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'Lawrence of Arabia' Star Jack Hedley Dead at 92 After a 'Short Illness'

'Lawrence of Arabia' Star Jack Hedley Dead at 92 After a 'Short Illness'

Jack Hedley has sadly passed away at the age of 92.

The actor died after a “a short illness bravely borne” on December 11, according to The Times of London, via Variety.

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The outlet added: “At his request there will be no funeral. He will be much missed by his family and friends.”

Jack was known for his “powerful performances,” having starred in over 99 films throughout his decades long career. His first role was as Raikes in the 1957 TV series The Buccaneers and he went on to star in shows like White Hunter, Fair Game and Television Playwright, as well as The Third Man, Somerset Maugham Hour and No Hiding Place.

He took on more film roles in the 1960s and was cast in in the Peter O’Toole epic Lawrence of Arabia in 1962, in which he played a reporter at a funeral. His most recent acting credit is the 2000 drama mini-series St. Paul.

Our thoughts are with Jack‘s friends and family during this difficult time.

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