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Actor, director, playwright, and prominent acting coach Roy London was born in New York City and received his B.A. from Antioch College. He appeared in several films and television shows, including “Hardcore” (1979), “Fatal Vision” (1984) and “Rampage” (1986), and in such plays as Lanford Wilson’s THE GINGHAM DOG (1969) and S.N. Behrman’s END OF SUMMER (1974). He is the author of the plays THE AMAZING ACTIVITY OF CHARLEY CONTRARE AND THE 98TH STREET GANG (1975) and MRS. MURRAY’S FARM (1976), both produced by the Circle Repertory Company, and DISNEYLAND ON PARADE, a collection of three short comedies first presented by the Ensemble Studio Theatre in Los Angeles. London also wrote the screenplays for the NBC television movie “California Gold Rush” (1981) and the film “Tiger Warsaw” (1988). He directed two television series, “It’s Garry Shandling’s Show” (1986) and “The Larry Sanders Show” (1992), and the film “Diary of a Hitman” (1991), starring Sharon Stone, Forest Whitaker, and James Belushi. London was a private coach for actors such as Jeff Goldblum, Geena Davis, Patrick Swayze, and Michelle Pfeiffer. He died in Los Angeles in 1993.