Martin Lev

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Martin Lev
Born (1959-03-31)31 March 1959
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Died 11 March 1992(1992-03-11) (aged 32)
Ealing, London
Cause of death Suicide
Occupation Actor and designer
Years active 1975–76
Organization Action for ME
Known for Bugsy Malone (1976)
Television The Day After Tomorrow (1975)

Martin Lev (31 March 1959 – 11 March 1992) was an English child actor.

Life and career[edit]

Born in Liverpool, Lev started acting at the age of 16, playing David Bowen in the NBC made-for-TV film The Day After Tomorrow (1975) and Dandy Dan in the Alan Parker musical film Bugsy Malone (1976).[1] He then left acting and worked as a designer.[citation needed]

Lev was a founder and former director of Action for ME,[2] a self-help group for sufferers, as he was, of myalgic encephalomyelitis. He committed suicide on 11 March 1992 in Ealing, London at the age of 32.[3]


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