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Category: Entertainment
Reference No: 9887
Status: Available
Price: £40.00
  Paul Rogers

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Distinguished English stage, film and television actor.

Rogers trained at the Michael Chekhov Theatre Studio at Dartington Hall and made his film debut as early as 1932.

He has appeared in many West End and Broadway productions and won the Tony for Best Actor for his role as Max in Harold Pinter's drama The Homecoming in 1967. He played the role of Sir in the first Broadway production of Ronald Harwood's play The Dresser.

Rogers’ film credits include The Beachcomber (1954), Beau Brummel (1954), Svengali (1954), Our Man in Havana (1959), The Trials of Oscar Wilde (as Frank Harris, 1960), Billy Budd (1962), The Shoes of the Fisherman (1968), The Looking Glass War (1969), The Homecoming (as Max, 1973) and Oscar and Lucinda (1997).

Extensive television work ranges from prestigious Shakespearean productions to regular series such as Rumpole of the Bailey, Lovejoy and Kavanagh QC.

This is a very fine original black and white publicity photograph (8" x 10") of Paul Rogers as First Lieutenant Philip Seymour in Billy Budd (1962), signed in blue fountain pen ink across the image. A slight bump to the top left corner tip but otherwise in very good condition. RARE.