Tom Busby

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Tom Busby
Actor Tom Busby.jpg
in The War Lover (1962)
Born(1936-11-07)7 November 1936
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Died20 September 2003(2003-09-20) (aged 66)
Glasgow, Scotland

Tom Busby (7 November 1936 20 September 2003) was a Canadian actor and agent. Among his film credits were The War Lover (1962); The Dirty Dozen (1967) as Milo Vladek, one of the dozen; and Heavenly Pursuits (1986). [1]



Busby was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. [2] He was responsible for training Glasgow youngsters at Community Service Volunteers (CSV). Among his many pupils were Billy Boyd, actor ( The Lord of the Rings ), and Cameron McKenna, voice-over artist (BBC and STV announcer). Busby also directed comedian Chic Murray in another version of A Christmas Carol shown in 1992 on the BBC. [ citation needed ]

The novelist Siân Busby was his daughter. [3]

He died on September 20, 2003, at his home in Glasgow, Scotland; he was 66 years old. [2] The cause of death was a heart attack.


1960 During One Night Sam
1960 Never Take Sweets from a Stranger 2nd Policeman
1962 The War Lover Farr: Crew of 'The Body'
1963 The Victor 'The Squad' Member #4
1967 The Dirty Dozen Milo Vladek
1986 Heavenly Pursuits Monseigneur Brusse(final film role)

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  1. "Tom Busby Actor, one of the famous group in The Dirty Dozen". The Herald . 19 October 2003.
  2. 1 2 "Tom Busby". BFI.
  3. "Obituaries: Sian Busby". The Telegraph . 6 September 2012.