British movie actors deceased in Disease

Here are 5 famous actors from United Kingdom died in Disease:

Richard Attenborough

Richard Attenborough (August 29, 1923 Cambridge-August 24, 2014 London) otherwise known as Richard Samuel Attenborough, Lord Attenborough, Lord Richard Attenborough, Dickie, Bunter, Sir Richard Attenborough, Baron Attenborough, Richard Samuel Attenborough, Baron Attenborough, Richard Samuel Attenborough, Baron Attenborough, CBE, The Rt. Hon. Richard Attenborough, Baron Attenborough, CBE, The Right Honourable Richard Attenborough, Baron Attenborough, CBE or Lord Attenborough, CBE was a British film director, actor, film producer and entrepreneur. He had three children, Charlotte Attenborough, Michael Attenborough and Jane Attenborough.

Richard Attenborough began his acting career on stage and later transitioned to film. Some of his notable acting roles include appearing in the films "Brighton Rock", "The Great Escape" and "Jurassic Park". He was also a successful film director, with his most famous work being the multiple Academy Award-winning film "Gandhi". Attenborough also served as the president of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and was a goodwill ambassador for UNICEF. In addition to his entertainment career, Attenborough was involved in numerous charities and social causes, including apartheid in South Africa and poverty in India. He was awarded several prestigious honours, including a CBE and a knighthood in 1976 and a life peerage in 1993. Attenborough passed away in 2014, leaving behind a lasting legacy in the film world and beyond.

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David Coleman

David Coleman (April 26, 1926 Alderley Edge-December 21, 2013 Berkshire) a.k.a. David Robert Coleman was a British sports commentator, commentator and actor.

He was educated at Altrincham Grammar School for Boys and later went on to study at University College London. After completing his studies, Coleman began his broadcasting career in 1954 as a reporter for the BBC's North region. Over the years, he became one of the most recognizable voices in British sports commentary, covering events such as the Olympics, the World Cup, and the Wimbledon Championships.

Coleman's commentaries were characterized by his enthusiastic and passionate delivery, as well as his encyclopedic knowledge of sports trivia. He was famously meticulous in his preparation, often spending hours researching background information on athletes and events.

In addition to his work in sports broadcasting, Coleman also had a successful acting career, appearing in several films and TV shows. He was awarded an OBE in 1992 for his services to broadcasting and was inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame in 1999. David Coleman passed away in 2013 at the age of 87.

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John Bardon

John Bardon (August 25, 1939 Brentford-September 12, 2014 Collier Row) otherwise known as John Michael Jones or John Barton was a British actor.

He is best known for his role as Jim Branning in the long-running BBC soap opera "EastEnders", which he played from 1996 until 2011. Prior to his career in acting, Bardon worked as a taxi driver and a wrestler under the name Johnny Bardon. He started his career in acting in his mid-thirties and appeared in several notable TV shows and films throughout his career, including "Doctor Who", "Only Fools and Horses", and "Casualty". Bardon suffered a stroke in 2007 that forced him to take a hiatus from "EastEnders", but he later returned to the show in 2008 after making a partial recovery. He passed away in 2014 at the age of 75.

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Francis Matthews

Francis Matthews (September 2, 1927 York-June 14, 2014 England) was a British actor. His children are called Paul Rattigan, Damien Matthews and Dominic Matthews.

Matthews' most notable role was as the voice of the titular character in the Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons TV series (1967-68). He also had a recurring role in the TV series Paul Temple (1969-1971) and appeared in numerous other British TV shows, such as Doctor Who and The Avengers. Matthews was also a stage actor, performing in productions both in London's West End and on Broadway in New York City. During his career, he worked alongside many other famous actors, including Sean Connery and Roger Moore.

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Kevin Elyot

Kevin Elyot (November 27, 2014 Birmingham-June 7, 2014 London) was a British screenwriter, actor and playwright.

He was best known for his play "My Night with Reg" which was a critical and commercial success, winning both the Evening Standard and Olivier Awards for Best Comedy in 1994. Elyot also wrote for television and film, with credits including the BBC drama "Christopher and His Kind" and the film adaptation of his own play "Clapham Junction". As an actor, he appeared on stage and screen, with roles in productions such as "Another Country" and "The Line of Beauty". Elyot was openly gay and his work often explored themes of homosexuality and relationships. He passed away in 2014 due to complications from AIDS.

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