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Paulwhitsunjones
Paul Whitsun-Jones
Biographical Information
Born April 25th, 1923
Newport, Wales
Died January 14th, 1974
London, England
Productions Kismet as The Wazir
Oliver! as Mr. Bumble (original London cast)
Recordings Kismet (studio cast recording)
Oliver! (original cast recording)
Vocal Type Tenor

Paul Whitsun-Jones was a Welsh actor.

BiographyEdit

Born in Newport, Wales, Whitsun-Jones began his acting career in the York Repertory Theatre before gaining several roles in London's West End, including a two year engagement as the Wazir in Kismet.

Whitsun-Jones also had a number of British screen apoearances, including two roles in Doctor Who, The Avengers and films such as The Masque of the Red Death and Up Pompeii.

He passed away in 1974.

SingingEdit

Whitsun-Jones had two notable singing roles, as the Wazir in Kismet and originating the part of Mr. Bumble in Oliver!

StageEdit

Kismet (1955)Edit

  • Not Since Nineveh (contains solo lines)
  • Gesticulate (contains solo lines)
  • Was I Wazir? (contains solo lines)
  • And This Is My Beloved (contains solo lines)

Oliver! (1960)(originated the role)Edit

  • Oliver! (contains solo lines)
  • I Shall Scream (duet)
  • Boy for Sale (solo)
  • That's Your Funeral (contains solo lines)
  • Oliver! (reprise)(duet)

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