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Nigel Terry


Born - 15 August 1945, Bristol, Gloucestershire, England
Died - 30 April 2015

Tall, dark, good-looking English classical actor, much seen in period and historical dramas, as well as several controversial films by the director Derek Jarman. After repertory experience, the actor, born Peter Nigel Terry, made a film debut as the cowardly Prince John in The Lion in Winter (1968). Then, after making his name as a leading actor on stage, he returned to films as another king, Arthur, in Excalibur (1981). Subsequent movie appearances included those in Sylvia (1985), the title role in Caravaggio (1986), The Last of England (1988), War Requiem (1989), Edward II (1991), On Wings of Fire (2001), Feardotcom (2002), The Ride (2003), Troy (2004), Red Mercury (2005) and Genghis Khan: The Story of a Lifetime (2010), his last. He died from emphysema.