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					  Steven Berkoff



By Zach Bromberg –
     McCarthy
            His life, so far…
• He was born Leslie Steven Berks in the east end
  of London. On 3rd August 1937
• He studied drama and mime in both London and
  Paris.
• In 1968 he formed the London theatre group.
• As well as being a well known actor on both the
  stage and in Hollywood blockbusters he is also a
  writer and director.
                  The films
• Berkoff has appeared in more than 50 films. His
  first credited role was in 1967´s Prehistoric
  Woman.
• Berkoff’s more well known roles were as:
• The Russian General Orlov, in Octopussy.
• Victor Maitland in Beverly Hills Cop.
• Russian, Lt. Col. Podovsky in Rambo
• And the sadistic policeman Tom in a Clockwork
  Orange.
• He directed his film Decadence which was
  originally a play.
               The plays
• Steven Berkoff has directed and appeared
  in an abundance of plays!
• Berkoff’s theatrical version of ‘On the
  water front’ a film made in1954, staring
  Marlon Brando had successful runs in both
  Edinburgh and Nottingham, and is now
  playing at the London's Theatre Royal.

				
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