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Earl Cameron, Pioneering Actor, Dies Aged 102

1 month ago   |   By Huffington Post

Earl Cameron - who helped break new ground in the acting industry as one of the first Black actors to appear in a main role in a British film - has died at the age of 102. Bermudian newspaper The Royal Gazette reported that Earl had died on Friday evening. The actor was born in Pembroke, Bermuda, and moved to the UK around the time of the Second World War, after joining the British Merchant Navy. He was inspired to break into acting after watching a West End production of the musical Chu Chin Chow, and ended up getting a bit part in the show, after asking a friend for help. “He said no,”...
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Pioneering Doctor Who and Thunderball star Earl Cameron dies aged 102

Pioneering Doctor Who and Thunderball star Earl Cameron dies aged 102

1 month ago   |   By Metro

Earl has died aged 102
Pioneering actor Earl Cameron has died aged 102.
The Thunderball, Inception and Doctor Who star was confirmed to have died by Bermudian newspaper The Royal Gazette.
Cameron was one of the first ever black actor to star in a British film, and is credited with breaking the ‘colour bar' in the United Kingdom.
In 1951, he took a leading role in the noir crime film Pool of London , breaking major boundaries in an industry that had only cast a handful of black actors in prominent roles prior to that point.
In 2017, Cameron told The Guardian: ‘I never saw myself as a...
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