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Thomas Michael John Kempinski (born 24 March 1938) is an English playwright and actorbest known for his 1980 play Duet for One , which was a major success in London and New York City, and much revived since. Kempinski also wrote the screenplay for the movie version of Duet for One. In addition, he made minor appearances on numerous British television shows including Dixon of Dock Green and Z-Cars .
Kempinski was born in Hendon and educated at Abingdon School from 1951 to 1956.In 1957 he gained a major scholarship in Modern Languages to Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge.
He was married to the actress Frances de la Tour who starred in the original London production for Duet for One ;and to the actress Margaret Nolan from 1963 to 1972.
In 1967 he played the title role in Charles Wood's Dingo at the Royal Court Theatre.
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