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John Bird (I)

John Bird was born on November 22, 1936 in Nottingham, England. He is an actor and writer, known for El C.I.D. (1990), Jabberwocky (1977) and Rory Bremner, Who Else? (1993). See full bio »
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 2008 Bremner, Bird and Fortune: Silly Money (TV Series)
Various
 1999-2007 Bremner, Bird and Fortune (TV Series)
Various Characters
- Episode #11.1 (2007) ... Various Characters
- Episode #5.1 (2004) ... Various Characters
- Episode #4.1 (2004) ... Various Characters
- Episode #3.1 (2003) ... Various Characters
- Episode #2.1 (2001) ... Various Characters
 2003 Winter Solstice (TV Movie)
Barry
 2003 Trust Me, I'm a Prime Minister (TV Movie)
 2000 My Government and I (TV Movie)
Various Roles
 2000 Chambers (TV Series)
John Fuller-Carp
 1998 In the Red (TV Series)
Controller, Radio 4
- Episode #1.3 (1998) ... Controller, Radio 4
 1996 Giving Tongue (TV Movie)
Lord Jessop
 1996 Murder Most Horrid (TV Series)
Duncan Jupp
- A Life or Death Operation (1996) ... Duncan Jupp
 1995 The Long Johns (TV Series)
Various Characters
 1995 Our Hands in Your Safe (TV Movie)
 1995 One Foot in the Grave (TV Series)
Lewis Atterbury
- The Exterminating Angel (1995) ... Lewis Atterbury
 1994 Paris (TV Series)
Psychiatrist
- L'insanité (1994) ... Psychiatrist
 1994 Anna Lee (TV Series)
Adrian Wesley
- Diversion (1994) ... Adrian Wesley
 1993 Rory Bremner, Who Else? (TV Series)
Various
- Episode #1.1 (1993) ... Various
 1992 Performance (TV Series)
John Reid
- After the Dance (1992) ... John Reid
 1992 A Word in your Era (TV Series)
Napoleon
- Episode #1.2 (1992) ... Napoleon
 1991 Bejewelled (TV Movie)
Eustace
 1989-1990 Joint Account (TV Series)
Ned Race
- Episode #2.10 (1990) ... Ned Race
- Episode #2.9 (1990) ... Ned Race
- Episode #2.8 (1990) ... Ned Race
- Episode #2.7 (1990) ... Ned Race
- Episode #2.6 (1990) ... Ned Race
 1987-1990 Screen Two (TV Series)
George / Commander Abigail
- Circles of Deceit (1990) ... George
- The Children of Dynmouth (1987) ... Commander Abigail
 1990 Inspector Morse (TV Series)
Linacre
- The Sins of the Fathers (1990) ... Linacre
 1985-1989 Home to Roost (TV Series)
FG Fielding / F G Fielding
- Front Runner (1989) ... FG Fielding
- Small Change (1985) ... F G Fielding
 1989 Rory Bremner (TV Series)
Various (1989-1992)
 1989 Shadow of the Noose (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. Justice Hawkins
- Noblesse Oblige (1989) ... Mr. Justice Hawkins
 1988 Dramarama (TV Series)
Dudley Roberts
- Forever Young (1988) ... Dudley Roberts
 1988 Small World (TV Mini-Series)
Hermann Pabst
- Throbbing and Waiting (1988) ... Hermann Pabst
 1988 Yes, Prime Minister (TV Series)
Simon Monk
- The Patron of the Arts (1988) ... Simon Monk
 1987 In Sickness and in Health (TV Series)
the Consultant
- Christmas Special (1987) ... the Consultant
 1987 Dead Entry (TV Series)
Bernard Dougherty
- File Three (1987) ... Bernard Dougherty
- File Two (1987) ... Bernard Dougherty
- File One (1987) ... Bernard Dougherty
 1987 Filthy Rich & Catflap (TV Series)
Dingo Wucker
- Episode #1.6 (1987) ... Dingo Wucker
 1987 The Growing Pains of Adrian Mole (TV Series)
Courtney Elliot
- Episode #1.5 (1987) ... Courtney Elliot
 1986 Saturday Live (TV Series) (1986)
 1986 God's Chosen Car Park (TV Movie)
Frank Frankenham
 1986 Help! (TV Series)
Wilf Rigby
- History in the Making (1986) ... Wilf Rigby
 1986 Farrington of the F.O. (TV Series)
VJ Lawrence
- Tourists (1986) ... VJ Lawrence
 1985 Mrs. Capper's Birthday (TV Movie)
Maurice
 1985 Travelling Man (TV Series)
Jack Ormand
- Last Lap (1985) ... Jack Ormand
- Hustler (1985) ... Jack Ormand
 1985 C.A.T.S. Eyes (TV Series)
Lord Richie
- Cross My Palm with Silver (1985) ... Lord Richie
 1985 Blue Money (TV Movie)
Harry Diamond
 1985 Lytton's Diary (TV Series)
Jacko
