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David Bird (I) (1907–1993)

David Bird was born on September 4, 1907 in Dulwich, London, England as David Laurence Bird. He was an actor, known for The Proposal (1959), The End of the Affair (1955) and The Poppenkast (1952). He died on January 10, 1993 in Kew, Surrey, England. See full bio »

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Known For

The Proposal
The Proposal Tchubukov
The End of the Affair
The Poppenkast
The Poppenkast Prime Minister / A Dutchman
Earthquake in Macedonia


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 1972 Softly Softly: Task Force (TV Series)
- Woman's World (1972) ... Lacey
 1970 Not Only... But Also (TV Series)
- Episode #3.2 (1970)
 1969 The Avengers (TV Series)
Charles H. Osgood
- Fog (1969) ... Charles H. Osgood
 1968 Sherlock Holmes (TV Series)
- Shoscombe Old Place (1968) ... Stephens
 1968 The £1,000,000 Bank Note (TV Mini-Series)
 1968 A Man of our Times (TV Series)
Richard Parker
- Uncle Richard Knows Him Better Than You (1968) ... Richard Parker
 1965 Eugenie Grandet (TV Mini-Series)
Guillaume Grandet
 1965 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
- Ashes to Ashes (1965) ... Bascombe
 1964 Theatre 625 (TV Series)
General O'Hara
- Parade's End #2: No More Parades (1964) ... General O'Hara
 1959 The Proposal (TV Movie)
 1958 Television World Theatre (TV Series)
Ma, a Mandarin
- The Circle of Chalk (1958) ... Ma, a Mandarin
 1957 Hindle Wakes (TV Movie)
Sir Timothy Farrar
 1957 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
- Saloon Bar (1957) ... Hoskins
 1951-1957 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Alderman Douglas Goodrich / Angelo / Lt. Cmdr. Henry Truscott
- Mayors' Nest (1957) ... Alderman Douglas Goodrich
- Albert (1951) ... Lt. Cmdr. Henry Truscott
 1956 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Ralph Blake / Ilya Shamrayev / Lord Minster
- Shooting Star (1956) ... Ralph Blake
- Both Ends Meet (1956) ... Lord Minster
 1955 The End of the Affair
3rd Orator
 1954 Earthquake in Macedonia (TV Movie)
 1952 Temple Folly (TV Movie)
 1952 The Poppenkast (TV Movie)
Prime Minister / A Dutchman
 1951 The Concert (TV Movie)
Mr. Buckle

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He acted in Paul Vulpius and Hubert Griffith's play, "Youth at the Helm", at the Westminster Repertory Theatre in Westminster, London, England with Alastair Sim, O.B. Clarence, Vera Lennox and Jack Melford in the cast. Harold French was the director. See more »

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