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John Bluthal

Actor

Born - 28 March 1929, Jeziezany, Poland
Died - 15 November 2018

Round-faced comic character actor, much associated with Spike Milligan's TV series, often playing several characters, and the films of Peter Sellers. His family fled Nazi Germany in 1938, emigrating to Australia. In Britain from 1959, he was soon busily employed on big and little screens: Lady in Danger (1959), The Mouse on the Moon (1963), Carry On Spying (1964), Help! (1965), A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (1967), Casino Royale (1967), The Bliss of Mrs Blossom (1968), Carry On Henry (1970), Digby: The Biggest Dog in the World (1973), The Great McGonagall (1975), The Return of the Pink Panther (1975), Revenge of the Pink Panther (1978), Touch and Go (1980), Superman III (1983), Stan and George's New Life (1992), Leapin' Leprechauns! (1995), The Fifth Element (1997), Beware of Greeks Bearing Guns (2000), Love's Brother (2004), the shorts Pigeonhole (2008) and Milk & Honey (2014), Hail, Caesar! (2016), Jungle (2017), his last, and many more. He died in Australia.