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Peter Gilmore

24 August 1931 to 3 February 2013

An actor who achieved enduring fame from one role, Gilmore was best known for his uncompromising lead performance in oceangoing saga The Onedin Line (1971-80). A former singer, he also featured in many other series and popular films including Carry On Up The Khyber (1968) and Warlords of Atlantis (1978).

- Read Peter Gilmore's Guardian obituary here