Stephen Greif has passed away. Confirming his death on December 26, 2022, his agent Michelle Braidman Associates wrote: “With great sadness, we announce the death of our wonderful client Stephen Greif.”
So, was The Crown and Blake 7 actor married at the time of his death? And who’s his wife? Find answers below.
Stephen Greif Cause Of Death
Stephen Greif’s death was announced by Michelle Braidman Associates. But they didn’t reveal the cause of death at the time. Rather, they looked back at his “extensive career” which included numerous roles on screen and stage, including at the National Theatre, RSC, and in the West End. “We will miss him dearly and our thoughts are with his family and friends,” they added.
On the other hand, Maximum Power revealed that Stephen passed away on December 23, 2022, after a short illness. Also, they shared, “We have no words at this moment in time, apart from shocked, devastated, and deeply saddened to learn the news today. Our good friend, Stephen Greif, passed away earlier this week. A very stunned and heartbroken Team Blake.
The actor today is survived by 2 sons, Daniel and Joseph, who are twins.
Stephen Greif Wife: Was The Crown And Blake 7 Actor Married?
We don’t know if Stephen Greif was married. But at the time of his death, the actor had a partner named Caroline Slocock, who many believe is his wife.
Heartbroken with the loss of her dearest, Caroline wrote, “It is with great sadness that we share the passing of Stephen Greif, award-winning RADA-trained actor and voice actor in television, stage, film, radio, and talking books.”
Stephen’s alleged wife, Caroline Slocock is a writer, lyricist, and producer. She started her career back in the 80s completing her fashion studies at St. Martin’s School of Art. Thereafter working with several designers she then finally went on to become a personal assistant to couturiers David and Elizabeth Emanuel. And it was during those five years with them, she got the chance to work with clients such as Princess Diana, Faye Dunaway, Sigourney Weaver, and Jane Seymour — which eventually shaped her career.
In 1985, Caroline then joined Stone Hallinan Associates and spent the next seven years working as a publicist in the world of television. Thanks to her hard work, she even rose to Vice President of the agency whose clients included IBM, Hallmark, and General Motors.
After leaving Stone Hallinan Associates, Caroline then decided that it was time to freelance. So, ever since 1992, she’s been freelancing as an interior decorator and a lyric writer. In fact, she branched out into lyric writing in 2010, working with a jazz and blues band.
If you’ve heard Stephen’s voice in RUTH at St Pauls Covent Gdn for a concert version of a new Musical based on the life of Ruth Ellis. Its lyrics were written by his alleged wife! “I originally wrote RUTH for the stage, then adapted it to a screenplay, which reached the semi-finals of the Screenwriting Goldmine,” she explained.
Between freelancing, Caroline also started working as a producer at Ruth Productions. In July 2021, she exec produced a virtual production trailer of RUTH at Garden Studios in London. Also, she was a music video producer for one of the songs from RUTH.
When Caroline’s not working, she likes to write short stories. So far, she’s already had two published as well, the horror anthology Twisted50 and the sci-fi anthology Singularity50.
How Old Was Stephen Greif At The Time Of His Death?
Stephen Greif was born on August 26, 1944. That made him 78 years of age at the time of his death.
He passed away too soon.
Stephen Greif Career
Stephen Greif was best known for his roles in The Crown and the cult sci-fi drama Blake 7. He played Speaker of the House Sir Bernard Weatherill and a malevolent space commander Travis, in the mentioned series, respectively.
But this isn’t all the actor was famous for. Stephen previously starred alongside Robert Lindsay in the sitcom Citizen Smith, playing Harry Fenning. Also, he’s had notable roles in Coronation Street, EastEnders, The Sandbaggers, Waking The Dead, The Witcher, and Doctor Who.
Overall, he’s graced over 130 movies and TV shows. And for this, he’s won multiple awards and nominations such as a Laurence Olivier Award Nomination for Best Performance in a Supporting Role, and a Critics Circle Nomination for Best Performance in a Supporting Role.
Stephen was also one of the 100 alumni for a book of portraits by Cambridge Jones celebrating RADA’s centenary and entitled “Off Stage.”
Trivia: He was a member of Mensa, the IQ society.
How Much Was Stephen Greif Net Worth?
In 2022, Stephen Greif flaunted a net worth of above $3 million.
Was Stephen Greif On Instagram?
Yes, he was on @greifstephen.
Where Was Stephen Greif Born?
Stephen was born and raised in Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire, England, UK.
Who Were Stephen Greif Parents And Siblings?
Stephen’s parents are Franz and Polly. They hail from Vienna and the East End of London respectively.
As for his siblings, he has an older brother Anthony and a younger brother Peter.
How Tall Was Stephen Greif?
Stephen stood tall at a height of 6 feet (183 cm).