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William Abney (1921–1997)

William Abney was born on January 7, 1921 in Upminster, Essex, England. He was an actor and writer, known for The City of the Dead (1960), The Legacy (1978) and Martin Luther (1953). He died on August 9, 1997 in London, England. See full bio »

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(age 76) in London, England, UK

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 1986 The Return of Sherlock Holmes (TV Series)
Rivers
- The Priory School (1986) ... Rivers
 1983 Macbeth (TV Movie)
Old Siward
 1983 Curse of the Pink Panther
Hugo the Houseman
 1983 Shades of Darkness (TV Series)
Inspector Gates
- Afterward (1983) ... Inspector Gates
 1980 Cribb (TV Series)
Vicar / Joseph Tussaud
- Something Old, Something New (1980) ... Vicar
- Waxwork (1980) ... Joseph Tussaud
 1979 Ffolkes
Gail
 1978 Robin's Nest (TV Series)
Doctor Forrester
- The Candidate (1978) ... Doctor Forrester
 1978 The Legacy
Butler
 1978 All Creatures Great and Small (TV Series)
Sidlow
- The Last Furlong (1978) ... Sidlow
 1977 Play for Today (TV Series)
Elizabeth's husband
- One Day at a Time (1977) ... Elizabeth's husband
 1977 Treasure Island (TV Mini-Series)
Capt. Doakes
- Episode #1.1 (1977) ... Capt. Doakes
 1977 Coronation Street (TV Series)
Rev. Copley
- Episode #1.1699 (1977) ... Rev. Copley
 1975 Edward the King (TV Series)
Sir Allen Young
- Dearest Prince (1975) ... Sir Allen Young
 1974 The Chinese Puzzle (TV Series)
Martin Frazer
- Show Down (1974) ... Martin Frazer
- Dead or Alive (1974) ... Martin Frazer
- Prisoners (1974) ... Martin Frazer
- Camera Trick (1974) ... Martin Frazer
- The Bullet (1974) ... Martin Frazer
 1972-1973 Pardon My Genie (TV Series)
Dr. Hockridge
- Commerical Success (1973) ... Dr. Hockridge
- Sink or Swim (1972) ... Dr. Hockridge
 1973 The Adventurer (TV Series)
Co-pilot
- Somebody Doesn't Like Me (1973) ... Co-pilot
 1972 Jason King (TV Series)
Mayer
 1971 Advent of Steam (TV Series)
Overton
- The Fortune Seeker: Part 2 (1971) ... Overton
- The Fortune Seeker: Part 1 (1971) ... Overton
 1971 Heritage (TV Series)
The Messenger
- Antigone: Part 2 (1971) ... The Messenger
- Antigone: Part 1 (1971)
 1971 Softly Softly: Task Force (TV Series)
Benny Hulton
- Something Big (1971) ... Benny Hulton
 1970 Special Branch (TV Series)
Det. Chief Insp. Baynes
- Warrant for a Phoenix (1970) ... Det. Chief Insp. Baynes
 1969 The Expert (TV Series)
Johnny
- Dependence: Part 2: A Life Lost (1969) ... Johnny
 1969 You and the World (TV Series)
Tom
- Episode dated 5 May 1969 (1969) ... Tom
 1969 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
 1966 Object Z Returns (TV Series)
Ian Murray
- The Eleventh Hour (1966) ... Ian Murray
- The Big Freeze (1966) ... Ian Murray
- The Menace from the Depths (1966) ... Ian Murray
- The Voice from Space (1966) ... Ian Murray
 1965 Object Z (TV Series)
Ian Murray
- The Solution (1965) ... Ian Murray
- Too Late (1965) ... Ian Murray
- The Aliens (1965) ... Ian Murray
- Flight from Danger (1965) ... Ian Murray
- The World in Fear (1965) ... Ian Murray
 1965 Riviera Police (TV Series)
Tomasso
- But the Company She Keeps (1965) ... Tomasso
 1964 Crossroads (TV Series)
Mr. Braun
 1964 Detective (TV Series)
Marcus Windle-Scott
- Death of a Fellow Traveller (1964) ... Marcus Windle-Scott
 1960-1964 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre (TV Series)
Shaw / Jock McKay / James Tynewood
- We Shall See (1964) ... Shaw
- On the Run (1963) ... Jock McKay
- The Man Who Was Nobody (1960) ... James Tynewood
 1964 We Shall See
Shaw
 1959-1963 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Clement Dirks / Henry Ireton
- The Fixers (1963) ... Clement Dirks
 1963 It Happened Like This (TV Series)
Passenger
- Fer-de-Lance (1963) ... Passenger
 1963 On the Run
Jock McKay
 1962 Flight from Singapore
Flight Lt. Bob Elliott
 1962 Sir Francis Drake (TV Series)
Don Pedro
- The Gypsies (1962) ... Don Pedro
 1961 The Middle Course
Jaghorst
 1961 The Terrorists (TV Movie)
Capt. MacNair
 1961 Make Mine a Double
2nd German sentry
 1960 The Citadel (TV Mini-Series)
PC Struthers
- Episode #1.5 (1960) ... PC Struthers
 1960 The City of the Dead
Policeman
 1960 Trouble in the Sky
First Officer
 1960 International Detective (TV Series)
The Detective / Phillips
- The Daniels Case (1960) ... The Detective
- The Winthrop Case (1960) ... Phillips
 1960 Never Take Sweets from a Stranger
1st Policeman
 1960 Two Way Stretch
Visiting Room Warder
 1959 Horrors of the Black Museum
Patrol Constable #1
 1959 William Tell (TV Series)
Fritz Reinhart
- The Bandit (1959) ... Fritz Reinhart
 1959 Boyd Q.C. (TV Series)
Robert Welsh
- In Camera (1959) ... Robert Welsh
 1958 The New Adventures of Charlie Chan (TV Series)
- Voodoo Death (1958)
 1957 The Steel Bayonet
Artillery Officer
 1956 Kidnapped (TV Movie)
Mungo
 1956 Rheingold Theatre (TV Series)
Schmidt
- Mutiny (1956) ... Schmidt
 1956 The Scarlet Pimpernel (TV Series)
John Adams
- Thanksgiving Day (1956) ... John Adams
 1955 Patrol Car (TV Series)
Jim Keyes
- The Executioner (1955) ... Jim Keyes
 1953 Martin Luther
 1951 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Joseph / Masters
- The Bridesman Danger (1951) ... Joseph
- Shadow Scene (1951) ... Masters
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