Bernard Hill: Titanic and Lord of the Rings actor dies

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Actor Bernard Hill, best known for roles in Titanic and Lord of the Rings, has died at the age of seventy nine.

Hill played Captain Edward Smith in the 1997 Oscar-winning film and King Théoden in the Lord of the Rings.

His breakout role was in BBC TV drama Boys from the Blackstuff, where he portrayed Yosser Hughes, a character who struggled, and often failed, to cope with unemployment in Liverpool.

His agent, Lou Coulson confirmed he died early yesterday morning.

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