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Name: James Laurenson  
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Date of Birth: 17th February 1940
Place of Birth: Marton, New Zealand
Profession: Actor
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James Laurenson (born February 17, 1940) is a New Zealand actor, who has performed many classical roles on stage and television.

Laurenson was born in Marton, New Zealand, and made his film debut in 1969 with a small part in Women in Love. He has appeared in numerous Shakespearean productions, notably Richard II, as Rosencrantz in Hamlet, and on radio in the marathon series, Vivat Rex. He also appeared as Piers Gaveston in the 1970 production of Christopher Marlowe's Edward II, opposite Ian McKellen. Other costume roles included a French courtier in Elizabeth R and the Earl of Lincoln in Shadow of the Tower (1972). In the same year, he took on a more modern role as Boney, an Aboriginal detective, which would be his most high-profile part.

In later years, Laurenson has had secondary roles in numerous popular TV series such as Prime Suspect, Sharpe, A Touch of Frost, Heartbeat, Silent Witness and State of Play.

External link

  • James Laurenson at the Internet Movie Database

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