Michael Leonard Williams
Date of Birth: 09/07/1935
Place of birth: Liverpool
Citizenship: United Kingdom
Author: Pauline Chelpanova
Michael Williams (full name - Michael Leonard Williams) was born in 1935 in Liverpool (Liverpool), England. After graduating from St. Edward`s College, Michael started to work in the insurance company, and a little later he was in the theater. In the movie, Williams appeared in the early 60`s, his early paintings became `The Wakefield Shepherd`s Play` and` The Trial of Joan of Arc`. Recognition and brought some fame to the actor the British TV series` Elizabeth: The Queen angliyskaya` (Elizabeth R), launched in 1971.
In 1967, Williams played in an unusual musical film adaptation of Peter Brook (Peter Brook) `Marat / Sad` (Marat / Sade), and in the same year starred opposite Brooke (as an actor) in the British documentary project` The Benefit of the Doubt` Peter Whitehead (Peter Whitehead). Generally, with Brooke actor happened to a lot of work and on the stage.
In the thriller, Tony Richardson (Tony Richardson) `Favorit` (Dead Cert) Michael played in the 74th, together with his wife, actress Judi Dench (Dead Cert), whom he married in 1971. With Judy and he has repeatedly appeared in one set, including shooting and television series. Their daughter Tara Williams (Tara Cressida Williams) and later became an actress; the marriage of Michael and Judy is considered one of the most stable family unions in Hollywood.
Among the paintings 80s with Williams - Anglo-French drama `Enigma` (Enigma) Jeannot Szwarc (Jeannot Szwarc) about the opposition of the German and Soviet secret police. Also in 1983, he played in a great drama Lewis Gilbert (Lewis Gilbert) `Education Rity` (Educating Rita); in the 89th he appeared in the historic action film by Kenneth Branagh (Kenneth Branagh) `King Henry V` (Henry V).
During the `90s Williams played a lot of TV series - `Kavanagh QC`,` blackberry polyana` (Brambly Hedge), `Telohraniteli` (Bodyguards),` A Dance to the Music of Time` and several others. In 1999, he again appeared before the camera together with his wife, in the Italian-British war drama `Tea with Mussolini` (Tea with Mussolini) directed by Franco Zeffirelli (Franco Zeffirelli).
It became a famous film and television fairy painting `Country fey` (The Magical Legend of the Leprechauns) - a good fairy tale family.
All these years, the actor continued to work on stage Online Time dozens of scenic characters.
Michael Williams, died of lung cancer on January 11, 2001. He was 65 years old; not long before the actor, who all his life had been a devout Catholic, was granted Papal Knight Order of St. Gregory (Knighthood of St. Gregory).