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Garrick HagonBorn: Wed 27th September 1939 (age: 74)
Garrick Hagon is a film, stage, television and radio actor best known for his role as Biggs Darklighter in Star Wars: A New Hope. His many films include Batman, Spy Game, Me and Orson Welles and The Message.
Hagon was born in London, England and raised in Toronto, Canada.
He acted with Alec Guinness in Richard III at the Stratford Festival of Canada where he played for 7 seasons and won the Tyrone Guthrie Award in 1963. After studying for a spell with the Royal Court Theatre Studio, London, Hagon then acted with Prospect Productions, in many repertory theatres, on the West End in Arthur Millers All My Sons
As a voice actor he has been heard in the UK dub of many films and tv series including Starfleet/X-Bomber (as Capt.Carter), the Manga titles, The Secret of Mamo and Goodbye Lady Liberty and Akira Kurosawas Ran. His voice is featured in the video game, Divinity II: Ego Draconis and he has recorded over 150 audiobooks for major UK publishers. Garrick has also directed over 100 audiobook recordings including Michelle Pavers Wolf Brother read by Ian McKellen and the Audie Award-winning, full cast, unabridged His Dark Materials by Philip Pullma.
Hagons many films include: Dad in Tim Burtons Batman, the role of Ammar in Mustapha Akkad's The Message, CIA Director Wilson in Tony Scott's Spy Game, Dr. Mewling in Richard Linklater's Me and Orson Welles, Fr.Loughton in Xie Jin's The Opium War, James Halgate III in Philip Stolzl's The Expatriate, Lt.Rafferty in Richard Attenborough's A Bridge Too Far, the British General in Paul Verhoeven's Black Book, Eros in Charlton Hestons Antony and Cleopatra and the American doctor in Olivier Dahan's La Vie En Rose.