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Overview (3)

Born in Marylebone, London, England, UK
Died in Westminster, London, England, UK  (lung cancer)
Birth NameSimon John Cadell

Mini Bio (1)

Simon Cadell was born on July 19, 1950 in Marylebone, London, England as Simon John Cadell. He was an actor, known for Watership Down (1978), Enemy at the Door (1978) and Play for Today (1970). He was married to Rebecca Croft. He died on March 6, 1996 in Westminster, London.

Spouse (1)

Rebecca Croft (1985 - 6 March 1996) (his death) (2 children)

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Trivia (8)

Older brother of Selina Cadell and the grandson of actress Jean Cadell. Son-in-law of the comedy writer and director, David Croft.
He was awarded the Laurence Olivier Theatre Award in 1993 (1992 season) for Best Comedy Performance for "Travels with My Aunt".
He was educated at Bedales School in Petersfield (where aged 12 he played Sherlock Holmes in a play scripted by great friend Gyles Brandreth) and trained at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School.
Was the voice of Celeborn in the BBC radio adaptation of The Lord of the Rings.
Brother-in-law of Penny Croft and Michael Thomas.
Cousin of Patrick Caddell and Guy Siner.
Suffered a near-fatal heart attack in January 1993 and underwent triple bypass surgery.
Was diagnosed with lung cancer on 11 September 1993.

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