Lionel Blair

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Lionel Blair
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Blair in 2010
Henry Lionel Ogus

(1928-12-12)12 December 1928
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Died4 November 2021(2021-11-04) (aged 92)
Banstead, England
OccupationActor, choreographer, tap dancer, television presenter
Years active1948–2021
Susan Blair (m. 1967)

Lionel Blair (born Henry Lionel Ogus; 12 December 1928 – 4 November 2021)[1] was a Canadian-born British actor, choreographer, tap dancer and television presenter.

He appeared in The Limping Man (1953), The World of Suzie Wong (1960), The Cool Mikado (1963), The Beauty Jungle (1964), A Hard Day's Night (1964), Maroc 7 (1967) and Absolute Beginners (1986).

Blair died on the morning of 4 November 2021 in Banstead, England, at the age of 92.[2]

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  1. "Who is lionel Blair" interview Archived 2017-02-21 at the Wayback Machine,, 11-17 February 2017, pg. 32;
    "I always used to lie about my age. I'm proud that I'm still tap dancing at 88".
  2. "Lionel Blair dies aged 92". BBC News. 4 November 2021. Retrieved 4 November 2021.

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