years (1952 - 54). Cyril, whose forebearers were Polish, was the father of three children, Michael, Simon and Sarah.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Gary P. Rose

Spouse (1)

Anita Rosen (1950 - 2002) (her death) (3 children)

Trivia (4)

Has acted in both the James Bond Franchise and the Doctor Who Franchise (four roles).
Has acted in both two Patrick Troughton doctor Who Serilas and two Jon Perwee serials as well.
Has acted in both the color era of Doctor who and the Black and White era of Doctor Who.
Was considered for the roles of Bukovsky , Sir Percy, The Pathgiolist and The Prime Minster in Lifeforce(1985).

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