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John Spencer-Churchill (1926–2014)

John Spencer-Churchill was born on April 13, 1926 in Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, Oxfordshire, England as John George Vanderbilt Henry Spencer-Churchill. He was married to Lily Sahni, Dagmar Douglas-Stjernorp, Athina Livanos and Susan Hornby. He died on October 16, 2014 in Blenheim Palace. See full bio »

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 1996 Hamlet
Fortinbras's Captain (as Duke of Marlborough)
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 1981 History of the World: Part I (location permission: Blenheim Palace, Oxford, England - as Duke of Marlborough)
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 1996 The Churchills (TV Mini-Series documentary) (thanks - as Duke of Marlborough)
 1988 Without a Clue (acknowledgment: Blenheim Palace scenes by kind permission of - as The Duke of Marlborough)
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 2015 Million Dollar American Princesses (TV Mini-Series)
- Wedding of the Century (2015) ... Himself
 1977 V.I.P.-Schaukel (TV Series documentary)
- Episode #7.2 (1977) ... Himself (as Duke of Marlborough)
 1959-1960 Person to Person (TV Series documentary)
- Episode #7.35 (1960) ... Himself (as Duke of Marlborough)
- Episode #7.9 (1959) ... Himself

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Alternate Names:

The Duke of Marlborough | 11th Duke of Marlborough | Duke of Marlborough


6' 5" (1.96 m)

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Grandson of the Duchess of Marlborough. Great-nephew of William K. Vanderbilt. Second cousin of Mrs. Earl E.T. Smith. Great-grandson of Alva Vanderbilt. Great-great-great grandson of Cornelius Vanderbilt. See more »

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