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Kenneth Williams (I) (1926–1988)


The acting bug bit Kenneth Williams when, as a student, his English teacher suggested he try out for a school play. He found that he enjoyed it tremendously, but when he raised the possibility at home of becoming an actor, his father forbade it. Williams was eventually sent to art school in London in 1941. In 1944 he was drafted into the army, and... See full bio »

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Known For

Follow That Camel Commandant Maximilian Burger
(1967)
Don't Lose Your Head Citizen Camembert
(1967)
Carry on Cleo Julius Caesar
(1964)
Carry on Screaming! Doctor Orlando Watt
(1966)

Filmography

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 2006 Kenneth Williams: Fantabulosa! (TV Movie) (book "The Kenneth Williams Diaries")
 1983 An Audience with Kenneth Williams (TV Special)
  International Cabaret (TV Series) (special material - 56 episodes, 1966 - 1968) (writer - 8 episodes, 1974)
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 1971 Meanwhile on BBC2 (TV Series) (script - 10 episodes)
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- Episode #1.9 (1971) ... (script)
- Episode #1.8 (1971) ... (script)
- Episode #1.7 (1971) ... (script)
- Episode #1.6 (1971) ... (script)
 1970 The Kenneth Williams Show (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Appeared (as "Bernard") in "The Platinum Cat", London, England, UK. See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Biographical Movies | 8 Print Biographies | 3 Portrayals | 1 Article | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Personal Quote:

I know I'm male, and what's more I can prove it! (phrase from Carry on Matron (1972)) See more »

Trivia:

Was offered the part of Albright in Carry on Cabby (1963), but turned it down because he believed that it was an inferior script. The part was cut down and the best lines given to Charles Hawtrey. Norman Chappell played Albright. See more »

Trademark:

Flaring nostrils & a nasal 'posh' accent

Nickname:

Kenny See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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