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Keith Michell, the actor famous for his many performances as King Henry VIII, has died at the age of 88.He was also occasional illustrator and even singer.
The Australian-born star became a household name in Britain in 1970 due to his acclaimed performance as the Tudor king in the BBC series The Six Wives Of Henry VIII.
The six-part drama, which co-starred Annette Crosbie as Catherine of Aragon and Dorothy Tutin as Anne Boleyn, devoted an episode to each of the King’s marriages.
The series was a ratings smash and Michell won both Bafta and Emmy awards for his performance.
In 1972 the father-of-two played the king again in a big-screen spin off called Henry VIII And His Six Wives.