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Michael Coles
Birth name: Ernest Michael Coles
Gender: Male
Medium(s): Film; Television
Roles: Actor
Date of birth: August 12th, 1936
Place of birth: London, England
Date of death: April 26th, 2005
Place of death: Chelsea, England
Notable works: Hammer Horror
1st Horror: Dracula 1972 A.D. (1972)

Ernest Michael Coles was a British film and television actor. He was born in London, England on August 12th, 1936. He was professional active from the early 1960s through the mid-1990s. Michael's first work in the horror genre was playing Inspector Murray in the 1972 film Dracula A.D. 1972 by Hammer Film Productions. In the film, his character is credited as just "Inspector". Coles revised the role of the Inspector, now gifted with a surname - Murray, in the 1973 sequel, The Satanic Rites of Dracula. This was Cole's final work in the horror genre. Michael Coles passed away in Chelsea, England on April 26th, 2005 at the age of 68.

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Film Year Role
Dracula 1972 A.D. 1972 Inspector Murray
The Satanic Rites of Dracula 1973 Inspector Murray

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  • Michael Coles is not to be confused with WWE ring announcer Michael Cole.

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