Actor of the theater, playing in the cinema and in nearly a hundred roles on television including the series “The Crown”, the British comedian Stephen Greif died at the age of 78.
Actor of theater, films but above all of nearly a hundred roles for the small screen, the British comedian Stephen Greif died on December 23 at the age of 78, according to information communicated by his artistic agent. The causes of his death have not been revealed.
A native of Hertfordshire, Stephen Greif was a graduate of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, and a member of the national theater company at the very prestigious Old Vic theater in London, which has seen the passage of illustrious actors, including the immense John Gielgud, one of the greatest Shakespearean actors of the 20th century.
Seen recently in season 4 of the series The Crown, he played the speaker of the House of Representatives. Throughout a very long career spanning more than 50 years, Greif has appeared in nearly twenty films, including the beautiful Nicholas and Alexandra by Franklin J. Schaffner, which evokes the tragic destiny of the Russian imperial family before the October Revolution of 1917.
Much appreciated by the British public for his role as Commander Travis in the SF series Blake’s 7 which will last three years, the bulk of Stephen Greif’s career has been made on the small screen. We have thus been able to see him in Pour l’amour du risque, the spy series Les Professionnels which will be broadcast on TF1 in 1989, The Alienist, Meurtres en dormant, or Bowler hat and leather boots, to name but one. handful of examples. Roles that were most often the time of an episode.
The actor has also very regularly lent his voice to the world of video games since 2002; in this case 17 times. And in very different genres, ranging from the great adventure game Fable II through the strategy game Media Total Warthe first part of the saga The Witcherfranchise Warhammer or the recent and remarkable adventure game It Takes Twodeveloped by Josef Fares, a former director and screenwriter turned brilliant video game creator.