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Rocky Horror, Star Wars actor Christopher Malcolm dies

Tuesday 18 Feb 2014 6:23 a.m.

Christopher Malcolm in The Empire Strikes Back

Christopher Malcolm in The Empire Strikes Back

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The Rocky Horror Show star Christopher Malcolm has died at the age of 67.

Malcolm passed away on Saturday, but his cause of death has not been revealed.

His daughter, Morgan Lloyd Malcolm, broke the news of his passing on Twitter.com, writing, "Today the world lost a beautiful, brilliant man. My dad Christopher Malcolm left peacefully and with dignity. He will always be my hero."

The Scottish actor was best known for his role as Brad Majors in the original UK stage production of The Rocky Horror Show in 1973.

Malcolm, who also worked as a TV and film director and producer, went on to feature in Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back, Labyrinth and Highlander.


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