Bernard Spear

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Bernard Spear
Born (1919-09-11)11 September 1919
England Croydon, London, England
Died 9 May 2003(2003-05-09) (aged 83)
England Sutton, London, England
Occupation Actor
Children Julian Spear

Bernard Spear (11 September 1919 – 9 May 2003) was an English actor.

He was born to a Polish father and Russian mother.

Spear starred in the BAFTA TV Award-winning television play Bar Mitzvah Boy, and also played the dual roles of Cervantes's manservant and Sancho Panza in the 1968 London stage version of Man of La Mancha. His film career includes roles in the films Drop Dead Darling (1966), Bedazzled (1967), Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968), The Adventures of Barry McKenzie (1972), Hide and Seek (1972), Secrets of a Door-to-Door Salesman (1973), Wombling Free (1977) and Yentl (1983).

Spear and his wife Mary had one child, Julian, a director of TurnerSpear Ltd (an independent promotion company for television and radio), who is married to the actress Carol Royle.

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