Brian Rix(1924-2016), Actor-manager, playwright and campaigner; President, Mencap
Brian Norman Roger Rix, Baron Rix
Sitter in 5 portraits
Actor manager, best known for series of farces (many later filmed) at the Whitehall and Garrick theatres (1950-69) and for a number of television series such as Men of Affairs (1973). Rix became Chairman of Mencap in 1988 and was President from 1998 until 2016.
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