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Name: Eric Porter  
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Date of Birth: 8th April 1928
Place of Birth: London, England, UK
Profession: Actor
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Eric Porter (born April 8, 1928 in London; died May 15, 1995 in London) was a distinguished English actor who appeared on stage as well as in cinema and television.

Porter's greatest success was as the tortured solicitor Soames Forsyte in the BBC dramatisation of John Galsworthy's The Forsyte Saga (1967). He was a versatile actor who played memorable roles in television dramas such as Jewel in the Crown, Fagin in the 1985 BBC version of Oliver Twist and as Professor Moriarty opposite Jeremy Brett's Sherlock Holmes in Granada Television's The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes stories The Red-Headed League and The Final Problem (both 1985).

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