Alfred Burke
Name: Alfred Burke
Occupation: Actor
Gender: Male
Height: 185 cm (6' 1'')
Birth Day: February 28, 1918
Death Date: Feb 16, 2011 (age 92)
Age: Aged 92
Country: England
Zodiac Sign: Pisces

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Alfred Burke

Alfred Burke was born on February 28, 1918 in England (92 years old). Alfred Burke is an Actor, zodiac sign: Pisces. Nationality: England. Approx. Net Worth: Undisclosed.


He worked as a manual laborer after registering as a conscientious objector to World War II.

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Before Fame

He worked at a railway repair firm in London at age fourteen before earning a scholarship to the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in 1937.


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Born in London's south-east district of Peckham, the son of Sarah Ann O'Leary and William Burke, he was educated at Leo Street Boys' School and Walworth Central School. Burke started work aged 14, working in a railway repair firm in the City of London after leaving school. He became a club steward and also worked in a silk warehouse, joining a local amateur dramatics group before moving to Morley College and winning a scholarship to RADA in 1937. His acting career started two years later at the Barn Theatre in Shere, Surrey. His budding career was interrupted by the Second World War, when he registered as a conscientious objector, and was directed to work on the land.


In the late 1940s, he worked with the Young and Old Vic and other companies. His London debut was in 1950 at the Watergate Theatre, appearing in Pablo Picasso's play Desire Caught by the Tail. He then spent three years with Birmingham Repertory Theatre (1950–53) and appeared in the 1954 West End hit Sailor Beware!.


On stage Burke appeared in several productions by the Royal Shakespeare Company, including Richard II, Romeo and Juliet, Roberto Zucco, The Tempest, Peer Gynt, Measure for Measure, Troilus and Cressida, Two Shakespearean Actors, All's Well That Ends Well and Antony and Cleopatra. In 2008 he appeared at the National Theatre as the Shepherd in a new version of Sophocles' Oedipus by Frank McGuinness.


Burke died from a chest infection on 16 February 2011, twelve days before his 93rd birthday, and was cremated at Golders Green Crematorium. He was survived by his wife, Barbara (née Bonelle) and their four children: Jacob and Harriet (twins), and Kelly and Louisa (twins).

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