Terence Longdon

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Terence Longdon
Born (1922-05-14)14 May 1922
Newark-on-Trent, Nottinghamshire, England, UK
Died 23 April 2011(2011-04-23) (aged 88) (cancer)
Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, UK
Occupation Actor
Years active 1950–2003
Spouse(s) Barbara Jefford (1953–1960) (divorced)
Gillian Conyers (2004-2011)
(his death)

Terence Longdon (14 May 1922 – 23 April 2011) was an English actor. Born "Hubert Tuelly Longdon" in Newark-on-Trent, Nottinghamshire, he was best known for his lead role in the 1950s–1960s British TV series Garry Halliday where he played a Biggles-like pilot who flew into various adventure situations. In film, he was Drusus, Messala's personal aide in the film Ben-Hur. He was also known for his character actor roles in British television productions such as The Sandbaggers, Danger Man and The Avengers. He was also in four of the early Carry On films.

He also had a role in the 1958 film Another Time, Another Place starring alongside Sean Connery and Lana Turner.

Terence Longdon lived on the border of Gloucestershire and Warwickshire. He died as a result of cancer on 23 April 2011, aged 88 years.

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