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Alan Tilvern

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Alan Tilvern (1918-2003)
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Alan Tilvern

Born: Tue 5th November 1918
Died: Wed 17th December 2003 (age: 85)


Alan Tilvern was a British film and television actor.

He is possibly best known for his role as R.K. Maroon in the film Who Framed Roger Rabbit.  He played Forester in the 1964 Doctor Who story Planet of Giants.

He was born in Whitechapel, in the East End of London, to Jewish Lithuanian parents, who changed their name from Tilovitch. After leaving school he became a barrow boy in Brick Lane. In the Second World War he served in the Army but was invalided out in 1945.