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Victor Spinetti

( b. Sep 02, 1929 Cwm, WALES - d. Jun 19, 2012 London, ENGLAND ) Male

Biography: Victor Spinetti was born Vittorio Giorgio Andre Spinetti on September 2, 1929 in Wales to Giuseppe and Lily Spinetti. He studied at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, where he met his lifelong partner, Graham Curnow. He made his West End debut in 1958 in "Expresso Bongo." He was invited by the Beatles to be in their first three movies.

Film/TV Credits: Film credits include: "The Wild Affair," "A Hard Day's Night," "Help!," "Magical Mystery Tour," "The Little Prince," "The Krays," "The Return of the Pink Panther," "The Taming of the Shrew," "Under the Cherry Moon," and "Start the Revolution Without Me." Television credits include: "New Tricks," "The Saint," "Bottom," "Emu's All Live Pink Windmill Show," "Breakfast," and "BBC Play of the Month."

ProductionsDate of Productions
The Philanthropist
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Performer: Victor Spinetti [Braham]
Mar 15, 1971 - May 15, 1971
La Grosse Valise
[Musical, Original]
  • Performer: Victor Spinetti [Svatsou the Clown (M. Cheri)]
Dec 14, 1965 - Dec 18, 1965
Oh What a Lovely War
[Musical, Revue, Original]
  • Performer: Victor Spinetti [Master of Ceremonies, General Lanrezac, Drill Sergeant]
Sep 30, 1964 - Jan 16, 1965
The Hostage
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Performer: Victor Spinetti [I.R.A. Officer]
Sep 20, 1960 - Jan 07, 1961
1965 Tony Award® Best Featured Actor in a Musical
winner Oh What a Lovely War [winner]
Performer: Victor Spinetti
1965 Theatre World Award
winner Oh What a Lovely War [recipient]
Performer: Victor Spinetti
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