August 29, 1928: English actor Charles Gray born

Charles Gray (1928-2000)

Charles Gray (August 29, 1928 – March 7, 2000) was an English actor who was well known for roles including the arch-villain Blofeld in the James Bond film Diamonds Are Forever, Dikko Henderson in a previous Bond film You Only Live Twice, Sherlock Holmes‘s brother Mycroft Holmes in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and as the Criminologist in The Rocky Horror Picture Show in 1975.

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20th Century Highlights

  • You Only Live Twice (1967), “Dikko Henderson”
  • The Devil Rides Out (1968), “Mocata”
  • Mosquito Squadron (1969), “Air Commodore Hufford”
  • Cromwell (1970), The Earl of Essex
  • Diamonds Are Forever (1971), “Ernst Stavro Blofeld”
  • The Beast Must Die (1974), “Bennington”
  • The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975), “The Criminologist – An Expert”
  • The Seven-Per-Cent Solution (1976), “Mycroft Holmes”
  • Julius Caesar (TV, 1979), Julius Caesar
  • An Englishman Abroad (TV, 1983), Michael Redgrave, playing Claudius

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