An Englishman in New York (film)
|An Englishman in New York|
|Directed by||Richard Laxton|
|Produced by||Amanda Jenks|
|Written by||Brian Fillis|
An Englishman in New York is a 2009 biographical film that chronicles the years gay English writer Quentin Crisp spent in New York City, starring John Hurt reprising his role as Crisp from The Naked Civil Servant (1975). The film takes its title from "Englishman in New York", a song about Crisp written by Sting for the 1987 album ...Nothing Like the Sun.
- John Hurt as Quentin Crisp
- Denis O'Hare as Phillip Steele (an amalgam character based on Crisp's friends Phillip Ward and Tom Steele)
- Jonathan Tucker as Patrick Angus, an American artist and Crisp's friend
- Swoosie Kurtz as Connie Clausen, Crisp's agent
- Cynthia Nixon as Penny Arcade, a performance artist and playwright who takes an interest in Crisp
- Schreiber, Dominic (22 August 2008). "Cynthia Nixon joins 'Englishman'". Variety. Archived from the original on 17 September 2008. Retrieved 24 September 2008.
- "21st Annual GLAAD Media Awards – English Language Nominees". Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation. 2010. Archived from the original on 30 January 2010. Retrieved 21 February 2010.
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