FACTOID # 7: The top five best educated states are all in the Northeast.
 
 Home   Encyclopedia   Statistics   States A-Z   Flags   Maps   FAQ   About 
   
 
WHAT'S NEW
 

SEARCH ALL

FACTS & STATISTICS    Advanced view

Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 

 

(* = Graphable)

 

 


Encyclopedia > Barry Morse
Barry Morse in Space: 1999, 1975
Barry Morse in Space: 1999, 1975

Barry Morse (born June 10, 1918, Shoreditch) is an English actor best known for a number of his television roles. He became a Canadian citizen in 1953 and has since held dual citizenship in both countries. Image File history File links Barry_Morse. ... Image File history File links Barry_Morse. ... June 10 is the 161st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (162nd in leap years), with 204 days remaining. ... 1918 (MCMXVIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar. ... Shoreditch Town Hall Shoreditch is a place in the London Borough of Hackney. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...


Some of his best-known television roles include: 'Lt. Philip Gerard' on the 1960s series The Fugitive with David Janssen; 'Dr. Victor Bergman' in the 1975-1976 season of Space: 1999 with Martin Landau, Barbara Bain, and Zienia Merton; 'Mr. Parminter' in The Adventurer with Gene Barry; and "Alec 'The Tiger' Marlowe" in The Zoo Gang with Sir John Mills, Lilli Palmer, and Brian Keith. In 1986 he played the Ronald Reagan-esque U.S. President Johnny Cyclops in the satirical sitcom Whoops Apocalypse. The Fugitive is an American network television dramatic series (ABC, 1963-1967) starring David Janssen as Dr. Richard Kimble, an innocent man falsely convicted for his wifes murder and sentenced to death. ... David Janssen David Harold Meyer (March 27, 1931 - February 13, 1980), better known as David Janssen, was an American film and television actor who is best-known for his role as Dr. Richard Kimble in the television series The Fugitive (ABC,1963-1967). ... Barry Morse as Victor Bergman Space: 1999 Doctor Victor Bergman is the name of a recurring character on the UK science fiction television series Space: 1999. ... Left to right: Barbara Bain, Catherine Schell and Martin Landau from Space:1999s second season. ... Martin Landau in North by Northwest. ... Barbara Bain as Dr. Helena Russell, MD in Space: 1999 Barbara Bain (born 13 September 1931 in Chicago, Illinois as Millicent Fogel) is an American actress. ... Zienia Merton is a British actress born in Borneo, born 11 December 1945. ... The Adventurer (Original title Mikael Karvajalka) by Mika Waltari is a fictional tale of young Finnish man, Mikael Karvajalka, set in 16th century medieval Europe. ... Gene Barry (born June 14, 1919) is an American actor. ... The Zoo Gang was a 1974 ITC Entertainment drama series that ran for 6 one-hour color episodes. ... John Mills as Professor Bernard Quatermass in the Thames Television science-fiction serial Quatermass (1979). ... Lilli Palmer (born Lillie Marie Peiser on May 24, 1914 in Posen, Prussia, Germany (then - after WW I - Poznań, Poland) - January 27, 1986 in Los Angeles) was an international actress. ... Brian Keith (November 14, 1921 – June 24, 1997) was an American stage, film and television actor. ... Ronald Wilson Reagan (February 6, 1911 – June 5, 2004) was the 40th President of the United States (1981–1989) and the 33rd Governor of California (1967–1975). ... Whoops Apocalypse was originally a six-part 1982 sitcom by Andrew Marshall and David Renwick, made by London Weekend Television for ITV. Marshall and Renwick later reworked the concept as a 1986 movie with almost completely different characters and plot, although one or two of the original actors returned in...


Morse also appeared in a number of television miniseries, including The Winds of War, War and Remembrance, The Martian Chronicles, Sadat, Frederick Forsyth's Icon, and others. He is also known for his one-man stage show, Merely Players, which explored the experiences of actors through history. The Winds of War is Herman Wouks second book about World War II, the first being The Caine Mutiny (1951). ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... The Martian Chronicles book cover The Martian Chronicles is a 1950 science fiction book by Ray Bradbury that chronicles the colonization of Mars by refugee humans from a troubled Earth, and the conflict between aboriginal Martians and the new colonists. ... Field Marshal Mohammed Anwar Al Sadat (Arabic:محمد أنورالسادات) in (December 25, 1918 – October 6, 1981) was an Egyptian soldier and politician, who served as the third President of Egypt from October 15, 1970 until his assassination on October 6, 1981. ... Frederick Forsyth. ... For other senses of this word, see icon (disambiguation). ... Barry Morse, 1984 Merely Players is a tour de force one man stage show written and performed by Barry Morse. ...


