Cyril Ritchard was an Australian stage, screen and television actor, and director. He is probably best remembered today for his performance as Captain Hook in the Mary Martin musical production of Peter Pan. He was born Cyril Trimnell-Ritchard in Surry Hills, Sydney, Australia, to Sydney-born parents, Herbert Trimnell-Ritchard, a Protestant grocer, and his wife Marguerite, a devout Roman Catholic who ensured her son was raised as a Roman Catholic. Educated by the Jesuits at St Aloysius' College, Cyril was a life-long devout Catholic who attended Sunday Mass wherever he happened to be. Early...
|Birthdate:||December 1, 1897|
|Date of death:||December 18, 1977|
|Education:||St Aloysius' College|
|Also known as:||Cyril Trimmell-Ritchard, Cyrill Ritchard, Cyril Trimnell-Ritchard|