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Torin Herbert Erskine Thatcher Edit Profile

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Torin Herbert Erskine Thatcher, Indian actor. Recipient Sylvania television award, 1957. Served lieutenant colonel British Army, 1940-1945.; Member Reunion Theatre Association (founder), Theatre Research Society London, Academy Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, British Actors Equity Association (founder.

Background

Thatcher, Torin Herbert Erskine was born on January 15, 1905 in Bombay, India. Son of Torin James Blair and Edith Rachel (Batty) Thatcher.

Education

Student Kensington College Business, London, 1924-1925.

Career

; 1 son, Phillip Torin. Married second, Anne LeBorgne, June 12, 1952. Debut in Shakespearean Repertory at Maddermarket Theatre, Norwich, England, 1924-1926.

Appeared at Cambridge (England) Festival Repertory Theatre, 1926, Old Vic Theatre, 1927-1929, West End Theatre, London, 1928-1948. Toured with Bernard Shaw Repertory throughout England, 1930-1931. Played 8 prodns. of Hamlet, 25 Shakespeare plays, 50 Shakespeare prodns., 19 Shaw plays.

Starred in numerous Broadway plays, from 1948, including Edward My Son, Billy Budd, Miracle Worker, The First Born. Appeared in numerous motion pictures, from 1935, latest being The Robe, Love is a Many Splendored Thing, Snows of Kilimanjaro, Hawaii, Mutiny on the Bounty, Sandpiper, Helen of Troy, The Canadians, Black Shield of Falworth, King’s Pirate, Crimson Pirate. Appeared in numerous television shows, latest being Night Gallery, Defenders, Daniel Boone, Chrysler Theatre, Petrocelli, Probe, Brenda Starr.

Membership

Served lieutenant colonel British Army, 1940-1945. Member Reunion Theatre Association (founder), Theatre Research Society London, Academy Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, British Actors Equity Association (founder.

Connections

Married Mildred Daniel, 1939 (deceased.; married second, Anne LeBorgne, June 12, 1952.

father:
Torin James Blair Thatcher

mother:
Edith Rachel (Batty) Thatcher

spouses:
Mildred Daniel

Anne LeBorgne