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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 24 November 1940Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England, UK
Date of Death 10 October 1984Sunningdale, Berkshire, England, UK  (suicide by gunshot)

Mini Bio (1)

Alan Lake was born on November 24, 1940 in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England. He was an actor, known for Don't Open Till Christmas (1984), Confessions from the David Galaxy Affair (1979) and The Office Party (1976). He was married to Diana Dors. He died on October 10, 1984 in Sunningdale, Berkshire, England.

Spouse (1)

Diana Dors (23 November 1968 - 4 May 1984) (her death) (1 child)

Trivia (10)

He served twelve months in prison in 1970-1971 for his part in a pub brawl.
Committed suicide on October 10, 1984, the sixteenth anniversary of his first meeting with Diana Dors, while terminally ill with a brain tumour.
Son, with Diana Dors, Jason Dors Lake. Grandfather of Morgana and Ruby Lake.
Broke his back in a horseriding accident, but recovered.
Was a master swordsman with epee and foil.
Stepfather of Gary Dawson and Mark Dawson.
Met future wife Diana Dors in October 1968 on the set of "The Peeling of Sweet P. Lawrence". This was an episode of "The Inquisitors", an ITV adventure series produced by LWT which commenced production but was never broadcast.
Offered the role of Morgus in Doctor Who: The Caves of Androzani.
Considered for the roles of Brash Guard, Bukovsky, Kelly, Lamson Roger Derebridge and Caine.
Wife Diana Dors died of Ovarian cancer, not a Brain tumor.

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