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Kenneth Tynan (Kenneth Peacock)

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Biography

Birmingham, England, UK
Kenneth Tynan was one of the most famous theatrical critics of the 20th Century. He earned his own permanent place in the history of the English theater when he became the first dramaturg of Laurence Olivier, when the great actor finally realized his dream and became the director of the new National Theatre. Tynan's tenure at the National proved controversial, and he was forced to resign after championing Rolf Hochuth's play "Soldaten" ("Soldiers"), which essentially accused Winston Churchill, the wartime Prime Minister, of complicity in the murder of Free Poland's head of state, General Sikorsky. Read more...

Actor

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Parkinson 1971

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Character: Himself

Arena 1975

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Character: Himself

The Dick Cavett Show 1968

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Writing