|Birth Day:||January 15, 1905|
|Death Date:||Mar 4, 1981 (age 76)|
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English actor remembered for his ability to play villains in films like Blackbeard the Pirate, The Robe and Darby's Rangers. In 1957, Torin Thatcher won a Sylvania Award for his performance in Beyond This Place.
As per our current Database, Torin Thatcher died on Mar 4, 1981 (age 76).
Torin Thatcher was a school teacher before becoming a stage actor in the late 1920's.
Thatcher was born in Bombay, British India, to British parents, Torin James Blair Thatcher, a police officer, and his wife Edith Rachel, a voice and piano teacher, younger daughter of the Hon. Justice Sir Herbert Batty, a puisne judge of the High Court of Bombay. He was educated in Britain at Bedford School and at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. He worked as a schoolmaster before first appearing on the London stage in 1927 and then entering British films in 1934.
In 1935 he appeared in the historical play Mary Tudor. He appeared in the 1937 Old Vic stage production of Hamlet, in which Laurence Olivier made his first appearance in the title role, opposite Vivien Leigh as Ophelia. During the Second World War, he served with the Royal Artillery and was demobilised with the rank of lieutenant colonel.
He returned to the stage frequently, notably on Broadway, in such esteemed productions as Edward, My Son (1948), That Lady (1949) and Billy Budd (1951). In 1959, he portrayed Captain Keller in the award-winning play The Miracle Worker with Anne Bancroft and Patty Duke. All of these plays were filmed, but Thatcher did not appear in the film versions. Also a steady fixture on television, he appeared in such made-for-TV films as adaptations of A.J. Cronin's Beyond This Place (1957) and The Citadel (1960), Bonanza (1961), and Brenda Starr (1976).
Thatcher died of cancer on 4 March 1981, in Thousand Oaks, California.
Torin Thatcher's first wife was Marguerite Mildred Daniel, with whom he had one child. Torin Thatcher later married Anna Le Borgne.
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