Steven Pacey

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Steven Pacey (born 5 June 1957) is an English actor, best known for his role as Del Tarrant in the science fiction series Blake's 7.

Personal life[edit]

Pacey was born in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire. In the course of Blake's 7 filming, he had a relationship with co-star Glynis Barber.[1] He later married Joan Marine.[2].

Television and film[edit]

Pacey had a regular role as Del Tarrant in Blake's 7 appearing in every episode of the third and fourth seasons of the science fiction series; he also played the role of Del's twin brother Deeta Tarrant in one episode.[3] Other notable television appearances include Heartbeat, Lovejoy, M.I.T.: Murder Investigation Team, Murder in Mind, Pie in the Sky and Spooks.[citation needed] Film roles include Aces High (1976), Return to House on Haunted Hill (2007) and Boy A (2007).[citation needed]


Pacey was nominated for an Olivier Award for the role of Bertie Wooster in the musical By Jeeves.[4] Other West End stage appearances include Dolly West's Kitchen, The Room, Celebration, The Birthday Party, Things We Do for Love, The Phantom of the Opera, Exclusive, The Admirable Crichton, High Society, West Side Story, Mr. Cinders, Godspell, Someone Else's Shoes (Soho Theatre, 2007) and Moonlight and Magnolias (Tricycle Theatre, 2007).[citation needed]

Radio and audio books[edit]

Radio work includes more than 350 broadcasts, including the lead in All That Jazz.[5] Pacey has narrated more than 200 audiobooks,[citation needed][6] including works by Joe Abercrombie, James Herbert and Martin Amis.[7]


  1. ^ Lina Das (23 October 2003). "Why should I strip?". London Evening Standard. Retrieved 7 September 2018.
  2. ^ "Steven Pacey Biography (1957-)". Film Reference. Retrieved 7 September 2018.
  3. ^ Rodney Marshall (19 April 2015). Blake's 7: A Critical Guide to Series 1-4. pp. 224–. ISBN 978-1-326-23859-9.
  4. ^ Laurence Olivier Awards – 1997, Albemarle Theatre, archived from the original on 15 March 2008, retrieved 8 April 2018 Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  5. ^ "All That Jazz Cast List". Joking
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