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Jonathan Cecil
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Actor
    (February 22, 1939-September 22, 2011)
    Born in London, United Kingdom
    Birth name was Jonathan Hugh Gascoyne-Cecil
    Great-grandson of British Prime Minister Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury
    Appeared in the films 'The Yellow Rolls-Royce' (1964), 'The Rise and Rise of Michael Rimmer' (1970), 'Lust for a Vampire' (1971), 'Up the Front' (1972), 'Barry Lyndon' (1975), 'The Taming of the Shrew' (1980), 'Mel Brooks' History of the World, Part 1' (1981), 'Thank You, P.G. Wodehouse' (1981), 'Thirteen at Dinner' (1985), 'Dead Man's Folly' (1986), 'Murder in Three Acts' (1986), 'Little Dorrit' (1988), 'As You Like It' (1992), 'Victoria & Albert' (2001) and 'National Lampoon's Van Wilder 2: The Rise of Taj' (2006)
    Appeared on the West End Stage in 'A Heritage and Its History' (1965), 'Halfway Up the Tree' (1967), 'The Ruling Class' (1969), 'Lulu' (1971) 'Cowardly Coward' (1972) and 'Uncle Vanya' (1988)
    His description of his parents' reaction to his desire to act professionally: 'They did nothing to discourage me, except they didn't think I was very good, and I think they were right.'
    He was typecast as 'toffs and bumbling clerics.'
    He said, 'If I have any regrets, it's that I didn't do parts with more depth.'
    He said, 'Comic and character actors, like proverbial blondes, usually have more fun.'
    He was described as 'one of the finest upper-class-twits of his era.'
    He recorded 40 books-on-tape of P.G. Wodehouse's Jeeves and Wooster stories, saying 'I enter the studio and go into another world -- the book takes over. I've always had fun with the producers, and it is only afterwards that I realize what hard work it has been.'

Credit: C. Fishel


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