His acting career spans seven decades, and he has thousands of roles to his credit, including radio and TV work for the British Broadcasting Corporation, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and the American Broadcasting Company. In recent years, he has also become an advocate for senior citizens in his adopted homeland of Canada. This article is an overview article about the Crown chartered British Broadcasting Corporation formed in 1927. ... The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC), a Canadian crown corporation, is the countrys national radio and television broadcaster. ... The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) operates television and radio networks in the United States and is also shown on basic cable in Canada. ...


He has worked on several Lacewood animated productions, notably as the voice of Dragon in The Railway Dragon and The Birthday Dragon, alongside Tracey Moore who played Emily.


Born to a Cockney family, Morse was a 15-year old school dropout and errand boy when he won a scholarship to the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. At graduation he starred in the title role of Shakespeare's Henry V, presented as a Royal Command Performance for King George VI and Queen Elizabeth. This was followed with runs in London's West End and in theatrical productions throughout the United Kingdom, including a tour of The First Mrs. Fraser, with Dame Marie Tempest and A.E. Matthews. RADAs theatre in London The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) in Bloomsbury, London, is generally regarded as the most prestigious drama school in the world. ... William Shakespeare—born April 1564; baptised April 26, 1564; died April 23, 1616 (O.S.), May 3, 1616 (N.S.)—has a reputation as the greatest of all writers in English. ... Title page of the first quarto (1600) Henry V is a play by William Shakespeare based on the life of King Henry V of England. ... The Royal Command Performance is an annual music festival event, originally first staged in the Palace Theatre in 1912, in front of King George V and Queen Mary. ... George VI (Albert Frederick Arthur George) (December 14, 1895 - February 6, 1952) was the third British monarch of the House of Windsor, reigning from December 11, 1936 to February 6, 1952. ... Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon (Elizabeth Angela Marguerite; later Queen Elizabeth; 4 August 1900 – 30 March 2002) was the Queen Consort of King George VI from 1936 until his death in 1952. ... // West End theatre is a popular term for mainstream professional theatre in London, or sometimes more specifically for shows staged in the large theatres of Londons Theatreland . Along with New Yorks Broadway Theatre, West End theatre is usually considered to represent the highest level of theatre in the... Dame Marie Tempest (July 15, 1864 - October 15, 1942) was an English singer and actress known as the queen of her profession. She was also on occasions, her own manager. ... A.E. Matthews (November 22, 1869 - July 25, 1960) was born in Bridlington, Yorkshire, England. ...


After a short courtship, he married fellow actress Sydney Sturgess on March 26, 1939 during their work together in repertory theatre in Peterborough, England. Morse’s two children were born in 1945 (Melanie Morse) and 1947 (Hayward Morse). In 1951 the family relocated to Canada, working in radio and theatre, as well as acting in the premiere television broadcasts of CBC Television from Montreal. Sydney Sturgess, 1980 Sydney Sturgess was a Canadian actress (March 5, 1915 - September 30, 1999). ... This is about the English city of Peterborough. ... Melanie Morse (June 13, 1945 - February 1, 2005), was born in London, England, but lived in Canada from the age of six. ... Hayward Morse (born September 13, 1947, London, England) is a British stage and voice actor. ... The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC), a Canadian crown corporation, is the countrys national radio and television broadcaster. ...


Morse has performed on Broadway in Hide and Seek, Salad Days, and the lead of Frederick William Rolfe in Hadrian the Seventh. He directed the historic debut of Staircase starring Eli Wallach and Milo O'Shea, which stands as Broadway’s first depiction of homosexual men in a serious way. Broadway theatre[1] is often considered the highest professional form of theatre in the United States. ... Fr. ... Hadrian the Seventh is probably the best-known work of the English novelist Frederick Rolfe, who wrote as Baron Corvo. Published in 1904, this novel of extreme wish-fulfilment developed out of an article he wrote on the Papal Conclave to elect the successor to Pope Leo XIII. The prologue... Eli Herschel Wallach (born December 7, 1915) is an American film, TV and stage actor. ... Milo OShea (born June 2, 1926 in Dublin, Ireland) is a character actor, recognizable for his bushy eyebrows, resounding voice and impish smile. ... Since its coinage, the word homosexuality has acquired multiple meanings. ...


He first presented a version of his one man show Merely Players in 1959, with the definitive version debuting in 1984 for a Canadian national tour. Morse is perhaps the only actor to have performed in every play of William Shakespeare and George Bernard Shaw; two of the greatest playwrights in the English language. He served as Artistic Director of the Shaw Festival of Canada for the 1966 season. Barry Morse, 1984 Merely Players is a tour de force one man stage show written and performed by Barry Morse. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... George Bernard Shaw (George) Bernard Shaw[1] (26 July 1856 – 2 November 1950) was an Irish playwright based in the United Kingdom. ... The Shaw Festival is a major Canadian theatre festival in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, the second largest repertory theatre company in North America. ...

