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Actor/author John Clive dies

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Oct 16, 2012 | 5:00am EDT

The London-born star passed away on Sunday (14Oct12) after a short illness.

Clive's career began in the 1960s, and he appeared in several films and TV shows before voicing the part of John Lennon in 1968's Yellow Submarine.

A year later (69), he appeared with Michael Caine in The Italian Job, in an iconic scene improvised by the pair.

He went on to star in A Clockwork Orange, as well as four Carry On films and two Pink Panther movies.

In later life, Clive became a best-selling author of historical and social fiction.

He is survived by two children from his first marriage, and his second wife, Bryony.

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