Jan. 14th, 1926
London, England, UK
Guest TV Roles
Ambassador Vladimir Jiroslav Brodny
'Grimaldo': voice on the radio
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- Despite playing an avid West Ham United fan in _"Till Death Us Do Part" (1965)_ (qv), he is actually a Tottenham Hotspur supporter.
- Has three children, Rebecca, 'Daniel Mitchell (I)' (qv), and Anna ('Georgia Mitchell' (qv)).
- He was awarded the 2004 Laurence Olivier Theatre Award for Best Performance in a Supporting Role of 2003 for his performance in The Price at the Apollo Theatre.
- His huge following as the bigoted Alf Garnett character in _"Till Death Us Do Part" (1965)_ (qv), led to the birth of its American cousin series "All in the Family" in 1972 and his Alf counterpart, Archie Bunker, played with equal success by 'Carroll O'Connor (I)'.
- Mitchell and 'Richard Burton (I)' (qv) were Royal Air Force cadets together at Oxford in 1944, where they knew one another and became friends. From 1944-47, when both were demobilized, they were stationed together at times in Canada and back in England. Later, they appeared together in _The Spy Who Came in from the Cold (1965)_ (qv).
- He was nominated for a 2003 London Evening Standard Theatre Award for Best Actor for his performance in The Price, at the Apollo Theatre in London, England.
- Is a naturalised citizen of Australia.
- Voted TV Actor of the Year for his portrayal of Cockney bigot Alf Garnett in _"Till Death Us Do Part" (1965)_ (qv).
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