- Tricks of the Trade (1985) ... Jacko
 1984 Oxbridge Blues (TV Series)
Clive
- That Was Tory (1984) ... Clive
 1984 Jane (TV Series)
Casper Cutler
 1983 Video Stars (TV Movie)
Cedric Shade
 1979-1983 Play for Today (TV Series)
Lord North / Desmond Hughes / Captain Wigmore / ...
- The Falklands Factor (1983) ... Lord North
- A Walk in the Forest (1980) ... Desmond Hughes
- The Last Window Cleaner (1979) ... Captain Wigmore
- Blue Remembered Hills (1979) ... Raymond
 1982 King Lear (TV Movie)
Duke of Albany
 1982 A.J. Wentworth, BA (TV Series)
Major Faggott
- The Outsider (1982) ... Major Faggott
 1982 Playhouse: The Combination (TV Movie)
Dr. Hughes-Jones
 1981 Timon of Athens (TV Movie)
Painter
 1981 BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series)
H.G. Wells
- Fothergill (1981) ... H.G. Wells
 1980 The Taming of the Shrew (TV Movie)
Pedant
 1980 Dick Turpin (TV Series)
Gooch
- The Godmother (1980) ... Gooch
 1980 Armchair Thriller (TV Series)
Cyril
- High Tide: Part 4 (1980) ... Cyril
- High Tide: Part 3 (1980) ... Cyril
- High Tide: Part 2 (1980) ... Cyril
 1978 Crown Court (TV Series)
- Scalped: Part 1 (1978)
 1978 In the Looking Glass (TV Series)
- Fading Away (1978)
 1977 The Galton & Simpson Playhouse (TV Series)
The Man
- Variations on a Theme (1977) ... The Man
 1976 Shades of Greene (TV Series)
Maling
- Alas! Poor Maling (1976) ... Maling
 1975 The Punch Review (TV Series)
 1975 Dawson's Weekly (TV Series)
Reverend Michael Ffoulkes
- The Clerical Error (1975) ... Reverend Michael Ffoulkes
 1965-1975 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series)
Barnaby Spoot
- The Melting Pot (1975)
 1975 The Melting Pot (TV Series)
Mr. Rembrandt
 1975 The Lives of Benjamin Franklin (TV Mini-Series)
William Whateley
- The Rebel (1975) ... William Whateley
 1975 After That, This (TV Series)
Various Characters
 1972-1974 Leeds (TV Series)
- Le Prix de Leeds (1974)
- Leeds Athletic (1974)
- Deadline Leeds (1973)
- Return to Leeds (1972)
 1973 Full House (TV Series)
Actor in sketches
- Episode dated 17 March 1973 (1973) ... Actor in sketches
- Episode dated 17 February 1973 (1973) ... Actor in sketches
- Episode dated 10 February 1973 (1973) ... Actor in sketches
 1973 But Seriously, It's Sheila Hancock (TV Series)
- Episode #1.6 (1973)
 1972 Grubstreet (TV Series)
 1972 Emmerdale (TV Series)
Bishop Gardiner (1987)
 1972 Beyond a Joke (TV Series)
Various Roles
 1971 Private Eye TV (TV Movie)
 1971 Kate (TV Series)
Benjamin
- Good and Proper (1971) ... Benjamin
 1970 If It Moves, File It (TV Series)
Quick
- Current Affairs (1970) ... Quick
- Grandmothers (1970) ... Quick
- Lost and Found (1970) ... Quick
- Man Eating Plant (1970) ... Quick
- Surveillance (1970) ... Quick
 1970 Step Laughing Into the Grave (TV Movie)
 1970 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Edgar
- The Pretenders (1970) ... Edgar
 1968 With Bird Will Travel (TV Series)
 1966 Alice in Wonderland (TV Movie)
Frog Footman
 1966 The Late Show (TV Series)
 1965 My Father Knew Lloyd George (TV Movie)
Various Roles
 1964-1965 Not So Much a Programme, More a Way of Life (TV Series)
Various Characters
- Episode #1.62 (1965) ... Various Characters
- Episode #1.47 (1965)
- Episode #1.41 (1965) ... Various Characters
- Episode #1.1 (1964) ... Various Characters
 1963 What's Going on Here? (TV Movie)
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Other Works:

Radio (c.2000-2001): Starred in BBC Radio 4 version of 'Absolute Power' (later adapted for TV). See more »
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Trivia:

He studied at Cambridge University and, while there, joined the Royal Court Theatre, London, as assistant to the director. He later became associate artistic director of the Royal Court Theatre. See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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