George Mikell

Australian actor and writer
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George Mikell (born Jurgis Mikelaitis; 4 April 1929 – 12 May 2020) was a Lithuanian-Australian actor and writer. He was best known for his roles as Schutzstaffel (SS) officers in The Guns of Navarone (1961) and The Great Escape (1963).[1] Mikell has appeared in over 30 British and American movies from 1957 until his retirement in the early 2000s.[2] Mikell was born in Bildeniai, Tauragė district, Lithuania.

Mikell died on 12 May 2020 in London, aged 91.[3]

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  1. "George Mikell". BFI. Archived from the original on 2012-07-15. Retrieved 2020-05-18.
  2. "George Mikell movies, photos, movie reviews, filmography, and biography - AllMovie". AllMovie.
  3. The Great Escape star George Mikell dies aged 91

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