Alexander Gauge

Alexander Gauge
Birth and death
1914 - 1960
Profession details
Related place
Alaine Sung

Alexander Gauge (1914-1960) actor, best known for playing Friar Tuck in 'The Adventures of Robin Hood' from 1955 to 1960. He was born in a Methodist Mission station in Wenzhou, China, but grew up in California before moving to England. He worked on the New York stage in 1945, before becoming a hit in the London theatre production of 'The Seven Year Itch'. In 1960, aged just 46, but plagued by gambling debts, he took his own life with an overdose of pills.

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