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Ronald Pickup

Actor

Born - 7 July 1940, Chester, Cheshire, England
Died - 24 February 2021

English character star of quizzical features, often appearing as civilised, literate and sometimes villainous men. His cheerful urbanity was most prominently displayed in more recent times with his role in the 'Marigold Hotel' movies. A formidable Thespian, he was busy on stage (and occasionally TV) from the early 1960s. Film roles, often distinctive, came later: Three Sisters (1970), The Day of the Jackal (1973), Mahler (1974), Joseph Andrews (1977), The Thirty Nine Steps (1978), Nijinsky (1980), Never Say Never Again (1983), Eleni (1985), The Mission (1986), The Fourth Protocol (1987), A Dry White Season (1989), Journey of Honour (1991), Milner (1994), Bring Me the Head of Mavis Davis (1997), Lolita (1997),Breathtaking (2000), The Tulse Luper Suitcases, Part I (2003) and Part 2 (2004), The Adventures of Greyfriars Bobby (2005), Dark Floors (2008), Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010), The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011), The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2015), Darkest Hour (2017), The Happy Prince (2018), End of Term (2020), Schadenfreude (2021), his last, and many more. His wife, actress Lans Traverse, survives him after 56 years of marriage.