Cancer Became British Actor David Warner’s Cause of Death
Official sources announced the heartbreaking news, the veteran British actor David Warner’s cause of death was clarified after the legend passed away at the age of 80, on July 24, 2022.
David’s varied career was in cinema, stage, TV, and radio. He was regarded as the best Hamlet of his generation on stage, then gravitated into cinema as a character actor, moving from British 1960s cinema to the sci-fi universes of Tron, Doctor Who, and Star Trek to James Cameron’s Titanic, in which he appeared as the evil enforcer Spicer Lovejoy.
In a statement, Warner’s family confirmed the news, saying, “Over the past 18 months he approached his diagnosis with characteristic grace and dignity … He will be missed hugely by us, his family and friends, and remembered as a kind-hearted, generous, and compassionate man, partner and father, whose legacy of extraordinary work has touched the lives of so many over the years. We are heartbroken.”
Born in Manchester, in 1941 Warner grown with his parents that were unmarried and he spent time in the care of them, explaining his childhood as “troubled” and “messy”. His Russian-Jewish dad sent him to a series of boarding schools. His mom disappeared from his life when he was so young.
Following graduating from school, he started studying at the prestigious Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London. From the outset, Warner was unsure about his acting capability and his looks. Tall (6 foot 2) and rangy, he never envisioned himself as a leading actor.
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Cancer Was Reported As David Warner’s Cause of Death
David Warner’s cause of death was announced as his recent health problem; He reportedly lost his life due to a cancer-related illness.
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But after entering the Royal Shakespeare Company, at the age of 21, he was cast as the lead in Karel Reisz’s so acclaimed film Morgan, A Suitable Case For Treatment, and the RSC cast him as Hamlet in 1965.
Warner’s image of Shakespeare’s prince as a proto-student extreme horrified traditional analysts though chimed with the younger audiences. “When I was a kid and saw Shakespeare, I never heard the actors for all the posturing and declaiming,” he later announced.
Adding, “I thought surely kids today were the same as I was, not wanting Shakespeare shoved down their throats. I wanted to make them come back again, of their own free will.”
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After a catastrophic presentation of I, Claudius in 1973 Warner set stage fright. He concentrated on film acting, and often starred in villains, like in Terry Gilliams’ Time Bandits, time-travel sci-fi Time After Time, and pioneering computer adventure Tron.
He performed with Sam Peckinpah on three films including The Ballad of Cable Hogue, Straw Dogs, and Cross of Iron. Other significant roles such as The Omen and The Man With Two Brains.