George Murcell

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Birthday
30, 1925
Birthplace
Naples, Italy
Death Date
Dec 3, 1998 (73)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
30, 1925
Birthplace
Naples, Italy
Death Date
Dec 3, 1998 (73)

About

Famous for his villainous character roles, he also excelled in playing characters of numerous nationalities. He appeared in episodes of the television series Danger Man, The Champions, and The Baron, as well as in the films Campbell's Kingdom, Hell Drivers, and The Fall of the Roman Empire.

Before Fame

He first appeared on the big screen in the 1956 film The Battle of the River Plate.

Trivia

A prolific stage actor, he performed with the Royal Shakespeare Company and went on to establish his own London company, St. George's Theatre.

Family Life

Though he was born in Naples, Italy, he spent most of his life in England. After divorcing his first wife, Josephine Tweedy, he was married for over three decades to BAFTA-nominated actress Elvi Hale.

Associated With

On the English stage, Murcell worked with the renowned theater director and drama theorist Peter Brook.

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