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A record-breaking swimmer, he was credited with helping to prevent further rioting for his handling of the second trial of four police officers.
Mr. Johnson-Davies translated more than 30 Arabic novels, short-story collections and anthologies. He was best known for his work with Naguib Mahfouz.
Mr. Davies won awards in Britain and enthusiastic reviews on Broadway, where he mounted “Les Liaisons Dangereuses” and “The Iceman Cometh,” among other productions.
Although Mr. Davies was anti-establishment, anti-monarchist and avant-garde, he was named Queen Elizabeth II’s official Master of Music.
Ms. Rice-Davies achieved notoriety in 1963 in one of Britain’s most spectacular sex scandals, which brought down a government minister.
Mervyn Davies, the Welsh rugby player who died Friday at the age of 65, redefined the Number 8 position while leading his country to years of excellence.
Mr. Davies, who, as a boy, played the title role in the 1948 film “Oliver Twist,” went on to become a producer and director of some of British television’s most popular comedies.
With her husband, Ms. Davies founded Schramsberg Vineyards and pioneered the production of fine sparkling wine in California.
DAVIES--Rosanne (nee Wigham) on May 3, 2006. Loving wife of the late John. Beloved mother of Laurie Xanthoudakis, David Davies and Nick Jenks. Cherished grandmother of John, Irene, George, Jessica, Jeremy, Justin and Juliana. Reposing Saturday 2-4 and 7-9pm at Riverdale-on-Hudson Funeral Home, 6110 Riverdale Avenue, Bronx. Funeral services Monday 10am at Christ Church. Interment Ferncliff Cemetery, Hartsdale, NY.
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An experienced character actor, he found fame in the 1960s as the enigmatic Illya Kuryakin, and again in the 2000s as an eccentric medical examiner on “N.C.I.S.”
A high-ranking member of the Cosa Nostra, he was arrested in January after decades on the run. He was found through medical records related to his cancer treatment.
After his unlikely win, in 1972, he spent his single term pushing for a more liberal foreign policy, particularly toward Africa.
He took the extraordinary step of banning tackling during all practices, which reduced concussions at a time when brain trauma in football had become a crisis.
He served for 38 years in Parliament and, after being elected president at a critical moment in Italy’s fortunes, helped stabilize the country.
With exquisite precision, he used costumes and sets in staging many of his pictures, letting his subjects, whatever their social status, express themselves.