Roy Kinnear

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Birthday
8, 1934
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Sep 20, 1988 (54)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
8, 1934
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Sep 20, 1988 (54)

About

British actor who portrayed Mr. Salt in the classic film Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory. He was also known as Planchet in The Three Musketeers. 

Before Fame

He started on the stage, appearing in 1960 in the play Sparrows Can't Sing. He would also be a part of the 1963 film adaptation of that play. 

Trivia

He was known to British audiences as a frequent comedic actor on shows such as Doctor at Large, Man About the House, and George and Mildred. 

Family Life

He was married to Carmel Cryan and they had three daughters. He was with his wife until he died in a riding accident during the filming of The Return of the Musketeers.

Associated With

He appeared in the 1978 film The Hound of the Baskervilles. Peter Cook starred as the famous detective Sherlock Holmes in the film.

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