Kelly, Matthew

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Name
Kelly, Matthew Gender: M
born on 9 May 1950 at 14:00 (= 2:00 PM )
Place Urnston, England, 53n27, 2w21
Timezone GDT h1e (is daylight saving time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Fisher
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 18°20' s_mo.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 25°29 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 09°01'



Biography

British entertainer, seen primarily on TV. Kelly was educated for a teaching career but embarked upon ten years in variety and repertory theatre, with occasional appearances in the West End. He has been the host of such variety shows as "Stars in Their Eyes," "Here and Now" and "Game for a Laugh."

Kelly is a private person and keeps his home life out of the media. He was arrested on 1/15/2003 in connection with child sex allegations that linked him to parties attended with Jonathan King some 20 years before. Kelly, who had always kept his personal life and sexuality a private matter, endured weeks of vicious gossip and innuendo. In an unprecedented move, over 40 high-profile actors signed a letter defended him. All charges were dropped on 02/24/2003 and he returned to his job of hosting "Stars in Their Eyes.". A year later, in February 2004, he was awarded an Olivier Award for Best Actor in his portrayal of Lenny in the British stage production of "Of Mice and Men."

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • Crime : Arrest 15 January 2003 (Child molestation charges)
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  • Crime : Trial dates 24 February 2003 (Charges dropped)
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  • Work : Prize February 2004 (won an Olivier Award for best actor)
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Source Notes

David Fisher quotes him by letter 5/1995. AA Newsletter 5/1996, same by Frank C. Clifford.

Categories

  • Vocation : Entertainment : Live Stage (Repertory theatre)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : TV host/ Personality (Strongest medium)
  • Traits : Personality : Private (Keeps personal life private)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress (TV)
  • Passions : Criminal Perpetrator : Rapist/ Sex crime (Charged w/child molestation, dropped)

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