Actor David Warner, best known for his roles in Titanic and The Omen, has died. Aged eighty.

A "cancer-related ailment" claimed Warner's life in a care facility for celebrities, Denville Hall, on Sunday, according to the BBC. It was with a "overwhelming heart" that the actor's family confirmed that he had died.

Born in Manchester, England, in July 1941,  

Warner attended the famed British acting school, the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, where he was nominated for a BAFTA for his role in Morgan: A Suitable Case for Treatment in 1966.

In 1981, Warner received a Supporting Actor Emmy for his role as a Roman senator in the ABC miniseries Masada, which spanned his eclectic career in film, theatre, and television.

In the iconic horror film The Omen from the 1970s, Warner played a reporter who crosses paths with the devil and is beheaded by a sheet of glass in a spectacular sequence. He also appeared in James Cameron's 1997 movie Titanic as Spicer Lovejoy, Billy Zane's nefarious enforcer.

On the small screen, he is most known for his roles in Tron, Time Bandits, A French Lieutenant's Wife, The Man with Two Brains, and Penny Dreadful, among others. As Bob Cratchit, he starred in the George C Scott TV version of Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol (1984).

Mary Poppins Return, the 2018 Disney remake, is one of his most recent projects. Additionally, Warner has appeared in a number of Star Trek-related productions.

Warner is survived by his partner Lisa Bowerman, son Luke, daughter-in-law Sarah, and his first wife Harriet.