About Julian Holloway
June 24, 1944
|Place of Birth||:||Watlington, Oxfordshire, England, UK|
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INFO FROM IMDB - For over six decades, Julian Holloway has enjoyed a long and varied career. He made his theatrical debut in London's West End in the revue "All Square" at the Vaudeville Theatre. Other West End credits include Christopher Hampton's first play "When Did You Last See My Mother?" at the Comedy Theatre, Colin Spencer's "Spitting Image" at the Duke of York's Theatre, replacing Michael Gambon in Alan Ayckbourn's trilogy "The Norman Conquests" at the Globe Theatre and a successful revival of "Arsenic And Old Lace" at the Westminster Theatre. He co-starred in the short lived BBC series of P.G.Wodehouse's "Ukridge" and then performed in his first "Carry On" venture, "Follow That Camel". This led to featured roles in, amongst others, "Carry On Up The Khyber", "Carry On Camping", "Carry On Camping" and "Carry On Loving". In 1971 he formed a company with director Gerry O' Hara and they wrote and produced two short films for the cinema, "The Spy's Wife" starring Dorothy Tutin and Tom Bell and "The Chairman's Wife" starring John Osborne and Zena Walker. He then concentrated almost entirely on Television and over the next decade racked up many performances, which included starring roles in BBC'S Play of the Month, "The Importance Of Being Earnest", "Elizabeth R", "An Adventure In Bed" (in the anthology series "Ten From The Twenties"), "Street Party"( in the anthology series "Jubilee") , "A Woman Sobbing", the BBCTV mini series "Rebecca"and the trilogy "Conjugal Rights". He then made his directorial debut in the theatre, with his productions of "When Did You Last See My Mother" at the Crucible Theatre Sheffield and "Play It Again Sam" at the Thorndyke Theatre Leatherhead. In 1980 he produced with David Korda, the movie "Loophole" starring Albert Finney and Martin Sheen and followed this by appearing with Gregory Peck in the TV movie "The Scarlet And The Black". Having gained a reputation as a much in demand voice over talent, he formed the London voice over agency Hobsons with partner Sue Bonnici and the company became extremely successful. He co-starred in the Doctor Who trilogy, "Survival", the first series of Anglia TV's "The Chief" and episodes of popular shows, "Minder" "The New Avengers", "The Professionals" and "The Sweeney" as well as "Rumpole Of The Bailey". In the early 90's he took up residence in California and began a new phase of his career, in animation. Notably as a regular in the syndicated series "James Bond Jr", "Where's Waldo" and "Captain Zed And The Zee Zone". In 1993, he made his Broadway debut in a revival of "My Fair Lady" (playing the role of Alfred P Doolittle created by his father Stanley Holloway) After completing work on the 26 part animated series "Dan Dare", he returned to England to co-star with Albert Finney in the Yorkshire TV series, "My Uncle Silas". He returned to the U.S. and commenced work on the Dreamworks/Pixar network series "Father Of The Pride" but this show was short lived. He directed "Abigail's Party" at the Odyssey Theatre in Los Angeles and the production was named the LA Times Critic's Choice. Recently he appeared with Johnny Depp in "The Rum Diary" and for the last three years has had a recurring role as the voice of "Death" in Cartoon Network's "Regular Show".