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Philip Charles Anglim (born February 11, 1953) is an American actor. He is best known for his performance as Joseph Merrick
Joseph Merrick
in the stage and television versions of The Elephant Man, a role for which he received a Best Actor nomination in the 1979 Tony Awards. Other notable roles include the title role in Macbeth
Macbeth
on Broadway and Dane O'Neill, the ill-fated love child who grew up to follow in his unknown father's footsteps on the path to the priesthood in the television mini-series The Thorn Birds. He also had a recurring guest role as the Bajoran priest Vedek Bareil
Vedek Bareil
on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.

Contents

1 Biography 2 Awards 3 Works

3.1 Theater 3.2 Film/television 3.3 Star Trek: Deep Space Nine appearances

4 References 5 External links

Biography[edit] Anglim was born in San Francisco, California. His father, a Catholic of Irish descent, worked as a patent attorney, and his mother, Paule Anglim, was of French and Jewish descent and was a San Francisco
San Francisco
art dealer.[1] He originally aspired to become a veterinarian, but after he was asked to appear in a play by one of his teachers, he switched to acting. Anglim graduated with a bachelor's degree in English literature from Yale University
Yale University
in 1973. Subsequently, Anglim spent a year in Connecticut at the Southbury Playhouse. His feature film debut was in The All-American Boy (1973), and his first television appearance was in the PBS The Adams Chronicles (1976). In 1979, while still an unknown, Anglim optioned the London play The Elephant Man, and debuted off-Broadway at St. Peter's Church. It later moved to The Booth Theater on Broadway in 1979, and earned several awards. He performed as Macbeth
Macbeth
on Broadway in 1981 (in which he was replaced by Kelsey Grammer) and again on TV in 1982. In 1982, Anglim appeared in the ABC television version of The Elephant Man, and earned an Emmy nomination for Best Actor for the performance. Anglim also maintains a cattle farm in Tennessee, and in 1992, founded The Lewis County Children's Fund to help children in the area. Awards[edit] All of the following were for his performance in The Elephant Man:

1979 Outstanding Actor in a Play, Drama Desk Award 1979 nomination for Best Actor, Tony Awards 1979 Theatre World Award 1978-1979 OBIE Award Performance 1982 nomination, Emmy Award 1982 nomination, Golden Globe [1] Dramalogue award, Lonely Planet

Works[edit] Theater[edit]

What the Butler Saw, 1975, Cincinnati The Contrast, 1975, Cincinnati Snow White, 1976, New York The Elephant Man (1977) Macbeth, 1981, New York

Film/television[edit]

The Elephant Man (1982) as John Merrick Haunted Summer
Haunted Summer
as Lord Byron The Man Inside as Rolf Gruel The Thorn Birds as Dane O'Neill Dallas reunion War of the Ewings Millennium episode "Sacrament" Macbeth
Macbeth
(title role) Testament

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine appearances[edit]

"In the Hands of the Prophets" "The Circle" "The Siege" "Shadowplay" "The Collaborator" "Fascination" "Life Support" "Resurrection"

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References[edit]

^ " Philip Anglim Had to Go Through Contortions to Import and Star in 'the Elephant Man'". People. December 10, 1979. Retrieved May 6, 2011.

External links[edit]

Philip Anglim on IMDb Hollywood.com biography at Archive.is
Archive.is
(archived 2013-01-26)

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Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor in a Play

Anthony Hopkins
Anthony Hopkins
(1975) John Wood (1976) Al Pacino
Al Pacino
(1977) Barnard Hughes
Barnard Hughes
(1978) Philip Anglim (1979) John Rubinstein
John Rubinstein
(1980) Ian McKellen
Ian McKellen
(1981) Christopher Plummer
Christopher Plummer
(1982) Harvey Fierstein
Harvey Fierstein
(1983) Dustin Hoffman
Dustin Hoffman
(1984) John Lithgow
John Lithgow
(1985) Ed Harris
Ed Harris
(1986) James Earl Jones
James Earl Jones
(1987) Ron Silver
Ron Silver
(1988) Philip Bosco (1989) Nathan Lane
Nathan Lane
(1990) Ron Rifkin
Ron Rifkin
(1991) Brian Bedford
Brian Bedford
(1992) Ron Leibman (1993) Brian Bedford
Brian Bedford
(1994) Ralph Fiennes
Ralph Fiennes
(1995) Frank Langella
Frank Langella
(1996) David Morse / Christopher Plummer
Christopher Plummer
(1997) Anthony LaPaglia
Anthony LaPaglia
(1998) Brian Dennehy
Brian Dennehy
(1999) Stephen Dillane
Stephen Dillane
(2000) Richard Easton (2001) Alan Bates
Alan Bates
(2002) Eddie Izzard
Eddie Izzard
(2003) Kevin Kline
Kevin Kline
(2004) Brían F. O'Byrne (2005) Richard Griffiths
Richard Griffiths
(2006) Frank Langella
Frank Langella
(2007) Mark Rylance
Mark Rylance
(2008) Geoffrey Rush
Geoffrey Rush
(2009) Liev Schreiber
Liev Schreiber
(2010) Bobby Cannavale
Bobby Cannavale
(2011) James Corden
James Corden
(2012) Tracy Letts
Tracy Letts
(2013) Bryan Cranston
Bryan Cranston
(2014) Alex Sharp
Alex Sharp
(2015) Frank Langella
Frank Langella
(2016) Kevin Kline
Kevin Kline
(2017)

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