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2 October 1941 |
|Education||University of Cambridge
Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA)
|Occupation||Television and film actor|
Sam Dastor (born 2 October 1941) is an actor best known for his appearances in British television series.
Life and career
Dastor is best known for his many appearances on British television, often playing characters of exotic origin. His most notable roles include Cassius Chaerea in the 1976 BBC adaptation of I, Claudius and Gandhi in both Lord Mountbatten: The Last Viceroy and the film Jinnah. Other credits include Softly, Softly, Space: 1999, Blake's 7, Shoestring, Yes Minister, Fortunes of War, A Touch of Frost and Spooks.