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Timothy Peter Pigott-Smith, OBE (13 May 1946 – 7 April 2017) was an English film and television actor and author. He was best known for his leading role as Ronald Merrick in the television drama series The Jewel in the Crown, for which he won the British Academy Television Award for Best Actor in 1985. Other noted TV roles included lead roles in The Chief, “Midsomer Murders – Days of Misrule”,The Vice, The Suspicions of Mr Whicher, King Charles III and two Doctor Who stories (The Claws of Axos (1971) & The Masque of Mandragora (1976). Pigott-Smith appeared in many notable films including: Clash of the Titans (1981), Gangs of New York (2002), Johnny English (2003), Alexander (2004), V for Vendetta (2005), Quantum of Solace (2008), Red 2 (2013) and Jupiter Ascending (2015).

Pigott-Smith narrated an abridged audiobook version of The Alchymist's Cat, the first novel in Robin Jarvis' Deptford Histories trilogy. It was released as a set of two cassette tapes by Hodder Headline in 2002. He also narrated another Robin Jarvis audiobook as well, Deathscent.

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