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Ian Charleson
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Born in Edinburgh, Edinburgh and the Lothians
Born on 11th of August 1949
Died on 6th of January 1990

Born 1949. Died 1990 - Scottish actor.

Studied at Young Vic Company, London. Performed many roles at Royal Shakespeare Company and National Theatre. Success in the film Chariots of Fire (1981) as Eric Liddell. Requested announcement of his death from AIDS.

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