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William Lionel Murton (2 June 1915 – 26 September 2006) was an English and Canadian character actor.[1][2] Born in Wandsworth, London, he was resident at Little Orchard, Weston Road, Upton Grey, Basingstoke, Hampshire, England, before his death at age 91. He was cremated at Basingstoke Crematorium on 6 October 2006.[3] He is commemorated with his wife, Anita, in Upton Grey Churchyard, Grave 1 E-3.

Lionel Murton
Actor Lionel Murton.jpg
in TV's The Four Just Men (1960)
Born
William Lionel Murton

(1915-06-02)2 June 1915
Died26 September 2006(2006-09-26) (aged 91)
Resting placeBasingstoke Crematorium and Gardens of Remembrance
OccupationActor
Years active1945-1981
Spouse(s)Anita D'Allaire

Having grown up in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, he most often played Americans and Canadians in films and in various television series, from the late 1940s.[4] He also appeared in episodes of several TV series, including The Persuaders! or Danger Man and was a regular cast member of the Dickie Henderson Show, playing Dickie's friend Jack.[1][5]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Lionel Murton".
  2. ^ "Lionel Murton - Theatricalia". theatricalia.com.
  3. ^ Basingstoke Gazette 5 October 2006
  4. ^ "Lionel Murton (1915 - 2006) - Find A Grave Memorial".
  5. ^ "The Dickie Henderson Show[03/06/64] (1964)".

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