Veteran actor John Bluthal died in Australia on November 15, 2018. He was 89. Born in Poland Bluthal emigrated to Australia at the age of 9 and studied drama at the University of Melbourne. Over 6 decades he worked in the UK, Australia and the US frequently in character and comedic roles on both stage and screen. His many films included three Carry On films, A Hard Day’s Night, Help!, Casino Royale, Doctor in Trouble, Superman III, The Fifth Element, Labyrinth, Hail Caesar! and two of the Pink Panther films. His lone Euro-western was “A Talen for Loving” 1969 where he portrayed the character Martinelli.