David Warner dies at 80: Know about Titanic actor's wife, children, net worth, films and other details
- David Warner was known for his roles in movies like 'Omen' and 'Titanic'
- He died from a cancer-related illness on Sunday
- After working as a theatre actor for several years, Warner switched to films in 1966
"Over the past 18 months he approached his diagnosis with a characteristic grace and dignity," his family said in a statement to BBC.
"He will be missed hugely by us, his family and friends, and remembered as a kind-hearted, generous and compassionate man, partner and father, whose legacy of extraordinary work has touched the lives of so many over the years. We are heartbroken," it continued.
Warner, an English actor, worked across media: Film, television and theatre. He played crucial roles in films and series like The Ballad of Cable Hogue, Straw Dogs, Cross of Iron, The Omen, Holocaust, The Thirty Nine Steps, Time After Time, Time Bandits, Tron, A Christmas Carol, Portrait in Evil, Titanic, Mary Poppins Returns and various characters in the Star Trek franchise.
After working as a theatre actor for several years, Warner switched to films in 1966. He made his debut with 'Karel Reisz film Morgan: A Suitable Case for Treatment'. The 80-year-old was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role.
David Warner's first Emmy Award came in 1981 for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Special.
As per idolnetworth.com, David Warner's net worth is estimated to be $50 million. He was married to Harriet Lindgreen from 1969 to 1972. He divorced his second wife, Sheilah Kent, in 2005 after 26 years of marriage. He has two children, Melissa and Luke.
Following his death, several people paid tributes to him on social media.
"Incredibly sad to hear of the passing of iconic actor and Big Finish legend David Warner. He was one of those actors that immediately legitimised any production he was a part of. Pure class and talent. We've lost one of Britain's best!" musician Benji Clifford tweeted.
Filmmaker Edgar Wright tweeted, "Very sad to hear of David Warner's passing, an actor with a huge legacy on stage & screen and unforgettable roles in; Morgan: A Suitable Case For Treatment, Straw Dogs, From Beyond The Grave, The Omen, Time After Time, Time Bandits, Tron, Titanic and much more. He will be missed."