RHPS Transylvanians

The Transylvanians

 

Perry Bedden (also appears in the wedding scene)


He has been playing on stage and on screen since his childhood. 

He played Kurt in The Sound of Music at age 12. He was the longest-running Riff-Raff on stage (5 years), and also played Frank. He was also in Shock Treatment in 1981...

He graduated in reflexology in 2004.

  PERRY BEDDEN'S BIOGRAPHY 

Christopher Biggins  (also appears in the wedding scene)  

Born on 16 December 1948 in Oldham, Lancashire, Christopher is a British actor well recognised on British television.

A comedy actor, he was also a regular character in the popular situation comedy Porridge starring Ronnie Barker. Other comedy shows he appeared in include Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads? (1973), Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em (1973 & 1978), Brendon Chase (1980) and a regular role in the children's television programme Rentaghost (1978-1983) as Adam Painting.

He is more versatile than many people assume: he played Nero in the acclaimed BBC dramatisation of I, Claudius by Robert Graves, and also appeared in the BBC's famed adaptation of Poldark.

He also appeared in the Big Finish Productions audio drama The One Doctor, based on the television series Doctor Who. His film roles include The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975), and he is also known in the theatre; for example, he has recently appeared in the stage adaptation of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.

He was co-host on Surprise, Surprise and hosted children's quiz On Safari (TV) in the 1980s.

He is a keen supporter of Derby County F.C. and enjoys meeting fellow fan

He currently lives in the fashionable Laureston village, by Victoria Park Hackney, East London

Gaye Brown  (also appears in the wedding scene)


She did a lot of theater, TV movies and movies, including playing with the Royal Shakespeare Theater Company.

She was in Clockwork Orange, singing in the Milk Bar.

She is a member of the Rock Bottom band, along with two other actresses.

Ishq Bux

Born from a family of famous indian magicians, he studied in England, then went back to India in 1928 and back again to England in 1956.

He was seen in Raider of the Lost Ark.

Ishaq died on September 2nd, 2000..

Stephen Calcutt (also appears in the wedding scene)

Nearly 6' 5" tall, he worked as a model. He was the body double for Chewbacca and Darth Vader in Star Wars. In 1999, he played in a movie on the marquis de Sade.

He is still acting today.

Hugh Cecil  (also appears in the wedding scene)


Born in 1914, Hugh Cecil (whose real name is Cecil Ware), practiced magic as early as age 11 with his mother.

During summer camp one year, he contracted a disease which made him bald. It gave him his look which, he says, allowed him to earn a lot of money.

Hugh worked at the UGLY Agency when he was hired for six weeks as a Transylvanian for the Rocky Horror Picture Show. On set, he played Scrabble with Christopher Biggins and Gaye Brown.

He died on February 11th, 2004. He was 90.

Imogen Claire  (also appears in the wedding scene)


Born in London in 1943, Imogen studied at the Royal Ballet School before joining the Royal Ballet Company. She designe the choreography for several musicals in the West End of London. She iwas president of the Harlow Ballet Association.

She also played in several Ken Russell movies : Music Lovers, Tommy and in 1975 she played George Sand in Lisztomania (with Little Nell). She was also in Shock Treatment and Billy Elliott, among other films.

She died of cancer on June 24th, 2005 in London.

Rufus Collins  (also appears in the wedding scene)

Rufus was born on August 11, 1935 in New York. He studied at the Actor's Studio. He was in several Andy Warho shorts. As an actor, he played in nearly a dozen films including Shock Treatment and The Hunger with David Bowie, Catherine Deneuve and Susan Sarandon. As a choregrapher his credits include Hair and Jesus Christ Superstar.

Rufus died in New York on November 11th, 1996. His ashes are the possession of the Rocky Horror Preservation Foundation

Sadie Corre

Sadie was born in 1918 in Bognor, Sussex. She was is a cabaret artist, 4' 10" tall, and she performed every discipline in show business (except the circus), from London West End pubs to australian television

She performed an Ewok in Return of the Jedi in 1983. 

In 2007 she suffered a serious stroke, and went into a care home.

She died on August 26th, at age 91.

Fran  Fullenwider  (also appears in the wedding scene)

Fran was born in Texas. As a child, she did horse stunts in movies, and then studied at the NY University Film School.

She moved to England in the 50s.

She gave up dieting at age 21, thus reaching the weight of 286 pounds. This is how she entered the UGLY Agency in London, an agency looking for "abnormal" persons.. 

She did  few films apart from Rocky Horror. She had a tremendous success as a model and was a good friend of Federico Fellini. 

She died of a heart attack on May 2nd, 1997, at age 52.

Lindsey Indgram  (also appears in the wedding scene)

She studied at the Drama Center and did several theatrical tours in Europe.

Peggy Ledger  (also appears in the wedding scene)

When she played in the movie, she was 74. She also appeared in an episode of Space: 1999.

She died on July 4th, 1981.

Annabelle Leventon  (also appears in the wedding scene)

She studied at St. Anne's College, Oxford, and at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts. She played Sheila in the original cast of Hair. In December 1978 she directed Jonathan Adams (Dr Scott) in a musical show in Oxford. 

She is still acting today.

Anthony Milner  (also appears in the wedding scene)

Anthony studied at the Royal Academy of Art and performed on stage in England, including at the Royal Court's Theater, where the Rocky Horror Show was first performed.

He was seen in A Bridge too far, Superman II and The Pianist.

Pamela Obermeyer


She joined Hair in Glasgow at age 17, then left it to become the singer of rock band Truth.

She is now a reflexologist.

Tony Then


Tony was a musician and had graduated from the London Institute.

He played in several episodes of The Avengers and Dr Who.

He then went back to his native Singapore and cofounded the Singapore Dance Theatre. 

He died in Singapore on December 16th, 1995.

Kimi Wong

At the time the movie was shot, she was Richard O'Brien's wife. She had a son with him, called Linus.

Kimi and her ex-husband Richard O'Brien recorded a few albums in England under the name Kimi and Ritz.

Henry Woolf  (also appears in the wedding scene)


He studied at the Bristol Drama School.

Henry chose to help young actors perfect their acting instead of continuing his own film career.

He now teaches acting at the University of Saskatchewan, in Saskatoon, Canada.

Tony Cowen (the 22nd transylvanian missing)


Actually, Tony Cowan is not credited as a Transylvanian. When the shooting of the Time Warp occurred, Henry Woolf had another contract and Tony was hired to replace him. He was slightly taller and more slim than Henry (who was the smallest actor in the movie - he also plays the photographer in the wedding scene).

Oddly enough, instead of hiding Tony by asking him to stand in the back, he was put in the foreground. He can be clearly seen :  he is the second in the right row when Frank walks towards the throne. He wears a smoking with red cuffs.

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