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Kenneth Williams (I) (1926–1988)


The acting bug bit Kenneth Williams when, as a student, his English teacher suggested he try out for a school play. He found that he enjoyed it tremendously, but when he raised the possibility at home of becoming an actor, his father forbade it. Williams was eventually sent to art school in London in 1941. In 1944 he was drafted into the army, and... See full bio »

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Known For

Follow That Camel Commandant Maximilian Burger
(1967)
Carry On Cleo Julius Caesar
(1964)
Carry On Screaming! Doctor Orlando Watt
(1966)
Don't Lose Your Head Citizen Camembert
(1967)

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 2006 Kenneth Williams: Fantabulosa! (TV Movie) (book "The Kenneth Williams Diaries")
 1983 An Audience with Kenneth Williams (TV Special)
  International Cabaret (TV Series) (special material - 56 episodes, 1966 - 1968) (writer - 8 episodes, 1974)
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 1971 Meanwhile on BBC2 (TV Series) (script - 10 episodes)
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- Episode #1.9 (1971) ... (script)
- Episode #1.8 (1971) ... (script)
- Episode #1.7 (1971) ... (script)
- Episode #1.6 (1971) ... (script)
 1970 The Kenneth Williams Show (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in the musical, "Share My Lettuce", at the Comedy Theatre in London, England, with Maggie Smith in the cast. See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Biographical Movies | 8 Print Biographies | 3 Portrayals | 1 Article | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Personal Quote:

The thing to do, in any circumstance, is to appear to know exactly what you are doing and at the same time convey casual doubts about the abilities of everybody else and undermine their confidence. [In 1964] See more »

Trivia:

The only actor in the "Carry On..." films to appear, along with Kenneth Connor and Eric Barker in the first (Carry On Sergeant (1958)) and last authentic "Carry On... films (Carry on Emmannuelle (1978)). This does not include the heavily criticised Carry on Columbus (1992). See more »

Trademark:

Flaring nostrils & a nasal 'posh' accent

Nickname:

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Star Sign:

Pisces

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