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Christopher Neame

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Christopher Neame

Born: Fri 12th September 1947 (age: 70)

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Christopher Neame is an English actor.

Neame was born in London, and educated at the King's School, an independent school in CanterburyKent.

Neame's film credits include appearances in the Hammer Horror film Dracula AD 1972 (1972), Steel Dawn(1980), the James Bond film Licence to Kill (1989), Ghostbusters II (also 1989) and Hellbound (1994).

He is married to the actress Terrence O'Conner.

He is known to television viewers in the UK for his roles in two BBC dramas dealing with the Second World War - Lieutenant Dick Player in Colditz (1972–74). In the TV film A Point in Time (1973), Neame became one of the first male actors to appear nude on the small screen.[1]

Neame played a similar character to Player, Flight Lieutenant John Curtis, in the first series of another World War II drama, Secret Army (1977). He also made a guest appearance in another BBC period drama When the Boat Comes In, in 1981 portraying Robin Cunningham. He played a psycho killer in an episode of MacGyver in 1985. He is also known to have played the Dark Jedi Jerec in the Star Wars Jedi Knight: Dark Forces II computer game. Neame played the villain Skagra in the unfinished Doctor Who serial Shada in 1979.

Neame now resides in the United States, where he has made frequent appearances in American television including a two-part story of Star Trek: Enterprise in 2004. In 1994 he portrayed "Knight Two" in the Babylon 5 episode "And the Sky Full of Stars". Neame is one of the few actors to have appeared in Doctor WhoStar Trek Babylon 5 and Earth 2. Some of the other television shows he appeared in was The A TeamBeauty and the BeastNorthern Exposure(1994), JAG(1995), and the 2-part mini series The Apocolypse Watch(1996). He also starred in the Showtime movie Street Knight(1994). And he appeared as "The One" in the last 2 episodes of Martial Law(2000).

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