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Also Known As: Died: March 28, 1989
Born: Cause of Death: cancer
Birth Place: Profession: actor

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British-born Lockwood West was a beloved actor, well-known for his memorable performances on the Hollywood movie screen. West kickstarted his acting career in various films such as the Richard Attenborough comedy "Private's Progress" (1956), the Sidney Poitier drama "The Mark of the Hawk" (1958) and "The Man Who Could Cheat Death" (1959) with Anton Diffring. He also appeared in the Laurence Harvey crime drama "The Running Man" (1963). His passion for acting continued to his roles in projects like the dramatic adaptation "The Leather Boys" (1966) with Rita Tushingham, the comedic fantasy "Bedazzled" (1967) with Peter Cook and the Laurence Harvey thrilling adaptation "A Dandy in Aspic" (1968). His work around this time also included a part on the TV movie "Jane Eyre" (NBC, 1970-71). In the latter half of his career, he tackled roles in the drama "One Brief Summer" (1970) with Felicity Gibson, "Count Dracula and His Vampire Bride" (1978) and the dramatic adaptation "The Dresser" (1983) with Albert Finney. He also worked in television during these years, including a part on "The Last Place on Earth" (PBS, 1985-86). West more recently acted in "Young Sherlock Holmes" (1985). West passed...

British-born Lockwood West was a beloved actor, well-known for his memorable performances on the Hollywood movie screen. West kickstarted his acting career in various films such as the Richard Attenborough comedy "Private's Progress" (1956), the Sidney Poitier drama "The Mark of the Hawk" (1958) and "The Man Who Could Cheat Death" (1959) with Anton Diffring. He also appeared in the Laurence Harvey crime drama "The Running Man" (1963). His passion for acting continued to his roles in projects like the dramatic adaptation "The Leather Boys" (1966) with Rita Tushingham, the comedic fantasy "Bedazzled" (1967) with Peter Cook and the Laurence Harvey thrilling adaptation "A Dandy in Aspic" (1968). His work around this time also included a part on the TV movie "Jane Eyre" (NBC, 1970-71). In the latter half of his career, he tackled roles in the drama "One Brief Summer" (1970) with Felicity Gibson, "Count Dracula and His Vampire Bride" (1978) and the dramatic adaptation "The Dresser" (1983) with Albert Finney. He also worked in television during these years, including a part on "The Last Place on Earth" (PBS, 1985-86). West more recently acted in "Young Sherlock Holmes" (1985). West passed away in March 1989 at the age of 84.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Young Sherlock Holmes (1985) Curio Shop Owner
2.
 The Dresser (1983) Geoffrey Thornton
3.
 Satanic Rites of Dracula, The (1973) Freeborne
4.
 Jane Eyre (1971) Reverend Wood
5.
 A Dandy in Aspic (1968) Quince
6.
 Up the Junction (1968) Magistrate
7.
 Bedazzled (1967) Saint Peter
8.
 The Leather Boys (1965) Reggie's father
9.
 The Running Man (1963)
10.
 Strongroom (1962) Police inspector
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