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Also Known As: Died: October 10, 1984
Born: November 24, 1940 Cause of Death: apparent suicide
Birth Place: Profession: actor

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British-born actor Alan Lake found a second home in the Hollywood cinema, starring in a number of successful films throughout his Hollywood career. Lake began his acting career appearing in various films, such as the comedy "Having A Wild Weekend" (1965) with Dave Clark, the Hayley Mills drama "Gypsy Girl" (1966) and the dramedy "Charlie Bubbles" (1967) with Albert Finney. He also appeared in "The Swordsman" (1974) and "Flame" (1975). His film career continued throughout the seventies and the eighties in productions like "The Playbirds" (1978), "Confessions From the David Galaxy Affair" (1979) and the Michael Angelis drama "The Black Stuff" (1980). He also appeared in "Yesterday's Hero" (1980) with Ian McShane. Lake was most recently credited in the remake "Sahara" (1996) with James Belushi. Lake had a number of different projects under his belt in the eighties and the nineties, including "BMX Bandits" with David Argue (1983), "Don't Open Till Christmas" (1984) and "Jenny Kissed Me" (1985). His credits also expanded to "Dead-End Drive-In" (1986) starring Ned Manning, "Con Man" (1992) starring Ian McShane and "Official Denial" (Syfy, 1993-94). Lake was married to Diana Dors. Lake passed...

British-born actor Alan Lake found a second home in the Hollywood cinema, starring in a number of successful films throughout his Hollywood career. Lake began his acting career appearing in various films, such as the comedy "Having A Wild Weekend" (1965) with Dave Clark, the Hayley Mills drama "Gypsy Girl" (1966) and the dramedy "Charlie Bubbles" (1967) with Albert Finney. He also appeared in "The Swordsman" (1974) and "Flame" (1975). His film career continued throughout the seventies and the eighties in productions like "The Playbirds" (1978), "Confessions From the David Galaxy Affair" (1979) and the Michael Angelis drama "The Black Stuff" (1980). He also appeared in "Yesterday's Hero" (1980) with Ian McShane. Lake was most recently credited in the remake "Sahara" (1996) with James Belushi. Lake had a number of different projects under his belt in the eighties and the nineties, including "BMX Bandits" with David Argue (1983), "Don't Open Till Christmas" (1984) and "Jenny Kissed Me" (1985). His credits also expanded to "Dead-End Drive-In" (1986) starring Ned Manning, "Con Man" (1992) starring Ian McShane and "Official Denial" (Syfy, 1993-94). Lake was married to Diana Dors. Lake passed away in October 1984 at the age of 44.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Con Man (1992)
2.
 Don't Open Till Christmas (1984) Giles
3.
 Black Stuff, The (1980) Dominic
4.
 Yesterday's Hero (1980) Georgie Moore
5.
6.
 Playbirds, The (1978) Harry Dougan
7.
 Flame (1975) Daniels
8.
 Swordsman, The (1974) Reynaud Duval
9.
 Charlie Bubbles (1968) Airman
10.
 Gypsy Girl (1966) Camlo
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wife:
Diana Dors. Died May 1984.

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