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Image Credit: Glyn Jones (blog) (this image appears for illustrative purposes only and no attempt is made to supersede any copyright attributed to it)
Glyn Idris JonesBorn: Mon 27th April 1931
Died: Wed 2nd April 2014 (age: 82)
Glyn Jones was a South African actor, writer and director. His writing credits included A King's Story (1965), The Magnificent Six and ½ (1968) Script editor for the childrens TV series Here Come the Double Deckers (1970) and The Gold Robbers (1969), also a number of stage plays produced in England and America, Thriller of the year and Beautiful Forever published by Samuel French Ltd, London and Red in the Morning by Samuel French New York. In 2006 he created a new private eye by name Thornton King; charming, urbane and a little bit accident prone and in 2007 the first Thornton King book, Dead on Time' was published by Raider International. That same year he wrote a sequel Just in Case and a follow up Target of Death both awaiting publication.
He died peacefully in his sleep, after having an ongoing heart condition.
You can read an obituary from his official blog.
|31 Jan 2013|
Toby Hadoke's Who's Round
Our guest speaks without inhibition,
And deserves not our derision,
Because he wrote the show,
And was in it you know,
So he's a must for our exhibition.