Saturday, 10 March 2012

JOHN CLIVE - The Garage Manager

John Clive (born 6th January, 1938 in London - died 14th October, 2012)) was an English actor. He had appeared in scores of films and TV shows and is also a best selling author.
Films he had appeared in include The Italian Job, The Pink Panther Strikes Again, A Clockwork Orange, and Yellow Submarine (as the voice of John Lennon). His television appearances include Robert's Robots, Rising Damp, The Dick Emery Show, The Perils of Pendragon, The Sweeney, Great Expectations and The History of Mr Polly.
In the late 1970s, he co-authored his first novel, "KG 200" which became a number 1 bestseller, and also listed in the USA. It was translated into dozens of languages and became a worldwide bestseller. He followed this with another number 1 bestseller,"Broken Wings". He also wrote "The Last Liberator", "Barossa","Ark" and "The Lions Cage". All of these books were based largely on fact.
His daughter, Hannah Clive, is a singer and songwriter who has performed, toured or recorded with Ray Charles, Right Said Fred, Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark, Chris de Burgh and others. She is currently gigging in London.
John Clive died after a short illness on 14th October 2012 in England.

My John Clive autograph display.

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