Tuesday, December 20, 2011

the world to act does not contain many former environmental health inspectors. In fact, my brother, Claude Close, may well have been the only one. Claude, who died aged 55, was a brilliant stage actor and a familiar face on television.

Born in Bradford, was educated at the school at Hornsea East Yorkshire. He began his acting career in local amateur theater with Mascot players. After A-levels, was trained as a health inspector in the hull. But the virus had bitten comedy and in 1977 won a place at the Manchester Polytechnic School of Theatre. Claude was also good in serious roles, comedy, pantomime and musical theater. With her beautiful voice, he often saw and heard in the musical Sondheim, Gilbert and Sullivan operettas and.

is survived by his wife, Rose, and two brothers, Mark and me.

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