Stephen Greif lifeless: ‘Blake’s 7’ and ‘The Crown’ actor was 78

Stephen Greif, a prolific British actor identified for his work on the stage and display, has died. He was 78, in accordance with the Guardian.

Greif’s demise was confirmed Monday by U.Ok. expertise company Michelle Braidman Associates. His movie and TV credit embody “Blake’s 7,” “Citizen Smith,” “Doctors,” “Risen,” “Casanova” and “Spartan.” One in all his closing TV roles was speaker of the Home in a 2020 episode of Netflix’s “The Crown.”

“With great sadness we announce the death of our wonderful client Stephen Greif,” Michelle Braidman Associates tweeted.

“His extensive career included numerous roles on screen and stage, including at the National Theatre, RSC and in the West End. We will miss him dearly and our thoughts are with his family and friends.”

Born in Sawbridgeworth in Hertfordshire, England, Greif attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Artwork and graduated with honors, together with awards for finest actor and most promising actor, in accordance with a biography on his web site. He was later nominated for a number of theater awards, together with a Laurence Olivier award for his flip as Biff Loman within the Nationwide Theatre’s manufacturing of “Death of a Salesman” in London.

Amongst Greif’s most outstanding display roles was House Commander Travis within the science fiction sequence “Blake’s 7,” which ran from 1978 to 1981 on the BBC. He additionally lent his voice to audio documentaries, radio adverts, video video games and enterprise displays.