actor and screenwriter who famously told Hollywood "the British are
coming" when he won an Oscar for the original screenplay of the 1981
film Chariots of Fire whose long acting career included TV cop shows Z-Cars and The Sweeney and the Sam Peckinpah thriller Straw Dogs.
Cause of Death: In his sleep
Born: July 4, 1934
Died: November 2, 2015
Location: London, England