Harold Kasket

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Harold Kasket
Actor Harold Kasket.jpg
in Moulin Rouge (1952)
Born (1926-07-26)26 July 1926
St. Pancras, London, England, UK[1]
Died 20 January 2002(2002-01-20) (aged 75)
London, England, UK
Occupation Actor
Years active 1948-1989

Harold Kasket (26 July 1926 – 20 January 2002) was a British actor in theatre, films and later TV from the 1940s.[2] Kasket usually played Arabs or mainland European types in many films and TV programmes such as Maigret, The Saint, Danger Man, Z-Cars, Department S and The Tomorrow People.[3][1]

His theatre work included appearances with Laurence Olivier and Vivien Leigh on Broadway in Caesar and Cleopatra in 1951; and playing Uncle Ben opposite Warren Mitchell at the National Theatre in Death of a Salesman in 1979.[4][5][6]

His last role was in the TV mini series War and Remembrance (1988).

He died in his native London.[2]

Selected filmography[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Harold Kasket". TV.com. CBS Interactive. 
  2. ^ a b "Harold Kasket". BFI. 
  3. ^ Sandra Brennan. "Harold Kasket - Biography, Movie Highlights and Photos - AllMovie". AllMovie. 
  4. ^ "Billboard". 
  5. ^ "Death of a Salesman". National Theatre Prints. 
  6. ^ "Harold Kasket". 

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