Alex Jennings

From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Alex Jennings
Born (1957-05-10) 10 May 1957 (age 65)
Essex, England
OccupationActor
Years active1978–present

Alex Jennings (born 10 May 1957) is an English actor. He won the Olivier Award three times for Too Clever by Half (1988), Peer Gynt (1996), and My Fair Lady (2003). He is the only performer to have won Olivier awards in the drama, musical and comedy categories.[1][2][3]

He played Prince Charles in the 2006 movie The Queen. He also played Edward VIII, the Duke of Windsor, in the critically acclaimed Netflix series The Crown.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. Costa, Maddy (19 September 2007). "'I wanted to be Fred Astaire'". The Guardian. Retrieved 31 October 2015.
  2. "Alex Jennings takes on Willy Wonka role". BBC News. 7 February 2014. Retrieved 31 October 2015.
  3. Shenton, Mark (7 February 2014). "Bold casting choices and versatile actors". The Stage. Retrieved 31 October 2015.
  4. Lawson, Richard (7 December 2017). "The Crown Season 2 Review: A Stately Soap Opera We Just Can't Resist". Vanity Fair.