Jack Birkett

Biografi

Jack Birkett was born on June 11, 1934 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England. He was an actor, mime artist, dancer and singer, a contemporary of Lindsey Kemp and a key member of his troupe. Often billed as Orlando, or The Incredible Orlando, Birkett was born to a Romani family and worked as an arrist's model for David Hockney before finding work as a stage hand at Leeds' Grand Theatre in 1950. He began to lose his sight in 1966, he then gradually became completely blind and was so for more than the last three decades his life. A regular cohort of the arthouse filmmaker Derek Jarman, Birkett appeared in Jubilee, The Tempest, Caravaggio and The Garden for the director. He retired from performing in the 1990s, living with his partner the Spanish artist and writer Nyako Nakar in Barcelona and London. He died on May 10, 2010 in London, aged 75.

Akting

Movies
The Looking Glass Murders
Harlequin
1970
El vent de l'illa
Gobernador
1988
The Tempest
Caliban, a savage and deformed slave
1979
Jubilee
Borgia Ginz (as Orlando)
1978
Moon Child
Invalid
1989
Caravaggio
The Pope
1986
Troilus and Cressida
Thersites
1981
The Garden
Pontius (Orlando)
1990
The Bride
Blind Man
1985
TV Shows
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Tempat & Tanggal Lahir

Tanggal Lahir : 1934-06-11
Tempat Lahir : Leeds, West Yorkshire, UK

Informasi Pribadi

Dikenal Sebagai:
Acting
Jenis Kelamin:
Laki-laki
Situs Resmi:
-
Dikenal Juga Sebagai:
Orlando
The Incredible Orlando