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Alexander Hanson
Born April 28, 1961 (1961-04-28) (age 48)
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Spouse(s) Samantha Bond

Alexander Hanson (born April 28, 1961) is a British stage actor who most recently starred in the high-profile West End revival of The Sound of Music as Captain Georg Von Trapp. He was brought in to replace Simon Shepherd, who bowed out of the show during previews.[1][2] He is currently appearing in the Broadway production of A Little Night Music, opposite Catherine Zeta Jones and Angela Lansbury.

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Personal life

Hanson is an alumnus of Guildhall School of Music and Drama. He is married to actress Samantha Bond, and has two children with her.[3]

Career

Hanson had previously originated the role of Khashoggi in London's We Will Rock You but left the production after seven months. He also played Captain Macheath in The Royal National Theatre's flop production, directed by Trevor Nunn The Villain's Opera, Nick Dear and Stephen Warbeck's 21st Century updating of The Beggars Opera.

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Theatre

Film and television

Party Animals, The Bill, Kidulthood, The Fugitives, Murder City II, Auf Wiedershehn Pet, The Last Detective II, Rosemary and Thyme, Heartbeat, Beech is Back, Relic Hunters, Casualty, The Merchant of Venice, The Escort, Unfinished Business, Peak Practice, Doctor Finlay, Poetry Readings, Ffizz, Fellow Traveller, Museums of Madness, The Black Candle, Taking the Floor, Boon, The Chief and Six Characters in Search of an Author.

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