Movie Posters:Horror, The Shadow of the Cat (Universal International, 1961). Insert (14"X 36"). Horror.. ... Image #1

Movie Posters:Horror, The Shadow of the Cat (Universal International, 1961). Insert (14"X 36"). Horror.. ... Image #1

Conrad Phillips, 90, British television and film actor (The Adventures of William Tell)

Conrad Phillips, 90, British television and film actor (The Adventures of William Tell)

Conrad Phillips in William Tell

Fawlty Towers star dies, aged 90

One of ITV’s first action heroes, notable for his expertise with a crossbow, was William Tell, played by Conrad Phillips, who has died aged 90. Swashbucklers were hugely popular in ITV’s early years and William Tell (1958-59), set in 14th-century Switzerland under the tyrannical rule of Emperor Rudolph of Austria, was one of the most memorable series.

Conrad Phillips obituary

One of ITV’s first action heroes, notable for his expertise with a crossbow, was William Tell, played by Conrad Phillips, who has died aged 90. Swashbucklers were hugely popular in ITV’s early years and William Tell (1958-59), set in 14th-century Switzerland under the tyrannical rule of Emperor Rudolph of Austria, was one of the most memorable series.

Conrad Phillips and Ernest Milton

Conrad Phillips and Ernest Milton

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