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Denholm Elliott

actor
Born: 5/31/1922
Birthplace: London, England

Actor who took to the stage and then film, after surviving three years in a Nazi POW camp during World War II. Known for his character roles as an endearing, hapless Englishman, his films include A Doll's House (1973), Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981), and A Room with a View (1986), for which he received an Academy Award nomination. He was married for several years to actress Virginia McKenna and died in 1992 of an AIDS-related illness.

Died: 10/6/1992

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  • Defence of the Realm - Starring Gabriel Byrne, Greta Scacchi, Denholm Elliott, Ian Bannen, Fulton Mackay
  • The Vault of Horror (1973) - Starring Dawn Addams, Tom Baker, Michael Craig, Denholm Elliott, Glynis Johns
  • King Rat - Starring George Segal, Tom Courtenay, James Fox, Patrick O'Neal, Denholm Elliott
  • Maurice - Starring James Wilby, Hugh Grant, Rupert Graves, Denholm Elliott, Simon Callow
  • Noises Off - Starring Carol Burnett, Michael Caine, Denholm Elliott, Julie Hagerty, Marilu Henner

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