Murray Melvin Dies: Veteran Actor In ‘Barry Lyndon’ And ‘Alfie’ Was 90

actor Murray Melvin, whose extensive work in film and was highly respected by his peers on stage, died in December from complications from a fall. He was 90 and died on 14 April, according to Kerry Kyriakos Michael MBE, creative director of Theatro Technis.

Melvin’s work included time with Michael Caine and director Stanley Kubrick. After making his debut at the Theater Royal in Stratford in 1957 macbethHe appeared in notable films such as alfie (1966), Barry Lyndon (1975) and the Phantom of the Opera (2004).

Born on August 10, 1932 in LondonHe was also seen in the TV sci-fi drama “Torchwood”.

He made his stage debut in 1957 for Macbeth at the Theater Royal in Stratford. Thereafter he acted in films like alfie (1966) with Michael Caine, Barry Lyndon (1975) and the Phantom of the Opera (2004).

His film resume includes HMS Defiant (1962), sparrows can’t sing (1963), kaleidoscope (1966), smashing time (1967), Satan (1971), Ghost story (1974), Joseph Andrews (1977), ghost in the afternoon sun (1985) and The Lost City of Z (2017).

Along the way, he won the BAFTA Film Award for Most Promising Newcomer and the Cannes Film Festival Best Actor Award for his role in. a taste of Honey (1961).

“It is with great sadness that I have to announce the death of Murray Melvin – actor, director and theater archivist,” Kyriakos said in a Twitter message. He had a fall in December, from which he never fully recovered. He died at St Thomas’ Hospital on Friday, 14 April, aged 90.

No information was immediately available on survivors or memorial plans.