English movie stars died at 66

Here are 12 famous actors from England died at 66:

Richard Greene

Richard Greene (August 25, 1918 Plymouth-June 1, 1985 Norfolk) otherwise known as Richard Marius Joseph Greene was an English actor.

He died caused by cardiac arrest.

Richard Greene started his acting career in 1938 with the film "The Ware Case". He starred in many films including "The Hound of the Baskervilles" and "The Little Princess". However, he is mostly known for his role as Robin Hood in the television series "The Adventures of Robin Hood" which aired from 1955 to 1960. In addition to his acting career, Greene was also a skilled fencer and he performed many of his own stunts. He was married five times and had five children. In his later years, he worked as a film and television producer.

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Lacy Ryan

Lacy Ryan (April 5, 1694-April 5, 1760) was an English actor.

Lacy Ryan was born in London, England and began his acting career at a young age. He quickly gained recognition for his talent and landed many leading roles in popular plays of the time. Ryan was known for his ability to bring a sense of realism and sincerity to his performances, and he was highly respected by his peers in the theater community.

Throughout his career, Ryan worked with some of the most famous actors and playwrights of the era, including David Garrick and Richard Brinsley Sheridan. He was a major contributor to the success of the Drury Lane Theater, where he performed for many years.

In addition to his work on the stage, Ryan also dabbled in politics, serving as a member of Parliament from 1734 to 1747. He was a progressive thinker and advocated for the rights of the poor and working class.

Despite his success on the stage and in politics, Ryan faced financial difficulties throughout his life. He continued to act until his death in 1760, leaving behind a legacy as one of the most talented actors of the 18th century.

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Vic Oliver

Vic Oliver (July 8, 1898 Vienna-August 15, 1964 Johannesburg) also known as Viktor Oliver Von Samek was an English comedian, actor and violinist.

Oliver was born and raised in Vienna, Austria where he received his early education before relocating to England in 1933 with his wife, the stage actress and singer Sarah Churchill. He began his career as a professional violinist, playing with several orchestras and music groups in England, but eventually turned to comedy and acting.

Oliver appeared in numerous films and TV shows throughout his career, including "The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby" (1947), "The Titfield Thunderbolt" (1953), and "Sexton Blake and the Hooded Terror" (1938). He was also a regular performer on BBC radio, appearing in shows such as "The ITMA (It's That Man Again) Show" and "Vic Oliver Requests the Pleasure".

In addition to his work in entertainment, Oliver was also a noted collector of rare books and manuscripts. He was a member of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association and founded Oliver Books, which specialized in rare and collectible books.

Oliver passed away in Johannesburg, South Africa in 1964, where he had been performing on stage.

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Richard Morant

Richard Morant (October 30, 1945 Shipston-on-Stour-November 9, 2011 Richmond, London) otherwise known as Richard Lindon Harvey Morant was an English actor.

He died as a result of aneurysm.

Morant started his acting career in the late 1960s and appeared in a variety of television shows such as "Doctor Who," "The Onedin Line," and "The Darling Buds of May." He later moved to the stage and performed in numerous productions including "The Sweeney Todd" and "The Sound of Music." Morant was also a voice actor and worked on several audio dramas including "Doctor Who" and "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy." In addition to his acting career, Morant was also an accomplished singer and performed with the English National Opera. He is survived by his wife and two daughters.

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Montagu Love

Montagu Love (March 15, 1877 Portsmouth-May 17, 1943 Beverly Hills) also known as Montague Love or Harry Montague Love was an English actor, vaudeville performer, cartoonist and illustrator.

He was best known for his roles in Hollywood silent and sound films from the 1920s to the 1940s. His notable performances include "The Adventures of Robin Hood" (1938), "The Three Musketeers" (1921), and "The Hurricane" (1937). He appeared in over 200 films throughout his career in Hollywood. Love also had a successful career on stage before transitioning to film. In addition to his acting career, Love was a talented cartoonist and illustrator and contributed his work to various newspapers and magazines. He was married twice and had two children.

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Frank Stanmore

Frank Stanmore (March 10, 1877 London-August 15, 1943 Gravesend) a.k.a. Francis Henry Pink was an English actor.

