British actors died in 1973

Here are 11 famous actors from United Kingdom died in 1973:

David Bauer

David Bauer (March 6, 1917 Chicago-July 13, 1973 London) also known as David Wolfe was a British actor. His child is called Alexa Bauer.

David Bauer began his acting career in the United States, starting in radio dramas and eventually making his way to television and film. He appeared in several popular TV shows during the 1950s and 1960s, including The Twilight Zone, The Fugitive, and The Saint. In the early 1960s, Bauer moved to England, where he continued to work in television and film.

While in England, Bauer appeared in several British TV shows and films, including Thunderball, The Avengers, and The Prisoner. He was known for his deep voice and commanding presence on screen. Bauer was also a talented stage actor and performed in several productions in London's West End.

Bauer was married to his wife Joan for over 25 years and the couple had one daughter, Alexa Bauer. David Bauer passed away in London in 1973 at the age of 56.

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Dudley Foster

Dudley Foster (August 7, 1924 Brighouse-January 8, 1973 London) was a British actor.

He trained at RADA and made his stage debut in 1948. Foster went on to appear in over 70 films and television shows throughout his career. He had supporting roles in several classic British films including "The Cruel Sea", "The League of Gentlemen", and "The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner". Foster was also a regular on British television, with appearances in popular shows such as "Z Cars" and "The Avengers". In addition to his acting work, Foster was an accomplished voice artist, providing voice-over work for numerous commercials and documentaries. He passed away in 1973 at the age of 48.

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Danny Green

Danny Green (May 26, 1903 London-November 27, 1973) was a British actor.

He began his career in the 1920s and worked in the British film industry for over four decades. Green appeared in over 80 films, including classics such as "The Ladykillers", "The Bridge on the River Kwai", and "Oliver!". He was known for his ability to play both comedic and dramatic roles with ease. In addition to his film work, Green also had a successful stage career and appeared in various television shows throughout his career. Despite his success, Green was known for being a shy and private person off-screen.

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Guy Middleton

Guy Middleton (December 14, 1907 Hove-July 30, 1973 Moreton-in-Marsh) also known as Guy Middleton Powell was a British actor.

Middleton was born in Hove, England to a military family. He began his acting career in the 1920s with small roles on stage and later transitioned to film in the 1930s. He appeared in over 130 films in his career, including notable roles in "The Upturned Glass" (1947), "The Reluctant Debutante" (1958), and "The Battle of the River Plate" (1956).

Middleton was often typecast as a suave, upper-class gentleman or aristocrat, and he frequently played supporting roles in films. He was also known for his comedic roles, particularly in the St. Trinian's film series.

In addition to his acting career, Middleton was also a published author. He wrote two books about his experiences in the film industry: "Time Will Tell" and "Brains in Toon."

Middleton passed away in 1973 in Moreton-in-Marsh, England, at the age of 65.

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Jack Hawkins

Jack Hawkins (September 14, 1910 Wood Green-July 18, 1973 Chelsea) also known as John Edward Hawkins, Colonel John Edward "Jack" Hawkins, John Edward "Jack" Hawkins, Colonel John Edward "Jack" Hawkins CBE, John Edward Hawkins CBE or 2nd Lieut Jack Hawkins was a British actor and soldier. He had four children, Susan Hawkins, Nicholas Hawkins, Caroline Hawkins and Andrew Hawkins.

Hawkins began his acting career in 1930s and made his debut in the film adaptation of A Midsummer Night's Dream in 1935. During World War II, Hawkins served in the British Army and was eventually promoted to the rank of colonel. After the war, he returned to his acting career and gained international fame as an actor, starring in popular films such as The Cruel Sea, Ben-Hur, and Lawrence of Arabia. Hawkins also appeared in several television series, including The Avengers and The Saint. He was awarded the CBE in 1958 for his contributions to the arts. In his later years, Hawkins battled lung cancer and eventually passed away in 1973 at the age of 62.

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Laurence Harvey

Laurence Harvey (October 1, 1928 Joniškis-November 25, 1973 London) also known as Laruschka Mischa Skikne, Hirsh, Zvi Mosheh Skikne, Hirsch Skikne, Larry, Harry Skikne, Hirshkeh or Hirsh Skikne was a British actor and film director. He had one child, Domino Harvey.

Laurence Harvey was born in Joniškis, Lithuania and raised in South Africa. He began his acting career in the 1940s in Cape Town before moving to London in the early 1950s. He rose to fame in the late 1950s and early 1960s, appearing in films such as "Room at the Top," for which he received an Academy Award nomination, and "The Manchurian Candidate."

