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Antony Sher

(1949-2021), 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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Antony Sher, by Lord Snowdon - NPG P1919

Antony Sher

by Lord Snowdon
gelatin silver print, 11 July 1985
NPG P1919

Antony Sher, by Andrew Ratcliffe - NPG 6883

Antony Sher

by Andrew Ratcliffe
pencil, 1999
NPG 6883

Antony Sher, by Steve Pyke - NPG x30440

Antony Sher

by Steve Pyke
bromide print, 1987
NPG x30440

Antony Sher, by Trevor Leighton - NPG x32788

Antony Sher

by Trevor Leighton
bromide fibre print, 26 April 1989
NPG x32788

Antony Sher, by Gered Mankowitz - NPG x137447

Antony Sher

by Gered Mankowitz
C-type colour print, April 1991
NPG x137447

Gregory Doran; Antony Sher, by Derry Moore, 12th Earl of Drogheda - NPG x126962

Gregory Doran; Antony Sher

by Derry Moore, 12th Earl of Drogheda
bromide fibre print, 2004
NPG x126962

Actors' Last Supper, by Alistair Morrison, and by  Andy Teare, and by  Dean Mitchell - NPG x136665

Actors' Last Supper

by Alistair Morrison, and by Andy Teare, and by Dean Mitchell
digital C-type colour print, 2011
NPG x136665

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