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Owen Holder

Writer, Actor
18 March 1921 to 26 June 2016

A British writer and actor who began his career on the West End stage in the 1940s, Holder was soon also a playwright and found himself recruited by Laurence Olivier’s theatre company. He was contracted to write and adapt scripts for Pinewood  Studios in the 1950s and went on to pen television plays for the BBC and Yorkshire Television.

Read Owen Holder's Guardian obituary here