South African movie actors died in the year 1973

Here are 4 famous actors from South Africa died in 1973:

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 South African actor and film director. He had one child, Domino Harvey.

Harvey's parents were Lithuanian Jewish immigrants who moved to South Africa when he was a child. He began his acting career in the 1940s, appearing on stage and in radio dramas. In the 1950s, he moved to England and quickly established himself as a leading man in British films such as "Room at the Top" and "The Manchurian Candidate".

Harvey eventually found success in Hollywood, appearing in films such as "The Alamo" and "Butterfield 8", for which he received an Academy Award nomination. He also directed the film "Welcome to Arrow Beach".

Harvey was known for his brooding and intense performances, and his reputation as a difficult and demanding actor led to conflicts with directors and co-stars. He was married three times, and had a reputation as a womanizer.

Harvey died at the age of 45 from stomach cancer, leaving behind his daughter Domino, who would also go on to have a career in the entertainment industry.

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Dennis Wyndham

Dennis Wyndham (January 15, 1887 KwaZulu-Natal-August 19, 1973 Worthing) also known as Denis Wyndham was a South African actor.

Born in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa in 1887, Denis Wyndham pursued his passion for acting by moving to England in the early 1900s. He appeared on stage in various productions before making his way to Hollywood in the 1920s where he landed several roles in silent films. Working alongside notable Hollywood stars such as Lon Chaney Sr. and Mary Pickford, Wyndham quickly gained recognition for his acting skills. He returned to England in the late 1920s and continued to act in both theatre and film productions. During World War II, he served in the British Army before resuming his acting career after the war. In addition to acting, Wyndham was also a playwright and wrote several plays throughout his career. He passed away in Worthing, England in 1973 at the age of 86.

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Cecil Kellaway

Cecil Kellaway (August 22, 1890 Cape Town-February 28, 1973 Hollywood) a.k.a. Cecil Lauriston Kellaway or Cecil Kelloway was a South African actor, comedian and author. He had two children, Bryan Kellaway and Peter Kellaway.

Kellaway began his acting career on stage before making the transition to Hollywood in the 1930s. He appeared in over 100 films throughout his career, including "The Postman Always Rings Twice", "Harvey", and "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner". He was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in "The Luck of the Irish". Kellaway was known for his versatility and ability to play a wide range of characters, from lovable to villainous, throughout his career. Aside from his work in film, Kellaway was also an accomplished writer, publishing several books on the topic of philosophy and spirituality. He passed away in 1973 at the age of 82.

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Alec Kellaway

Alec Kellaway (November 27, 1894 Cape Town-November 27, 1973) was a South African actor.

He appeared in more than 20 films during his career, including "The Four Feathers" (1939) and "The Intruder" (1953). Kellaway was also a prominent stage actor, and was nominated for a Tony Award in 1957 for his performance in the play "The Ponder Heart". In addition to his work on stage and screen, Kellaway was a talented writer, and published several books and articles throughout his life. He was known for his deep and authoritative voice, and his ability to portray a wide range of characters with nuance and depth.

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