Ian Charleson

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Birthday
11, 1949
Birthplace
Scotland
Death Date
Jan 6, 1990 (40)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
11, 1949
Birthplace
Scotland
Death Date
Jan 6, 1990 (40)

About

Scottish stage and film actor who played athlete Eric Liddell in the 1981 film Chariots of Fire. He was also a singer, and in 1982, the Royal Shakespeare Company released an album that featured his recordings. 

Before Fame

He studied architecture for three years at the University of Edinburgh. 

Trivia

He played an Anglican priest in the 1982 film Gandhi.

Family Life

He was the son of a printer and came out as a homosexual in his early adult years.

Associated With

He was close friends with actor Ian McKellen.