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Tony Beckley

1927 - 1980

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Tony Beckley
1927 - 1980

Tony Beckley was born on October 7, 1927, in Southampton, England, and died on April 19, 1980, in Los Angeles, CA.

A graduate of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London, Beckley appeared in BBC-TVÂ’s Romeo and Juliet, and later in War and Peace and Julius Caesar. Prior to his death, he had appeared on stage with Maggie Smith in "Snap" and Elaine Stritch in Tennesse WilliamsÂ’ "Small Craft Warnings."

A veteran actor of over 1000 stage productions and television shows in England, as well as 15 motion pictures, Beckley played his last film role as the killer in When A Stranger Calls. Actor Beckley died of cancer, and left no survivors.