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Jack Birkett (1934–2010)

Jack Birkett was born on June 11, 1934 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England. He was an actor, known for The Tempest (1979), Pierrot in Turquoise or The Looking Glass Murders (1970) and Jubilee (1978). He died on May 10, 2010 in London, England. See full bio »


(age 75) in London, England, UK

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Known For

The Tempest Caliban, a savage and deformed slave
Jubilee Borgia Ginz


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 1990 The Garden
Pontius (as Orlando)
 1989 Moon Child
 1988 El vent de l'illa (as El Increíble Orlando)
 1987 Omnibus (TV Series documentary)
- George Grosz: Enemy of the State (1987) ... Transvestite (as The Incredible Orlando)
 1986 Caravaggio
The Pope
 1985 The Bride
Blind Man
 1985/I A Midsummer Night's Dream (TV Movie)
 1981 Troilus & Cressida (TV Movie)
Thersites (as The Incredible Orlando)
 1979 The Tempest
Caliban, a savage and deformed slave
 1978 Jubilee
Borgia Ginz (as Orlando)
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 2003 Jubilee: A Time Less Golden (Video documentary short) (special thanks)
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 1992 Travelling Light (Documentary)
Himself (as The Incredible Orlando)
 1990 The Garden: Making of the Garden (Video documentary short)
Himself (as Orlando)

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Alternate Names:

The Incredible Orlando | El Increíble Orlando | Orlando

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Born seeing, Birkett began to lose his sight in 1966, he then gradually became completely blind and was so for more than the last three decades his life. See more »

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