Netflix Movies Starring John Van Eyssen

John van Eyssen (1922-1995) John van Eyssen wore several hats during his long professional career -- including that of Shakespearean thespian, movie actor, literary agent, producer and studio executive. Born and raised in South Africa, van Eyssen did not come to Great Britain until after WW II. Once in London, he studied drama at the Central School of Speech and Drama and, before graduation, joined the Royal Shakespeare Company. At the RSC, van Eyssen performed the major classical leads and also played Cassio in Orson Welles' production of Othello. As Lucifer in the York Cycle of Mystery Plays, van Eyssen inspired Dame Judi Dench, a teenager at the time, to pursue a career in acting. From there, van Eyssen branched out into radio, television and, beginning with The Angel with the Trumpet (1950), films, and went on to appear in a number of British movies of the period including Joseph Losey's Blind Date, Cockleshell Heroes and Carlton Browne of the F. Read more on iMDB