Sinden, Sir Donald (Alfred)

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SINDEN, Sir Donald (Alfred)

SINDEN, Sir Donald (Alfred). British, b. 1923. Genres: Theatre, Autobiography/Memoirs. Career: Professional actor, 1942-. Actor in films for Rank Organization, 1952-60; associate artist in Royal Shakespeare Company, 1967-. President of Federation of Playgoers Societies, 1968-, and Royal Theatrical Fund, 1982-; chairman of Theatre Museum Advisory Council, 1973-80; member of Arts Council Drama Panel, 1973-77, advisory council of Victoria and Albert Museum, 1973-80, council of London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts, 1976-, Kent and East Sussex Regional Committee, National Trust, 1978-82, and Arts Council of Great Britain, 1982-86; British Actors Equity, trustee. CBE, 1979, Kt, 1997. Publications: A Touch of the Memoirs, 1982; Laughter in the Second Act, 1985; (ed) Everyman Book of Theatrical Anecdotes, 1987; The English Country Church, 1988; (ed.) The Last Word, 1994.