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David Swift


Born - 3 April 1931, Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Died - 8 April 2016

Balding, surprised-looking English character actor, the older brother of actor Clive Swift. He found belated fame as one of the stars of TV's successful comedy series Drop the Dead Donkey. Stage-trained, he was busy on TV from the later 1950s, later appearing in a few films, among them Travels with My Aunt (1972), The Day of the Jackal (1973), The Internecine Project (1974), The Assignment (1977), The Dybbuk (1980), We Think the World of You (1988) and Jack & Sarah (1995), his last, followed by 66 episodes of Drop the Dead Donkey, which ended in 2008.