Marc Zuber

Zubair Ahmed Siddiqi (5 May 1944 – 28 May 2003), better known as Marc Zuber, was an actor who appeared in many British and Hindi films and television dramas.

Marc Zuber
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Marc Zuber in 1985
Zubair Ahmed Siddiqi

(1944-05-05)5 May 1944
Died28 May 2003(2003-05-28) (aged 59)
Years active1968–2003

Marc Zuber was born Zubair Ahmed Siddiqi on 5 May 1944 in Lucknow, India.[1][2] He came to Britain with his family in 1951, joining his father who had moved two years earlier as a BBC radio producer.[1] Zuber was brought up in London and went to Harrow Technical College before training as an actor at the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art.[1][2]

He left drama school in 1968, changing his name to Marc Zuber on the advice of his agent, and began his acting career in the theatre with seasons at Chester, Bolton, Richmond, the Shaw Theatre, London, and two years at the Royal Shakespeare Company.[1][3] He appeared in mostly small roles in television and film, including Coronation Street in which he played Mr Khan in 1990, but he also starred in the Hindi films, Yeh Nazdeekiyan (1982) and Kamla (1984), and had a leading role in Qatl (1986).[2][3] Zuber died on 28 May 2003,[2] in London, England.



  1. ^ a b c d Gifford, Zerbanoo (1990). The Golden Thread : Asian Experiences of Post-Raj Britain. London: Pandora Press. pp. 231–232. ISBN 9780044406051.
  2. ^ a b c d Gaekwad, Manish (5 May 2016). "Shakespeare to Dracula, Marc Zuber had it all covered". Scroll Media. Retrieved 18 September 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ a b Baghdadi, Rafique; Rao, Rajiv (1995). Talking Films. New Delhi: Indus. pp. 221–228. ISBN 81-7223-197-0.

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