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Absolute Beginners (18-Apr-1986)

Director: Julien Temple

Writers: Richard Burridge; Christopher Wicking; Don MacPherson

From novel by: Colin MacInnes

Music Arranged and Conducted by: Gil Evans

Producers: Stephen Woolley; Chris Brown

Keywords: Musical, Drama

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Shaun Alexander
Football
30-Aug-1977   Seattle Seahawks RB
Steven Berkoff
Actor
3-Aug-1937   London Theatre Group
David Bowie
Singer/Songwriter
8-Jan-1947   Ziggy Stardust
Robbie Coltrane
Actor
30-Mar-1950   Hagrid in the Harry Potter films
Ray Davies
Musician
21-Jun-1944   Frontman for The Kinks
James Fox
Actor
19-May-1939   A Passage to India
Slim Gaillard
Jazz Musician
4-Jan-1916 26-Feb-1991 Cee-ment mixer, put-ti put-ti
Irene Handl
Actor
27-Dec-1901 29-Nov-1987 Matronly British character actor
Patsy Kensit
Actor
4-Mar-1968   Absolute Beginners
Anita Morris
Actor
14-Mar-1943 2-Mar-1994 Ruthless People
Bruce Payne
Actor
22-Nov-1960   Dungeons & Dragons
Sade
Singer
16-Jan-1959   Smooth Operator
Sylvia Syms
Actor
6-Jan-1934   The Tamarind Seed
Bruno Tonioli
Choreographer
25-Nov-1955   Judge, Dancing with the Stars

CAST

Eddie O'Connell   ...   Colin
Patsy Kensit   ...   Suzette
David Bowie   ...   Vendice Partners
James Fox   ...   Henley of Mayfair
Ray Davies   ...   Arthur
Eve Ferret   ...   Big Jill
Anita Morris   ...   Dido Lament
Lionel Blair   ...   Harry Charms
With Special Appearances by
Steven Berkoff   ...   The Fanatic
Sade   ...   Athene Duncannon
Mandy Rice-Davies   ...   Mum
Tony Hippolyte   ...   Mr. Cool
Graham Fletcher-Cook   ...   Wizard
Joe McKenna   ...   Fabulous Hoplite
Tenpole Tudor   ...   Ed the Ted
Bruce Payne   ...   Flikker
Alan Freeman   ...   Call-Me-Cobber
Paul Rhys   ...   Dean Swift
Julian Firth   ...   The Misery Kid
Chris Pitt   ...   Baby Boom
Gary Beadle   ...   Johnny Wonder
Robbie Coltrane   ...   Mario
Jess Conrad   ...   Cappuccino Man
Smiley Culture   ...   DJ Entertainer
Ronald Fraser   ...   Amberley Drove
Slim Gaillard   ...   Party Singer
Irene Handl   ...   Mrs. Larkin
Peter-Hugo Daly   ...   Vern, aka Jaws
Amanda Jane Powell   ...   Dorita
Johnny Shannon   ...   Saltzman
Sylvia Syms   ...   Cynthia Eve
Ekow Abban   ...   Santa Lucia Club Owner
Robert Austin   ...   Slim Brother
Gerry Alexander   ...   Ton-Up Vicar
Jim Dunk   ...   Slim Brother
Johnny Edge   ...   Trader Horn
Carmen Ejogo   ...   Carmen
Paul Fairminer   ...   Eddie Sex
Hugo First   ...   Maltese Lodger
Pat Hartley   ...   Ms. Cool, Sr.
Astley Harvey   ...   Mr. Cool, Sr.
Colin Jeavons   ...   Pamphleteer
Alfred Maron   ...   Bert the Tailor
G. B. (Zoot) Money   ...   Chez Nobody Barman
Sandie Shaw   ...   Baby Boom's Mum
Bruno Tonioli   ...   Maltese Lodger
The Dancers
Roland Alexander   ...   Dancer
Shaun Alexander   ...   Dancer
Ayo Antaeus   ...   Dancer
John Aron   ...   Dancer
Hoyle Baker   ...   Dancer
Chris Baldock   ...   Dancer
Andree Bernard   ...   Dancer
Warren Bird   ...   Dancer
Richard Bodkin   ...   Dancer
Timothy Brennan   ...   Dancer
Mo Bright   ...   Dancer
Roland Brine   ...   Dancer
Kelvin Carter   ...   Dancer
Imogen Clare   ...   Dancer
Clive Clarke   ...   Dancer
Kirsty Davide   ...   Dancer
Vince Debono   ...   Dancer
Dennis Elcock   ...   Dancer
Sylvia Ellis   ...   Dancer
King Masher Fontaine   ...   Dancer
Wayne Fowkes   ...   Dancer
David Foreman   ...   Dancer
Lucille Gaye   ...   Dancer
Elliot Gilbert   ...   Dancer
John Gordon   ...   Dancer
Lorna Gray   ...   Dancer
John Greaves   ...   Dancer
Robert Grimsey   ...   Dancer
Robert Grose   ...   Dancer
Michael Ho   ...   Dancer
Isobel Hurll   ...   Dancer
Johnny Hutch   ...   Dancer
Kim St. James   ...   Dancer
Peter Jessup   ...   Dancer
Clive Johnson   ...   Dancer
Chua-Kaa-Joo   ...   Dancer
Val Joseph   ...   Dancer
Trevor Kelly   ...   Dancer
Tony Kemp   ...   Dancer
Chrissie Kendal   ...   Dancer
Olivia Komlosy   ...   Dancer
Viv Law   ...   Dancer
Madeleine Lawrence   ...   Dancer
Paul Leonard   ...   Dancer
Kenny Linden   ...   Dancer
Tom Lock   ...   Dancer
Tricia Lockhart   ...   Dancer
Jerry Manley   ...   Dancer
Peyton Martin   ...   Dancer
Robin Martyne   ...   Dancer
Jack Migdalek   ...   Dancer
Bob Newent   ...   Dancer
Albin Pahernik   ...   Dancer
Neil Patterson   ...   Dancer
William Perrie   ...   Dancer
Shanti Ruchpaul   ...   Dancer
Corinne Russell   ...   Dancer
Les Saxon   ...   Dancer
Gary Sellars   ...   Dancer
Alan Spencer   ...   Dancer
Chris Sullivan   ...   Dancer
Paul Telford   ...   Dancer
Michelle Thorne   ...   Dancer
Christina Thornton   ...   Dancer
Carl Trevors   ...   Dancer
Oke Wambu   ...   Dancer
Anthony Wellington   ...   Dancer
Elizabeth Wendon   ...   Dancer
John Willet   ...   Dancer
Sabra Williams   ...   Dancer
Barrie J. Wilkinson   ...   Dancer
Glen Wilkinson   ...   Dancer
Barrie Young   ...   Dancer
David Morgan Young   ...   Dancer

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