Stephen Moore (actor)

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Stephen Vincent Moore (11 December 1937 – 4 October 2019) [1] [2] was an English actor, known for his work on British television since the mid-1970s.

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Biography

Moore was born in Brixton, London, the son of Mary Elisabeth (née Bruce-Anderson) and solicitor Stanley Moore. [3] He attended the Archbishop Tenison's grammar school in Kennington. [1]

He was married four times : firstly to Barbara Mognaz, with whom he had three children - Guy, Robyn and Hedda; secondly to Celestine Randall, with whom he had a daughter, Charlotte; thirdly to Beth Morris and fourthly to Noelyn George, with whom he had a daughter, Sophie.

His half-brother Mark Moore performs with S'Express and his brother-in-law was the actor James Hazeldine.

Acting career

Moore was known for his appearances in Rock Follies and other TV series such as The Last Place on Earth , the children's series The Queen's Nose and the drama Mersey Beat and the British TV comedy series Solo , as well as numerous appearances on stage at the Royal National Theatre, the Royal Shakespeare Company and London's West End. [4] [1] He was known for his distinctive speaking voice in a wide range of roles, notably Marvin the Paranoid Android in radio and television adaptations of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy . [5]

In 2010, he appeared as the Silurian Eldane in the Series 5 Doctor Who episode "Cold Blood". [6] [1]

Death

Stephen Moore died on 4 October 2019. [1]

Notable roles

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