Tim Pigott-Smith, English actor, Died at 70


Timothy Peter “Tim” Pigott-Smith was born on May 13, 1946, in Rugby, Warwickshire and died on April 7, 2017.

He was an English film and television actor and author.

Smith was best known for his leading role as Ronald Merrick in the television drama series The Jewel in the Crown, for which he won the British Academy Television Award for Best Actor in 1985.

Pigott-Smith trained as an actor at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School.

He was the winner of the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in 1985, for his role in The Jewel in the Crown.

Tim wrote two children’s books in the series The Baker Street Mysteries.

Tim Pigott-Smith passed away at 70 years old.