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Michael Kitchen (born October 31, 1948 in Leicester) is an English actor. Since 2002 he has been starring in the ITV television detective series Foyle's War.
Other roles include Martin in the original production of Dennis Potter's Brimstone and Treacle; Peter in Stephen Poliakoff's Caught on a Train; Edmund in the BBC Television Shakespeare production of King Lear; the Antipholi in the same series' production of The Comedy of Errors; Berkeley Cole in Out of Africa; the King in To Play the King (a character based in part on Prince Charles); and a recurring role as Bill Tanner in the Pierce Brosnan Bond movies. As well as Foyle's War, Michael Kitchen has also appeared in other tv productions such as Paul Abbott's Alibi in 2003 and Andrew Davies' dramatisation of Falling in 2005.
Current projects include the sixth and final series of Foyle's War and a three-part drama series, Mobile, for ITV1. Both series are expected to be transmitted in 2007.
Michael Kitchen is also a noted actor in English theatre. He worked with the National Youth Theatre and Belgrade Theatre, Coventry before attending RADA. Prior to leaving RADA in 1969 he won the "Emile Littler Award" for 'outstanding talent and aptitude for the professional theatre'. His roles have ranged from Ptolemy in Caesar and Cleopatra at the Belgrade in 1966 to William Hogarth in Nick Dear's The Art of Success in 1986/87.
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