John Westbrook

Last updated 09 January 2020

John Westbrook (1922-1989)
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John Westbrook

Born: Wednesday 1st November 1922
Died: Friday 16th June 1989 (age: 66)


John Westbrook was an actor, whose distinctive voice was in great demand for the radio plays and audio books - such works included Jesus in The Man Born To Be King, and Treebeard in the BBC Radio adaptation of The Lord of the Rings. He was also an established theatre performer, including Richard II, The Tempest, and The Merchant of Venice, and appeared in a number of television shows such as The First Churchills and in the film The Tomb of Ligea.