Thomas Heathcote

Thomas Heathcote (9 September 1917 – 5 January 1986) was a British character actor, a former protégé of Laurence Olivier[1][2]

Thomas Heathcote
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Thomas Ian Deacon Heathcote

(1917-09-09)9 September 1917
Died5 January 1986(1986-01-05) (aged 68)
London, England
Years active1939–1986

He was educated at Bradfield College in Bradfield, near Reading in Berkshire, England. His films included A Night to Remember (1958), Village of the Damned (1960), Billy Budd (1962), A Man for All Seasons (1966), Night of the Big Heat (1967) and Quatermass and the Pit (1967).[3] On television he had notable guest roles in Dixon of Dock Green, The Prisoner, Z-Cars, The Onedin Line and Crossroads.[4][5] Heathcote was also a regular actor in BBC radio drama, notably in several series of Paul Temple.[6]

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  1. ^ McFarlane, Brian (16 May 2016). The Encyclopedia of British Film: Fourth edition. Oxford University Press. ISBN 9781526111968.
  2. ^ "Thomas Heathcote - Theatricalia".
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  6. ^ "Peter Coke and Marjorie Westbury in 'PAUL TEMPLE AND THE SPENCER AFFAIR'". The Radio Times (1781): 39. 27 December 1957 – via BBC Genome.

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