Zubair Ahmed Siddiqi (5 May 1944 – 28 May 2003), better known as Marc Zuber, was an actor who appeared in many British and Hindi films and television dramas.
Marc Zuber was born Zubair Ahmed Siddiqi on 5 May 1944 in Lucknow, India. He came to Britain with his family in 1951, joining his father who had moved two years earlier as a BBC radio producer. Zuber was brought up in London and went to Harrow Technical College before training as an actor at the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art.
He left drama school in 1968, changing his name to Marc Zuber on the advice of his agent, and began his acting career in the theatre with seasons at Chester, Bolton, Richmond, the Shaw Theatre, London, and two years at the Royal Shakespeare Company. He appeared in mostly small roles in television and film, including Coronation Street in which he played Mr Khan in 1990, but he also starred in the Hindi films, Yeh Nazdeekiyan (1982) and Kamla (1984), and had a leading role in Qatl (1986).
His film appearances include The Satanic Rites of Dracula, The Wind and the Lion, The Sea Wolves, Shirley Valentine and Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves.
Television credits include: The Onedin Line, Doomwatch, The Regiment, The Changes, Space: 1999, Quiller, Blake's 7, The Sweeney, Minder (Aces High – and Sometimes Very Low), Buccaneer, The Enigma Files, The Chinese Detective, The Bill, Holby City and King & Castle.
He also worked with Aditya Pancholi and Persis Khambatta in television film Shingora.
Zuber died on 28 May 2003, in London, England.
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