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Heathcote Williams

Heathcote Williams

  • Born on
    • November 15th, 1941
  • Died on
    • July 1st, 2017
John Henley Heathcote-Williams, known as Heathcote Williams, was an English poet, actor, political activist and dramatist. He wrote a number of book-length polemical poems including Autogeddon, Falling for a Dolphin and Whale Nation, which in 1988 became, according to Philip Hoare, "the most powerful argument for the newly instigated worldwide ban on whaling." Williams invented his idiosyncratic "documentary/investigative poetry" style which he put to good purpose bringing a diverse range of environmental and political matters to public attention. His last published work, American Porn was a critique of the American political establishment and the election of President Donald Trump: Publication date was the date of Trump's inauguration. In June 2015, he published a book-length investigative poem about the "Muslim Gandhi", Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan, "Badshah Khan".

Filmography

Acting (21 Credits)

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2008City of Ember as Sadge Merrall
2006Basic Instinct 2 as Jakob Gerst
2002The Reckoning as Undertaker
2001Lover's Prayer as Dr. Looshin
2001Hotel as Bosala
2001Revelation as New Age Man
2000Honest as Professor
1999Alegría as Marcello
1999Miss Julie as Servant
1999The Escort as Ann's Father
1999Alice in Wonderland as Mr. Eaglet
1998Cousin Bette as Nucingen
1998The Legend of 1900 as Doctor Klauserman
1997Bring Me the Head of Mavis Davis as Jeff
1997The Tango Lesson as Builder
1996The Cold Light of Day as Stephan Nuslauer
1995Blue Juice as Shaper
1994The Browning Version as Dr. Lake
1992Orlando as Nick Greene / Publisher
1988Stormy Monday as Peter Reed
1979The Tempest as Prospero, the Right Duke of Milan

Writer (1 Credits)

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