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Maurice Roeves

Actor

Born - 19 March 1937, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England
Died - 15 July 2020

Dark-haired, unsmiling, thin-lipped Scottish-raised actor of medium height but solid build, seen in films as hard, uncompromising characters. A leading light in Glasgow's Citizens' Theatre for some years, he moved to mainly supporting TV and film roles in his late twenties: The Fighting Prince of Donegal (1966), as Stephen Dedalus in Ulysses (1967), Oh! What a Lovely War (1969), When Eight Bells Toll (1971), Young Winston (1971), The Eagle Has Landed (1976), SOS Titanic (1979), Escape to Victory (1981), Who Dares Wins (1982), Hidden Agenda (1990), The Last of the Mohicans (1992), Judge Dredd (1995), Guardians (1996), The Acid House (1998), Beautiful Creatures (2000), Solid Air (2003), The Dark (2005), Hallam Foe (2007), The Damned United (2009), Brighton Rock (2010), Harrigan (2013) and Macbeth (2015), his last. Married/divorced actress Jan Wilson; his second wife Vanessa survives him.