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David Hemmings

David Hemmings (November 18, 1941 - December 3, 2003) was a British movie actor, whose most famous role was the photographer in Michelangelo Antonioni's Blow-Up (1966), one of the films that best represented the spirit of the 1960s. He also appeared in Barbarella.

David Hemmings provided the narration in one of the greatest rock albums ever made, Rick Wakeman's adaptation of Jules Verne's Journey to the Center of the Earth.

He started his career as a boy soprano, than moved on to an acting and directing career in the cinema. He died of a heart attack at the age of 62, in Romania, on the film set of Samantha's Child, after playing his scenes for the day.

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