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Michael Brandon (born 20 April 1945 in Brooklyn, New York, USA) played General Sanchez in The Stolen Earth. He also portrayed CP Doveday in Lurkers at Sunlight's Edge. Michael Brandon also played the part of Lt. James Dempsey in Dempsey and Makepeace; three years after he finished the series, he married his co-star, Glynis Barber and the two of them moved to the UK. He is currently the narrator of the US version of the children's television series Thomas & Friends.
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