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John Neville

Director, Performer
( b. May 02, 1925 London, ENGLAND - d. Nov 19, 2011 Toronto, Ontario, CANADA ) Male

Biography: John Reginald Neville was born on May 2, 1925 in Willesdon, London to Mabel Lillian and Reginald Daniel Neville. He trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and began his professional career with his membership in the Trent Players. He became a leading member of London's Old Vic Company, and a frequent visiting player at the Bristol Old Vic. In 1961 he became co-artistic director of the Nottingham Playhouse. He was the artistic director of the Citadel Theatre in Edmonton, Alberta from 1973–1978. He was the artistic director of the Stratford Festival of Canada from 1985–1989.
Film/TV Credits: Film credits include: “The Fifth Element,” “Spider,” “The Statement,” “Crime and Punishment,” “Urban Legend,” “High School High,” “Oscar Wilde,” and “I Like Money.” Television credits include: “Friends and Heroes,” “Bury the Lead,” “Amazon,” “Emily of New Moon,” “The X-Files,” “Silver Surfer,” “Stark,” “By Way of the Stars,” “Grand,” “Masterpiece Classic,” “The First Churchills,” and “The Company of Five.”
Trivia:
He was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire in the 1965 Queen's Birthday Honours List.
He was appointed a Member of the Order of Canada in 2006.



ProductionsDate of Productions
Saint Joan
[Play, Drama, Revival]
  • Performer: John Neville [Richard de Beauchamp]
Jan 31, 1993 - Mar 14, 1993
Ghosts
[Play, Drama, Revival]
  • Directed by John Neville
  • Starring: John Neville [Pastor Manders]
Aug 30, 1982 - Oct 02, 1982
Sherlock Holmes
[Play, Drama, Revival]
  • Performer: John Neville
        Sherlock Holmes - Replacement (May 13, 1975 - ?)
Nov 12, 1974 - Jan 04, 1976
Hamlet
[Play, Tragedy, Revival]
  • Performer: John Neville [Hamlet]
Dec 16, 1958 - Jan 10, 1959
Twelfth Night
[Play, Comedy, Revival]
  • Performer: John Neville [Sir Andrew Aguecheek]
Dec 09, 1958 - Jan 10, 1959
Troilus and Cressida
[Play, Tragedy, Revival]
  • Performer: John Neville [Thersites]
Dec 26, 1956 - Jan 12, 1957
Macbeth
[Play, Tragedy, Revival]
  • Performer: John Neville [Macduff]
Oct 29, 1956 - Jan 12, 1957
Romeo and Juliet
[Play, Tragedy, Revival]
  • Performer: John Neville [Romeo]
Oct 24, 1956 - Jan 12, 1957
King Richard II
[Play, History, Revival]
  • Performer: John Neville [King Richard the Second]
Oct 23, 1956 - Jan 12, 1957
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