John McEnery

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John McEnery (1 November 1943 – 12 April 2019) was an English actor and playwright. He was best known for his movie roles as Mercutio in Romeo and Juliet (1968), Russian politician Alexander Kerensky in Nicholas and Alexandra (1971), Friedrich von Schoenvorts in The Land That Time Forgot (1975) and as gangster Eddie Pellam in The Krays (1990). He was nominated for a BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his role in Romeo and Juliet.

McEnery was born in Birmingham, Warwickshire. His older brother, Peter, was also an actor. He was married to actress Stephanie Beacham from 1973 to 1979. The couple had two daughters.[1]

McEnery died in his sleep on 12 April 2019, at the age of 75.[2]

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  1. Gilbert, Gerard (1 September 2012). "Stephanie Beacham: 'I had to give up toy boys'". The Independent. London. Retrieved 17 April 2019.
  2. "McEnery". The Daily Telegraph. 16 April 2019. Retrieved 17 April 2019.

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