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Anthony Steel

Anthony Steel

Anthony Maitland Steel was an English actor. Anthony Steel was born in London, the son of an Indian army officer and educated at Cambridge. After serving as a Guards Officer during the Second World War, he entered the British Cinema and made 64 film appearances during 1948 and 1984. He also appeared extensively on television.

He became a popular matinee idol during the early 1950's, before his first marriage to the Swedish actress Anita Ekberg in 1956. Together they moved to Hollywood, with mixed results. He made several European films during the 1970's and 1980's, including appearing as Sir Stephen in the Just Jaeckin film adaptation of Story of O.

He was married three times:

  1. Juanita Forbes (1949-1954)
  2. Anita Ekberg (1956-1959)
  3. Johanna Melcher (1964)
He died from heart failure in Northwood, Middlesex in 2001, aged 80.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2007.

Anthony Steel Facts

Birth NameAnthony Maitland Steel
BirthdayMay 21, 1920
BirthplaceLondon, England, United Kingdom
Date of deathMarch 21, 2001 (age 80)

Selected Filmography

Another Man's Poison
Tomorrow Never Dies
The Mirror Crack'd
The Rank British War Collection
The Master of Ballantrae
Storm Over The Nile
Malta Story
The Story of O
The Mudlark
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