Cyril Ritchard

Actor, Theater Actor

1897 – 1977

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Who was Cyril Ritchard?

Cyril Ritchard was an Australian stage, screen and television actor, and director. He is probably best remembered today for his performance as Captain Hook in the Mary Martin musical production of Peter Pan. In 1945, he played Gabriele Eisenstein in Gay Rosalinda at the Palace theatre in London, a version of Strauss's Die Fledermaus by Erich Wolfgang Korngold in which he appeared with Peter Graves, Irene Ambrus and Ruth Naylor. The show was conducted by Richard Tauber and ran for almost a year. [Ref: Charles Castle, This was Richard Tauber, London 1971]

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Born
Dec 1, 1897
Surry Hills
Also known as
  • Cyril Trimmell-Ritchard
  • Cyrill Ritchard
  • Cyril Trimnell-Ritchard
Parents
Spouses
Religion
  • Catholicism
Nationality
  • Australia
Profession
Education
  • St Aloysius' College
Lived in
  • Sydney
  • Ridgefield
Died
Dec 18, 1977
Chicago
Resting place
Ridgefield

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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