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Also Known As: Died: February 17, 2013
Born: January 14, 1934 Cause of Death: Emphysema
Birth Place: Surrey, England, GB Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Cockneys Vs. Zombies (2013)
The Bow Bells Care Home is under threat and the McGuire's - Andy, Terry, and Katy - need to find some way to keep their grandfather and his friends in the East End, where they belong. But, when you're robbing a bank, zombie invasions makes things a lot harder. And let's face it, they need all the he
Peter Pan (2003)
In stifling Edwardian London, Wendy Darling mesmerizes her brothers every night with bedtime tales of swordplay, swashbuckling and the fearsome Captain Hook. But the children become the heroes of an even greater story, when Peter Pan flies into their nursery one night and leads them over moonlit roo
Love's Labour's Lost (2000)
A musical adaptation of William Shakespeare's play, set in the glamorous court of the King of Navarre. In 1939, the King and his three best friends swear off women for several years so they can devote themselves to philosophical study. However, when the Princess of France arrives on a diplomatic mis
Spice World (1997) as Bishop
One week in the lives of the Spice Girls, as they come across various celebrities, film producers, and tabloid journalists, culminating in their (fictional) concert debut.
Hamlet (1996)
The tragic prince tries to prove that his uncle killed his father.
Midwinter's Tale, A (1995) as Henry Wakefield
Joe Harper is a struggling actor who's been recently rejected by both his girlfriend and by Hollywood producer Nancy Crawford. Only his agent, Margaretta D'Arcy, still believes in him. Just. Which is more than Joe can say for himself. Taking his last stand against outrageous fortune, Joe decides to
Skallagrigg (1994) as George; Old Arthur
Arthur, a disabled boy in the early twentieth century, and Esther, a young woman in the present with cerebral palsy, search for the elusive, mysterious Skallagrigg. Esther, her two disabled friends and her father go on a road trip through rural Britain's institutions for the disabled, looking for pi
Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (1994)
A young scientist''''s attempts to create life lead to disaster when his monstrous creation comes after him.
Much Ado About Nothing (1993)
Friends plot to make sworn enemies fall in love.
Peter's Friends (1992) as Peter'S Father
A group of college friends who were members of the same theatrical group reunite after not having seen each other for ten years.
Swan Song (1992)
An aging actor takes to the stage after the theater housing his latest play has closed for the night, and revisits the great Shakespearian characters of his career.
Chorus Of Disapproval, A (1989)
After being posted by his firm to the quiet, British seaside resort of Scarborough, a timid widower, Guy Jones, joins the local production of "A Beggar's Opera" in an attempt to "meet people and have fun." As a result of his thespian pursuits, Guy becomes involved in the real-life drama of the small
Henry V (1989)
Screen version of Shakespeare''s historical play.
Aerodrome, The (1983) as Rector
Watership Down (1978) as Fiver
When their home is destroyed, a group of rabbits fight to survive in a violent world.
Rentadick (1972)
Armitage runs a chemical company that is on the verge of producing a gas that causes temporary disability. Clearly the military want it but it is also sought by a group of Japanese. Both Armitage and Madam Greenfly hire different people in the same detective agency to guard the gas and steal it respectively... confusion, double crosses and hilarity ensue...
Fathom (1967) as Timothy
In Europe with a U.S. team, skydiver Fathom Harvill is approached by a Scottish colonel working for a top-secret Western agency. He's after a vital lost atomic device, and wants her to parachute into a house occupied by some Red Chinese to help get the thing back. Apart from all this there is a predatory continental doctor on his yacht to take account of. Fathom soon realises none of this is as it seems, but can she fathom the truth out?
Bargee, The (1964)
Hemel Pike is a canal barge casanova, aided and abetted by his illiterate cousin, Ronnie. Hemel has a girl in every town along his route, and each one is intent on marriage. He is finally caught when one of the girls, Christine, falls pregnant. Her protective father, a 'larger than life' character, who holds the canal record for drinking 29 pints of 'Brown & Mild' in a single session, is understandably upset by his daughter's situation...
A Matter of WHO (1962) as Jamieson
Murder She Said (1961) as "Mrs. Binster"
When nobody will believe she witnessed a murder, elderly sleuth Miss Marple takes a job as a maid to ferret out clues.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

Run for Your Wife (2011)
John Smith, a taxi driver, has been happily involved in a bigamist marriage for five years, living with Michelle in Stockwell and Stephanie in Finsbury. However, when the Stockwell and Finsbury police forces discover something suspicious in their paperwork, John must spend a hectic 24 hours rushing

Cast (special)

Respectable Trade, A (1998)
Josiah Cole, an 18th century Bristol dockside businessman, gambles everything to join the big traders of the city. A marriage to well-connected Frances Scott provides Josiah with an entree to a higher class. Trading her social contacts for Josiah's protection, Frances finds her life and fortune depe
Death Is Now My Neighbor (1998)
Two-part episode in the dramatizations of Inspector Morse mysteries by Colin Dexter, featuring the cranky, beer-tippling Inspector Morse and the ever-loyal Detective Sergeant Lewis. Morse and Lewis are called in to investigate the mysterious deaths of two Oxfordshire neighbors murdered only 24 hours
Heavy Weather (1996)
Adaptation of P.G. Wodehouse's story in which a champion pig is the device that solves the frustrating romances of two attractive young couples over the objections of their pompous elders.
Norman Conquests, The (1978)
A comedy trilogy, presented in a unique structure -- three individual plays, each looking at the same weekend from different vantage points, and each centering on Norman's disastrous effect on a family gathering. The plays of the trilogy are: "Table Manners," "Living Together," and "Round and Round

Cast (TV Mini-Series)


Cast (TV Mini-Series)


Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Mole's Christmas (1994) as Voice Of Rat
Animated story featuring Kenneth Grahame's "Wind in the Willows" characters. Set on a snowy Christmas Eve, shy Mole and poetic Rat visit Mole's old home, where a group of mice carolers stop by and they all share a holiday meal.

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