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Guy Doleman, a Kiwi-born actor, found success in the Hollywood movie scene, starring in a variety of films throughout his Hollywood career. He began his career on radio and stage in New Zealand before branching out to Australia, England and America to appear in film and television. Doleman's early acting career consisted of roles in various films, such as "Kangaroo" (1952) with Maureen O'Hara, "His Majesty O'Keefe" (1953) with Burt Lancaster and the Ray Milland thrilling adaptation "Dial M For Murder" (1954). He also appeared in the Gregory Peck dramatic adaptation "On the Beach" (1959), the Heidi Bruhl adventure "Captain Sinbad" (1963) and the Michael Caine suspenseful adaptation "The Ipcress File" (1965). His film career continued throughout the sixties in productions like "Thunderball" (1965), "Funeral in Berlin" (1966) and the drama "The Idol" (1966) with Jennifer Jones. He also appeared in "Billion Dollar Brain" (1967) with Michael Caine. He also worked in television during these years, including a part on "The Prisoner" (CBS, 1967-69). Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in the action flick "A Dangerous Summer" (1982) with Tom Skerritt, "Early Frost" (1982) and "Goodbye Paradise" (1982). Additionally, he appeared on the television special "Enigma" (CBS, 1976-77). He also worked in television during these years, including a part on "Murder, She Wrote" (CBS, 1984-1996). Doleman last appeared in "Tagget" (USA, 1990-91). Doleman passed away in February 1996 at the age of 73.