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'''Godfrey William Kenton''' ([[April 13]], [[1902]] - [[April 27]], [[1998]])<ref name="Ind">Richard Bebb "[http://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/obituary-godfrey-kenton-1159159.html Obituary: Godfrey Kenton]", published in ''The Independent'', [[May 15]], [[1998]] </ref> was a stage actor, making only rare appearances on big and small screen.<ref>[http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0448917/ Godfrey Kenton] at [http://www.imdb.com/ IMDb]</ref> He also made three two-year periods with the [[BBC|BBC Drama Repertory Company]], the first being in World War II.<ref name="Ind"/> During the second, in [[1955]] and [[1956]], he was cast as [[Aragorn II|Aragorn]] in [[Terence Tiller]]'s adaptation of ''[[The Lord of the Rings (1955 radio series)|The Lord of the Rings]]''.<ref name="RT1672">Radio Times, Volume 129, No. 1672, [[November 25]], [[1955]]</ref> In the second half, of [[1956]], he also provided the voice of [[Mablung of Ithilien|Mablung]].<ref name="RT1725">Radio Times, Volume 133, No. 1725, [[November 30]], [[1956]]</ref>
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'''Godfrey William Kenton''' ([[April 13]], [[1902]] - [[April 27]], [[1998]])<ref name="Ind">Richard Bebb "[http://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/obituary-godfrey-kenton-1159159.html Obituary: Godfrey Kenton]", published in ''The Independent'', [[May 15]], [[1998]] </ref> was a stage actor, making only rare appearances on big and small screen.<ref>[http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0448917/ Godfrey Kenton] at [http://www.imdb.com/ IMDb]</ref> He also made three two-year periods with the [[BBC|BBC Drama Repertory Company]], the first being in World War II.<ref name="Ind"/> During the second, in [[1955]] and [[1956]], he was cast as [[Aragorn]] in [[Terence Tiller]]'s adaptation of ''[[The Lord of the Rings (1955 radio series)|The Lord of the Rings]]''.<ref name="RT1672">Radio Times, Volume 129, No. 1672, [[November 25]], [[1955]]</ref> In the second half, of [[1956]], he also provided the voice of [[Mablung of Ithilien|Mablung]].<ref name="RT1725">Radio Times, Volume 133, No. 1725, [[November 30]], [[1956]]</ref>
  
 
==Roles==
 
==Roles==

Revision as of 22:33, 7 August 2010

Godfrey William Kenton (April 13, 1902 - April 27, 1998)[1] was a stage actor, making only rare appearances on big and small screen.[2] He also made three two-year periods with the BBC Drama Repertory Company, the first being in World War II.[1] During the second, in 1955 and 1956, he was cast as Aragorn in Terence Tiller's adaptation of The Lord of the Rings.[3] In the second half, of 1956, he also provided the voice of Mablung.[4]

Roles

  • 1955: The Fellowship of the Ring
    • Episode 3: "Aragorn" - Aragorn
    • Episode 4: "Many Meetings" - Aragorn
    • Episode 5: "The Moria Gate" - Aragorn
    • Episode 6: "The Breaking of the Fellowship" - Aragorn
  • 1956: The Lord of the Rings
    • Episode 1: "Fangorn" - Aragorn
    • Episode 2: "Rohan and Isengard" - Aragorn
    • Episode 3: "Into the Dark" - Mablung
    • Episode 4: "The Siege of Gondor" - Aragorn
    • Episode 5: "Minas Tirith and Mount Doom" - Aragorn

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Richard Bebb "Obituary: Godfrey Kenton", published in The Independent, May 15, 1998
  2. Godfrey Kenton at IMDb
  3. Radio Times, Volume 129, No. 1672, November 25, 1955
  4. Radio Times, Volume 133, No. 1725, November 30, 1956

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