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Leonard Whiting

Leonard Whiting was born and raised in North London, in the Woodgreen-Hampstead area. He is the only son of Arthur Leonard Whiting, who managed a store where exhibition materials were made, and of Peggy Joyce O'Sullivan, who worked in a telephone instrument factory. There are two younger sisters, Linda and Anne. Whiting attended school at St. ... See full bio »
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 2015 Social Suicide (completed)
Julia's Father
 1990 The Dreamstone (TV Series)
Urpgor (season 1 only) (voice)
 1973 Smike! (TV Movie)
Nicholas Nickleby
 1973 Love Story (TV Series)
Nicholas Miller
- My Brother's House (1973) ... Nicholas Miller
 1972 War Is Hell
Franz Keller
 1969 The Royal Hunt of the Sun
Young Martin
 1966 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Jimmy the Dip
- The Legend of Young Dick Turpin: Part 2 (1966) ... Jimmy the Dip
- The Legend of Young Dick Turpin: Part 1 (1966) ... Jimmy the Dip
 1965 A Poor Gentleman (TV Series)
The Page
- Part Two (1965) ... The Page
- Part One (1965) ... The Page
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 1978 Rings on Their Fingers (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Party Mood (1978) ... (performer: "Just With You")
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 1968 The Teen-Age Lovers of Verona (TV Movie documentary)
Himself / Romeo
 1967 Now and Then (TV Series documentary short)
Himself (1967)
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 2015 Welcome to the Basement (TV Series)
- Romeo and Juliet (2015) ... Romeo
 2002 The Kid Stays in the Picture (Documentary)
Himself (uncredited)

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Narrator and singer on the Alan Parsons Project album "Tales of Mystery and Imagination." See more »

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1 Pictorial | See more »


5' 8" (1.73 m)

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I was thrust for a long moment into international stardom. When that happens, people want to see you in that same persona again and again. Orson Welles once said 'I started at the top and worked my way downward.' I can identify with that. Interview with People Magazine, 1992.


Children: Sarah, with model Cathee Dahmen, and theatre director Charlotte Westenra, with Valerie Tobin.

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