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Max Adrian (I) (1902–1973)


Grandiose Irish stage, film and television character player Max Adrian, a noted classical performer and musical comedy revue star with a highly distinctive voice and "old school" acting style, was born Max Bor on November 1, 1902, in Enniskillen, County Fermanagh, Ireland. The son of Edward Norman Cavendish Bor and wife Mabel Lloyd Thornton, Max ... See full bio »

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Known For

(1971)
Dr. Terror's House of Horrors Dr. Blake (segment "Vampire")
(1965)
The Devils Ibert
(1971)
(1959)

Filmography

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 1971 The Boy Friend
Max
 1971 George Bernard Shaw (TV Mini-Series)
George Bernard Shaw
- Part 3: The Eminence - 1926 (1971) ... George Bernard Shaw
- Part 2: The Arrival - 1899 (1971) ... George Bernard Shaw
- Part 1: The Search - 1894 (1971) ... George Bernard Shaw
 1971 The Devils
Ibert
 1971 The Music Lovers
Nicholas Rubinstein
 1971 Play for Today (TV Series)
Nathan W. Potts
- Alma Mater (1971) ... Nathan W. Potts
 1970 W. Somerset Maugham (TV Series)
Ferdy Rabenstein
- The Alien Corn (1970) ... Ferdy Rabenstein
 1969-1970 Up Pompeii! (TV Series)
Sen. Ludicrus Sextus
- The Love Potion (1970) ... Sen. Ludicrus Sextus
- Spartacus (1970) ... Sen. Ludicrus Sextus
- The Actors (1970) ... Sen. Ludicrus Sextus
- Britannicus (1970) ... Sen. Ludicrus Sextus
- The Senator and the Asp (1970) ... Sen. Ludicrus Sextus
 1969 The First Night of 'Pygmalion' (TV Movie)
Bernard Shaw
 1969 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series)
Ludicrus
- Up Pompeii! (1969) ... Ludicrus
 1968 Omnibus (TV Series documentary)
Frederick Delius
- Song of Summer (1968) ... Frederick Delius
 1968 Point Counter Point (TV Mini-Series)
John Bidlake
- The Kingdom of Heaven (1968) ... John Bidlake
- Death of a Freeman (1968) ... John Bidlake
- A Frog He Would A-Wooing Go (1968) ... John Bidlake
- Flesh of My Flesh (1968) ... John Bidlake
- Golden Lads and Girls (1968) ... John Bidlake
 1968 Luther (TV Movie)
Cajetan
 1967 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
The Abbot
- The Devil a Monk Would Be (1967) ... The Abbot
 1967 Before the Fringe (TV Series)
- Episode #2.6 (1967)
- Episode #1.3 (1967)
 1967 Uncle Vanya (TV Movie)
Wladimirowitch Serebriakow
 1967 The Terrornauts
Dr. Henry Shore
 1967 NET Playhouse (TV Series)
Prof. Serebyakov
- Uncle Vanya (1967) ... Prof. Serebyakov
 1967 The Baron (TV Series)
The Chosen One
- The High Terrace (1967) ... The Chosen One
 1967 De kus van het gevaar
Morton - Adviser (aka Marlene Dietrich)
 1966 Vendetta (TV Series)
Thomas Calleia
- The Sugar Man (1966) ... Thomas Calleia
 1966 Adam Adamant Lives! (TV Series)
Dr. Klein
- Ticket to Terror (1966) ... Dr. Klein
 1966 The World of Wooster (TV Series)
Uncle George
- Jeeves and the Indian Summer of an Uncle (1966) ... Uncle George
 1966 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series)
Norris
- Case Suspended (1966) ... Norris
 1966 Take a Sapphire (TV Movie)
Dom Juan
 1965 Doctor Who (TV Series)
King Priam
- Horse of Destruction (1965) ... King Priam
- Death of a Spy (1965) ... King Priam
- Small Prophet, Quick Return (1965) ... King Priam
 1965 Famous Gossips (TV Series)
Parson Yorick
- Parson Yorick: The Sentimental Traveler (1965) ... Parson Yorick
 1965 Dr. Terror's House of Horrors
Dr. Blake (segment "Vampire")
 1964 Midsummer Nightmare (Short)
Puck (voice)
 1964 Victoria Regina (TV Mini-Series)
Benjamin Disraeli
