Denholm Elliott

Born May 31, 1922

Denholm Mitchell Elliott, CBE was an English film, television and theatre actor with over 120 film and television credits. In the 1980s, he won the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role in three consecutive years.

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1922 Birth Born on May 31, 1922.


1942 20 Years Old On the night of 23/24 September 1942, his Handley Page Halifax DT508 bomber took part in an air raid on the U-boat pens at Flensburg, Germany. … Read More


1954 32 Years Old Privately bisexual, Elliott was married twice; first to actress Virginia McKenna for a few months in 1954, and later, in an open marriage, to American actress Susan Robinson (7 March 1942 – 12 April 2007), with whom he had two children, Mark and Jennifer. … Read More
1955 33 Years Old Elliott and Natasha Parry played the main roles in the 1955 television play, The Apollo of Bellac. … Read More


1987 65 Years Old Elliott was diagnosed with HIV in 1987 and died of AIDS-related tuberculosis at his home in Santa Eulària des Riu on Ibiza, Spain, on 6 October 1992 at the age of 70. … Read More
1988 66 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1988, Elliott was the Russian mole Povin, around whom the entire plot revolves, in the television miniseries Codename: Kyril. … Read More
1992 70 Years Old Died on October 6, 1992.
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