Tony Britton

English actor (1924-2019)

Anthony Edward Lowry "Tony" Britton (9 June 1924 – 22 December 2019) was an English actor. He was known for his role as Inspector Thomas in the 1973 movie The Day of the Jackal.[2]

Tony Britton
Tony Britton Allan Warren.jpg
portrait taken by Allan Warren
Born
Anthony Edward Lowry Britton

(1924-06-09)9 June 1924
Died22 December 2019(2019-12-22) (aged 95)
Years active1952-2019
Spouse(s)Ruth Hawkins (1948 - ?) (divorced)
Eva Castle Britton (1962 - 2019)
ChildrenFern Britton
Jasper Britton
Cherry (Hawkins) Britton[1]
AwardsBroadcasting Press Guild Award for Best Actor
1975 The Nearly Man

Britton died on 22 December 2019 at the age of 95.[3][4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Britton, Nigel (2013). Hp Sauce My Ancestors' Legacy. AuthorHouse. p. 6. ISBN 978-1-4817-9704-7.
  2. "Tony Britton Biography (1924-)". Filmreference.com. 1924-06-09. Retrieved 2014-04-18.
  3. "Actor Tony Britton dies aged 95". Bbc.co.uk. December 22, 2019.
  4. "Fern Britton at Twitter". Twitter. 2019. Retrieved 22 December 2019.

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