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John Fraser

1931-03-18 - 2020-11-06

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia John Alexander Fraser (1931 - 2020 was a Scottish actor and author. He is best known for his performances in the films The Good Companions (1957), The Trials of Oscar Wilde (1960), El Cid (1961), Repulsion (1965), and Isadora (1968). One of his earliest roles was as Inigo Jollifant in the second film version of J. B. Priestley's The Good Companions (1957). He went on to have leading roles in films such as El Cid, The Trials of Oscar Wilde (playing Lord Alfred Douglas), Roman Polanski's Repulsion, Isadora, and Schizo. He made appearances on television series including Danger Man (1964), Randall and Hopkirk (1969), Columbo (1972), Doctor Who (1981), and The Bill (1995). In 2004, he published his autobiography, Close Up, in which he wrote frankly about his gay life and friendships.