British actors died in 1977

Here are 12 famous actors from United Kingdom died in 1977:

Peter Dyneley

Peter Dyneley (April 13, 1921 Hastings-August 19, 1977 London) also known as Peter was a British actor and voice actor. His children are called Richard Dyneley and Amanda Dyneley.

Peter Dyneley was best known for his voice work, particularly as the voice of Jeff Tracy in the 1960s British television series Thunderbirds. He also appeared in several movies, including The Moon-Spinners, The Spy Who Came in from the Cold, and Crack in the World. In addition to his acting career, Dyneley was a trained pilot and served in the Royal Air Force during World War II. He passed away at the age of 56 after suffering a heart attack.

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Edward Sinclair

Edward Sinclair (February 3, 1914 Oldham-August 29, 1977 Cheddar, Somerset) was a British actor.

He was best known for his role as the character Mr. Meaker in the popular British children's television series "Rentaghost". Sinclair's acting career spanned over three decades, during which he appeared in a variety of television shows and films, including "The Avengers", "The Sweeney", and "Carry On Behind". In addition to his acting work, Sinclair also had a successful career as a voiceover artist for radio and television advertisements. He was also a talented stage actor and appeared in numerous productions in London's West End. Sinclair's legacy continues to live on through his memorable contributions to British popular culture.

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Edward Malin

Edward Malin (October 1, 1894 Hackney-March 1, 1977 Ealing) otherwise known as Edward Ernest Malin or Eddie Malin was a British actor.

He began his acting career on stage, performing in various productions including Shakespeare plays. Malin then transitioned to film in the 1930s and appeared in over 40 films throughout his career. Some of his notable roles include the chauffeur in "The Lady Vanishes" (1938) and the police sergeant in "The 39 Steps" (1935), both directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Malin was also a regular on British television in the 1950s and 1960s. In addition to his acting career, he was an accomplished jazz pianist and played in various bands throughout his life. Malin died in 1977 at the age of 82.

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Charlie Chaplin

Charlie Chaplin (April 16, 1889 Walworth-December 25, 1977 Corsier-sur-Vevey) a.k.a. Charles Chaplin, Charles Spencer Chaplin, Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin, Chaplin, Sir Charles Chaplin, Charlie, Charlot, The Little Tramp, Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin, KBE, Sir Charles Spencer "Charlie" Chaplin, KBE, Sir Charles Spencer "Charlie" Chaplin, Sir Charles Chaplin, KBE or Charles Spencer "Charlie" Chaplin, Jr was a British film director, actor, screenwriter, composer, comedian, film editor, film producer and film score composer. His children are called Geraldine Chaplin, Christopher Chaplin, Josephine Chaplin, Michael Chaplin, Victoria Chaplin, Charles Chaplin, Jr., Sydney Chaplin, Eugene Chaplin, Jane Chaplin, Norman Spencer Chaplin and Annette Emily Chaplin.

Chaplin rose to prominence during the silent era of Hollywood with his iconic character, The Tramp. He appeared in over 80 films in a career that spanned more than 75 years. Chaplin's films were known for their mix of comedy and social commentary, and he explored themes such as poverty, class struggles, and the human condition.

Chaplin was also known for his personal life, including his marriages to four different women and several highly publicized affairs. He was involved in political controversies throughout his life, including accusations of being a communist sympathizer during the Red Scare in the United States.

In addition to his film work, Chaplin was a prolific composer, writing music for many of his films. He received numerous awards and honors throughout his life, including an Academy Award for his film Limelight. He was also knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in 1975 in recognition of his contributions to the arts.

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Leonard Carey

Leonard Carey (February 25, 1887 London-September 11, 1977 Woodland Hills) was a British actor.

He began his career on the stage in London before transitioning to films in the 1920s. Carey was known for his distinctive voice and polished, refined demeanor. He appeared in over 140 films, often playing butlers or other servant roles, and worked with some of the biggest stars of his time, including Laurel and Hardy, Shirley Temple, and Marlene Dietrich. Carey is perhaps best remembered for his role as the butler in the 1946 Christmas classic "It's a Wonderful Life." Despite his success in Hollywood, Carey remained a humble and dedicated actor, often taking on small roles in lesser-known films. He continued working in film and television well into his 80s, and was known for his charm, humor, and professionalism both on and off-screen.

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Stephen Boyd

Stephen Boyd (July 4, 1931 Glengormley-June 2, 1977 Northridge) also known as William Millar or Dimples was a British actor.

