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Scofield, (David) Paul

Scofield, (David) Paul

(born Jan. 21, 1922, Hurstpierpoint, Sussex, Eng.—died March 19, 2008, near Sussex) British actor. After entertaining the troops in World War II, he joined the theatre company at Stratford-upon-Avon (later the Royal Shakespeare Company) in 1946, winning acclaim as Henry V and Hamlet. He had his greatest success in A Man for All Seasons in London (1960) and New York City (1961–62) and reprised the role on film (1966, Academy Award). He continued to excel in stage productions, notably Uncle Vanya (1970) and Amadeus (1979). He appeared in the film versions of King Lear (1971), A Delicate Balance (1973), and Henry V (1989), and he later acted in the films Quiz Show (1994) and The Crucible (1996).

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David Paul Hanson (born in Fargo, North Dakota in 1950) is an American musician and advertising executive.

He is a drummer and was founding writer of Overland Stage on Epic Records in 1972. He is currently president of H2M Advertising in Fargo, North Dakota, and is a member of a jazz ensemble, the Tatsuo Kato Group.

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