Remember With Advantages book cover
Remember With Advantages book cover

In 2004, with his son Hayward Morse, he starred in the North American debut of Bernard and Bosie: A Most Unlikely Friendship by Anthony Wynn, performed at the University of Florida, Sarasota. This is a two-act stage drama based on the correspondence of playwright George Bernard Shaw, played by Barry, and Lord Alfred 'Bosie' Douglas (the intimate friend of Oscar Wilde), played by Hayward. Image File history File linksMetadata RememberWithAdvantages. ... Image File history File linksMetadata RememberWithAdvantages. ... Hayward Morse (born September 13, 1947, London, England) is a British stage and voice actor. ... Stories of the Theatre book cover Anthony Wynn (born 1962, Eugene, Oregon) is a playwright and author. ... George Bernard Shaw (George) Bernard Shaw[1] (26 July 1856 – 2 November 1950) was an Irish playwright based in the United Kingdom. ... Lord Alfred Douglas Lord Alfred Bruce Douglas (October 22, 1870 – March 20, 1945), nicknamed Bosie, was the third son of John Sholto Douglas, 9th Marquess of Queensberry, and Sibyl Montgomery. ... It has been suggested that Wildes Manuscripts be merged into this article or section. ...


The following year, Morse appeared in the world premiere performance of the science fiction play Contact by Doug Grissom, co-starring Ryan Case and presented in Tampa, Florida. Ryan Case publicity photo Ryan Case (born 1975, in Lexington, Kentucky) is a stage and film actor, primarily in regional theatre. ... Nickname: Cigar City, The Big Guava, T-Town Location in Hillsborough County and the state of Florida. ...


Barry Morse has long supported a number of charitable organizations, including the Toronto-based Performing Arts Lodges of Canada, the Royal Theatrical Fund, the London Shakespeare Workout Prison Project, Actors’ Fund of Canada, The Samaritans, BookPALS, and Parkinsons disease treatment and research.


The Parkinsons disease cause in particular holds a special place in Barry’s heart as his wife of more than 60 years, actress Sydney Sturgess, had a 14-year long battle with the disease prior to her death in 1999. Sydney Sturgess, 1980 Sydney Sturgess was a Canadian actress (March 5, 1915 - September 30, 1999). ...


His long-awaited theatrical memoir, Remember With Advantages - Chasing 'The Fugitive' and Other Stories from an Actor's Life, (written with Robert E. Wood and Anthony Wynn), details his life and career. The book also features a Foreword written by Academy Award-winning actor Martin Landau and is forthcoming from McFarland and Company publishers in late 2006. Stories of the Theatre book cover Robert E. Wood (born 1971, North Vancouver, British Columbia) is a Canadian painter and writer. ... Stories of the Theatre book cover Anthony Wynn (born 1962, Eugene, Oregon) is a playwright and author. ... Martin Landau in North by Northwest. ...


External links

  • The Official Barry Morse Website
  • IMDB entry
  • Website of Robert E. Wood
  • Website of Anthony Wynn

  Results from FactBites:
 
Barry Morse at AllExperts (740 words)
Barry Morse (born June 10, 1918, Shoreditch, England) is a British-born Canadian actor best known for a number of his television roles.
Morse is perhaps the only actor to have performed in every play of William Shakespeare and George Bernard Shaw; two of the greatest playwrights in the English language.
Barry Morse has long supported a number of charitable organizations, including the Toronto-based Performing Arts Lodges of Canada, the Royal Theatrical Fund, the London Shakespeare Workout Prison Project, Actors' Fund of Canada, The Samaritans, BookPALS, and Parkinsons disease treatment and research.
Barry Morse - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1150 words)
Barry Morse (born June 10, 1918, Shoreditch) is a British actor of stage, screen and radio best known for his roles in The Fugitive and Space: 1999.
Morse has guest starred in more than a thousand drama, comedy, and talk show presentations in the USA, Canada and the UK since the inception of television in 1936.
Morse also served as Artistic Director of the Shaw Festival of Canada for the 1966 season and as an Adjunct Professor at Yale University in 1968.
  More results at FactBites »

 
 

COMMENTARY     


Share your thoughts, questions and commentary here
Your name
Your comments

Want to know more?
Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 


Press Releases |  Feeds | Contact
The Wikipedia article included on this page is licensed under the GFDL.
Images may be subject to relevant owners' copyright.
All other elements are (c) copyright NationMaster.com 2003-5. All Rights Reserved.
Usage implies agreement with terms, 1022, m