Don Fellows

Don Fellows (December 2, 1922 – October 21, 2007) was an American actor known for his roles in British theater and television.

Don Fellows
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Fellows (center) as Ensign Pulver with Patricia Ferris and Henry Fonda in Mister Roberts on Broadway
Born(1922-12-02)December 2, 1922
DiedOctober 21, 2007(2007-10-21) (aged 84)
London, England, UK
Alma materUniversity of Wisconsin
Years active1948–2002
OrganizationActors Studio
Miranda Willis
(m. 1970)
(2nd marriage)
Children2 daughters (1st marriage)
2 daughters (2nd marriage)

Born in Salt Lake City, Utah and raised in Madison, Wisconsin, Fellows served in the United States Merchant Marine during World War II. He was a graduate of the University of Wisconsin and a member of the Actors Studio. He moved to London in 1973 to further his stage career.

Fellows' TV appearances included Space: 1999, Z Cars, Lillie, The Sandbaggers, The Citadel, The Beiderbecke Tapes, The Bill and Inspector Morse.

His film appearances included Spy Story (1976), The Omen (1976), Twilight's Last Gleaming (1977), Valentino (1977), Licensed to Love and Kill (1979), Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981), Eye of the Needle (1981), Who Dares Wins (1982), Electric Dreams (1984), Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987) and Velvet Goldmine (1998).

He featured alongside fellow American expatriate actor Ed Bishop in the radio series The BBC Presents: Philip Marlowe.

In 1992, he played the part of Conn Kortchmar, an American GI, in the Radio 4 drama The Archers.

Throughout his life, Fellows suffered from a stutter, which he was able to suppress while acting. He died in 2007, at the age of 84.


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