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Fluellen

pedantic Welsh captain and know-it-all. [Br. Lit.: Henry V]
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Robert Armin would have played Fluellen, and this comic actor developed this accent into a bit of a trademark.
The consistent appeal of the Chorus to every gentleman of the audience, from inns-of-court students to ranking soldiers (Captains Fluellen, MacMorris, and Jamy are all called "gentlemen" [3.
Mosley, Jason Jones and Andre Fluellen to choose from as starters.
DETROIT LIONS -- Released G Rodney Austin, LB Shamari Benton, WR Kris Durham, WR Patrick Edwards, TE Michael Egnew, DT Andre Fluellen, CB Chris Greenwood, FB Emil Igwengu, LB Brandon Hepburn, C Darren Keyton, RB Mikel Leshoure, WR Andrew Peacock, DT Xavier Proctor, S Nate Ness, G Garrett Reynolds, DT Jimmy Saddler-McQueen, CB Mohammed Seisay, LB Julian Stanford, TE Jordan Thompson, DE Darryl Tapp, OT Michael Williams and RB George Winn.
As zealous Welshman Fluellen, Matt Ryan takes a usually one-note, long-winded role and gives it range and depth.
Delyth, who lives in Caswell Bay, Gower, Swansea, has been a significant figure on the Welsh and international folk scene since the 1980s, playing with groups including instrumental trio Aberjaber and lately in a duo with her violinist daughter Angharad called DnA, and with the Fluellen Theatre Company.
Tony Bell and Chris Myles express the moral side of soldiery as Fluellen and the Duke of Exeter, both showing an aptitude for some genuine comedy.
Yn Act 4, Golygfa 7 mae Fluellen yn troi at y Brenin ac yn dweud "If your majesty is remembered of it, the Welshmen did good service in a garden where leeks did grow, wearing leeks in their Monmouth caps, which your majesty know to this hour is an honourable badge of the service; and I do believe your majesty takes no scorn to wear the leek upon Saint Tavy's day.
Suess; Music: David Chudnow, Herschel Burke Gilbert; Principal Cast: Jackie Robinson (Himself); Ruby Dee (Rachel "Rae" Robinson); Minor Watson (Branch Rickey); Louise Beavers (Jackie's Mother); Richard Lane (Clay Hopper); Harry Shannon (Charlie); Ben Lessy (Shorty); Bill Spaulding (Himself); Billy Wayne (Clyde Sukeforth); Joel Fluellen (Mack Robinson); Bernie Hamilton (Ernie); Kenny Washington (Tigers manager); Pat Flaherty (Karpen); Larry McGrath (Umpire); Emmett Smith (Catcher); Howard Louis MacNeely (Jackie as a boy); George Dockstader (Bill); Dewey Robinson, Ben Welden, Joe Devlin (Men in stands); Dick Wessel (Spike); Dick Williams (Jersey City pitcher/second baseman).
Williams makes good on his threat in a later scene when, seeing Fluellen wearing the king's gage, he strikes him as promised.
Williams's refusal to take money from Fluellen (and possibly the king; the action is somewhat obscure at this point) signifies the resentment the common citizen feels when treated in a manipulative and condescending manner by his putative social and political superiors.