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Overview (3)

Born in Lisbon, Portugal
Died in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England, UK
Birth NameDuncan William Ferguson Lamont

Mini Bio (1)

Duncan Lamont was born on June 17, 1918 in Lisbon, Portugal as Duncan William Ferguson Lamont. He was an actor, known for Quatermass and the Pit (1967), The Adventures of Quentin Durward (1955) and The Quatermass Experiment (1953). He was married to Patricia Driscoll. He died on December 19, 1978 in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England.

Spouse (1)

Patricia Driscoll (? - ?) ( 2 children)

Trivia (4)

Born in Portugal, but raised in Scotland.
He died during the filming of Blake's 7: Hostage (1979), in which he was to have played the role of Ushton. After his death, John Abineri was cast in the role and the scenes that Lamont filmed were reshot.
Burly Scots character actor of stage and screen. Particularly effective in epics and swashbucklers, often in snarling or menacing roles. At his best in The Adventures of Quentin Durward (1955) as the black-hooded robber of the Ardennes, in The Devil-Ship Pirates (1964), and as the Alien-affected drill operator Sladden in Quatermass and the Pit (1967).
However, his range as an actor is revealed by his memorable performance as the Viceroy, opposite Anna Magnani as the actress, in The Golden Coach (1952), Jean Renoir's magical film about the interaction of performance, life and art .

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