Simon Callow

February 13, 2009 by: admin

Simon CallowBiography
Simon Callow, the British actor and director, was born in 1949. He attended Queen’s College, Belfast, for a year but left to train at London’s Drama Centre. After various provincial work, including small parts in Edinburgh and two months in repertory at Lincoln, he made his London debut in a Traverse Theatre production of C. P. Taylor’s Schippel, or The Plumber’s Progress (1975). He then did some work with Gay Sweatshop, appearing in Passing By (1975). He spent a year with the Joint Stock Company (a co-operative of actors and writers), playing, on tour in 1977, in Fanshen and Epsom Downs. In 1978, he played the title roles in both Titus Andronicus at the Bristol Old Vic, and in Bertolt Brecht

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