Willoughby Gray was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Gray's career beginnings included film roles in "Richard III" (1955) with Laurence Olivier and the action picture "Waterloo" (1970) with Rod Steiger. Gray made film his next project, appearing in "Young Winston" (1972) with Simon Ward, the John Hurt thriller "The Hit" (1984) and "A View to a Kill" (1985) with Roger Moore. He also appeared in the comedic adventure "The Princess Bride" (1987) with Cary Elwes. Later in his career, Gray acted in "Absolution" (1988).