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Ed Bishop (I) (1932–2005)


Born as George Victor Bishop in 1932. He changed his name to Edward when he became a professional actor, as there was already an actor named George Bishop. Raised in Peekskill, New York through high school. Served in the US Army 1952-1954, worked as a disc jockey on Armed Forces Radio at St Johns' Newfoundland. Planned for a career in Business ... See full bio »

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Known For

2001: A Space Odyssey
2001: A Space Odyssey Aries-1B Lunar Shuttle Captain
(1968)
Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons
Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons Captain Blue / Narrator
(1967-1968)
UFO
UFO Cmdr. Ed Straker
(1970-1973)
S.O.S. Titanic
S.O.S. Titanic Henry Harris
(1979)

Filmography

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 2005 Hiroshima (TV Movie documentary)
Stimson
 2002 Waking the Dead (TV Series)
Tyler
- Special Relationship: Part 1 (2002) ... Tyler
 2001 500!
Father Jones
 1998 The American (TV Movie)
Gen. Packard
 1997 Highlander (TV Series)
Edward Banner
- Diplomatic Immunity (1997) ... Edward Banner
 1996 Broken Glass (TV Movie)
Stanton Case
 1994 Funny Man
Card Player
 1993 2point4 Children (TV Series)
Chet
 1988-1993 French and Saunders (TV Series)
Head of Light Entertainment / Various characters
- The Silence of the Lambs (1993) ... Head of Light Entertainment
- Christmas Special (1988) ... Various characters
 1991 Born to Ride
Dr. Tate
 1990 The Serpent of Death
Grant
 1990 Chancer (TV Series)
American Husband in Airport
- Hazard (1990) ... American Husband in Airport (uncredited)
 1989 The Candy Show (Short)
 1989 The Les Dennis Laughter Show (TV Series)
- Episode #3.4 (1989)
 1988 Testimony
American Commentator
 1988 Worlds Beyond (TV Series)
Mr. Hitchcock
- Reflections of Evil (1988) ... Mr. Hitchcock
 1988 Les Girls (TV Series)
Cheese rep
- Arrival (1988) ... Cheese rep
 1988 Judgment in Berlin
Dyson Wilde
 1987 The Two Ronnies (TV Series)
 1987 Turnaround
Gerald
 1987 The Two Mrs. Grenvilles (TV Mini-Series)
Strasser
- Episode #1.2 (1987) ... Strasser
- Episode #1.1 (1987) ... Strasser
 1983-1986 The Kenny Everett Television Show (TV Series)
Various
- Episode #4.1 (1986)
- Episode #2.6 (1983) ... Various
- Episode #2.4 (1983) ... Various
- Episode #2.3 (1983) ... Various
 1986 Just Good Friends (TV Series)
Vernon
- Paris (1986) ... Vernon
 1986 The Fifth Missile (TV Movie)
Adm. Stewart Cullinane
 1985 Restless Natives
Reporter
 1985 Going for the Gold: The Bill Johnson Story (TV Movie)
Sanders
 1985 Chocky's Children (TV Series)
Dr. Deacon
- Episode #1.6 (1985) ... Dr. Deacon
- Episode #1.5 (1985) ... Dr. Deacon
- Episode #1.4 (1985) ... Dr. Deacon
- Episode #1.3 (1985) ... Dr. Deacon
- Episode #1.1 (1985) ... Dr. Deacon
 1985 The Man from Moscow (TV Series)
Alexander
- Episode #1.2 (1985) ... Alexander
- Episode #1.1 (1985) ... Alexander
 1984 Threads (TV Movie)
US President (voice, uncredited)
 1984 The First Olympics: Athens 1896 (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. Bogardus
 1984 Master of the Game (TV Mini-Series)
Dr. Mattson
 1984 The Master of Ballantrae (TV Movie)
Pinkerton
 1983 The Lonely Lady
Dr. Baker
 1983 The Mad Death (TV Mini-Series)
Tom Siegler
- Episode #1.1 (1983) ... Tom Siegler
 1983 Philip Marlowe, Private Eye (TV Series)
District Attorney
- Finger Man (1983) ... District Attorney
 1983 The Lords of Discipline
Commerce St. Croix
 1982 Nutcracker
