STEVEN BERKOFF LONG CV
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Steven Berkoff was born in Stepney, London 1937. He studied Drama in
London and Paris. Performed with repertory companies before forming the London
Theatre Group (L.T.G.) in 1968. Their first professional production was In the
Penal Colony, an adaptation of a short story by Kafka. Berkoff's first original
stage play East, was presented at the Edinburgh Festival in 1975.
He has acted in films such as: A Clockwork Orange, Barry Lyndon, The Passenger, McVicar, Outland, Octopussy, Beverly Hills Cop, Rambo, Underworld, Revolution, Under the Cherry Moon, Absolute Beginners, Prisoner of Rio, The Krays, Fair Game, Flynn, Another 9 1/2 weeks and Rancid Aluminium. He directed and co-starred with Joan Collins in the film version of Decadence.
Television productions include West, Metamorphosis,, Harry's Christmas, Silent Night, a reworking of Harry's Christmas and The Tell Tale Heart.
Other television credits include: Sins, Beloved Family, Knife Edge, The Professionals, War and Remembrance, Michelangelo - Season of Giants, Star Trek - Deep Space Nine, La Femme Nikita an Jonathan Creek.
He has published a variety of books such as Gross Intrusion and Graft- collections of short stories; I Am Hamlet and Meditations on Metamorphosis, Coriolanus in Deutschland, A Prisoner in Rio- all production journals; The Theatre of Steven Berkoff - a photographic history of his productions over the last two decades; America and Overview - both travel writing and poetry collections; and his autobiography Free Association.
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