Person    | Male  Born 14/6/1919  Died 18/12/1993

Sam Wanamaker

Categories: Cinema, Theatre

Countries: USA

Actor, director and visionary who recreated Shakespeare's Globe. Born Chicago. In 1952, while working in the UK, he heard that the House Un-American Activities had black-listed him so he decided to stay here. In 1970 he founded the Shakespeare Globe Trust and worked towards the recreation of the Globe Theatre on the South Bank for the rest of his life. Died at home, 7 Bentinck Close, Prince Albert Road.

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Sam Wanamaker

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Sam Wanamaker

London Borough of Southwark Sam Wanamaker, 1919 - 1993, visionary who recreat...

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Southwark Cathedral - Sam Wanamaker

{Beside a blue line drawing of the Globe Theatre:} In thanksgiving for Sam Wa...

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