Ian Hendry

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Ian Mackendrick Hendry (born January 13, 1931 in Ipswich , England , † December 24, 1984 , London , England) was a British actor .


After attending the Central School of Speech and Drama in London , Hendry began his career as Dr. Geoffrey Brent in the Police Surgeon TV series . Immediately afterwards, he played in the first season of the agent series Mit Schirm, Charme und Melone (The Avengers) the Dr. David Keel . But after only one season he left the series to devote himself more to the cinema. Here, too, he often portrayed doctors and police officers. However, Hendry repeatedly appeared in TV series as a guest star, such as in a secret mission for John Drake (Danger Man), Simon Templar (The Saint), The 2 (The Persuaders), No Pardon for Guardian Angels (The Protectors), With Umbrella, Charm and Melon ( The New Avengers ) or Van der Valk .

His best-known films include The Children of the Damned (1964), Disgust (1965) by Roman Polański , A Pile of Great Dogs (1965) by Sidney Lumet with Sean Connery , Space Accident (1969), Outbreak of 28 (1970), Jack reckons (1971) with Michael Caine , Theater des Horens (1973), Captain Kronos - Vampire Hunter (1974) and profession: reporter for director Michelangelo Antonioni .

Ian Hendry was married to actress Janet Munro from 1963 to 1971 . He died in 1984 at Christmas Eve on a stomach hemorrhage and was in Golders Green Crematorium cremated , where his ashes is located.


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