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John Baskcomb (1916–2000)

John Baskcomb was born on February 7, 1916 in Purley, Surrey, England. He was an actor, known for Battle of Britain (1969), The Final Conflict (1981) and The Lady and the Highwayman (1989). He died in April 2000 in Kerrier, Cornwall, England. See full bio »

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Known For

Battle of Britain
(1969)
The Final Conflict
(1981)
The Lady and the Highwayman
(1989)
Dad's Army
Dad's Army Mayor
(1971)

Filmography

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 1992 Screen Two (TV Series)
Fat Old Man
- Memento Mori (1992) ... Fat Old Man
 1989 The Lady and the Highwayman (TV Movie)
Archbishop
 1981 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Darby
- The Day of the Janitor (1981) ... Darby
 1981 The Final Conflict
Diplomat
 1978 Maggie and Her (TV Series)
George
- Private Tuition (1978) ... George
 1977 The Stick Up
Spectator (as John Bascombe)
 1975-1977 Poldark (TV Series)
Nat Pearce
- Episode #2.10 (1977) ... Nat Pearce
- Episode #1.13 (1975) ... Nat Pearce (uncredited)
- Episode #1.12 (1975) ... Nat Pearce
- Episode #1.11 (1975) ... Nat Pearce
- Episode #1.9 (1975) ... Nat Pearce
 1977 Treasure Island (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. Blandly
- Episode #1.2 (1977) ... Mr. Blandly
- Episode #1.1 (1977) ... Mr. Blandly
 1976 Crown Court (TV Series)
Professor Westgate
- Operation Happiness: Part 1 (1976) ... Professor Westgate
 1976 Victorian Scandals (TV Series)
Barbrave Dean
- The Portland Millions (1976) ... Barbrave Dean
 1976 Shades of Greene (TV Series)
Passenger
- Alas! Poor Maling (1976) ... Passenger
 1975 Quiller (TV Series)
Hastings
- Political Jungle (1975) ... Hastings
 1975 The Fight Against Slavery (TV Mini-Series)
Dr. Johnson
- One Man's Property (1975) ... Dr. Johnson
 1974 Z Cars (TV Series)
Ashby
- Old Bones (1974) ... Ashby
 1973 The Dick Emery Show (TV Series)
- Episode #12.10 (1973)
 1972 My Wife Next Door (TV Series)
Uncle Jim
- For Richer, for Poorer... (1972) ... Uncle Jim
 1972 The Darwin Adventure
Prof. Draper
 1971 The Flaxton Boys (TV Series)
Arthur Gillam
- 1928: A Fete Worse Than... (1971) ... Arthur Gillam
 1971 Rembrandt (TV Movie)
Rembrandt's father
 1971 From a Bird's Eye View (TV Series)
Middle-Aged Man
- Nobody Sleeps on a Honeymoon (1971) ... Middle-Aged Man
 1971 Zeppelin
Henderson (uncredited)
 1971 Dad's Army
Mayor
 1970 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
Telyeghin
- Uncle Vanya (1970) ... Telyeghin
 1969 Harry Worth (TV Series)
Winters
- Just the Job (1969) ... Winters
 1969 Counterstrike (TV Series)
Outram
- Monolith (1969) ... Outram
 1969 A Handful of Thieves (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. Puttock
- The Sinister Lodger (1969) ... Mr. Puttock
 1969 Battle of Britain
Farmer (as John Bascomb)
 1968 Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
Castle Chef (uncredited)
 1968 Sherlock Holmes (TV Series)
Landlord
- Black Peter (1968) ... Landlord
 1968 The First Lady (TV Series)
Ted Wilkinson
- Print and Be Damned (1968) ... Ted Wilkinson
 1968 The Devil in the Fog (TV Series)
Dr. Newby
- ... This Fell Serjeant, Death ... (1968) ... Dr. Newby
 1968 Oliver!
Workhouse Governor (uncredited)
 1957-1967 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Farmer
- Summertime (1957) ... Farmer
 1967 Out of Town Theatre (TV Mini-Series)
Bishop
- A Nun's Tale (1967) ... Bishop
 1966 Drama 61-67 (TV Series)
Harry Runner
- Drama '66: A Hero of Modern Industry (1966) ... Harry Runner
 1966 Out of the Unknown (TV Series)
Eric Lonsbury
- The World in Silence (1966) ... Eric Lonsbury
 1966 Theatre 625 (TV Series)
Bolshintzov
 1965 The Flying Swan (TV Series)
Fat Man
- The Gold Rosette (1965) ... Fat Man
 1965 Fire Crackers (TV Series)
Nosher
- Pie in the Sky (1965) ... Nosher
 1964 The Saint (TV Series)
Lewis Enstone
- The Man Who Liked Toys (1964) ... Lewis Enstone
 1964 Crossroads (TV Series)
Mr. Plumber
 1964 Detective (TV Series)
Henry Jukes
- The Quick One (1964) ... Henry Jukes
 1964 Sergeant Cork (TV Series)
Chris Van Norden
- The Case of the Great Pearl Robbery (1964) ... Chris Van Norden
 1964 The Protectors (TV Series)
Farnham
- Landscape with Bandits - Set Up (1964) ... Farnham
 1959-1960 Tell It to the Marines (TV Series)
Petty Officer Woodward
- Episode #1.26 (1960) ... Petty Officer Woodward (as John Bascombe)
- Episode #1.25 (1960) ... Petty Officer Woodward (as John Bascombe)
- Episode #1.24 (1960) ... Petty Officer Woodward (as John Bascombe)
- Episode #1.23 (1960) ... Petty Officer Woodward (as John Bascombe)
- Episode #1.22 (1960) ... Petty Officer Woodward (as John Bascombe)
 1959 The Pocket Lancer (TV Mini-Series)
Charlie, sailor
- Cry "Thief"! (1959) ... Charlie, sailor
- The Robbery (1959) ... Charlie, sailor
 1959 The Two Charleys (TV Series)
Stage Manager
- Fr-easy Frolics (1959) ... Stage Manager
- Giggles and Girls (1959) ... Stage Manager
 1959 No Trees in the Street
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1958 The Rebel Heiress (TV Series)
Hugh Pyper
- Escape from Launceston (1958) ... Hugh Pyper
 1958 The Dangerous Game (TV Series)
Bert
- Knight in Danger (1958) ... Bert
- Red to Move (1958) ... Bert
 1957 The Silver Sword (TV Series)
Cook
- The Escape from the Nazis (1957) ... Cook (as John Bascombe)
 1957 Nicholas Nickleby (TV Series)
Old Lord
- Episode #1.2 (1957) ... Old Lord
 1957 Sheep's Clothing (TV Series)
Various Roles
- Episode #1.6 (1957) ... Various Roles
- Episode #1.5 (1957) ... Various Roles
- Episode #1.4 (1957) ... Various Roles
- Episode #1.3 (1957) ... Various Roles
- Episode #1.2 (1957) ... Various Roles
 1957 Mr. Sheridan's Umbrella (TV Short)
Stage-door keeper (as John Bascomb)
 1957 The Railway Children (TV Series)
Blacksmith
- The End of Things (1957) ... Blacksmith
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