Llewellyn Rees, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Llewellyn Rees

British actor

Date of Birth: 18-Jun-1901

Place of Birth: Charmouth, England, United Kingdom

Date of Death: 07-Jan-1994

Profession: stage actor, television actor, film actor

Nationality: United Kingdom

Zodiac Sign: Gemini

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About Llewellyn Rees

  • Walter Llewellyn Rees (18 June 1901 – 7 January 1994) was an English actor.Rees was born in Charmouth, Dorset, England.His television roles included appearances on Doctor Who (in the serial The Deadly Assassin playing the assassinated Time Lord President), The Brothers, Inspector Morse, Doomwatch and Coronation Street.
  • He appeared in a number of films such as The Dresser, Withnail and I, A Fish Called Wanda and Splitting Heirs.
  • In The Dresser, Rees played an aging member of a British touring company.
  • The play that the film was based on had its genesis in the touring company of actor/manager Sir Donald Wolfit, whom Rees had toured with in the 1940 and 1950s.Rees was also active in the political end of the theatre serving as General Secretary, Actors' Equity Association 1940–46; Secretary, Federation of Theatre Unions 1944–46; Governor, Old Vic 1945–47; Drama Director, Arts Council of Great Britain 1947–49; Administrator, Old Vic 1949–51; Administrator, Arts Theatre 1951–52.When he was 60 years old, Rees married actress Madeleine Newbury.
  • He died on 7 January 1994, at the age of 92.He was born the same day as Princess Anastasia Nikolaevna Romanov.

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