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(Sir) Antony Sher

Actor

Born - 14 June 1949, Cape Town, South Africa
Died - 3 December 2021

Distinguished, diminutive, sharp-faced actor of Lithuanian Jewish descent. A member of the Royal Shakespeare Company since 1982, Sher has had many of his brilliantly individual performances there preserved on film. And there have been a few movies, often in eccentric roles: Yanks (1978), Superman II (1980), Shadey (1985), Erik the Viking (1989), Genghis Cohn (1993), The Young Poisoner's Handbook (1995), Alive and Kicking (1996), Mrs Brown (1997), Shakespeare in Love (1998), Churchill: The Hollywood Years (2004), A Deal is a Deal (2008), The Wolfman (2010), The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013), War Book (2014) and Royal Shakespeare Company: King Lear (2016, his last, in the title role). He died from cancer.