A British actress who appeared opposite Anthony Hopkins in the 1972 BBC miniseries War and Peace, Morag Hood essayed numerous roles on the small screen, though she was also well known for her stage and film work. A Glasgow native, Hood attended Glasgow University early on, subsequently co-hosting the weekly children's television program Roundup. She would also lend her soothing voice to a series of children's spoken-word tapes. Frequently alternating between television (Jane Eyre , Families ) and stage (Volpone and Amadeus), Hood established a reputation as an actress of formidable talent. On October 5, 2002, Morag Hood died of cancer in London. She was 59.