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Richard Johnson

Actor, Producer, Writer
30 July 1927 to 6 June 2015

A British actor who helped establish both the Royal Shakespeare Company and National Theatre, Johnson also enjoyed an illustrious screen career after becoming an early MGM contract star. He famously turned down the role of James Bond and his film credits included The Haunting (1963) and Aces High (1976).

Read Richard Johnson's Guardian obituary here