James Robertson Justice

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Birthday
15, 1907
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jul 2, 1975 (68)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
15, 1907
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jul 2, 1975 (68)

About

Burly, bearded and boom-voiced character actor appeared in supporting roles in many of England's best known films.

Before Fame

A true Renaissance man, he studied geology, mined for gold, played professional hockey and rugby, and raced cars; he also held several Ph.D's and spoke possibly 20 languages.

Trivia

He played England's greatest historical figure, King Henry VIII in The Sword and the Rose, Ahab in the 1960 Moby Dick, and Sir Lancelot Spratt in the 'Doctor' film series.

Family Life

Of Irish background, he was married twice, including to the aristocratic movie star Irene von Meyendorff.

Associated With

Early in his life he was a reporter for Reuters UK, alongside Ian Fleming, the creator of James Bond.

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