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David Battley (1935–2003)

David Battley was born on November 5, 1935 in Clapham, London, England. He was an actor, known for Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971), Krull (1983) and S.O.S. Titanic (1979). He was married to Sarah. He died on January 20, 2003 in London. See full bio »

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(age 67) in London, England, UK

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 2000 Out of Depth
Donald
 1999 Murder Most Horrid (TV Series)
Mr. Gaunt
- Frozen (1999) ... Mr. Gaunt
 1998 Vigo: A Passion for Life
Cinema Manager
 1997 Grange Hill (TV Series)
Cab Driver
- Episode #20.16 (1997) ... Cab Driver
 1996 Sharpe's Regiment (TV Movie)
Doctor
 1996 Annie's Bar (TV Series)
Gus James
- Episode #1.6 (1996) ... Gus James
- Episode #1.3 (1996) ... Gus James
- Episode #1.1 (1996) ... Gus James
 1995 Mr. Bean (TV Series)
Golf Attendant
- Tee Off, Mr. Bean (1995) ... Golf Attendant
 1995 As Time Goes By (TV Series)
Ted Pringle
- The Anniversary Party (1995) ... Ted Pringle
 1994 Lovejoy (TV Series)
Norman Ebersley
- Holding the Baby (1994) ... Norman Ebersley
 1994 Minder (TV Series)
Potter
- Bring Me the Head of Arthur Daley (1994) ... Potter
 1994 The Bill (TV Series)
Barnwell
- No Job for an Amateur (1994) ... Barnwell
 1992 The Darling Buds of May (TV Series)
Norman
- Oh! To Be in England: Part 1 (1992) ... Norman
 1991 Paul Merton: The Series (TV Series)
- Episode #1.3 (1991)
 1990 One Foot in the Grave (TV Series)
Carpet-Fitter
- The Eternal Quadrangle (1990) ... Carpet-Fitter
 1987 The Beiderbecke Tapes (TV Mini-Series)
John the barman / John the Barman
- Episode #1.2 (1987) ... John the barman
- Episode #1.1 (1987) ... John the Barman
 1985-1987 Relative Strangers (TV Series)
Gerald
- Episode #2.7 (1987) ... Gerald
- Episode #2.6 (1987) ... Gerald
- Episode #2.5 (1987) ... Gerald
- Episode #2.3 (1987) ... Gerald
- Episode #2.2 (1987) ... Gerald
 1986 Dramarama (TV Series)
Arthur Crouchley
- Last Days of Black Berts (1986) ... Arthur Crouchley
 1985 Super Gran (TV Series)
Police Sergeant
- Supergran and the Day at the Sea (1985) ... Police Sergeant
 1983 Krull
Ergo
 1983 The Climber (TV Series)
Ted
 1982 Don't Rock the Boat (TV Series)
Eric
- Code of the Hoxtons (1982) ... Eric
 1981 Roger Doesn't Live Here Anymore (TV Series)
Porter
- Episode #1.1 (1981) ... Porter
 1981 Thicker Than Water (TV Series)
Harry Fishwick
 1981 Crown Court (TV Series)
Paul Flood
- Embers: Part 3 (1981) ... Paul Flood
- Embers: Part 2 (1981) ... Paul Flood
- Embers: Part 1 (1981) ... Paul Flood
 1980 Moving Pictures (TV Movie)
 1980 The Likes of Sykes (TV Movie)
 1979 S.O.S. Titanic (TV Movie)
Chief Boots: S. Stebbing
 1979 The London Connection
Peters
 1979 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Peters
- The Omega Connection (1979) ... Peters
 1978 In the Looking Glass (TV Series)
- Fading Away (1978)
 1977 Good Neighbors (TV Series)
Bill, Tradesman
- Silly, But It's Fun.... (1977) ... Bill, Tradesman
 1977 The Cost of Loving (TV Series)
Desmond Waterhouse
- Albert's Part (1977) ... Desmond Waterhouse
 1977 Took and Co. (TV Series)
 1973-1977 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
Parson / Costar Pearmain
- The Country Wife (1977) ... Parson
- The Recruiting Officer (1973) ... Costar Pearmain
 1976 The Snow Queen (TV Movie)
Old Woman
 1976 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Stig O'Hara
- Eric Idle/Joe Cocker/Stuff (1976) ... Stig O'Hara (uncredited)
 1973-1976 Bless This House (TV Series)
Wally / Mr. Jones
