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John Whiting (I) (1917–1963)

John Whiting was born on November 15, 1917 in Salisbury, Wiltshire, England as John Robert Whiting. He was a writer and actor, known for The Devils (1971), Young Cassidy (1965) and PT Raiders (1955). He was married to Asthore Mawson. He died on June 16, 1963 in London, England. See full bio »


(age 45) in London, England, UK

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 1971 The Devils (based on the play by)
 1969 Festival (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Penny for a Song (1969)
 1968 Teatterituokio (TV Series) (play "No Why" - 1 episode)
- Tiedättekö miksi? (1968) ... (play "No Why")
 1966 Wo wir fröhlich gewesen sind (TV Movie) (story)
 1965 New York Television Theatre (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- No Why (1965) ... (play)
 1965 Armchair Mystery Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Stairway (1965) ... (writer)
 1965 Young Cassidy (screenplay)
  ITV Play of the Week (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 1964) (translation - 1 episode, 1959)
- Marching Song (1964) ... (writer)
- The Traveller Without Luggage (1959) ... (translation)
 1960 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1959 The Captain's Table (screenplay)
 1954-1958 General Electric Theater (TV Series) (story - 2 episodes)
- Strange Witness (1958) ... (story)
- The Road to Edinburgh (1954) ... (story - uncredited)
 1957 Eye Witness (TV Movie)
 1957 The Good Companions (additional dialogue)
 1956 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Marching Song (1956) ... (writer)
 1955 PT Raiders (screenplay)
 1954 Sacrifice to the Wind (TV Movie) (translation)
 1953 Chevron Theatre (TV Series) (original story - 1 episode)
- Serenade to an Empty House (1953) ... (original story)
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Stage: Appeared in William Shakespeare's "The Winter's Tale", at the Phoenix Theatre in London, England, with John Gielgud, Diana Wynyard, Flora Robson, Virginia McKenna, Brewster Mason, Lewis Casson, John Moffatt, Paul Hardwick, George Howe, George Rose and Richard Gale in the cast. Peter Brook was the director. See more »

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His lover, Susan Maryott, committed suicide after his death.

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