He began his acting career on stage, appearing in various theatres across England before transitioning to film. His notable roles include in the silent film "The Sorrows of Satan" (1926) and the thriller "Mary" (1931). He continued to work in the film industry well into the 1940s. In addition to acting, he also wrote several plays and books on theatre. Stanmore was married twice, first to actress Ethel Grace Cave and then to actress Marjorie Mars. He passed away in Gravesend, England at the age of 66.

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George Woodbridge

George Woodbridge (February 16, 1907 Exeter-March 31, 1973 London) was an English actor.

He began his career in acting in the 1930s and went on to appear in over 40 films including "The Seventh Veil" and "The Curse of the Werewolf". He was also a regular performer on British television in the 1950s and 60s, appearing on shows such as "The Benny Hill Show" and "Dixon of Dock Green". Woodbridge was known for his distinctive deep voice and imposing presence on screen. He continued to work in the entertainment industry until his death in 1973 at the age of 66.

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Campbell Singer

Campbell Singer (March 16, 1909 London-March 1, 1976 London) a.k.a. Jacob Kobel Singer was an English actor and screenwriter.

Singer began his career on stage in the 1920s and appeared in numerous British films throughout the 1930s and 1940s. He also worked as a screenwriter, often collaborating with his brother, the director Sidney Gilliat. Singer's best-known acting roles include his portrayal of the cowardly Leslie Charteris in the film adaptation of the play "Charley's Aunt" (1941) and his appearance as Langton in the classic British noir film "Brighton Rock" (1947). Singer retired from acting in the late 1940s to focus on writing and producing films, but he returned to the screen briefly in the 1960s in supporting roles. Singer was married twice, and his daughter from his first marriage, Jacqueline, was a successful stage and screen actress.

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Frank Birch

Frank Birch (December 5, 1889 London-February 14, 1956 London) also known as Francis Lyall Birch was an English actor.

Birch began his acting career on the stage in the early 1900s, performing in various productions in London's West End. In 1913, he made his film debut and went on to appear in over 100 films throughout his career. He was particularly well-known for his roles in British silent films, often playing dashing leading men. In the 1930s, he transitioned to talking films and continued to act in both British and American productions. Birch was known for his impeccable manners and gentlemanly demeanor, which earned him the nickname "The British Valentino." He continued to act until his death in 1956 at the age of 66.

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George Thorne

George Thorne (January 6, 1856 Chertsey-July 24, 1922) also known as George Tyrell was an English singer and actor.

Thorne began his career as a choirboy at St George's Chapel in Windsor and went on to perform on stage in London's West End theaters. In 1883, he toured America with the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company performing in Gilbert and Sullivan's operettas. Thorne gained fame for his portrayal of the character Private Willis in the production of Iolanthe.

Aside from his stage career, Thorne was also an accomplished songwriter and composer. Some of his notable works include "Only a Pansy Blossom" and "I Dare Not Tell Her of My Love". Thorne was a popular performer throughout his career and continued to perform until shortly before his death in 1922.

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Morris Harvey

Morris Harvey (September 25, 1877 London-August 24, 1944 Glasgow) also known as Harvey Morris was an English actor.

He appeared in over 200 films during his career, spanning from the silent era to the early 1940s. Some of his notable film credits include "The Most Dangerous Game" (1932), "Mutiny on the Bounty" (1935), and "Wuthering Heights" (1939). Harvey was known for his versatility in portraying a range of characters, from villains to comedic roles. In addition to his career in film, he also worked extensively in theater, both in England and the United States. He passed away in Glasgow, Scotland at the age of 66.

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Jack Raymond

Jack Raymond (April 5, 1886 Wimborne Minster-March 20, 1953 London) also known as John Caines was an English film director, actor and film producer.

He started off his career in the film industry as an actor in 1915, appearing in films such as "The Passing of the Third Floor Back" and "The Triumph of the Rat". However, he soon moved on to directing and producing, and established himself as a prominent figure in British cinema during the 1920s and 1930s.

Raymond directed numerous films, ranging from comedies to dramas, and was particularly successful in the 1930s with films like "Famous Feet" and "Camille". He also produced films for his own company, British Empire Films, which he co-founded in 1927.

During World War II, Raymond continued to work in the film industry, directing propaganda films and training films for the military. After the war, he briefly worked in Hollywood before returning to England and continuing his work in the British film industry.

In addition to his work in film, Raymond was also a keen amateur cricket player and served as President of the British Film Directors' Association from 1946 until his death in 1953.

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