Marc Zuber was an Indian Actor. He was frequently seen in character roles in the Hindi Film industry. He was born on the 5th of May in the year 1944. His native place is the city of Lucknow situated in India. He has appeared as an actor in numerous television dramas and films. He had a heart attack while he was in the United Kingdom. He, unfortunately, died on the 28th of May in the year 2003 in the city of London, England. The reason for his sudden heart attack and the subsequent demise wasn’t revealed, and many controversies started around the death of the actor at the mere age of 59.
Although he was born in India, he was brought up in the European land of England. He wanted to be an actor from a young age and hence, started training. He took his acting classes and polished his skills at the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Arts. He was first noticed on stage during his stage show with the esteemed Royal Shakespeare Company. This performance took place at the stage of the Shaw Theater. Zuber was mostly seen in what Indian fans fondly call Parallel Cinema.
He used to do serious character roles alongside parallel cinema legends like
Irrfan Khan, etc. Among his many appearances Bollywood, The Wind and the Lion, The Satanic Rites of Dracula, The Sea Wolves,
Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves and Shirley Valentine are some of them. Along with films, he also did international television. Indian television’s typical stories didn’t lure him and hence, he was hardly seen on television in India. Some of his TV performances were Doomwatch, The Onedin Line, The Changes, The Regimen, Minder,
The Sweeney, Blakes 7, The Chinese Detective, The Enigma Files, The Bill, Buccaneer, Holby City and the King & Castle. On-screen, Marz’s pairing with actress Shabana Azmi was liked by the audiences and hence, they can be seen together in numerous films.
One of their films, ‘Kamla’, created a lot of controversies with the censor board. The censors called the film bold whereas the actors including Marc argued about the same. Being a low budget film, the controversies delayed the release and the funds leaving a bad impact on the box office. One of Marc Zuber’s anticipated movies with Bollywood star
Moon Moon Sen called ‘Pehlu’ was shelved.
In the flick, ‘Shingora’, Marc has worked with co-stars like
Aditya Pancholi and
Persis Khambatta. While Marc was working in Indian Cinema, he temporarily shifted to India. However, his wife stayed in England. The stunning couple was also featured on the cover of the May edition of the Stardust Magazine in the year 1987.