June 18: Today would have been Michael Sheard’s 80th birthday

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Sheard in Escape to Athena (1979)

Michael Sheard (June 18, 1938 – August 31, 2005) was a Scottish character actor who featured in a large number of films and television programmes, and was known for playing villains. His most prominent television role was as strict deputy headmaster Maurice Bronson in the children’s series Grange Hill, which he played between 1985 and 1989. He appeared as Admiral Ozzel in The Empire Strikes Back (1980).

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