86 (passed away Sep. 30th, 1998)
May. 23rd, 1912
Newport, Isle of Wight, England, UK
Marius Goring's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles1960 - Exodus
1952 - Nachts auf den Straßen
1951 - Pandora and the Flying Dutchman
1948 - The Red Shoes
1946 - A Matter of Life and Death
1946 - Night Boat to Dublin
1940 - The Case of the Frightened Lady
Guest TV Roles
King George V
The son of Dr. Charles Buckman Goring M.D. and Kate Winifred (nee MacDonald). Marius Goring was educated at Perse School, Cambridge, England and at the Universities of Frankfurt, Munich, Vienna and Paris. He studied for the stage under Harcourt Williams at the Old Vic dramatic school, London. His first stage appearance was at Cambridge in 1925 in "Crossings". His first London appearance was at the Rudolph Steiner Hall, December 1927 as Harlequin. He performed at the Old Vic, Sadler's Wells and toured France and Germany. he played Macbeth, Romeo, Trip in School for Scandal amongst others. His first west end appearance was at the Shaftesbury Theatre, May 1934 in the Voysey Inheritance. He joined the army in June 1940 and became the supervisor of productions of the BBC service broadcasts. Most of his army work was done under the alias Charles Richardson. For some reason the name GORING wasn't too popular at the time. He was a founder member of British Equity in 1929. He lists his recreations as walking, riding, skating and travelling.
- Portrayed Sir Percy Blakeney aka The Scarlet Pimpernel on the UK radio show "The Scarlet Pimpernel" (1952-1953).
- He was awarded the CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in 1991 for his services to drama.
- Founder member of UK Equity, the Actor's Union in 1929. He joined its council in 1949 and was its vice president from 1963-65 and from 1975-82.
- He was elected as a Fellow to the Royal Society of Literature in 1976.
- Daughter, Phyllida.
Related sites for this celeb