Timothy West
Biographical Information
Born October 20th, 1934
Bradford, England
Productions Marat/Sade as The Schoolmaster (original London cast)
Trelawny as Sir William Gower (original cast)
Vocal Type Baritone

Timothy West is an English actor.


Born in Bradford in the West Riding of Yorkshire, West studied at the John Lyon School and became a repertory theatre player, acting across England before his London debut in 1959. He made his screen debut on television in 1960, appearing such series as Edward the Seventh and Bleak House. West also appeared in a number of films including Nicholas and Alexandra and The Thirty-Nine Steps.

However, West's greatest successes were on stage, where he played a number of major roles including Solness in The Master Builder and the titular characters in both Uncle Vanya and King Lear.


West gave his sole singing performances on stage, originating the role of the Schoolmaster in Marat/Sade and Sir William Gower in Trelawny.


Marat/Sade (1964)(originated the role)Edit

Trelawny (1972)(originated the role)Edit

  • Quite Out of Place (duet)
  • Two Fools (duet)

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