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Neil McCarthy (26 July 1933 - 6 February 1985) was a British actor known for his dramatic physical appearance. He was a gifted linguist and pianist, and originally trained as a teacher. He is not to be confused with the Neil McCarthy who appeared in 1989's film adaptation of Ten Little Indians .
His film credits include memorable roles as a Welsh soldier in Zulu (1964), as Sergeant Jock McPherson in Where Eagles Dare (1968), as well as performances as the villain Calibos in Clash of the Titans and in Time Bandits (1981). His television credits include: Danger Man, The Avengers, The Saint, Z-Cars, Dixon of Dock Green, Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased), Catweazle, Department S, Who Pays the Ferryman?, Return of the Saint, Doctor Who (in the serials The Mind of Evil and The Power of Kroll), Enemy at the Door, Shogun, The Professionals, The Gentle Touch and Emmerdale Farm, and the television adaptation of the Lord Peter Wimsey novel, The Nine Tailors.
He died of motor neurone disease.
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