Acting legend who worked with Chaplin and Hitchcock dies aged 106 – fr

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Acting legend who worked with Chaplin and Hitchcock dies aged 106 – fr


Emmy-nominated actor Norman Lloyd has died at the age of 106.
The actor, producer and director, famous for Dead Poets Society and The Practice, is said to have died in his sleep at his Los Angeles home on May 10.

The cause of his death is currently unknown.

A family friend has confirmed his death to Deadline.

The actor was born in 1914 and began his career in showbiz on the New York scene.

Norman was widely considered to be the world’s oldest living film actor, working into his 90s.

He was the last surviving member of Orson Welles’ Mercury Theater – the place from which his acting career blossomed after being cast in a modern adaptation of Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar.



Norman Lloyd has died at the age of 106

He was originally chosen to star in Citizen Kane, but walked away from the project due to budget issues.

His screen debut was in 1942 when he starred in Alfred Hitchcock’s Saboteur. He played the role of a villain who fell from the Statue of Liberty.

The role helped him have a long relationship with Hitchcock and led him to roles such as a mental patient in Spellbound with Peck and to work as an executive producer and director of the popular television show Alfred Hitchcock Presents in the 1950s and 1960s.

One of Norman’s most memorable roles came in his sixties when he appeared in St.



Norman Lloyd as Dr Daniel Auschlander in St Elsewhere

He won Emmy nominations in the 1970s for the NBC series The Name of the Game.

Ses films ultérieurs incluent The Age of Innocence de Martin Scorsese, Dead Poet’s Society de Peter Weir et In Her Shoes.

Her last screen appearance was in the 2013 movie Trainwreck starring Amy Schumer.



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He was married to his Broadway actress wife Peggy from 1936 until his death in 2011.

The couple had a daughter named Jose who also had a career as a director and actress.

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