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Encyclopedia > Jack Shepherd

Jack Shepherd (born October 29, 1940, Leeds, Yorkshire) is a British actor, well-known for playing avuncular policemen, army personnel, and clergy. He made his film debut in 1968 in All Neat in Black Stockings, but is best known for his television roles, most notably as the titular role of Detective Superintendent Charles Wycliffe in Wycliffe. October 29 is the 302nd day of the year (303rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 63 days remaining. ... 1940 (MCMXL) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... Leeds is a city in the metropolitan borough of the City of Leeds in West Yorkshire in the north of England. ... The White Yorkshire rose. ... See also John Wycliffe, theologian and Wycliffe, County Durham. ...

Shepherd studied fine art at Kings College, Newcastle, gaining a BA before going on to study acting at the Central School and then at the Drama Centre London. He worked at the Royal Court Theatre from 1965 to 1969. BA or Ba may stand for: // Abbreviations Bachelor of Arts, see Bachelors degree barium (Ba), the chemical symbol for the chemical element Bashkir language (ISO 639 alpha-2, ba) Boston and Albany Railroad (AAR reporting mark BA) Corporations & institutions Boeing Company (stock symbol) British Airways British Association for the... The Royal Court Theatre is a non-commercial theatre in Sloane Square, in the Chelsea area of London noted for its contributions to modern theatre. ...

During the 1970s, he appeared in many television dramas, notably with an occasional role in the series Budgie. He also spent the decade running a drama studio in north London with fellow actor Richard Wilson, and during that time became interested in playwriting. He has written several plays including The Sleep of Reasons, Real Time, Clapperclaw and Half Moon. Budgie has several meanings: Budgerigar, a type of bird Budgie, a rock band Budgie, the self-titled debut album of the above band Budgie, a 1971 British TV drama starring Adam Faith Budgie, the pseudonym of Pete Clarke, drummer of Siouxsie & the Banshees and The Creatures Budgie the Little Helicopter... Richard Wilson OBE (born July 9, 1936) is a Scottish actor and theatre director, best known for playing Victor Meldrew in the popular BBC situation comedy One Foot in the Grave. ...

His work in television increased during the 1980s and 1990s, culminating in Wycliffe. His stage acting also continued, and Shepherd was the first actor to take the stage role of Richard Roma in Glengarry Glen Ross, for which he was awarded a Laurence Olivier Award. He has also worked as a theatrical director, and is an accomplished saxophonist. Glengarry Glen Ross is the title of a 1984 Pulitzer Prize-winning play by David Mamet. ... The Laurence Olivier Awards, previously known as The Society of West End Theatre Awards, were renamed in honour of British actor Laurence Olivier, Baron Olivier in 1984, having first been established in 1976. ...

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