Peter Stephen Paul Brook CH CBE was an English theatre and film director who was born on March 21, 1925, in Turnham Green, London, United Kingdom.
He worked first in England, from 1945 at the Birmingham Repertory Theatre, from 1947 at the Royal Opera House, and from 1962 for the Royal Shakespeare Company.
With them, he directed the first English-language production in 1964 of Marat/Sade by the German playwright Peter Weiss.
It transferred to Broadway in 1965 and won the Tony Award for Best Play, and Brook was named Best Director.
He also directed films such as an iconic version of Lord of the Flies in 1963.
He was based in France from the early 1970s on, where he founded an international theatre company, playing in developing countries.
He was often referred to as “our greatest living theatre director”. He won multiple Tony and Emmy Awards, a Laurence Olivier Award, the Japanese Praemium Imperiale, and the Prix Italia. In 2021, he was awarded India’s Padma Shri.
Brook died from natural causes in Paris on 2 July 2022, at the age of 97.
Peter Brook Wife: Who Was Natasha Parry?
Peter Brook and Natasha Parry got married in 1951. They had two children: Irina, an actress, and director, and Simon, a director.
The couple was together as husband and wife until the death of Natasha in 2015.
Natasha Parry was an English actress of Russian descent. The daughter of film director Gordon Parry.
Natasha Parry Cause Of Death?
Natasha died of a stroke in July 2015, aged 84.