Brook Williams

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Brook Williams
BornBrook Richard Williams
(1938-01-22)22 January 1938
Chelsea, London, England
Died29 April 2005(2005-04-29) (aged 67)
London, England
Years active1959–1995
Spouse(s)Liz Holloway (divorced)

Brook Richard Williams (22 January 1938 – 29 April 2005) was a Welsh stage actor who also made numerous film and television appearances in small roles.

His father was the Welsh playwright and actor Emlyn Williams. His older brother Alan was a foreign correspondent and novelist.

Brook was born in London and attended Stowe School in Buckinghamshire. After national service in the RAF he appeared on stage in repertory theatre, in London's West End and abroad on tour.

His film appearances included: The Plague of the Zombies (1966), Where Eagles Dare (1968), Anne of the Thousand Days (1969), Villain (1971), The Wild Geese (1978) and The Sea Wolves (1980). He was a close friend, assistant and advisor to the actor Richard Burton who had known him since he was a child and he appeared in several films in which Burton starred.[1] He died of lung cancer aged 67.[2]

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  1. ^ Brook Williams Obituary. The Independent. 11 June 2005. Retrieved 5 March 2011.
  2. ^ Brook Williams Obituary The Guardian . Retrieved 21 July 2013

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