Noted UK actor Gareth Hunt dies
Gareth Hunt died of pancreatic cancer on Tuesday at the age of 65.
His résumé reads like a Who’s Who of British television: he starred in The New Avengers as Mike Gambit, played Frederick Norton in Upstairs, Downstairs, and played Arak in Jon Pertwee’s final Doctor Who saga, "Planet of the Spiders". He also played the romantic lead in a long-running series of Nescafé coffee commercials.
Hunt also was known for his work on stage on both sides of the Atlantic, appearing in such productions as Twelfth Night, West Side Story, Julius Caesar, Anthony and Cleopatra, Deathtrap, and Guys and Dolls.