He began his acting career in the mid-1950s in England, appearing in several small film roles before being cast in larger roles such as his breakout role as Messala in the 1959 epic film Ben-Hur. Throughout the 1960s, Boyd starred in numerous Hollywood films including The Fall of the Roman Empire, Fantastic Voyage, and The Bible. He also worked extensively in television, starring in the popular series The Rogues from 1964 to 1965. In the early 1970s, Boyd returned to the stage, performing in productions of plays like The Bashful Genius and Sleuth. He passed away suddenly in 1977 due to a heart attack.

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Michael Hogan

Michael Hogan (September 17, 1893 London-January 1, 1977 London) also known as Michael John Hogan was a British actor and screenwriter.

He began his acting career in the early 1920s and went on to have a successful stage career, appearing in productions both in London's West End and on Broadway. Hogan also had a prolific career in film, appearing in over 70 movies throughout his career, including notable roles in "The Iron Duke" and "Men of Two Worlds". In addition to his acting work, Hogan was also a talented screenwriter, writing several screenplays throughout the 1930s and 40s. He continued to work in film and television throughout the 1950s and 60s, and was made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in 1964. Hogan passed away in London in 1977 at the age of 83.

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Clement McCallin

Clement McCallin (March 6, 1913 London-August 7, 1977 London) was a British actor.

He began his acting career in the theater and later transitioned to film and television. McCallin appeared in several British films and television series throughout the 1940s, 50s, and 60s, including "The Blue Lamp" (1950) and "The Avengers" (1961-1969). He was also a regular member of Laurence Olivier's National Theatre Company. In addition to his work on screen and stage, McCallin was also an accomplished voice actor, particularly in radio dramas. He passed away at the age of 64 due to complications from pneumonia.

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Edward Chapman

Edward Chapman (October 13, 1901 Harrogate-August 9, 1977 Brighton) was a British actor.

He began his acting career in the 1930s, appearing in small roles in British films. Chapman is perhaps best known for his role as Mr. Wilfred Grimsdale in the popular British sitcom, "The Army Game," which ran from 1957 to 1961. He also had a recurring role on the TV series, "Dixon of Dock Green." Chapman was known for playing comedic characters and was a regular on British radio programs. In addition to his acting work, he also served in the British Army during World War II. Chapman passed away in 1977 at the age of 75.

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Victor Beaumont

Victor Beaumont (November 7, 1912 Berlin-March 21, 1977) a.k.a. Peter Wolff was a British actor.

He began his acting career in Germany in the 1930s before immigrating to the UK in 1934 to escape Nazi persecution due to his Jewish heritage. In the UK, he changed his name to Victor Beaumont and continued his acting career. He appeared in a variety of film and TV roles throughout the 1940s and 1950s, including the films "The Saint in London" and "The Brides of Dracula." He also appeared in several episodes of the TV series "The Avengers." In addition to his acting work, Beaumont served in the Royal Air Force during World War II. He passed away in 1977 in London, England at the age of 64.

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Matthew Garber

Matthew Garber (March 25, 1956 Stepney-June 13, 1977 Hampstead) also known as Matthew Adam Garber was a British actor.

He is best known for his role as Michael Banks in the Disney film "Mary Poppins" (1964), where he starred alongside Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke. Garber also appeared in the film "The Three Lives of Thomasina" (1963) and the television show "The Winter's Tale" (1967). After his acting career, Garber studied at the University of Westminster and eventually became a surveyor. Tragically, he passed away at the young age of 21 due to pancreatitis.

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Sebastian Cabot

Sebastian Cabot (July 6, 1918 London-August 22, 1977 North Saanich) also known as Charles Sebastian Thomas Cabot or Sabby was a British actor, chef, wrestler, voice actor and chauffeur. He had three children, Annette Cabot, Christopher Cabot and Yvonne Cabot.

Cabot began his acting career in England, appearing in films such as "The First of the Few" and "Kiss Me Deadly." He then moved to the United States and continued to act in films and television shows. He was best known for his roles in the TV series "Family Affair" and "Checkmate." Cabot was also a talented voice actor, lending his voice to several animated shows and movies, including playing the role of Bagheera in Disney's "The Jungle Book." In addition to his acting career, Cabot was also an accomplished chef and author of the cookbook "The Bon Vivant's Companion, or How to Mix Drinks." He passed away in 1977 at the age of 59 from a stroke.

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