Kinnear, Roy

BORN 8 Jan 1934, Wigan, Lancashire - DIED 20 Sep 1988, Madrid
CAUSE OF DEATH bled to death from a broken pelvis after a fall from a horse
GRAVE LOCATION Richmond, Greater London: East Sheen Cemetery, Sheen Road (Section B, grave number 5)

Son of a rugby international. When he was 17 he entered the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, but he didn't finish his studies. During the 1950s he started an acting career and in 1959 he was engaged at Joan Littlewood's Theatre Workshop at the Theatre Royal Stratford East. there he performed in "Sparrows Can't Sing" (1960). He was also in the movie version of 1963.

On television he was known from "That Was The Week That Was" and from his part in "George and Mildred". During the filming of "The Return of the Musketeers" he fell from a horse, broke his pelvis and bled to death.


The grave of Roy Kinnear at East Sheen Cemetery, London.
Picture by Androom (27 Jun 2009)


Roy Kinnear - Wikipedia

Kirk, Thomas

Published: 03 Oct 2010
Last update: 20 Feb 2022