Actor Sam Beazley, who played Professor Everard in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, has passed away. He was 101. A report on Times has claimed that the yesteryear actor passed away in his sleep on June 12. "Actor and artist, died in his sleep 12th June 2017, aged 101. Beloved brother-in-law, uncle and great uncle. Funeral on 21st June, at Mortlake Crematorium," said the actor's family.
He began his professional acting career as a teenager in 1930s, which saw him acting in films like "Hamlet" and "Romeo and Juliet". He returned to the profession in his seventies, after serving in World War II and later running an antiques shop for several decades. Beazley also appeared in movies such as Don Bosco. He most recently did guest roles on "Foyle's War", "Kingdom" and "Casualty", all in 2007.
Although he started his career in theatre, he soon shifted focus and decided to fight for his country during World War 2. The war veteran then started an antique shop of his own where for several decades but eventually returned to his first passion, acting. He started working in films at the age of 75. He has been a part of several English films including Bridget Jones' Diary and Johnny English. Despite his growing age, nothing stopped him from working in the industry. That says a lot about his spirit!
Fandoms across social media have been talking about him, mourning his death. We hope his soul rests in peace.
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