Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Who Are Those Guys ~ Brian Coburn

Brian Francis Coburn was born in Scotland on December 15, 1936. Coburn's acting talents were showcased on the big screen many times throughout the course of his Hollywood career. In the beginning of his acting career, Coburn starred in comedies like the Woody Allen film "Love and Death" (1975) and "A Choice of Weapons" (1976) with John Mills. He also appeared in the TV movie "The Adventures of Don Quixote" (1972-73). His work around this time also included a part in the TV movie "The Day Christ Died" (1979-1980). Coburn also landed roles in the miniseries "The First Olympics: Athens 1896" (1983-84) and "The Last Days of Pompeii" (1983-84). He also appeared in the Roger Moore action film "Octopussy" (1983). During these years Coburn focused on films, appearing in the crime flick "Lassiter" (1984) with Tom Selleck and "Sword of the Valiant - The Legend of Gawain and the Green Knight" (1984) with Miles O'Keeffe. Brian also worked in television during this time, including a part on "The Legend of King Arthur" (PBS, 1984-85). He was also featured in the TV movie "The Master of Ballantrae" (1983-84). Coburn more recently appeared in "The Comedy of Errors" (1989-1990).

Coburn was at one time married to actress Julia Breck [1941- ] and died in Shipston-on-Stour, Warwickshire, England on December 28 1989. He was only 53.

COBURN, Brian (Brian Francis Coburn) [12/15/1936, Scotland, U.K. – 12/28/1989, Shipston-on-Stour, Warwickshire, England, U.K.] – theater, film, TV actor, married to actress Julia Breck [1941-    ] (1970-197?).
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