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actor , educator , author

Gregor Andrew Roy, British author, educator, actor. Recipient American Heritage award, John F. Kennedy Library., 1974, 1st prize, Jesse Stuart Poetry Competition, De Marco Poetry award. Member of United Nations Association (former member, director).

Background

Roy, Gregor Andrew was born on March 7, 1929 in Bonnybridge, Scotland. Arrived in United States, 1958, naturalized, 1963. Son of Fred and Mary Roy.

Education

Master of Arts, University Glasgow, Scotland, 1951.

Career

Repertory and regional repertory, England, Scotland, Wales. Instructor Fordham University. Member faculty New School Social Research.

Former teacher City University of New York. Assistant editor science documents Museum Natural History, New York City, 1967. Served with Black Watch Regiment, 1952-1953, Republic of Korea.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: Graham Greene's Power and the Glory, 1964, Kafka's The Trial and the Castle, 1965, Cervantes' Don Quixote, 1965, Alexander Pope's The Rape of the Lock, 1965, Goldsmith's Vicar of Wakefield, 1966, Beat Literature, 1966, (plays) When Dinosaurs Clash in the Grand Canyon, 1970, Northern Lights of Old Aberdeen, 1971, Strange Hunters in a Stone Age Forest, 1971, The Passion of Danny Zurlo, 1984, The Cove, 1986, The Game, 1989. Contributor articles to professional journals. Actor: (television films) The Super Cops, Crazy Joe, Serpico, For Pete's Sake, A Time for Miracles, The Best of Families, Tattoo, Hoodlums, Pelham 123, Death Wish, Once Is Not Enough, The Next Man, The Verdict, Easy Money.

      (plays) Off-Broadway, Circle Repertory Company, Scottish Drama Festival, Glasgow University Club.

Membership

Member of United Nations Association (former member, director).

Connections

father:
Fred Roy

mother:
Mary Roy