Alan Edmund William Edwards AM MBE was an accomplished actor and founding Artistic Director of the Queensland Theatre Company in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Edwards was considered a major contributor to the artistic life of Queensland and was awarded an MBE and Member of the Order of Australia for his services to theatre. He was also made an honorary Doctor of Letters by the University of Southern Queensland. Edwards won a scholarship to the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. He also obtained the same for the Old Vic School. After completing his training, he worked in various repertory theatres in England and Scotland before joining the Birmingham Repertory Theatre. From 1956 he worked mainly in London in film, theatre and radio. He also directed several plays.
|Born:||January 17, 1925, United Kingdom|
|Died:||January 14, 2003, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia|
|IMDb:||Alan Edwards (actor)'s IMDb|
About Alan Edwards
Acclaimed Australian actor, drama teacher, and founding Artistic Director of the Queensland Theatre Company. He gave his final appearance in The Way We Were.
He won a scholarship to the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, where he later began his teaching career.
He was named a Member of the British Empire and Member of the Order of Australia for his contribution to theatre.
He was born in Brisbane.
He helped to empower actor Geoffrey Rush by founding Queensland's first theatre company.
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