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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 18 May 1928London, England, UK
Date of Death 29 June 2000Bath, Somerset, England, UK  (motor neurone disease)
Height 5' 10" (1.78 m)

Mini Bio (1)

John Abineri was born on May 18, 1928 in London, England. He was an actor, known for The Godfather: Part III (1990), Detonator (1993) and Doctor Who (1963). He was married to Hilary Bamford. He died on June 29, 2000 in Bath, Somerset, England.

Spouse (1)

Hilary Bamford (? - ?) (divorced) (4 children)

Trivia (11)

Having an Austrian father, he spoke fluent German and thus landed many parts "on the other side" in war films.
Duncan Lamont had died while filming Blakes 7: Hostage (1979), so he took over the part of "Ushton".
He appeared in two versions of the Robin Hood story: The Legend of Robin Hood (1975) as Maid Marion's father and Robin Hood (1984) as the forest deity, Herne the Hunter. Sean Connery played Robin Hood in the former while his son Jason Connery played the role in the latter.
Had 3 sons and one daughter with his ex-wife, Hilary Bamford.
Father-in-law of Claudia Rosencrantz.
As well as English, he was also fluent in German, Russian and French.
Learned acting at the Old Vic Drama School.
Considered for the roles of Fallanda, Bukosvsky, Sir Percy and Pathlogist in Lifeforce(1985).
Has acted in both The James Bond Eon franchise and the Doctor Who franchise (four roles).
He was dubbed in Diamonds Are Forever (1971).

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