Roy Stewart

Last updated 09 January 2020

Roy Stewart (1925-2008)
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Roy Stewart

Born: Friday 15th May 1925
Died: Monday 27th October 2008 (age: 83)


Roy Stewart originally from Jamaica, began his career as a stuntman and went on to work in film and television, at a time when there were few working black actors.

In 1954 founded Roy Stewart's Gym in Powis Square, North Kensington, and ran the Caribbean club and restaurant the Globe, in Talbot Road until his death. Stewart played Quarrel Jr. in the 1973 James Bond film Live and Let Die. Other film appearances include:Carry On Up the JungleTwins of Evil and Stand Up, Virgin Soldiers. He was also active ontelevision, with credits including: Out of the UnknownAdam Adamant Lives!Doctor Who(in the serials The Tomb of the Cybermen and Terror of the Autons), DoomwatchUp Pompeii!The TroubleshootersSpace: 1999 andI, Claudius.

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