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David Warbeck

Actor David Warbeck, who found his niche in European action films during the 1960s and 1970s, died of cancer in London on July 23. He was 55.

Born in New Zealand, Warbeck studied acting at London’s Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in the 1960s.

Warbeck quickly built himself a formidable resume as one of Europe’s more popular action heroes of the 1960s and ’70s.

He starred in several Italian, American and British genre films including Sergio Leone’s “A Fistful of Dynamite” and Lucio Fulci’s “Black Cat.”

Warbeck also appeared in various American TV series and specials of the 1970s including “Only a Scream Away” and “U.F.O.”

He is survived by his wife, daughter and sister.

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