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Shane Rimmer

Actor

Born - 8 May 1929, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Died - 29 March 2019

Canadian character actor with round-faced, smily features and thinning brown hair, in Britain from 1960, and as much in demand for voice-overs as character parts, most notably providing the voice of Scott Tracy in the Thunderbirds TV series and subsequent films. Also a regular in James Bond films, Rimmer made his debut in his native Canada in A Dangerous Age (1957). Countless subsequent credits include Flaming Frontier (1958), Chasing the Dragon (1960), Dr Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1963), The Bedford Incident (1965), You Only Live Twice (1967), Diamonds Are Forever (1971), Scorpio (1973), Rollerball (1975), Twilight's Last Gleaming (1977), Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977), The Spy Who Loved Me (1977), Warlords of the Deep (1978), Hanover Street (1979), The Dogs of War (1980), Reds (1981), The Hunger (1983), The Holcroft Covenant (1985), Out of Africa (1985), Whoops Apocalypse (1986), Crusoe (1988), A Kiss Before Dying (1991), Pretty Princess (1993), A Kid in King Arthur's Court (1995), Space Truckers (1996), One of the Hollywood Ten (2000), Spy Gamer (2001), Batman Begins (2005), Alien Autopsy (12006), Lovelorn (2010), Dark Shadows (2012) and Firestorm (2019), his last. Sheila, his wife of more than 55 years, survives him.