Anthony Heald filmography and biography
Date of birth: 25 August 1944, New Rochelle, New York, USA
Anthony Heald biography
Anthony Heald was born Philip Anthony Mair Heald on August 25, 1944, in
New Rochelle, New York. He graduated from Massapequa High School on
Long Island, New York, in 1962, and from Michigan State University in
1971. He currently resides in Ashland, Oregon, where he was a member of
the Oregon Shakespeare Festival acting company for the 1997, '98 and
Besides being a very diverse character actor, Anthony Heald has also lent his voice to audio books as well. He did readings of most of the Star Wars Expanded Universe and New Jedi Order audio books. By narrating a majority of the expanded universes books he has essentially become the voice of Star Wars. His unique way of delivering the stories and characters of the books have added life to the books in an amazing way.
Anthony Heald trivia
- Attended Michigan State University in the 1960s, where he worked with a street theater group.
- Resided in Montclair, NJ. Now lives in Seattle.
- May 28, 1991: Starred in the first production of Terrence McNally's play "Lips Together, Teeth Apart" with Nathan Lane, Christine Baranski, and Swoosie Kurtz.
- Was twice nominated for Broadway's Tony Award: in 1988, as Best Actor (Featured Role - Musical), for a revival of "Anything Goes"; and in 1995, as Best Actor (Featured Role - Play), for Terrence McNally's "Love! Valour! Compassion!".