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Roy Mitchell Kinnear (8 January 1934 – 20 September 1988) was a British character actor. He was familiar to UK audiences for his appearances in many British television comedy shows, and is also remembered for his film appearances as Veruca Salt's father in Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971) and as Planchet in Richard Lester's The Three Musketeers and its two sequels. It was during the filming of the latter sequel that Kinnear died as a result of a riding accident.

Age: 54 (age at death)
Nationality: English
Claim to Fame: Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory


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1992 The Princess and the Goblin Mump
1990 Diamond's Edge Jack Splendide
1989 The Return of the Musketeers Planchet
1988 A Man for All Seasons The Common Man
1988 Mr. H Is Late Piper
1987 Casanova Balbi
1987 Hardwicke House R G Wickham, Mr. Wickham
1987 Unusual Ground Floor Conversion Previous Tenant
1986 Pirates Dutch
1986 Boon Harold Beamish
1986 Casualty Brian McCarthy

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