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Desmond Llewelyn

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Birth Name: Desmond Llewelyn
Born: 1914
Birth Place: United Kingdom
Death Place: East Sussex, England, GB
Died: 12/19/1999

Desmond Wilkinson Llewelyn was born on Sept. 12, 1914 in Newport, Wales, U.K. A graduate of Radley's College, Llewelyn discovered he had a knack for acting when a friend convinced him to try out for a local play. After failing a police entrance exam due to faulty eyesight, he joined the Forsyth Players repertory group, but eventually decided to become a priest. When that proved to be the wrong path, Llewelyn resumed performing and was accepted into the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. In addition to further stage work, he was among the first actors to appear on British television via the drama "Campbell of Kilmhor" (BBC, 1939), one of the earliest BBC broadcasts. However, when World War II bro... Continue Bio >>

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