Michael Kilgarriff

Born in 1937 Brighton, Sussex; educated Xaverian College, Preston Park, Brighton. 1953-6 worked as junior clerk for Barclays Bank. Escaped to Argyle Theatre Birkenhead for first job as an actor.
Then followed years of repertory (York, Windsor, Bristol, Old Vic etc etc) and television. In 1964 began appearing in Music Hall, also joined the BBC Drama Repertory Company, performing in many radio broadcasts. 1968 married the radio producer Sarah Greatorex; they have one child, the actress, Rebecca Kilgarriff. Recent television appearances: John Brown to Miriam Margolyes’ Queen Victoria in Channel 4’s Without Walls, and the social reformer Charles Booth in Tales from the Map-Room (BBC 2).