Antony Sher(1949-), Actor and writer
Sir Antony Sher
Sitter in 11 portraits
Actor, novelist and playwright. Sher, one of the most acclaimed British classical actors, appeared at the Royal Court in Snoo Wilson's The Glad Hand (1978) and in Churchill's influential Cloud Nine (1979). He has since been a regular presence on stage, winning three Olivier Awards for his performances in Richard III (1984), Torch Song Trilogy (1985) and Stanley (1997). His first play, I.D., premiered at the Almeida Theatre in 2003.
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