John Steiner, a British actor who appeared in Tinto Brass’ Caligula and in other Italian films for directors Lucio Fulci, Mario Bava, and Dario Argento, has died. He was 81.
Born on Jan. 7, 1941, in Chester, England, Steiner attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.
With the Royal Shakespeare Company, he worked alongside Ian Richardson on Broadway in 1965’s The Persecution and Assassination of Marat as Performed by the Inmates of the Asylum of Charenton Under the Direction of the Marquis de Sade.
He reunited with director Peter Brook for the 1967 film adaptation of that play, then landed small roles in Stanley Donen‘s Bedazzled (1967) and Peter Hall’s Work Is a 4-Letter Word (1968), starring David Warner, before finding success in Italy.
John Steiner Children: Meet Michael Steiner, Kate Steiner
John Steiner was married to Deborah Pickering. The couple got married in 1963.
In 1965, the couple welcomed their first son, Michael Steiner, and their second child, a daughter, in1966 called Kate Steiner.
However, there are no details about the life of Michael Steiner and his sister, Kate Steiner.