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Robert Speaight (1904–1976)

Robert Speaight was born on January 14, 1904 in St. Margaret-at-Cliffe, Kent, England as Robert William Speaight. He was an actor and writer, known for Antony and Cleopatra (1951), Theatre Parade (1936) and BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950). He was married to Evelyn Bowen. He died on November 4, 1976 in Benenden, Kent. See full bio »

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Known For

Antony and Cleopatra
Theatre Parade
Theatre Parade Thomas Becket
BBC Sunday-Night Theatre
BBC Sunday-Night Theatre Sir Robert Arnwood
The Magic Bow
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 1971 Cousin Bette (TV Mini-Series)
Johann Fischer
- Bitter Harvest (1971) ... Johann Fischer
- Delilah and Her Handmaid (1971) ... Johann Fischer
- The House for Pleasure (1971) ... Johann Fischer
- Poor Relations (1971) ... Johann Fischer
 1961 The Vision of William Blake (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1957 To Love and to Cherish (TV Movie)
Dean Murray
 1956 The Death of the Heart (TV Movie)
Major Brutt
 1952-1955 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Sir Robert Arnwood
- Bird in Hand (1955) ... Sir Robert Arnwood
- Bird in Hand (1952) ... Sir Robert Arnwood
 1952 A Time to Be Born (TV Movie)
The Angel
 1952 A Cradle of Willow (TV Movie)
Master Breague
 1952 Leading Question (TV Short)
Major Carson
 1952 The Marvellous History of St. Bernard (TV Movie)
St. Gabriel
 1951 Antony and Cleopatra
 1949 Edgar Allan Poe Centenary (TV Movie)
The Professor / Narrator
 1947 Murder in the Cathedral (TV Movie)
Archbishop Thomas Becket
 1946 The Magic Bow
 1936 Theatre Parade (TV Series)
Thomas Becket
- Murder in the Cathedral (1936) ... Thomas Becket
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 1942 The Sword of the Spirit (Documentary short)
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 1943 London 1942 (Documentary short)
Commentator (voice)
 1943 St. Paul's Cathedral (Documentary short)
Narration (voice)
 1942 The Sword of the Spirit (Documentary short)
Himself - Commentator

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He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "King John," at the Old Vic Theatre and the Sadler's Wells Theatre in London, England with Ralph Richardson, George Zucco, Geoffrey Toone, Robert Harris, Ralph Michael, Mary Russell, Phyllis Thomas, and Valerie Tudor in the cast. Harcourt Williams was director. See more »

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