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Michael Hordern

Sir Michael Hordern

Sir Michael Murray Hordern, CBE (3rd October 1911 - 2nd May 1995) was a famous actor during the early 20th century.

In 1983 he voiced Badger in the stop motion animated The Wind in the Willows pilot film and the TV Series from 1984 - 1990 and also voiced the Abbot in another stop motion animated series Truckers in 1991.

He is also best known for narrating another stop motion series called The Adventures of Paddington Bear from 1975-1986.

Michael died at the age of 83 in 1995 from a kidney disease and was cremated and had his ashes scattered into the English Channel.

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