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Desmond Barrit

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Full Name  Desmond Brown
Role  Actor
Name  Desmond Barrit

Years active  1979 –
Occupation  actor
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Born  19 October 1944 (age 71) (1944-10-19) Morriston, Swansea, Wales, U.K.
Awards  Laurence Olivier Award for Best Comedy Performance
Nominations  Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Movies  Northanger Abbey, A Christmas Carol, Alice Through the Looki, A Midsummer Night's Dr, St Ives
Similar People  Sylvestra Le Touzel, Jon Jones, Adrian Noble, Alex Jennings, William Beck

TV shows  In Search of Shakespeare

Desmond Barrit is a Welsh actor, best known for his stage work.

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Biography

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Barrit appeared in The History Boys at Wyndham's Theatre portraying the general studies teacher, Hector, made famous by Richard Griffiths in the film version.

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On 7 July 2008, he took over the role of The Wizard from Nigel Planer in the West End production of Wicked at the Apollo Victoria Theatre. Originally set to begin 9 June, his performance had to be postponed to undergo an operation.

Beginning 12 December 2011, he returned to Wicked, reprising his role of the Wizard, taking over from Clive Carter. He ended his third return engagement with the show on 7 July 2012 (four years after his debut), and was replaced three weeks later by Keith Bartlett.

In 2014, he appeared as Michaud in Helen Edmundson's adaptation of Therese Raquin at the Theatre Royal, Bath.

References

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