George Devine (I) (1910–1966)


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George Devine, the very influential theatrical manager, was born on November 20, 1910 in London to Georgios Devine, who was half-Greek and half-Irish, and the former Ruth Eleanor Cassady, who was Irish-Canadian. He became a member of the famous Oxford University Dramatic Society (OUDS) while reading in history at Oxford, becoming president of OUDS... See full bio »

Died:

(age 55) in London, England, UK

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Known For

Tom Jones Squire Allworthy
(1963)
(1953)
Twelfth Night Sir Toby Belch
(1939)
(1939)

Filmography

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 1964 First Night (TV Series)
Bill Summers
- The Bedmakers (1964) ... Bill Summers
 1963 Tom Jones
Squire Allworthy
 1960 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Series)
Mr. Justice Erskine
- A Subject of Scandal and Concern (1960) ... Mr. Justice Erskine
 1959-1960 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Jabez Thomson / David Bliss / Mr. Antrobus
- Vitriol (1960) ... Jabez Thomson
- Hay Fever (1960) ... David Bliss
- The Skin of Our Teeth (1959) ... Mr. Antrobus
 1959 Look Back in Anger
Doctor
 1957 Time Without Pity
Barnes, the Editor
 1954 Man with a Million
Chop House Proprietor
 1953 The Beggar's Opera
Peachum
 1953 Wednesday Theatre (TV Series)
Misha
- Curtain Down (1953) ... Misha
 1952 The Promoter
Mr. H. Calvert
 1939 Rake's Progress (TV Movie)
Lord Halifax - Secretary of State
 1939 Continental Express
Sonneman
 1939 The Tempest/II (TV Movie)
Caliban
 1939 The Tempest (TV Movie)
Caliban
 1939 Twelfth Night (TV Movie)
Sir Toby Belch
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 1957 Theatre Night (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Nekrassov (1957)
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 1965 Tempo (TV Series documentary)
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 2018 Tea With the Dames (Documentary)
Self (uncredited)

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Personal Details

Other Works:

He directed William Shakespeare's play, "King John," at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Richard Burton, Michael Hordern, Fay Compton, and John Neville in the cast. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 2 Portrayals | 3 Articles | See more »

Spouse:

Sophie Devine  (divorced)  (1 child)
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Trivia:

Former President of Oxford University Dramatic Society who became director of the Young Vic Theatre and an expert on stage lighting. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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