Guy Rolfe

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Guy Rolfe
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Born Arthur Edwin Rolfe
(1911-12-27)27 December 1911
Kilburn, London, England
Died 19 October 2003(2003-10-19) (aged 91)
Ipswich, Suffolk, England
Years active 1937–1999
Spouse(s) Margaret Allworthy (?-2003) (his death)
Jane Aird (?-1993) (her death)

Guy Rolfe (27 December 1911 – 19 October 2003) was an English actor who specialised in playing villains.[1][2]

He was born Arthur Edwin Rolfe. Rolfe was a professional boxer and racing driver before turning to acting at the age of 24.[1]

Rolfe made his screen debut in 1937 with an uncredited appearance in Knight Without Armour. He also played a sinister Prince John in Ivanhoe (1952), Ned Seymour in Young Bess (1953), Caiaphas in King of Kings (1961) and Prince Grigory in Taras Bulba (1962). He appeared in five films of the Puppet Master series as Andre Toulon.

His television credits include The Saint, The Avengers, The Champions, Department S, The Troubleshooters, Space: 1999, Secret Army and Kessler.

Rolf died in Ipswich, Suffolk[3] and is buried at Church of St Mary in Benhall.



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  1. ^ British register of births Mar. 1912.