Michel de Carvalho

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Michel de Carvalho is a British financier, former Olympic skier and luger and former actor (under the name Michel Ray).

de Carvalho appeared in several films as a child and teenager, including the epic film Lawrence of Arabia where he played the character Farraj.[1][2]

He quit acting to attend Harvard University, which he later described as "just about the most stupid decision" he ever made.[3]

de Carvalho represented Great Britain at the 1968, 1972 and 1976 Winter Olympics. In 2013 he was named President of British Skeleton.[4]

He is married to Heineken heiress Charlene de Carvalho-Heineken who in 2002 inherited a fortune of £3bn upon the death of her father, Freddy Heineken.[5]