- Freedom Is (1974) ... Wally
- Watch the Birdie (1973) ... Mr. Jones
 1975 Moll Flanders (TV Movie)
Henry Haydock
 1975 Mr. Quilp
Codlin
 1970-1975 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series)
Nigel the idle / Percy
- For Richer... For Poorer (1975) ... Nigel the idle
- Last Tribute (1970) ... Percy
 1975 Churchill's People (TV Series)
Edwards
- Death of Liberty (1975) ... Edwards
 1974 Commander Badman (TV Short)
Boy Wonder
 1974 Funny Ha-Ha (TV Series)
Boy Wonder
 1973 Thirty Minutes Worth (TV Series)
- Episode #3.7 (1973)
 1972-1973 Sykes (TV Series)
Darlington Porter
- Uniform (1973)
- Spy Ring (1973)
- Journey (1972) ... Darlington Porter (as David Batley)
 1973 Centre Play (TV Series)
Dennis
- The Museum Attendant (1973) ... Dennis
 1973 The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes (TV Series)
Podgers
- The Absent-Minded Coterie (1973) ... Podgers
 1972 Rentadick
Desk Sergeant
 1972 That's Your Funeral
Percy
 1972 The Public Eye
Writer (uncredited)
 1971 Father Dear Father (TV Series)
Sorting Office Clerk
- A Book for the Bishop (1971) ... Sorting Office Clerk
 1971 The Sinners (TV Mini-Series)
Olly
- One Man, One Boat, One Girl (1971) ... Olly
 1970-1971 That's Your Funeral (TV Series)
Percy
- A Touch of Violet (1971) ... Percy
- Unholy Deadlock (1971) ... Percy
- What's in a Name? (1971) ... Percy
- The Last to Go (1971) ... Percy
- Winning the Ashes (1971) ... Percy
 1969 Crossplot
Bridegroom
 1969 The Benny Hill Show (TV Series)
Russian Officer
- The European Song Contest (1969) ... Russian Officer
 1969 The Waiters (Short)
Waiter
 1969 Hark at Barker (TV Series)
 1969 Mrs. Wilson's Diary (TV Movie)
David Frost
 1968 The Jazz Age (TV Series)
Hook
- Thark (1968) ... Hook
 1967 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Joey
- Another Day, Another Dollar (1967) ... Joey
 1966 Alice in Wonderland (TV Movie)
Executioner
 1966 Mystery and Imagination (TV Series)
Klaus
- Room 13 (1966) ... Klaus
 1966 Sergeant Cork (TV Series)
James Starkey
- The Case of the Crystal Ball (1966) ... James Starkey
 1966 Hotel Paradiso
George
 1965 Public Eye (TV Series)
Charlie Andrews
 1964-1965 Redcap (TV Series)
Corporal Metters / Corporal
- A Question of Initiative (1965) ... Corporal Metters
- It's What Comes After (1964) ... Corporal
 1964 The Indian Tales of Rudyard Kipling (TV Series)
Private Jones
- Only a Subaltern (1964) ... Private Jones
 1964 The Protectors (TV Series)
Wally
- The Reluctant Thief (1964) ... Wally
 1964 Second City Reports (TV Series)
Various Characters
- Exclusion (1964) ... Various Characters
- Culture (1964) ... Various Characters
- Crazes (1964) ... Various Characters
- Opinion (1964) ... Various Characters
- Love (1964) ... Various Characters
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He acted in Harry England's play, "There'll Be Some Changes Made," at the Fortune Theatre in London, England in a Park Theatre Company production with Gemma Jones, Carmen Munroe, and Alan Lake in the cast. Donald McWhinnie was director.

Alternate Names:

David Batley
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British comedy actor, eldest son of a Labour MP. Trained at RADA and made his stage debut with the Liverpool Repertory Company. Subsequently on the London stage, on radio, in films (best known as Mr. Turkentine from Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)) and television, including supporting roles in many classic British comedy series from Bless This House (1971) to As Time Goes By (1992)... See more »

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