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b. 18 June 1928, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. After university Blakemore moved to London, training at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. He made his provincial stage debut in 1951 in The Barretts Of Wimpole Street. For several years he acted in UK repertory theatres and also began directing. He came to widespread notice with a London production of A Day In The Life Of Joe Egg (1967), which he directed on Broadway in 1968 and was nominated for a Tony Award. He was at the N... Read more

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