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Andrew Keir

Last updated 09 January 2020

Andrew Keir (1926-1997)
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Andrew Keir

Born: Saturday 3rd April 1926
Died: Sunday 5th October 1997 (age: 71)


Andrew Keir  was a Scottish actor, who rose to prominence featuring in a number of films from Hammer Film Productions in the 1960s. He was also active in television, and particularly in the theatre, in a professional career that lasted from the 1940s to the 1990s. He is most remembered for starring as Professor Bernard Quatermass in Hammer's film version of Quatermass and the Pit (1967). He also originated the role of Thomas Cromwell in Robert Bolt's play A Man for All Seasons in 1960.

He played Wyler in feature film Daleks' Invasion Earth 2150 A.D..