Don Fellows (December 2, 1922 â€" October 21, 2007) was an American actor known for his roles in British theater and television.

Born in Salt Lake City, Utah and raised in Madison, Wisconsin, Fellows served in the United States Merchant Marine during World War II. He was a graduate of the University of Wisconsin and a member of the Actors Studio. He moved to London in 1973 to further his stage career.

Fellows' TV appearances included Space: 1999, Z Cars, Lillie, The Sandbaggers, The Citadel, The Beiderbecke Tapes, The Bill and Inspector Morse.

His film appearances included Spy Story (1976), The Omen (1976), Twilight's Last Gleaming (1977), Valentino (1977), Licensed to Love and Kill (1979), Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981), Eye of the Needle (1981), Who Dares Wins (1982), Electric Dreams (1984), Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987) and Velvet Goldmine (1998).

He featured alongside fellow American expatriate actor Ed Bishop in the radio series The BBC Presents: Philip Marlowe.

Throughout his life, Fellows suffered from a stutter, which he was able to suppress while acting. He died in 2007, at the age of 84.

External links

Don Fellows
  • Don Fellows at the Internet Movie Database
  • Don Fellows at the University of Wisconsin's Actors Studio Audio Collection
  • Obituary at the Wayback Machine (archived May 24, 2011) in The Times, November 21, 2007
  • Obituary in The Guardian, January 21, 2008

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