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Date of Birth 17 January 1932Hendon, London, England, UK
Date of Death 21 March 2009London, England, UK  (liver cancer)
Birth NameJohn Edward Cater

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John Cater was born on January 17, 1932 in Hendon, London, England as John Edward Cater. He was an actor, known for The Abominable Dr. Phibes (1971), The Woman in Black (1989) and Captain Kronos - Vampire Hunter (1974). He was married to Wendy Gifford. He died on March 21, 2009 in London.

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Wendy Gifford (1963 - 21 March 2009) (his death) (2 children)

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A lover of classical music and jazz, Cater was himself an accomplished player of jazz piano, trombone, harp and guitar.
First on stage with repertory companies in Dundee, Nottingham, Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Cork. Acted with the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1961, during its first season.
National service with the Royal Army Educational Corps.
His mother was a violinist.
Trained in tap dancing and ballet. Acting studies at RADA in 1948.
John Cater and John Bennett acted together in both I, Claudius and The House On Garibaldi Street. In I, Claudius, Cater's character worked undercover to cause someone to be executed and Bennett's character was a physician. In The House On Garibaldi Street, Bennett's character worked undercover to cause someone to be executed and Cater's character was a physician.

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