Geoffrey Burridge

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Geoffrey Burridge
Born 4 December 1948
London
Died 30 September 1987(1987-09-30) (aged 38)
London, England

Geoffrey Burridge (4 December 1948 - 30 September 1987) was an English actor noted for his performances in theatre and television.

On television, he appeared as Mark Proctor in early episodes of Emmerdale Farm and is also remembered for his guest appearance in Blake's 7 (as Dorian in the episode "Rescue").

His extensive theatre credits included many musicals, notably the 1972 West End revue, Cowardy Custard, the 1978 production of Beyond the Rainbow in the West End and the 1985 revival of Gigi.

He died in London from an AIDS-related illness in 1987, leaving behind a boyfriend, the actor Alec McCowen, who refused to appear on This Is Your Life unless the relationship was acknowledged.

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