The Crown And “Blake’s 7” Star Stephen Greif Dies Suddenly At 78!
According to his agents, Stephen Greif, who starred in Blake’s 7 and The Crown, has away at the age of 78.
In addition to Doctors, Coronation Street, Tales of the Unexpected, and EastEnders, the actor had a long career on stage and television.
He passed away on Monday, according to Michelle Braidman Associates. Its statement stated, “With great sadness, we announce the passing of our valued client Stephen Greif.”
During his lengthy career, he played a variety of parts both on stage and screen, including those at the National Theatre, RSC, and West End.
Our sympathies are with his family and friends as we say, “We will miss him terribly.”
Greif, up in Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire, graduated from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art before joining the National Theatre Company at the South Bank and Old Vic.
He transitioned to film after appearing in several stage performances in the 1960s and the early 1970s, obtaining the part of space captain Travis in Blake’s 7.
Stephen Greif co-starred in the 1978–1981 television series with Gareth Thomas, Paul Darrow, Michael Keating, and Sally Knyvette.
In three Citizen Smith series, Stephen Greif also portrayed Harry Fenning. He also performed Signor Donato in Casanova and Commander John Shepherd in Shoot On Sight.
In 2020’s fourth season of The Crown, he also played Speaker of the House Sir Bernard Weatherill.
His representatives at Michelle Braidman Associates released the following statement: “With deep sorrow, we announce the passing of our dear client Stephen Greif… His family and friends are in our thoughts as we deeply regret his death.
With great sadness we announce the death of our wonderful client Stephen Greif.
His extensive career included numerous roles on screen and stage, including at the National Theatre, RSC and in the West End.
We will miss him dearly and our thoughts are with his family and friends x pic.twitter.com/sYcwILCvNr
— Michelle Braidman Associates (@TeamBraidman) December 26, 2022
How Much Money Did Stephen Greif Make?
Actor Stephen Greif was most well-known in America for his part in “The Crown.” He was 78 years old and was born in Sawbridgeworth, England, in 1944. The actor had a long career in both theatre and film. The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art was his place of study.
Additionally, Greif performed the roles of Harry Fenning in three Citizen Smith seasons, Commander John Shepherd in Shoot On Sight, and Signor Donato in Casanova. In 2020’s fourth season of The Crown, he also played Speaker of the House Sir Bernard Weatherill.
In 1970, Greif started appearing in TV movies. Shoot on Sight, Casanova, The Merchant of Venice, The Upside of Anger, D is for Detroit, Only When I Laugh, Boogie Woogie, Spooks, Silent Witness, Waking the Dead, Howard’s Way, New Tricks, The Alienist, Doctors, and Boogie Woogie are just a few of the shows and movies in which he made an appearance.
Stephen Greif’s net worth is approximately $1 million.