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Author of Orson Welles: The Road to Xanadu

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Simon Callow has 2 media appearances.

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Simon Callow
To The Best of Our Knowledge, Sunday, January 14, 2007 at 0am
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Simon Callow
Downstage Center, Friday, September 29, 2006 at 0am
Renaissance man Simon Callow talks about Hello Americans, the second book in his multi-volume biography of Orson Welles and his ongoing inquiry into Welles' life; explains how writing was his first passion, long before he began acting; considers how his manifesto against a director-driven theatre in his book Being an Actor has been tempered since he began directing himself; and recalls the experience of creating the role of Mozart in Amadeus opposite the legendary Paul Scofield. (Shortride)… (more)

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Answers.com says: Stout, jovial character actor Simon Callow has been enlivening the stage and screen for years, often in roles that highlight his versatility and capacity for a particular brand of good-natured, self-deprecating humor.

In addition, he has been successful both as a writer and as a director.
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