- Winter (1964) ... Benjamin Disraeli
- Autumn (1964) ... Benjamin Disraeli
- Summer (1964) ... Benjamin Disraeli
- Spring (1964) ... Benjamin Disraeli
 1956-1964 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Elie de Coetquidan / Frick / William Goodman
- The Bachelors (1964) ... Elie de Coetquidan
- The Pets (1960) ... Frick
- The Terror (1956) ... William Goodman
 1964 Espionage (TV Series)
Dr. Driffield
- The Frantick Rebel (1964) ... Dr. Driffield
 1963 Uncle Vanya
Prof. Alexander Serebryakov
 1963 As You Like It (TV Movie)
Jacques
 1962 Oliver Twist (TV Mini-Series)
Fagin
- Episode #1.13 (1962) ... Fagin
- Episode #1.12 (1962) ... Fagin
- Episode #1.11 (1962) ... Fagin
- Episode #1.10 (1962) ... Fagin
- Episode #1.9 (1962) ... Fagin
 1961/II Time Remembered (TV Movie)
Ferdinand
 1957-1960 The DuPont Show of the Month (TV Series)
Pew / Marquis St. Evremonde / Sir Matthew Sprott
- Treasure Island (1960) ... Pew
- A Tale of Two Cities (1958) ... Marquis St. Evremonde
- Beyond This Place (1957) ... Sir Matthew Sprott
 1959 One Step Beyond (TV Series)
Marquis Jacques De La Roget
- Image of Death (1959) ... Marquis Jacques De La Roget
 1959 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Ralph Jennings
- The Case of the Deadly Toy (1959) ... Ralph Jennings
 1959 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Robert Stone
- Banquo's Chair (1959) ... Robert Stone
 1959 The Third Man (TV Series)
Crary
- The Angry Young Man (1959) ... Crary
 1959 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
Prosecutor
- The Second Man (1959) ... Prosecutor
 1958 Adventures of the Sea Hawk (TV Series)
Higgins
- Episode #1.20 (1958) ... Higgins
 1958 Kraft Television Theatre (TV Series)
 1957 Twelfth Night (TV Movie)
Sir Andrew Aguecheek
 1957 Camera Three (TV Series)
The Narrator
- The Story of the Soldier (1957) ... The Narrator
 1952 The Pickwick Papers
Aide
 1952 La bergère et le ramoneur
The King (English version, voice)
 1952 Penny Plain (TV Movie)
 1951 Pool of London
Charlie Vernon - acrobat / George
 1950 Her Favourite Husband
Catoni
 1949 Charley Junior's Schooldays (Short) (voice, uncredited)
 1949 Tuppence Coloured (TV Movie)
 1949 Oranges and Lemons (TV Movie)
 1948 Robinson Charley (Short) (voice)
 1944 Hendrik de Vijfde
The Dauphin
 1942 Talk About Jacqueline
Lionel
 1942 The Young Mr. Pitt
Richard Sheridan
 1942 Penn of Pennsylvania
Elton
 1941 Jeannie
 1941 Kipps
Chester Coote
 1939 Marco Millions (TV Movie)
 1938 Count Albany (TV Movie)
Strange Gentleman
 1938 Merely Mr. Hawkins
Mr. Fletcher
 1937 Macushla
Kerry Muldoon
 1937 Why Pick on Me?
Jack Mills
 1936 Nothing Like Publicity
Bob Wharncliffe
 1936 The Happy Family
Noel Hutt
 1936 To Catch a Thief
Salesman
 1936 The Cardinal
Barber (uncredited)
 1936 A Touch of the Moon
Francis Leverton
 1934 Eight Cylinder Love (Short)
 1934 The Primrose Path
Julian Leigh
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Troilus and Cressida", in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England with Ian Holm, Dorothy Tutin, Michael Hordern, Derek Godfrey, Patrick Allen, John Ronane, Gordon Gostelow, Maxine Audley, Roy Dotrice, Peter McEnery, David Buck and Roy Marsden in ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

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Alternate Names:

Max Cavendish

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Trivia:

His lifelong partner was Laurier Lister. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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