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Sam Beazley (29 March 1916 – 12 June 2017) was a British actor.[1][2]

Sam Beazley
Born (1916-03-29)29 March 1916
Kensington, London, England
Died 12 June 2017(2017-06-12) (aged 101)
Occupation Actor
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Beazley was born in Kensington, London,.[3] the son of Gordon and Nelto Beazley.[2] He began acting professionally as a teenager in the early 1930s, including appearances with John Gielgud in productions of Hamlet (1934) and Romeo and Juliet (1935).[4] After serving in World War II, he owned an antique shop for several decades. At the age of 75, Beazley returned to acting, and subsequently appeared in a variety of stage and film productions, as well he became a painter in his nineties.[5][6] A 2010 article by Nicholas de Jongh in The Independent described "the amazing" Beazley as "the last theatre survivor of his generation".[4] Beazley died on 12 June 2017 at the age of 101.[7]



Foyle's War: Casualties of War (Season 4 Episode 4) Sam Beazley played the part of George Woodbridge (2006)


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