Tom Kempinski

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Tom Kempinski (born 24 March 1938) is an English playwright and actor.[1] He is best known for his 1980 play Duet for One, which was a major success in London and New York City and which has been much revived since. Kempinski also wrote the screenplay for the movie version of Duet for One.[2] In addition, he made minor appearances on numerous British television shows including Dixon of Dock Green and Z-Cars.

Kempinski was educated at Abingdon School and was married to the actress Frances de la Tour who starred in the original London production for Duet for One; he was also married to the actress Margaret Nolan from 1963 to 1972.[3]

He is a frequent caller to the BBC London 94.9 phone-in hosted by Vanessa Feltz.

Selected filmography[edit]


  1. ^ "Tom Kempinski". BFI. 
  2. ^ "Duet for One". BFI. 
  3. ^ "Exorcising the demons within". The Independent. 

External links[edit]

Tom Kempinski on Internet Movie Database