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Earlston Jewitt "Earl" Cameron, CBE (8 August 1917 – 3 July 2020) was a Bermudian actor who lived and worked in the United Kingdom.

Along with Cy Grant, he was one of the first black actors to break the "colour bar" in British cinema. With his first role in 1951's Pool of London, he also became one of the first black actors to get a starring role in a British film.

He passed away a little over one month short of his 103rd birthday on July 3, 2020.

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