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Tuesday, 10 September, 2002, 12:51 GMT 13:51 UK
In pictures: Michael Elphick
Michael Elphick, who has died aged 55, is perhaps best known for his role in Boon, and more recently EastEnders, but he took on a string of television roles in his three-decade career.

Jonathan Pryce and Michael Elphick in television play Playthings
Playthings: Elphick enjoyed roles in television plays and dramas throughout the 1970s

Elphick in Blue Remembered Hills and with Rula Lenska in Private Schultz
He starred in Dennis Potter's nostalgic 1979 play Blue Remembered Hills - but his break came in Private Schultz (right)

Elphick and Ian Richardson in Private Schultz
He played the eponymous anti-hero in Private Schultz who smuggled forged money into England

Elphick in Private Schultz and in Bird Fancier
Private Schultz (left) prompted a number of lead roles in the 1980s, like Bird Fancier (right)

Elphick in Late Starter
Late Starter: Elphick tended to take on grittier roles

Elphick (back) in Harry
A move to the BBC in 1993 saw him play Harry, a ruthless freelance journalist

Elphick in David Copperfield
He was also a part of the BBC's lavish 1999 adaptation of Dickens' David Copperfield

Elphick as Harry Slater in EastEnders
He returned in EastEnders as Harry Slater

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