Sam Dozier
 1982 Kelly Monteith (TV Series)
- Episode #4.6 (1982)
 1982 Whoops Apocalypse (TV Series)
Jay Garrick / Newscaster Jay Garrick
- The Violet Hour (1982) ... Newscaster Jay Garrick
 1982 Bid for Power (TV Series) (1982)
 1981 Play for Today (TV Series)
American reporter
- London Is Drowning (1981) ... American reporter
 1981 Take a Letter Mr. Jones (TV Series)
Joe Bradley
- Business Before Pleasure (1981) ... Joe Bradley
 1981 Amin: The Rise and Fall
Narrator (uncredited)
 1981 Stainless Steel and Star Spies (TV Movie) (Stainless Steel) (voice)
 1980 Oppenheimer (TV Mini-Series)
General Tom Farrell
- Episode #1.5 (1980) ... General Tom Farrell
 1980 Butterflies (TV Series)
Tony
- Gimme Shelter (1980) ... Tony
 1980 Silver Dream Racer
Al Peterson
 1980 Saturn 3
Harding (uncredited)
 1979 Butch Minds the Baby (Short)
Voice of Damon Runyon (voice)
 1979 S.O.S. Titanic (TV Movie)
Henry Harris
 1979 Running Blind (TV Series)
Commander Nordlinger
- The Deception Operation (1979) ... Commander Nordlinger
 1979 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Brother Bethlehem
- Children of the Gods (1979) ... Brother Bethlehem (voice)
 1978 Brass Target
Col. Stewart
 1978 Tycoon (TV Series)
Frazer Carter
- Sleeping on Grass (1978) ... Frazer Carter
 1978 The Professionals (TV Series)
Braddock / Dr. Ernest Harbinger
- Man Without a Past (1978) ... Braddock
- Long Shot (1978) ... Dr. Ernest Harbinger
 1978 It Ain't Half Hot Mum (TV Series)
Colonel Sol Zimmerman
- The Stars Look Down (1978) ... Colonel Sol Zimmerman
 1978 A Life at Stake (TV Series)
Jim Lovell
- Houston... We've Got a Problem (1978) ... Jim Lovell
 1978 Wilde Alliance (TV Series)
Wingman
- Danny Boy (1978) ... Wingman
 1977 1990 (TV Series)
Ed Burbank
- Whatever Happened to Cardinal Wolsey? (1977) ... Ed Burbank
 1977 The French Woman
Smith
 1977 Twilight's Last Gleaming
Maj. Fox
 1977 Two's Company (TV Series)
Jack
- The Honeymoon (1977) ... Jack
 1976 Katy (TV Series)
Dr. Carr
- Episode #1.6 (1976) ... Dr. Carr
- Episode #1.5 (1976) ... Dr. Carr
- Episode #1.4 (1976) ... Dr. Carr
- Episode #1.3 (1976) ... Dr. Carr
- Episode #1.2 (1976) ... Dr. Carr
 1976 The Day After Tomorrow (TV Movie)
Narrator
 1976 Rogue's Rock (TV Series)
Cyrus T. Triphammer
- Invasion (1976) ... Cyrus T. Triphammer
- Intrepid (1976) ... Cyrus T. Triphammer
- Minisub (1976) ... Cyrus T. Triphammer
- Crisis! (1976) ... Cyrus T. Triphammer
- Taped! (1976) ... Cyrus T. Triphammer
 1975 NBC Special Treat (TV Series)
TV Announcer
- Into Infinity (1975) ... TV Announcer
 1975 Thriller (TV Series)
Gang boss / Carson
- Death in Deep Water (1975) ... Gang boss (voice)
- Nurse Will Make It Better (1975) ... Carson
 1975 Quiller (TV Series)
Frank Ilroy
- The Price of Violence (1975) ... Frank Ilroy
 1975 Oil Strike North (TV Series)
Patterson
- Deadline (1975) ... Patterson
 1975 Anne of Avonlea (TV Mini-Series)
Judson Parker
 1974 The Bunny Caper
Stuart Beard
 1974 Warship (TV Series)
Sanders
- The Man from the Sea (1974) ... Sanders
 1974 Late Night Drama (TV Series)
The M.D
- Just Fine (1974) ... The M.D
 1974 Colditz (TV Series)
Lt. Col. Harritty
- Liberation (1974) ... Lt. Col. Harritty
 1974 Shado
Ed Straker (as Edward Bishop)
 1973 Star Trek: The Animated Series (TV Series)
Asmodeus
- The Magicks of Megas-Tu (1973) ... Asmodeus (voice, uncredited)
 1973 Pets
Vincent Stackman
 1973 The Protectors (TV Series)
Colonel John Hunter
- The First Circle (1973) ... Colonel John Hunter
 1972 The Adventurer (TV Series)
Wayne
