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Phelim McDermott

Phelim McDermott, 2014

Phelim McDermott[1] (born 21 August 1963) is an English actor and stage director. He has directed plays and operas in Britain, Germany, Spain, the United States, and Australia. McDermott was a co-founder of the Improbable theatre in 1996.[2]



McDermott was born in Manchester, England. His screen debut was as Jester in the 1991 film Robin Hood, followed by further minor roles in The Baby of Mâcon (1993) and other films. He also appeared on stage, e.g. in 1991 at the Nottingham Playhouse production of Sandi Toksvig's The Pocket Dream and in Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream.[3] He also appeared in the BBC Radio 4 improvisational show The Masterson Inheritance (1993 to 1995).

He was made an Honorary Doctor of Middlesex University in 2007.[4]

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