Belfast-born Doctor Who and Downton Abbey’s James Greene dies aged 89.

James Greene dies aged 89
James Greene Few old pictures

James Greene, born James Thomas Nolan, was an American film, theater, and television character actor born on  December 1, 1926.

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James Greene Irish actor star of Doctor Who and more, has died at the age of 89 after a short illness.


According to James Greene: “His stage work included John Crowley’s production of Playboy Of The Western World at the Old Vic and he was a particularly memorable Monsignor’ in the 2001 revival of The Sanctuary Lamp at the Abbey Theatre, Dublin.”

He also added, “He was a great ambassador for his native Northern Ireland, where he was a continuity announcer for Ulster Television from 1959 to 1965.”

Greene had played the abbot in Doctor Who’s The Bells Of Saint John, as well as starring as Gordon Andrews in Cuckoo in 2019. 


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The shows in which he worked on included Little Britain, Poirot, Casualty, and Inspector Morse. 

Greene’s feature film credits also include roles in 2009’s Sherlock Holmes, 2003’s Johnny English alongside Rowan Atkinson, and From Hell in 2001. 

James Greene famous as v was a shining star in the world of entertainment that will live on forever. We will never forget what he did for the world of entertainment.


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