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Paul Scofield

Actor Paul Scofield

Full Name: David Paul Scofield
Profession: Actor


Biography: A Man for All Seasons, Quiz Show and The Crucible.

Born: January 21, 1922
Birthplace: Birmingham, England, United Kingdom

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aquarius

Died: March 19, 2008 (aged 86)
Cause of Death: Leukemia

Historical Events

  • 1966-12-12 "A Man for All Seasons" based on the play by Robert Bolt, directed by Fred Zinnemann and starring Paul Scofield premieres in New York (Best Picture 1967)
  • 1967-02-15 24th Golden Globes: A Man for All Seasons, Paul Scofield, & Anouk Aimee win
  • 1967-04-10 39th Academy Awards: "A Man For All Seasons," Best Picture, Elizabeth Taylor & Paul Scofield best actress/actor

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