British Star, Bruce Montague, Cast in Butterflies ‘Leonard Dunn’, dies at 83

Bruce Montague was a British actor, best known for his role as Leonard Dunn in the television sitcom Butterflies. He has also acted in over 300 television productions – one of his earliest being in the 1965 sci-fi drama Undermind.

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What Caused the death of Actor Bruce Montague?

The 83-year-old Bruce Montague passed away on August 16, 2022. Talent Agency Belfield and Ward, which commented, “We are very sad to report that the wonderful Bruce Montague has died away,” reported his passing. With roles in The Phantom of the Opera and Mr. Brownlow in Oliver!, he has had a very successful stage career.

He performed the part of Abner Dillon on a 42nd Street UK tour before reprising it for the show’s significant West End revival at Theatre Royal Drury Lane in 2017. Joel Montague, Bruce’s co-star, also expressed shock upon learning of his passing on Instagram by posting a touching remembrance.

However, his cause of death has not been shared yet as a result we will update this section as soon as we get to know about it from a relevant source.

Bruce Montague Age, Family, and Early Life

Bruce Montague was born on March 24, 1939, in Deal, Kent, England. He was 83 years old at the time of his death. However, because so little of his personal life has been made public online, we are unaware of any specifics about it. Due to the fact that his Wikipedia page does not thoroughly describe his personal life Finding specifics is difficult because there isn’t much information now available online regarding his parents, his family, or any of his fourteen siblings.

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We are unable to provide you with any current details about his life as a result. Every time we learn something new about him, we’ll update everything that is relevant to him.

Bruce Montague Career, What was his profession?

One of his earliest roles was in the 1965 science fiction drama Undermind. He has been in over 300 television projects. He had an appearance as a guest star in the Doctor Who audio adventure The Genocide Machine in 2000, and the following year, he co-starred with Paul McGann in the Sword of Orion episode. Bruce played Derek Clough in a guest role on Hollyoaks in 2015.

For three years, Montague portrayed Mr. Brownlow in Sam Mendes’ Oliver, which was staged at the London Palladium. He spent two years performing in Hal Prince’s Phantom of the Opera at Her Majesty’s Theatre. In a 42nd Street UK tour, he played Abner Dillon in the lead role. Later, in the 2017 West End revival, he would play the same part once more. A 2013 episode of New Tricks called “Wild Justice” included him as a guest star. Nicholas Lyndhurst, a fellow Butterflies cast member, appeared in that episode.

He appeared in Harvey Fierstein’s Casa Valentina in 2015. In an episode of Doctors in October 2019, he shared the screen with Wendy Craig, a previous Butterflies co-star.

Which school and college did he go to?

He went to the Royal Academy of  Dramatic Art.

Bruce Montague Net Worth, How much does he earn?

His net worth is currently unclear due to the lack of publicly accessible personal information. 

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We will update this section as soon as we get anything specific related to his net worth in near future.

Bruce Montague Wife, What about his relationship?

He was a married man and he was married to  Barbara Latham who is an actress and a novelist. They share two children sam and Kate.

Was he available on any social media platforms?

We did not find him on other social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter as we assume he might not be available on it or might be available with a different username.

We will update this section if we get any lead in the future regarding his social media presence on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter, or any other platforms.

Physical Appearance of Bruce Montague’s Height, Weight

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Hair ColourWhite
Eye ColourHazel
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Sexual OrientationStraight

Interesting facts about Bruce Montague’s should be known

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Single/ In a relationship/Married/DivorcedMarried
Current SpouseBarbara Latham