30 Oct 2013

Actor Nigel Davenport dies at 85

8:48 pm on 30 October 2013

British actor Nigel Davenport has died at the age of 85.

He is best known for his role as Lord Birkenhead in the Oscar-winning film Chariots of Fire, according to entertainment news agency WENN.

His big screen credits include the Born Free sequel Living Free, The Island of Dr Moreau and Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes.

Davenport also appeared on British television in hit series such as The Adventures of Robin Hood and The Saint.