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'''Anthony Bernard Duncan Mayes''' (born [[October 10]], [[1929]]) is a British-born American journalist, broadcaster, actor and author.
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'''Anthony Bernard Duncan Mayes''' (born [[1929]]) is a British-born American journalist, broadcaster, actor and author.
 
==History==
 
==History==
 
Mayes went to the [[wikipedia:University of Cambridge|University of Cambridge]] where he graduated ''cum laude'' in Ancient Languages. He joined the [[BBC]] and also became a priest in the Church of England. He later moved to the United States, where he was a founding chairman of the National Public Radio and held a parish near San Francisco. He was an active campaigner of civil welfare, setting up suicide counselling in California and campaigning for [[wikipedia:LGBT|LGBT]] rights, being a homosexual himself.
 
Mayes went to the [[wikipedia:University of Cambridge|University of Cambridge]] where he graduated ''cum laude'' in Ancient Languages. He joined the [[BBC]] and also became a priest in the Church of England. He later moved to the United States, where he was a founding chairman of the National Public Radio and held a parish near San Francisco. He was an active campaigner of civil welfare, setting up suicide counselling in California and campaigning for [[wikipedia:LGBT|LGBT]] rights, being a homosexual himself.
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==Roles==
 
==Roles==
* [[1979]]: ''[[The Hobbit (1979 radio series)]]'': [[Gandalf]]
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* [[1979]]: [[The Hobbit (1979 radio series)|''The Hobbit'' (1979 radio series)]]: [[Gandalf]]
* [[1979]]: ''[[The Lord of the Rings (1979 radio series)]]'': [[Gandalf]], [[Tom Bombadil]]
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* [[1979]]: [[The Lord of the Rings (1979 radio series)|''The Lord of the Rings'' (1979 radio series)]]: [[Gandalf]], [[Tom Bombadil]]
 
==Bibliography==
 
==Bibliography==
* [[1979]]: ''[[The Hobbit (1979 radio series)]]'' (radio screenplay)
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* [[1979]]: [[The Hobbit (1979 radio series)|''The Hobbit'' (1979 radio series)]] (radio screenplay)
* [[1979]]: ''[[The Lord of the Rings (1979 radio series)]]'' (radio screenplay)
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* [[1979]]: [[The Lord of the Rings (1979 radio series)|''The Lord of the Rings'' (1979 radio series)]] (radio screenplay)
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
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Revision as of 12:04, 18 December 2012

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Bernard Mayes
LifetimeOctober 10, 1929
PortrayedGandalf
InThe Hobbit (1979 radio series)
PortrayedGandalf, Tom Bombadil
InThe Lord of the Rings (1979 radio series)

Anthony Bernard Duncan Mayes (born 1929) is a British-born American journalist, broadcaster, actor and author.

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History

Mayes went to the University of Cambridge where he graduated cum laude in Ancient Languages. He joined the BBC and also became a priest in the Church of England. He later moved to the United States, where he was a founding chairman of the National Public Radio and held a parish near San Francisco. He was an active campaigner of civil welfare, setting up suicide counselling in California and campaigning for LGBT rights, being a homosexual himself.

Mayes became involved in radio plays when he, with his classic background, translated the works of Homer, Aeschylus and Plato from the Greek. He later also did the works of J.R.R. Tolkien and Charles Dickens.

Roles

Bibliography

External links