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Alexander Archdale (1905–1986)

Alexander Archdale was born on November 26, 1905 in Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh, British India as Alexander Mervyn Archdale. He was an actor, known for Village of the Damned (1960), Newsfront (1978) and Deadline Midnight (1960). He died on May 13, 1986 in Hornsby, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. See full bio »

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 1985 Colour in the Creek (TV Series)
Archie
 1984 Runaway Island (TV Series)
 1979 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Callant
- Born to Run: Part 2 (1979) ... Callant
- Born to Run: Part 1 (1979) ... Callant
 1978 Newsfront
Sir Charles
 1978 The Night, the Prowler
Sir Roland Duddleston
 1977 Born to Run (TV Movie)
Callant
 1976 Leisure (Short)
Commentator (voice)
 1976 Rush (TV Series)
Magistrate
- Romany Gold (1976) ... Magistrate
 1975 The Seven Ages of Man (TV Series)
 1971-1974 Homicide (TV Series)
Lord Hubbard / Ellis
- Just Good Friends (1974) ... Lord Hubbard
- All the World Is Queer (1971) ... Ellis
 1973 Crown Court (TV Series)
The Hon. Mr. Justice Norrington
- Hit and Miss: Part 3 (1973) ... The Hon. Mr. Justice Norrington
- Hit and Miss: Part 2 (1973) ... The Hon. Mr. Justice Norrington
- Hit and Miss: Part 1 (1973) ... The Hon. Mr. Justice Norrington
 1972 Redheap (TV Series)
 1971-1972 Matlock Police (TV Series)
Ross Carling / Barney Hansen / Dr. Stephenson
- Ancient History (1972) ... Ross Carling
- A Case of Neglect (1971) ... Barney Hansen
- The Champ (1971) ... Dr. Stephenson
 1972 Number 96 (TV Series)
Claude Strauss (1972)
 1971 Division 4 (TV Series)
Charles Dennison
- You Can't Trust Anyone (1971) ... Charles Dennison
 1968 Skippy (TV Series)
Byron Cresswell
- The Last Chance (1968) ... Byron Cresswell
 1967 Hunter (TV Series)
Dr. Wallace / Doctor Wallace
- The Benedict File: Part 4 (1967) ... Dr. Wallace
- The Benedict File: Part 3 (1967) ... Dr. Wallace
- The Benedict File: Part 2 (1967) ... Dr. Wallace
- The Benedict File: Part 1 (1967) ... Dr. Wallace
- The Prometheus File: Part 3 (1967) ... Doctor Wallace
 1965 The Affair (TV Movie)
 1964 The Road (TV Movie)
Gideon Cobb
 1964 I Have Been Here Before (TV Movie)
 1963 The Fighting Cock (TV Movie)
 1963 Don't Listen Ladies (TV Movie)
 1962 The Criminals (TV Movie)
 1960-1961 Deadline Midnight (TV Series)
Holland / Holland, Editor of 'The Globe'
- Libel Story (1961) ... Holland, Editor of 'The Globe'
- One Man Went to Fly (1961) ... Holland
- Bid for Glory (1961) ... Holland
- Manhunt (1961) ... Holland
- Episode #1.9 (1960) ... Holland
 1961 Invasion Quartet
Brigadier - War Office
 1961 The Pursuers (TV Series)
Conway
- Masquerade (1961) ... Conway
 1960 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre (TV Series)
Prison Governor
- Marriage of Convenience (1960) ... Prison Governor
 1960 Danger Man (TV Series)
Fordyce
- The Lonely Chair (1960) ... Fordyce
 1960 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Insp. Weston / Charles Reston
- Two-Time Loser (1960) ... Insp. Weston
- The Final Chase (1960) ... Charles Reston
 1960 Village of the Damned
The Coroner
 1960 The Army Game (TV Series)
Brigadier Sweetcake
- Bull by the Horn (1960) ... Brigadier Sweetcake
- Bowler Hatting of Pocket (1960) ... Brigadier Sweetcake
 1960 The Roving Reasons (TV Series)
 1957-1960 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Prosecuting counsel / Arthur Brennan
- House of Lies (1960) ... Prosecuting counsel
- Knife in the Family (1957) ... Arthur Brennan
 1960 Probation Officer (TV Series)
- Episode #1.26 (1960)
 1960 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Mr. Hartley Jnr.
- Fifth Floor People (1960) ... Mr. Hartley Jnr.
 1960 Marriage of Convenience
Prison Governor
 1959 A Touch of Larceny
Local Doctor (uncredited)
 1959 Ask for King Billy (TV Series)
Dr. Thomas
- Part 3 (1959) ... Dr. Thomas
 1959 The Wreck of the Mary Deare
Lloyd's Counsel (uncredited)
 1959 Emergency-Ward 10 (TV Series)
Colonel Turvey
- Episode #1.264 (1959) ... Colonel Turvey
- Episode #1.262 (1959) ... Colonel Turvey
- Episode #1.261 (1959) ... Colonel Turvey
- Episode #1.255 (1959) ... Colonel Turvey
 1959 The Scapegoat
Gamekeeper
 1959 The Headless Ghost
The Ghost of Sir Randolph
 1950-1959 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Dr. Coutts / Nicholson
- A Sleeping Clergyman (1959) ... Dr. Coutts
 1958 The Adventures of Ben Gunn (TV Series)
Captain of the Swallow
- Marooned (1958) ... Captain of the Swallow
 1958 Fiend Without a Face
Minister (uncredited)
 1958 White Hunter (TV Series)
Smedley
- The Marked Man (1958) ... Smedley
 1958 Little Women (TV Series)
Mr. Moffat
- Episode #1.4 (1958) ... Mr. Moffat
 1958 Doomsday for Dyson (TV Movie)
Scientist
 1958 Ivanhoe (TV Series)
Sir Robert of Thornton
- Rinaldo (1958) ... Sir Robert of Thornton
 1957-1958 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Doctor / Philip Johnstone-Hargreaves
- Cry Silence (1958) ... Doctor
- Love Her to Death (1957) ... Philip Johnstone-Hargreaves
 1957 The Adventures of Long John Silver (TV Series)
Plant / Doctor Smithers
- The Siege (1957) ... Plant
- Execution Dock (1957) ... Doctor Smithers (as Alex Archdale)
 1957 Three in One
Firbank (segment "Joe Wilson's Mates")
 1956 The Twelve Pound Look (TV Movie)
 1954 His Majesty O'Keefe
Bob Harris
 1951 Just William (TV Movie)
Mr. Brown
 1949 Floodtide
2nd Director
 1948 It's Hard to Be Good
Harker (uncredited)
 1948 House of Darkness
John Merryman
 1935 Lucky Days
Alec
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Personal Details

Other Works:

he acted in J.B. Priestley's play, "Time and the Conways," at the Duchess Theatre in London, England with Jean Forbes-Robertson, Raymond Huntley, Barbara Everest, Mervyn Johns, Helen Horsey, Eileen Erskine, Wilfred Babbage, Molly Rankin, Rosemary Scott, and Irene Hentschel in the cast. See more »

Alternate Names:

Alex Archdale
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