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Denholm Elliott
Birth: May 31, 1922
Death: Oct. 6, 1992

Actor. A distinguished character actor who was a well-known face in over 120 films. Born in London, he was educated at Malvert College and was already a well-respected stage actor when he made his first film "Dear Mr. Prohack" in 1949. Elliott seemed to specialize in playing genial men who hid a devilish undercurrent due to his knowing eyes and smart-aleck smirk. As he grew older was more prolific on both sides of the Atlantic. Elliott was Dan Ackroyd's dignified butler in "Trading Places", he was the social dictator in the Bill Murray remake of "The Razor's Edge". He played Marcus Brody, the smiling superior to Indiana Jones in "Raiders of the Lost Ark" and returned to the role with much more screen time in "Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade". He had a wonderful role as the liberal Mr. Emerson in "A Room With a View". His last film was the forgettable screen version of "Noises Off" just before his death from AIDS. Elliott's wife of 30 years Susan wrote the book "Quest for Love" in which she chronicled his career, his bisexuality and their unusually open relationship.  
 
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 Parents:
  Myles Layman Farr Elliott (1890 - 1933)
  Nina Mitchell Elliott (1893 - 1966)

Cause of death: Complications from AIDS
 
Burial:
Cremated, Ashes scattered.
Specifically: Ashes scattered at his home garden in Ibiza
 
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Record added: Oct 13, 2000
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Denholm Elliott
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