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Addio a John Neville inimitabile Barone di Munchausen

LUTTO. L'attore anglo-canadese aveva 86 anni. Dopo il teatro, divenne famoso con il film di Gilliam del 1988.

Alto, magro, col naso adunco, la voce melliflua e uno spelling perfetto: nessuno, meglio del grande attore anglo-canadese John Neville, avrebbe potuto interpretare il Barone di Munchausen. Lo capì Terry Gilliam, strappandolo agli amati palcoscenici per diventare protagonista del suo capolavoro cinematografico del 1988.Neville si è spento ieri nella sua casa di Toronto, aveva 86 anni. Lascia un vuoto immenso nel mondo del teatro anglosassone, all'interno del quale è stato considerato, per più di quarant'anni, l'erede naturale di un'altra leggenda: Sir John Gi ... [Continua a leggere]

John Neville RIP

Baron Munchausen star dies aged 86

John Neville, the man picked by Terry Gilliam to embody his Baron Munchausen, has died at the age of 86. Neville was born in 1925 in Willesden and originally caught the acting bug on a church choir outing to watch Ralph Richardson and Vivien Leigh in A Midsummer Night’s Dream. He won his first role as Brutus in a school production of Julius Caesar. Though his first job after leaving school at 16 was as a sales clerk in a garage, he showed enough raw talent performing as Hamlet in a church drama group that he won a scholarship to Rada. But his stage ambitions had to wait until af ... [Continua a leggere]

John Neville, Actor and Director of British and Canadian Stage, Dies at 86

John Neville, the respected British-born actor and director who was artistic director of Canada's Stratford Shakespeare Festival 1985-89, died in Toronto on Nov. 19, surrounded by family, the festival announced Nov. 20. He was 86. A private funeral will take place immediately. Plans for a memorial will be announced in the New Year. Late in his career, Mr. Neville, who received the Order of the British Empire in the 1960s, starred in the motion picture "The Adventures of Baron Munchausen," and he played The Well-Manicured-Man in TV's "The X-Files." Mr. Neville, however, was a man of th ... [Continua a leggere]

X-Files Movie Premiere - Interview Transcripts

It's Chris Carter! You've been called the Pope of the Underground. The Pope? Yeah, people depend on you... We work very hard on the show. Whatever success we've achieved is due to the hard work everyone does. One of our users, Gina Galina from Chicago, wants to know why you changed the poster in Mulder's office? There was a little copyright-infringement problem with the original spaceship on that first poster. Why doesn't anybody have sex in the series? It's a TV show. You can't have sex on TV shows. Can you share any secrets of the movie tonight for people who can't see it till next we ... [Continua a leggere]



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