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John Alderton


An English actor active in the theater since 1961, having made few theatrical movies, none of which particularly outstanding, with the exception of John Boorman's Zardoz (1974) and Nigel Cole's popular Calendar Girls (2003), John Alderton has become famous thanks to British television. Appearing in approximately two hundred TV series episodes, TV ... See full bio »
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 2010 Finding a Sky (Short)
Captain Robert McIntock
 2010 Magic Hour 2
Robert
 2009 Waiting in Rhyme (Video short)
Mr Morgan
 2008 Little Dorrit (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. Casby
- Episode #1.14 (2008) ... Mr. Casby
- Episode #1.10 (2008) ... Mr. Casby
- Episode #1.8 (2008) ... Mr. Casby
- Episode #1.5 (2008) ... Mr. Casby
- Episode #1.2 (2008) ... Mr. Casby
 2004 He Knew He Was Right (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. Outhouse
- Part 3 (2004) ... Mr. Outhouse
- Part 2 (2004) ... Mr. Outhouse
 2004 Down to Earth (TV Series)
David Brewer
- Family Ties (2004) ... David Brewer
 2003 Calendar Girls
John
 2002 Mrs Caldicot's Cabbage War
Hawksmoor
 2001 Dalziel and Pascoe (TV Series)
Sgt Ted Lock
- Secrets of the Dead (2001) ... Sgt Ted Lock
 1999 Peak Practice (TV Series)
Harry Capper
- Before the Lights Go Out (1999) ... Harry Capper
 1998 The Mrs Bradley Mysteries (TV Series)
Alastair Bing
- Speedy Death (1998) ... Alastair Bing
 1998 Heartbeat (TV Series)
Jim Ryan
- The Enemy Within (1998) ... Jim Ryan
 1996 Testament: The Bible in Animation (TV Series)
Jonah / God
- Jonah (1996) ... Jonah / God (voice)
 1996 Guardian Angel (Short)
Father
 1995 Family Album (TV Movie)
 1995 The Astonished Heart (TV Movie)
 1995 Clockwork Mice
Swaney
 1991 Tonight at 8.30 (TV Series)
Dr Alec Harvey / Burrows / Christian Faber
- Still Life (1991) ... Dr Alec Harvey
- Family Album (1991) ... Burrows
- The Astonished Heart (1991) ... Christian Faber
 1990 Screenplay (TV Series)
Doug
- Keeping Tom Nice (1990) ... Doug
 1987-1988 Fireman Sam (TV Series)
Narrator & Character / Narrator & Character Voices
- Treasure Hunt (1988) ... Narrator & Character (voice)
- Telly Trouble (1988) ... Narrator & Character (voice)
- Lost Cat (1987) ... Narrator & Character (voice)
- Barn Fire (1987) ... Narrator & Character (voice)
- Kite (1987) ... Narrator & Character Voices (voice)
 1988 Mr. H Is Late (TV Short)
Vicar
 1980-1988 Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series)
Robert Sandy / Rev. George Duckworth
- The Surgeon (1988) ... Robert Sandy
- Georgy Porgy (1980) ... Rev. George Duckworth
 1983-1984 Father's Day (TV Series)
Lyall Jarvis
- The Love Match (1984) ... Lyall Jarvis
- Way Up North (1984) ... Lyall Jarvis
- Parents' Day (1984) ... Lyall Jarvis
- Liberty, Equality, Paternity (1984) ... Lyall Jarvis
- Any Other Business (1984) ... Lyall Jarvis
 1983 Little Misses and the Mr. Men (TV Series)
Narrator (voice)
 1981 Late Flowering Love (Short)
Lt. Alderton (segments "Invasion Exercise on the Poultry Farm" and "A Subaltern's Love-Song")
 1980 Play for Today (TV Series)
Paul Clements
- A Walk in the Forest (1980) ... Paul Clements
 1975-1978 Wodehouse Playhouse (TV Series)
Reginald Mulliner / Augistine Mulliner / Bingo Little / ...
- Mulliner's Buck-U-Uppo (1978) ... Augistine Mulliner
- Big Business (1978) ... Reginald Mulliner
- The Luck of the Stiffhams (1978) ... Adolphus 'Stiffy' Stiffham
- Tangled Hearts (1978) ... Smallwood Bessemer
 1974-1975 No, Honestly (TV Series)
Charles Danby / C.D.
- Surprise Surprise (1975) ... Charles Danby / C.D.
- Only Make Believe (1974) ... Charles Danby / C.D.
- Bed, Beautiful Bed (1974) ... Charles Danby / C.D.
- Plenty of Shoulder, Not Much Wheel (1974) ... Charles Danby / C.D.
- Having Them Back (1974) ... Charles Danby / C.D.
 1974 Sprout (TV Movie)
Darwin Sprout
 1974 Zardoz
Friend
 1973 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Azarius
- Tobias and the Angel (1973) ... Azarius
 1969-1972 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
Tom Wrench / Malcolm / Bob Acres / ...
- Macbeth (1970) ... Malcolm
- The Rivals (1970) ... Bob Acres
 1972 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Ben Spray
- Ben Spray (1972) ... Ben Spray
 1968-1969 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series)
- Roly Poly (1969)
 1969 Hannibal Brooks
Bernard
 1968-1969 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Mike / Charley
- A Serpent in Putney (1969) ... Mike
- Mooney and His Caravans (1968) ... Charley
 1968 Boy Meets Girl (TV Series)
Gerald
- Easy on the Clutch (1968) ... Gerald
 1968 Never a Cross Word (TV Series)
Blackdown
- Mr and Mrs Baldock and Friend (1968) ... Blackdown
 1968 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Peter
 1968 Assignment K
George
 1965 Love Story (TV Series)
Albert
- Twice Upon a Time (1965) ... Albert
 1965 Six of the Best (TV Series)
Alf
 1965 Operation Crossbow
RAF 'Dakota' Navigator (uncredited)
 1964 The Girl-Getters
Nidge
 1964 The Great Adventure (TV Series)
Billy Robinson
- The Colonel from Connecticut (1964) ... Billy Robinson
 1963 Drama 61-67 (TV Series)
Peter Harris
- Drama '63: Question of Guilt (1963) ... Peter Harris
 1962-1963 Emergency-Ward 10 (TV Series)
Richard Moone
- Episode #1.631 (1963) ... Richard Moone
- Episode #1.630 (1963) ... Richard Moone
- Episode #1.629 (1963) ... Richard Moone
- Episode #1.628 (1963) ... Richard Moone
- Episode #1.627 (1963) ... Richard Moone
 1963 Cleopatra
1st Officer (uncredited)
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Other Works:

He acted in Charles Dyer's play, "Rattle of a Simple Man," at the Savoy Theatre in London, England with Pauline Collins and John Challis in the cast. Peter Egan was director. See more »

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Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Trivia:

He is an Associate Member of RADA. See more »

Trademark:

Often works with wife Pauline Collins See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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