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Actor Jonathan Cecil, 72, put the “twit” into Brit

Jonathan Cecil
British actor Jonathan Cecil, once called “one of the finest upper-class twits of his era” for his frequent portrayals of wealthy Englishmen, died peacefully Thursday at London’s Charing Cross Hospital. He was 72.

Besides portraying Peter Ustinov’s sidekick Hastings in three Hercule Poirot films, Cecil recorded over 25 books by PG Wodehouse’s works for Chivers Audio Books, as well as recordings of other books.

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