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John Van Eyssen (Matthew John D. Van Eyssen)

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Biography

Fauresmith, South Africa
John van Eyssen (1922-1995) John van Eyssen wore several hats during his long professional career -- including that of Shakespearean thespian, movie actor, literary agent, producer and studio executive. Born and raised in South Africa, van Eyssen did not come to Great Britain until after WW II. Once in London, he studied drama at the Central School of Speech and Drama and, before graduation, joined the Royal Shakespeare Company. At the RSC, van Eyssen performed the major classical leads and also played Cassio in Orson Welles' production of Othello. Read more...

Actor

Character: Marine Bradley

The Cockleshell Heroes 1955

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Character: The P.R.O.

Quatermass 2 1957

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Character: Lieut. Grant

The Traitor 1957

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Character: Clive Franklyn

Account Rendered 1957

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Character: Insp. Westover

Blind Date 1959

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Character: Rowson

Make Mine Mink 1960

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Character: John Maudle

Marriage of Convenience 1960

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Character: 5th Priest

Murder in the Cathedral 1951

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Character: Clive Franklin

Kraft Mystery Theater 1959

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Character: Mr. Forbes, Barrister.

Brothers in Law 1957

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