Michael Crawford

Lowest Rated: 22% Once Upon a Forest (1993)
Birthday: Jan 19, 1942
Birthplace: Salisbury - Wiltshire, England
Emerging onto the British show-business scene as a boy soprano, Michael Crawford sang in the choir of St. Paul's Cathedral. Though he made a fleeting film appearance in 1950, Crawford would not become a full-fledged professional until dropping out of high school at age 15. His first important film assignment was the 1958 kiddie-matinee programmer Soap Box Derby. He enjoyed a flurry of film activity in the mid- to late '60s, playing such singing roles as Hero in A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (1966) and Cornelius Hackel in Hello, Dolly! (1969). The best of his non-musical film appearances during this period was as the fatally ineffectual Goodman in How I Won the War (1967). His British TV-series assignments have included Sir Francis Drake (1962), Some Mothers Do Have 'Em (1974-1979), and Chalk and Cheese (1979). A familiar presence in West End theatrical productions from 1965, Crawford made his musical comedy bow as star of the London production of Barnum!. In 1988, he won a Tony award for his portrayal of the title character in Andrew Lloyd Webber's Phantom of the Opera. Michael Crawford has since performed the score of Phantom, along with selections from other Lloyd Webber hits, as a solo concert artist.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

CREDIT
No Score Yet Barnum! Actor 2013
No Score Yet The Scrapper Actor 2010
No Score Yet Tony Palmer's Film about the Fantastic World of Michael Crawford Actor 2008
No Score Yet Millennium Chorus: The Greatest Story Ever Sung Actor 2000
No Score Yet My Favorite Broadway: The Love Songs Actor 2000
No Score Yet Michael Crawford: In Concert Actor 1998
22% Once Upon a Forest Cornelius 1993
No Score Yet Michael Crawford: A Touch of Music in the Night Actor 1993
25% Condorman Woody Wilkins 1981
No Score Yet Alice's Adventures in Wonderland White Rabbit 1972
No Score Yet The Games Harry Hayes 1970
No Score Yet Hello-Goodbye Harry England 1970
43% Hello, Dolly! Cornelius Hackl 1969
No Score Yet The Jokers Michael Tremayne 1967
50% How I Won the War Lt. Goodbody 1967
85% A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum Hero 1966
73% The Knack...And How to Get It Colin 1965
86% The Mouse on the Moon Actor 1963
No Score Yet The War Lover Junior Sailen 1962
No Score Yet Two Living, One Dead Nils Lindwall 1961

TV

CREDIT
No Score Yet Great Performances
2000
Appearing Performer
  • 2012
  • 2003
  • 2001
No Score Yet Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em
1973-1978
Frank Spencer

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