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Titanic Star Dead: David Warner Passes Away Aged 80 Following Cancer-Related Illness


The actor played Spicer Lovejoy in the blockbuster and was also known for roles in films including The Omen, A Christmas Carol and Mary Poppins Returns

His death was confirmed by his family in a statement in which they said he had been ill for the past year and a half

They said: 'Over the past 18 months he approached his diagnosis with a characteristic grace and dignity. He will be missed hugely by us'

Trained at RADA, the actor's on-screen career began in 1962 with roles in the films We Joined The Navy and The King's Breakfast

David left the UK for Hollywood in 1987 and lived there for 15 years, appearing in films including Star Trek V and VI and Planet Of The Apes

More recent appearances include the 2017 romantic comedy You Me And Him and his final role as Admiral Boom in Mary Poppins Returns the following year