In addition to his acting career, Harvey directed several films including "The Ceremony" and "Welcome to Arrow Beach." He was known for being a perfectionist on set and had a reputation for being difficult to work with.

Harvey's personal life was also tumultuous. He was married several times and had affairs with many well-known actresses, including Marilyn Monroe. His daughter, Domino Harvey, was a model and bounty hunter who died in 2005.

Harvey died in 1973 at the age of 45 from stomach cancer. Despite his relatively short career, he left a lasting impact on the film industry and is remembered as one of the most talented actors of his generation.

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Darcy Conyers

Darcy Conyers (July 19, 1919 Tanganyika-November 1, 1973) a.k.a. D'Arcy Conyers was a British film producer, film director, actor, screenwriter and television director.

Throughout his career, Darcy Conyers worked on a variety of projects, including notable films such as "The Smallest Show on Earth" and "The Mouse That Roared", both of which he directed. He also directed episodes of popular British television shows such as "The Avengers" and "The Saint". Additionally, Conyers acted in several films during the 1930s and 1940s, before transitioning to behind-the-scenes work. He is remembered as an influential figure in British cinema and television during the mid-20th century.

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Maurice Dallimore

Maurice Dallimore (June 23, 1912 Essex-February 20, 1973 Hollywood) a.k.a. Maurice Dalimore was a British actor.

He began his acting career in the 1930s in the United Kingdom, where he appeared in various stage productions and British films. He became well known for his roles in British war films during World War II. In the late 1940s, he moved to Hollywood and began working in American films. He appeared in numerous films throughout the 1950s and 1960s, including "The Ten Commandments" and "The Greatest Story Ever Told." He also had guest roles on various television shows, including "The Twilight Zone" and "Hogan's Heroes." Dallimore was known for his deep voice and imposing physical presence, which made him well suited for playing authority figures and villains on screen. He died of a heart attack at the age of 60.

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Melville Cooper

Melville Cooper (October 15, 1896 Birmingham-March 13, 1973 Woodland Hills) also known as George Melville Cooper was a British actor and military officer. He had one child, Valerie Cooper.

Cooper began his acting career in the UK in the 1920s, appearing in a variety of plays and films. He was known for his comedic roles and distinctive voice. In the 1930s, he moved to the United States and began working in Hollywood, where he appeared in over 100 films. Some of his most notable roles include playing the nervous sidekick, Mr. Phipps, in the film adaptation of "The Adventures of Robin Hood" (1938) and the blundering detective, Colonel Hoople, in "The Lady Vanishes" (1938).

During World War II, Cooper put his acting career on hold and served in the military. He was a captain in the Royal Army Service Corps and was part of the British Army's entertainment division, providing entertainment for troops. After the war, he returned to acting and continued to work in film and television.

Cooper's last film appearance was in the Disney film "The Love Bug" (1968). He passed away in 1973 at the age of 76.

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A. Edward Sutherland

A. Edward Sutherland (January 5, 1895 London-December 31, 1973 Palm Springs) a.k.a. Albert Edward Sutherland, Eddie Sutherland, Eddie, Edward Sutherland, Sutherland Ring or E. Sutherland was a British film director, actor, film producer, television producer and television director.

He began his career in Hollywood in the 1920s and directed many successful films throughout the 1930s and 1940s. Some of his notable works include "The Flying Deuces" starring Laurel and Hardy, "Sons of the Desert" also starring Laurel and Hardy, "One Hour with You" featuring Maurice Chevalier and Jeanette MacDonald, and "Beyond Tomorrow" starring Harry Carey.

In addition to directing films, Sutherland acted in several silent films and also produced and directed numerous television shows in the 1950s and 1960s. He was married to actress Louise Brooks from 1933 to 1938 and is credited with discovering her talent as an actress.

Outside of his work in the entertainment industry, Sutherland was an avid polo player and played on the Hollywood Polo Team. He passed away in 1973 at the age of 78 in Palm Springs, California.

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Jimmy Clitheroe

Jimmy Clitheroe (December 24, 1921 Clitheroe-June 6, 1973 Blackpool) a.k.a. James Robinson was a British comedian and actor.

He was best known for his work in the BBC Radio comedy show, "The Clitheroe Kid" which ran from 1958 to 1972. Despite suffering from health issues due to a childhood illness, Clitheroe started his career at an early age, performing in variety shows and making his film debut at the age of 13. He went on to become a popular performer in music halls, radio, television and films, and was highly regarded for his ability to deliver risqué and adult jokes in a way that was both entertaining and non-offensive. He continued performing until his death from heart failure in 1973.

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