Roy Dotrice, a History
Roy Dotrice, the British Actor, Veteran of over 80 stage plays since 1958, and 33 big scren cinema films, as well as 44 for television in the USA and UK, comprising series and films. He has also done much on the radio for the BBC and audio he is no stranger to, with voices for Disney as well as Shakespeare.
His amazing career has spanned 50 years, with his exceptional skills he bring to each new project.
Roy has 3 daughters, Michele, who is married to actor Edward Woodward. Michele is a seasoned actress of a rare quality like her father, with endless work to her credit.
Karen, the middle daughter was in 39 steps (the film), Joseph Andrews, Gnome Mobile, Three Lives of Thomasina, and of course the little girl in Mary Poppins.
Yvette has acted in years gone by, but now acts out the role of mother to 3 children each day.
Roy and his wife Kay now have seven grand children, the delight of their lives, and they celebrate 53 years of marriage this May.
Roy is a keen sports man, enjoying cricket, baseball and fishing. He also is an accomplished artist with the canvas and oils, and his art covers many walls in many Dotrice family homes.
His birthday is on May 26th - if you wish to send him a birthday card, you can send it c/o Gwen Lord, preferably by May 1st.
ROY DOTRICE (Members of Actors' Equity) has appeared in ten Broadway productions, including three one-man shows: Brief Lives at the golden theatre in 1968, Mister Lincoln at the Morosco Theatre in 1980, and brief Lives at the Booth Theatre in 1974. For nine years he played leading roles with the Royal Shakespeare Company in England and has appeared in over twenty productions in London's West End. Apart from occasional trips to New York to appear on stage, Mr. Dotrice has been working exclusively out of Los Angleles since 1981. He appeared as a regular in four television series: "Beauty and the Beast", "Going To Extremes", "Picket Fences", and "Mr. and Mrs Smith," in addition to playing guest star roles in dozens of television productions. Some of his latest films include The Scarlet Letter, The Cutting Edge, Swimming with Sharks, and Children of the Dark. He is playing Broadway again in A Moon For The Misbegotten from March 22nd 2000.
- Information added 27th February 2000.
Information on the Web Site
From Roy Dotrice fan
club article, 27th
Roy Dotrice is to be in Broadway play, A Moon For The Misbegotten, from March 22nd 2000.
From Helper's Eye
3rd December 1998
Roy Dotrice is on L.A. Radio USA KCEW 89.9 FM in a G.B. Shaw play called The Doctor's Dilemma between 2nd and 6th December.