Maurice Roëves is confirmed dead at the age of 83.
Maurice was best known as a Scottish actor (Oh! What a Lovely War).
Maurice Roëves
Born(1937-03-19)19 March 1937
DiedJuly 15, 2020 (aged 83)
Maurice Roëves (/ˈroʊ.iːvz/; 19 March 1937 – 14 July 2020) was a Scottish film and television actor, born in Sunderland, in north east England but brought up in Scotland.
His television roles included The Sweeney (1975), Danger UXB (1979), The Nightmare Man (1981), the 1984 Doctor Who serial The Caves of Androzani, Days of Our Lives (1986), North and South (1985), Tutti Frutti (1987), Rab C. Nesbitt (1990), The New Statesman (1990), Spender (1991), Star Trek: The Next Generation (1993), the BBC adaptation of Vanity Fair (1998), EastEnders (2003), A Touch of Frost (2003) and Skins (2008).
He also played Chief Superintendent David Duckenfield in the 1996 television film Hillsborough.
In 2006 he appeared in the BBC docudrama Surviving Disasters, portraying Sir Matt Busby in the story of the Munich air disaster.
He starred as Robert Henderson in BBC Scotland's drama River City. He appeared as a retired police superintendent in episode 3, 'Sorrow's Child', of TV drama, Southcliffe.
His film roles included Ulysses, Oh! What a Lovely War, A Day at the Beach, The Eagle Has Landed, Hidden Agenda, a major role as Colonel Munro in the 1992 version of The Last of the Mohicans, Judge Dredd film (1995), The Acid House and Beautiful Creatures.
In 2003 he appeared in May Miles Thomas's film Solid Air.
Selected filmography
The Fighting Prince of Donegal (1966) - Martin
Ulysses (1967) - Stephen Dedalus
Oh! What a Lovely War (1969) - George Patrick Michael Smith
When Eight Bells Toll (1971) - Lt. Williams - Helicopter Pilot
A Day at the Beach (1972) - Nicholas
Young Winston (1972) - Nicholas
The Eagle Has Landed (1976) - Maj. Corcoran
S.O.S. Titanic (1979) - Leading Stoker: Fred Barret
BBC Television Shakespeare - Twelfth Night (1980) - Antonio
Outland (1981) - First Victim (uncredited)
Escape to Victory(1981) - Pyrie - The English
Inside the Third Reich (1982) - Rudolf Hess
Who Dares Wins (1982) - Maj. Steele
North and South (1985) - Shain
Tutti Frutti (1987) - Vincent Diver
Hidden Agenda (1990) - Harris
The Big Man (1990) - Cam Colvin
The Last of the Mohicans (1992) - Col. Edmund Munro
Judge Dredd (1995) - Miller
Guardians (1996) - Sergeant Reed
The Bible Collection (1997) - Joab
The Acid House (1998) - God (segment "The Granton Star Cause") / Drunk (segment "A Soft Touch") / Priest (segment "The Acid House")
Forgive and Forget (2000) - Michael O'Neil
Beautiful Creatures (2000) - Ronnie McMinn
Solid Air (2003) - Robert Houston
The Dark (2005) - Dafydd
Hallam Foe (2007) - Raymond
Fast Track: No Limits (2008) - Schmitty
The Damned United (2009) - Jimmy Gordon
Brighton Rock (2010) - Chief Inspector
Harrigan (2013) - Billy Davidson
Luna (2014) - (Jacob) Doctor
Macbeth (2015) - Menteith
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