United Kingdom.- Without revealing the cause, the agency that represents Stephen Greifactor of the series Netflix “The Crown”announced his death at the age of 78.
Through a message on Twitter published by Michelle Braidman Associates, the death of the British actor who played the character in “The Crown” was reported. Sir Bernard Weatherillpresident of the Chamber.
“It is with great sadness that we announce the passing 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 ”, reads the message published by the histrion’s representatives on December 26.
We will miss him very much and our thoughts are with his family and friends,” they added in the tweet that received more than a thousand reactions.
Casting director Kahleen Crawford expressed her condolences on Greif’s death. “What a wonderful actor and we loved meeting him. I’m so sorry for the loss of him.”
Actor Phil Davis also expressed his feelings for the loss of the actor. “Very sad, very good actor and a kind and sensitive man. We played a little golf together. RIP.”
“Sad news. I worked with Stephen only once on the NT. He was a consummate professional and an absolute gentleman. RIP sir and condolences to his family,” actor David Kennedy wrote.
Barnaby Edwards, actor of the famous series “Doctor Who”, described Greif’s performance in his villainous roles as second to none. “His biting wit of his and his obvious intelligence made him a joy to direct. Thanks for the fun Stephen,” he wrote on Twitter.
The actor, born on August 26, 1944, in Sawbridgeworth, United Kingdom, began his career in the 1960s.
Although Stephen Greif excelled in British series such as “Doctors”, “Coronation Street”, “Tales of the Unexpected”, “EastEnders”, before working on television, he also worked on the stage during the 1960s and 1970s, as part of the Royal Shakespeare Company.
However, his most remembered role is that of Sir Bernard Weatherill, in the series “The Crown”, one of the most successful on the Netflix platform that premiered in 2016. The Briton joined the cast of the production in 2020, for the fourth season.