John Boxer Overview:

Character actor, John Boxer, was born Cyril John Boxer on Apr 25, 1909 in London, England. Boxer died at the age of 73 on Aug 22, 1982 in Sussex, England .


British actor who played rural figures of authority - alderman, squires, country policemen and the like - and almost made an entire career out of the role of Petty Officer Herbert in several stage productions of Seagulls Over Sorrento. He swapped stockbroking for an acting career at 19 and remained largely a man of the theatre, despite a busy period of film activity in the 1940s. Died from a heart attack.

(Source: available at Amazon Quinlan's Film Character Actors: an Illustrated Directory).



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Received his first audition for the role of "Bobo Gigliotti" in "Pizza" (2000), after being spotted by Paul Fenech ejecting a patron from a Kings Cross nightclub.

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