Anthony Baird

Actor
A veteran character player, Anthony Baird received his training at RADA and honed his craft in repertory theater and on the London stage. He has made appearances in several films notably the Basil Dearden-directed ... Read more »
Born: 12/10/1920 in London, England, GB

Filmography

other (4)

Cheetah 1989 (Movie)

Nigel (Actor)

Clue of the Twisted Candle 1968 (Movie)

Sergeant Butterfield (Actor)

Carry on Spying 1964 (Movie)

Guard (Actor)

The Ipcress File 1964 (Movie)

Raid Sergeant (Actor)

Biography

A veteran character player, Anthony Baird received his training at RADA and honed his craft in repertory theater and on the London stage. He has made appearances in several films notably the Basil Dearden-directed segment of "Dead of Night" (1945) and had small roles in "The Blue Lagoon" (1949), "Clue of the Twisted Castle" (1960), "The Ipcress File" (1965) and "Cheetah" (1989).

EDUCATION

Royal Academy of Dramatic Art

London , England 1937

Milestones

1989

Last feature to date "Cheetah"

1980

Moved to Africa

1966

Last features for over twenty years "The Christmas Tree" and "The Fighting Prince of Donegal"

1944

Early film appearances in "I Know Where I'm Going" and "Dead of Night"

Served in British Army during WWII

Appeared in British TV productions filmed in Africa including "The Flame Trees of Thika"

Spent several seasons working in repertory, including the Old Vic

Spent four years in "Reluctant Heroes" in London's West End

Bonus Trivia

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Baird is a member of the Donovan Maule Theater in Nairobi, Kenya

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