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Douglas Argent (1921–2010)

Douglas Argent was born on May 21, 1921 in Bexleyheath, Kent, England as Douglas George Charles Argent. He was a director and producer, known for Astronauts (1981), The Other 'Arf (1980) and Taxi! (1963). He was married to Elizabeth Benson. He died on October 30, 2010 in London, England. See full bio »

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(age 89) in London, England, UK

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Known For

Astronauts
Astronauts Director
(1981-1983)
The Other 'Arf
The Other 'Arf Director
(1980)
Taxi!
Taxi! Director
(1964)
Dixon of Dock Green
(1967-1968)

Filmography

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 1991 EastEnders (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Episode #1.651 (1991)
 1988 Never the Twain (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1987 Flying Lady (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1985 Mixed Doubles (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- TV or Not TV (1985)
 1984 The Lonelyheart Kid (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- The Chat (1984)
- A Cry for Help (1984)
- Fifty-Fifty (1984)
 1983 It Takes a Worried Man (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Three Cheers (1983)
- Do Me a Favour (1983)
- Getaway (1983)
- Naughty But Nice (1983)
 1981-1983 Astronauts (TV Series) (13 episodes)
- Episode #2.6 (1983)
- Episode #2.5 (1983)
- Episode #2.4 (1983)
- Episode #2.3 (1983)
- Episode #2.2 (1983)
 1983 Lady Is a Tramp (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1983)
- Episode #1.5 (1983)
- Episode #1.4 (1983)
- Episode #1.3 (1983)
- Episode #1.2 (1983)
 1982 Union Castle (TV Series) (7 episodes)
- Episode #1.7 (1982)
- Episode #1.6 (1982)
- Episode #1.5 (1982)
- Episode #1.4 (1982)
- Episode #1.3 (1982)
 1981 That Beryl Marston...! (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Noel - Oh 'Ell (1981)
- Live & Let Live (1981)
- Noctume (1981)
- Rondo (1981)
 1980 The Cuckoo Waltz (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- The New Lodger (1980)
 1980 The Other 'Arf (TV Series)
 1978 Crime Writers (TV Series documentary) (6 episodes)
- Police Story (1978)
- Private Eyes (1978)
 1972-1976 The Liver Birds (TV Series) (10 episodes)
- Cry Please (1976)
- Love Is (1974)
- Liverpool or Everton (1972) ... (uncredited)
 1974 Steptoe and Son (TV Series) (7 episodes)
- A Perfect Christmas (1974) ... (uncredited)
- Upstairs, Downstairs, Upstairs, Downstairs (1974) ... (uncredited)
- Seance in a Wet Rag and Bone Yard (1974) ... (uncredited)
- The Seven Steptoerai (1974) ... (uncredited)
- Porn Yesterday (1974) ... (uncredited)
 1973 Ooh La La! (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Keep an Eye on Amélie (1973) ... (uncredited)
 1972 Whack-O! (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #8.13 (1972) ... (uncredited)
 1963-1971 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Uncle Tulip (1971)
- Meter Maids (1970)
 1971 Sykes and a Big Big Show (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Concorde (1971)
 1971 That's Your Funeral (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- A Touch of Violet (1971) ... (uncredited)
- Unholy Deadlock (1971) ... (uncredited)
- What's in a Name? (1971) ... (uncredited)
- The Last to Go (1971) ... (uncredited)
- Winning the Ashes (1971) ... (uncredited)
 1968-1969 Thicker Than Water (TV Series) (8 episodes)
- The Engagement (1969) ... (uncredited)
- The Reunion (1969) ... (uncredited)
- The Fixer (1969) ... (uncredited)
- The Visit (1969) ... (uncredited)
- The Cold (1969) ... (uncredited)
 1967-1968 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series) (11 episodes)
- The Man (1968)
- The Last Look (1968)
- Double Jeopardy (1968)
- An Ordinary Man (1968)
 1966-1967 Till Death Us Do Part (TV Series) (8 episodes)
- State Visit (1967)
- Claustrophobia (1966)
- Intolerance (1966)
 1966 Hugh and I (TV Series) (10 episodes)
- The Jackpot (1966)
- The Christening (1966)
 1964 Club Night (TV Series) (10 episodes)
- Episode #2.0 (1964)
- Episode #1.13 (1964)
- Episode #1.12 (1964)
- Episode #1.11 (1964)
- Episode #1.10 (1964)
 1964 Taxi! (TV Series) (11 episodes)
- Two-Five-Two (1964)
- We've Got to Live in the Winter (1964) ... (film sequences)
- Three Bags Full, Sir (1964) ... (film sequences)
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Trivia:

RAF navigator who became a Japanese POW for 3 years, where he organized many musical and straight shows

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