From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Marnix Van Den Broeke is a Dutch actor and stuntman. He is notable for a recurring appearance as the physical Death (the character was voiced by Ian Richardson and later Christopher Lee) in Hogfather (2006), The Colour of Magic (2008) and Terry Pratchett's Going Postal (2008). He also appeared as the Shadow in Inkheart (2008) and the Silence in the Series 6 premiere of Doctor Who. Description above from the Wikipedia article Marnix Van Den Broeke, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.