 1971 ITV Saturday Night Theatre (TV Series)
David Beeston
- Man and Boy (1971) ... David Beeston
 1970 Children and Cars (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1969 Strange Report (TV Series)
Moran
- Report 5055: Cult - Murder Shrieks Out (1969) ... Moran (as Edward Bishop)
 1969 Journey to the Far Side of the Sun
David Poulson (as Edward Bishop)
 1969 W. Somerset Maugham (TV Series)
Edward Barnard
- The Fall of Edward Barnard (1969) ... Edward Barnard
 1969 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Karl
- On Vacation (1969) ... Karl
 1969 The Desperados
Army Captain (voice)
 1969 Out of the Unknown (TV Series)
Tom Decker
- Beach Head (1969) ... Tom Decker
 1968 Sherlock Holmes (TV Series)
Joseph Stangerson
- A Study in Scarlet (1968) ... Joseph Stangerson (as Edward Bishop)
 1967-1968 Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons (TV Series)
Captain Blue / Narrator
- The Inquisition (1968) ... Captain Blue / Narrator (voice, as Edward Bishop)
- Attack on Cloudbase (1968) ... Captain Blue / Narrator (voice, as Edward Bishop)
- Flight to Atlantica (1968) ... Captain Blue / Narrator (voice, as Edward Bishop)
- Traitor (1968) ... Captain Blue / Narrator (voice, as Edward Bishop)
- Inferno (1968) ... Captain Blue / Narrator (voice, as Edward Bishop)
 1968 The Portrait of a Lady (TV Series)
Caspar Goodwood
- Revelations (1968) ... Caspar Goodwood (as Edward Bishop)
- Decisions (1968) ... Caspar Goodwood (as Edward Bishop)
- Bequests (1968) ... Caspar Goodwood (as Edward Bishop)
- Proposals (1968) ... Caspar Goodwood (as Edward Bishop)
 1968 Man in a Suitcase (TV Series)
American Agent
- The Boston Square (1968) ... American Agent
 1967 Battle Beneath the Earth
Lt. Cmdr. Vance Cassidy (as Edward Bishop)
 1967 You Only Live Twice
Hawaii CapCom (uncredited)
 1967 Theatre 625 (TV Series)
Padfield
- Sword of Honour #3: Unconditional Surrender (1967) ... Padfield (as Edward Bishop)
 1964-1966 The Saint (TV Series)
Tony Allard / George Felson / Cy Imberline / ...
- The Man Who Liked Lions (1966) ... Tony Allard (as Edward Bishop)
- The Saint Bids Diamonds (1965) ... George Felson (as Edward Bishop)
- The Saint Steps In (1964) ... Cy Imberline (as Edward Bishop)
- The Revolution Racket (1964) ... Sherm Inkler (as Edward Bishop)
 1966 Court Martial (TV Series)
Law officer
- Shadow of a Man (1966) ... Law officer (as Edward Bishop)
 1965 The Bedford Incident
Lieutenant Hacker U.S.N. - Communications (as Edward Bishop)
 1965 Mogul (TV Series)
Mr. Kramer
- Stoneface (1965) ... Mr. Kramer (as Edward Bishop)
 1965 You Must Be Joking! (uncredited)
 1964 Automania 2000 (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1964 The Winston Affair
Lieutenant. at Sikri (as Edward Bishop)
 1964 Paul Starr (TV Movie)
Paul Starr (voice, as Edward Bishop)
 1963 The Mouse on the Moon
American Astronaut (as Edward Bishop)
 1963 The Cool Mikado
Man (uncredited)
 1962 The War Lover
Vogt (as Edward Bishop)
 1962 Lolita
Ambulance Attendant (uncredited)
Show Show Self (10 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (3 credits)

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Alternate Names:

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Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Had four children with his second wife, Hilary: son, Daniel (born May 16, 1967; died January 18; 1988); and daughters, Georgina, Jessica, and Serina. Daniel was killed in a car accident in Cumbria, England, UK. See more »

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