John Shrapnel


John Shrapnel

John Shrapnel (* 27. April 1942 in Birmingham) ist ein britischer Theater- und Filmschauspieler. Der Sohn des Journalisten Norman Shrapnel (The Guardian) wuchs in Manchester auf. Als Theaterschauspieler war er Mitglied des Royal National Theatre (unter Laurence Olivier) und der Royal Shakespeare Company. Er spielte u.a. in der BBC Television Shakespeare Serie und in zahlreichen anderen Shakespeare-Produktionen mit.

1975 heiratete er die jüngere Tochter der Schauspielerin Deborah Kerr, Francesca Ann Bartley. Sie haben drei Söhne: den Drehbuchautor Joe Sebastian (* 1976) sowie die Schauspieler Alexander Lex Carey (* 1979) and Thomas Tom Heydon (* 1981).

John Shrapnels Filmografie umfasst über 50 internationale Kino- und TV-Filme.

Sein jüngerer Bruder Hugh (* 1947) arbeitet als Komponist.

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