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Willoughby Gray
Willoughby Gray
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Stranger from Venus

Actor Willoughby Gray Filmography

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      The Princess Bride
      The Princess Bride ( English )
      Director: Rob Reiner , Ceri Evans
      Music Director: Mark Knopfler , Mark Knopfler , David John , David John
      Release date: 25-09-1987
      A View to a Kill
      A View to a Kill ( English )
      Music Director: John Barry , Duran Duran
      Release date: 12-06-1985
      The Hit
      The Hit ( English )
      Director: Stephen Frears
      Music Director: Paco de Lucía , Eric Clapton
      Release date: 12-09-1984
      The Gamekeeper
      The Gamekeeper ( English )
      Artist: Phil Askham , Rita May , Andrew Grubb , Peter Steels , Rita May
      Director: Ken Loach
      Release Year: 1980
      Absolution ( English )
      Director: Anthony Page
      Music Director: Stanley Myers
      Release date: 05-06-1978
      Dead Cert
      Dead Cert ( English )
      Artist: Scott Antony , Judi Dench , Michael Williams , Michael Williams , Michael Williams
      Director: Tony Richardson
      Release date: 01-05-1974
      Stranger from Venus
      Stranger from Venus ( English )
      Artist: Patricia Neal , Helmut Dantine , Cyril Luckham , Willoughby Gray , Marigold Russell
      Director: Burt Balaban
      Music Director: Eric Spear
      Release date: 23-08-1954
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          Willoughby Gray Biography

          From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Willoughby Gray (5 November 1916 – 13 February 1993) was an English actor of stage and screen born in London. (Though several sources suggest he was born in Aberdeen, Scotland). He was the stepson of Henry Pownall, as his father, Captain John Gray, was killed in Iraq close to the time of his birth. John Willoughby Gray served with distinction during the Second World War with GHQ Liaison Regiment (Phantom). For most of the campaign in Europe he commanded a patrol with 11th Armoured Division. For his gallant and distinguished services in the North West Europe campaign, he was appointed MBE. His recommendation reads: "Captain Gray has commanded a divisional patrol with outstanding success throughout the campaign. The resource and initiative shown by him at all times has resulted in a great deal of vital information reaching Army and Corps HQ much more quickly than would otherwise have been the case, In addition, he has shown great enterprise and complete disregard for his own personal safety on many occasions, notably whilst carrying out reconnaissances in the Antwerp area during the advance through Belgium. The bearing of this officer under arduous conditions and his cheerfulness and willingness to do any work delegated to him unhesitatingly have been an example to those with whom he came in contact." He achieved popularity in the mid-1950s after making 38 appearances on the television series The Adventures of Robin Hood. He appeared as 'Pete' in Harold Pinter's The Birthday Party on its very first run in 1958, this being just one of countless stage performances he made. Though over-shadowed by his stage career, Gray made a handful of incredibly popular films, notably as a priest in Laurence Olivier's film Richard III (1955), The Mummy (1959), Absolution (1978), The Hit(1984), the James Bond film A View to a Kill (1985) as retired Nazi doctor and Max Zorin (Christopher Walken) henchman Karl Mortner/Hans Glaub,[1] and as the elderly and kind king in The Princess Bride (1987). In the late 1980s, he appeared in the BBC drama Howards' Way as banker Sir John Stevens. In Sergei Bondarchuk's 1970 film Waterloo, he is credited as both an actor (playing Captain Ramsey) and a military consultant.[2] Gray died aged 76 in February 1993. His wife, who wrote as Felicity Gray,(Nee Margaret Andraea) was a choreographer, speaker and writer on ballet, who notably taught Gene Tierney for her role in Never Let Me Go. Description above from the Wikipedia article Willoughby Gray, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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