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Iain Anders (1933–1997)


Iain Anders was born on February 8, 1933 in Barnet, London, England as Iain Hamilton Anders Robertson. He was an actor, known for Taggart (1983), A Horseman Riding By (1978) and The Avengers (1961). He died on September 5, 1997 in Chichester, Sussex, England. See full bio »

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Known For

Taggart
Taggart Supt. Jack McVitie / Supt. McVitie / Supt McVitie
(1985-1998)
A Horseman Riding By
A Horseman Riding By Edwin Willoughby
(1978)
The Avengers
The Avengers Frank Compton
(1968)
Hi-de-Hi!
Hi-de-Hi! Vice-Admiral Neville Dempster
(1986-1988)

Filmography

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 1985-1998 Taggart (TV Series)
Supt. Jack McVitie / Supt. McVitie / Supt McVitie
- Dead Reckoning (1998) ... Supt. Jack McVitie
- Out of Bounds (1998) ... Supt. Jack McVitie
- Berserker (1998) ... Supt McVitie
- Babushka (1997) ... Supt. Jack McVitie
- Apocalypse (1997) ... Supt. Jack McVitie
 1986-1988 Hi-de-Hi! (TV Series)
Vice-Admiral Neville Dempster
- Wedding Bells (1988) ... Vice-Admiral Neville Dempster
- God Bless Our Family (1986) ... Vice-Admiral Neville Dempster
 1986 Prospects (TV Series)
Man at House
- The P to S Day (1986) ... Man at House
 1986 Through an Unknown Land (Short)
Mr. Todd
 1984 Diana (TV Mini-Series)
Uncle Reuben
- Part Four - June 1934 (1984) ... Uncle Reuben
- Part Two (1984) ... Uncle Reuben
- Part One - August 1930 (1984) ... Uncle Reuben
 1983 Hart to Hart (TV Series)
Inspector Drayton
- Harts and Hounds (1983) ... Inspector Drayton
 1983 A Married Man (TV Mini-Series)
Returning Officer
- Episode #1.4 (1983) ... Returning Officer
 1983 Jury (TV Series)
Mr. Butcher
- David (1983) ... Mr. Butcher
 1982 Juliet Bravo (TV Series)
Norris
- A Breach of the Peace (1982) ... Norris
 1979-1980 Play for Today (TV Series)
Postman / Mr, Drever
- Jessie (1980) ... Postman
- Billy (1979) ... Mr, Drever
 1980 Shoestring (TV Series)
Joe, Bowls Player
- The Farmer Had a Wife (1980) ... Joe, Bowls Player
 1980 The Gentle Touch (TV Series)
Chief Insp. Fern
- Help (1980) ... Chief Insp. Fern
 1979 Penmarric (TV Series)
Ira / Pub Landlord
- Episode #1.12 (1979) ... Ira
- Episode #1.11 (1979) ... Ira
- Episode #1.10 (1979) ... Ira
- Episode #1.9 (1979) ... Pub Landlord
 1979 A Family Affair (TV Mini-Series)
Harry Bailey
- The Wedding (1979) ... Harry Bailey
 1978 A Horseman Riding By (TV Series)
Edwin Willoughby
- 1914: The Last Hot Summer (1978) ... Edwin Willoughby
- 1903: An Outbreak of Romance (1978) ... Edwin Willoughby
- 1902: The Party (1978) ... Edwin Willoughby
 1966-1969 Softly Softly (TV Series)
Tommy / Chief Supt. Smith / Det. Sgt. Drake / ...
- Wild Goose (1969) ... Tommy
- Minor Incident (1968) ... Chief Supt. Smith
- Complaint (1968) ... Det. Sgt. Drake
- An Eye for an Eye (1967) ... Landlord
- Over Take... (1966) ... Newall
 1969 The First Lady (TV Series)
John Whitby
- A Cross for Sarah (1969) ... John Whitby
 1966-1968 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Fire Chief / Main in Club / Alf Stevens
- The Brothers (1968) ... Fire Chief
- The Collectors (1967) ... Main in Club
- Guilty People (1966) ... Alf Stevens
 1968 The Expert (TV Series)
Sgt. Fennell
- Full Choke (1968) ... Sgt. Fennell
 1968 The Avengers (TV Series)
Frank Compton
- Split! (1968) ... Frank Compton
 1967 Dr. Finlay's Casebook (TV Series)
Mr. Ramsay
- The McTavish Bequest (1967) ... Mr. Ramsay
 1966 King of the River (TV Series)
Detective
- Sunset for a Sailorman (1966) ... Detective
 1966 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series)
Kelly
- The Hard Word (1966) ... Kelly
 1965 Mogul (TV Series)
Pete
- Tosh and Nora (1965) ... Pete
 1965 R3 (TV Series)
Technical Correspondent
- The Big Balloon (1965) ... Technical Correspondent
 1965 Z Cars (TV Series)
Len Phillips
- Error of Judgement (1965) ... Len Phillips
 1965 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Prison Officer
- 3 Clear Sundays (1965) ... Prison Officer
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Trivia:

Taught bridge at the London School of Bridge.

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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