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Also Known As: Died: May 2, 1999
Born: February 13, 1938 Cause of Death: heart attack
Birth Place: Wimbledon, England, GB Profession: Cast ...
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Served as Royal Army Medical Corpsman
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First big break, terrifying children, in the BBC's kids series "The Golden Spur"
1961:
First starring role, "The Curse of the Werewolf"
1963:
Played a sadistic and lecherous motorcycle gang leader in Joseph Losey's "The Damned" (released in the USA as "These Are the Damned" in 1965)
1966:
Starred with Michael Crawford as upper class brothers putting everyone on and pulling off the perfect caper in Michael Winner's "The Jokers"
1967:
Reteamed with Winner for "I'll Never Forget What's 'Is Name"
1967:
Acted for director Ken Russell in "Dante's Inferno" episode of BBC series "Omnibus"
1968:
Played title role in third film with Winner, "Hannibal Brooks"
1968:
Delivered a memorable turn as Bill Sykes in Carol Reed's Oscar-winning musical "Oliver!"
1969:
Portrayed Gerald Crich in Ken Russell's adaptation of D.H. Lawrence's "Women in Love"
1971:
Reteamed with Russell for "The Devils"
1973:
First of four movies with Richard Lester, "The Three Musketeers", playing Athos
1975:
Third feature with Russell, the Who's "Tommy", playing Frank Hobbs
1975:
Portrayed a comic swashbuckler in Lester's "The Royal Flash"
1975:
Reprised role of Athos for Lester's "The Four Musketeers"
1978:
Fourth film with Winner, the noir remake of "The Big Sleep"
1979:
Played Dr Hal Raglan in David Cronenberg's "The Brood"
1980:
Acted the title roles of perverse comedy "Dr Heckyl and Mr Hype"
1985:
Appeared as Martin Pinzon in CBS miniseries "Christopher Columbus"
1989:
Presided over underworld domain as Vulcan in "The Adventures of Baron Munchausen"
1990:
Acted the part of Captain Billy Bones in Fraser C Heston's directorial debut, "Treasure Island" (TNT); Heston's father Charlton starred as Long John Silver
1991:
Yet another turn for director Ken Russell, this time in the HBO movie "Prisoner of Honor"
1993:
Last intallment of Lester's "Musketeer" series, "The Return of the Musketeers", went straight to video
1993:
Played Gregor Dunnegan in CBS miniseries "Return to Lonesome Dove"
1995:
Portrayed Dolly Hopkins in "Funny Bones"
1997:
Wrapped three movies: "Marco Polo" with Jack Palance and Christopher Lee; his fifth feature with Michael Winner, "Parting Shots" (cast included Diana Rigg, Ben Kingsley and Bob Hoskins); and Menahem Golan's "Louisa and Jackpot"
2000:
Final film, "Gladiator"; had just about completed filming at time of death

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