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Gavin Muir

Last updated 14 March 2013


Gavin Muir

Born: Wed 5th September 1951
Died: Mon 15th July 2002 (age: 50)



Gavin Muir was a British actor and musician probably best known for his role in the 1983 Television version of Accidental Death of an Anarchist.

Muir had small parts in various television programmes including The Bill, Thieftakers, Cracker, Jo Brand and Our Friends in the North. He appeared in films such as Accidental Death of an Anarchist (1983), a small film called Representative Radio in which he played the role of Joseph Goddard and The One And Only in which he played a surgeon(2002). 

He worked for BBC Radio for many years. He appears as the voice of Rosencrantz in William Shakespeare's Hamlet Prince Of Denmark and was the voice of Blacksmith in a TV series called animated tales of the world, in 2000. He was the voice of Abdab on the Terror Tomb ride at Chessington World of Adventures. His theatre work include many years working for such establishments such as Regent's Park Open Air Theatre and The Royal Shakespeare Company. He was an early member of the singing group The Flying Pickets.