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James Bolam


James Bolam was born on June 16, 1935 in Sunderland, Tyne-and-Wear, England. He is an actor, known for New Tricks (2003), Grandpa in My Pocket (2009) and When the Boat Comes In (1976). He is married to Susan Jameson. They have one child. See full bio »
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 2012 Just Around the Corner (TV Movie)
Mick
 2012/II Unconditional Love
Hutch
 2011 Made in Wales (TV Series)
Baz
- Tentboy (2011) ... Baz
 2007 Celebration (TV Movie)
Matt
 2006 The Afternoon Play (TV Series)
Billy
 2004 He Knew He Was Right (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. Crump
- Part 4 (2004) ... Mr. Crump
 2003 To Kill a King
Denzil Holles
 2002 Dalziel and Pascoe (TV Series)
Father Leonard Tibbings
- Sins of the Fathers (2002) ... Father Leonard Tibbings
 2002 Bedtime (TV Series)
Ronnie
- Episode #2.3 (2002) ... Ronnie
 2002 Shipman (TV Movie)
Dr. Harold Shipman
 2000 Close & True (TV Series)
Graham True
- Town and Gown (2000) ... Graham True
 2000 It Was an Accident
Vernon Fitch
 2000 Dirty Tricks (TV Movie)
Moss
 2000 Pay and Display (TV Series)
Sydney Street
 1999 Midsomer Murders (TV Series)
Ron Pringle
- Death of a Stranger (1999) ... Ron Pringle
 1998 Out of Sight (TV Series)
Kevin Higgins
- A Gottle of Geer (1998) ... Kevin Higgins
 1998 The Stalker's Apprentice (TV Movie)
Helmut Kranze
 1997 The Barber (Short)
 1997 The Island on Bird Street
Doctor Studjinsky
 1997 The Missing Postman (TV Movie)
Clive Peacock
 1997 Have Your Cake and Eat It (TV Mini-Series)
Nat Oliver
- Episode #1.4 (1997) ... Nat Oliver
- Episode #1.3 (1997) ... Nat Oliver
- Episode #1.2 (1997) ... Nat Oliver
- Episode #1.1 (1997) ... Nat Oliver
 1996 Stella Does Tricks
Mr. Peters
 1995 Eleven Men Against Eleven (TV Movie)
Ted Whitehead
 1995 Clockwork Mice
Wackey
 1990 Screen One (TV Series)
Glyn
- Sticky Wickets (1990) ... Glyn
 1987 Father Matthew's Daughter (TV Series)
Father Matthew
 1986 Room at the Bottom (TV Series)
Nesbitt Gunn
- The German Visitor (1986) ... Nesbitt Gunn
 1983 Macbeth (TV Movie)
Porter
 1983 Shades of Darkness (TV Series)
Arthur Frode
- The Maze (1983) ... Arthur Frode
 1982 The Plague Dogs
The Tod (voice)
 1978 As You Like It (TV Movie)
Touchstone
 1975 The Philanthropist (TV Movie)
Don
 1975 In Celebration
Colin Shaw
 1974 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Charlie
- If You Could See What I Can See (1974) ... Charlie
 1973 Oranges & Lemons (TV Series)
Arthur
 1973 Play for Today (TV Series)
Husband
- Making the Play (1973) ... Husband
 1973 O Lucky Man!
Attenborough / Examination doctor
 1972 Jackanory Playhouse (TV Series)
Sam Pongo
- Daft Sam (1972) ... Sam Pongo
 1972 The Protectors (TV Series)
Max Toller
- See No Evil (1972) ... Max Toller
 1972 Budgie (TV Series)
Wossname / Wossname Walsh
- And the Lord Taketh Away (1972) ... Wossname
- Dreaming of Thee (1972) ... Wossname Walsh
 1971 Crucible of Terror
John Davies
 1971 The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes (TV Series)
Roberts
- The Case of the Dixon Torpedo (1971) ... Roberts
 1971 Public Eye (TV Series)
Alan Grove
- I Always Wanted a Swimming Pool (1971) ... Alan Grove
 1970 W. Somerset Maugham (TV Series)
Leslie Gaze
- Footprints in the Jungle (1970) ... Leslie Gaze
 1970 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Jack Todd
- Wolly Wenpol, the Complete Works (1970) ... Jack Todd
 1969 Boy Meets Girl (TV Series)
McHenry
- One, Two, Sky's Blue (1969) ... McHenry
 1968 Omnibus (TV Series documentary)
Pinkie
- The Hunted Man (1968) ... Pinkie
 1968 Inside George Webley (TV Series)
Policeman
- Hold Your Breath and Count to Fifty (1968) ... Policeman
 1968 Otley
Albert
 1967 Half a Sixpence
Mr. Jones
 1967 Inheritance (TV Series)
Jonathan Oldroyd / Henry Singleton-Bamforth / Joe Bamforth
- A Man of His Time (1967) ... Jonathan Oldroyd
- Strike (1967) ... Henry Singleton-Bamforth
- Murder (1967) ... Joe Bamforth
 1967 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series)
Muggles
- The Sufferings of Peter Obiznov (1967) ... Muggles
 1965 Thursday Theatre (TV Series)
Magpie
- Naked Island (1965) ... Magpie
 1964 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
George Holmes
- Rogue's Galley (1964) ... George Holmes
 1964 Cluff (TV Series)
Jacob Bateson
- The Daughter-In-Law (1964) ... Jacob Bateson
 1962-1964 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Roland Maule / Hec Hammond / Herbert Hudd / ...
- London Wall (1963) ... Hec Hammond
- For King and Country #1: Out There (1963) ... Herbert Hudd
- The Week-Enders (1962) ... Johnny
 1964 The Four Seasons of Rosie Carr (TV Movie)
Frank Lambert
 1964 Murder Most Foul
Bill Hanson
 1964 It's Dark Outside (TV Series)
Wilfred
- A Case for Indentification (1964) ... Wilfred
 1962-1963 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Sam Weller / Bert
- Mr Pickwick (1963) ... Sam Weller
- No Cause for Alarm (1962) ... Bert
 1963 Z Cars (TV Series)
Tom Potter
- Supper in the Morning (1963) ... Tom Potter
 1963 Taxi! (TV Series)
 1963 Love Story (TV Series)
Charlie Mitchell
- Charlie Is My Darling (1963) ... Charlie Mitchell
 1963 The Odd Man (TV Series)
Jake Justice
- This Stuff's Thicker Than Water (1963) ... Jake Justice
 1962 Probation Officer (TV Series)
Alan Pendle
- Episode #4.19 (1962) ... Alan Pendle
 1962 Damn the Defiant!
Midshipman Assisting in Operation (uncredited)
 1961 The Kitchen
Michael
 1961 Drama 61-67 (TV Series)
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Height:

5' 10½" (1.79 m)
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Personal Quote:

In this business, you do one job and then move on. You wipe everything else out - you have to. You can't live in the past. See more »

Trivia:

According to Monica Dickens' autobiography "An Open Book", James Bolam, who was a keen horseman, brought her novel "Cobbler's Dream" to the attention of Yorkshire Television, leading to the TV series Follyfoot (1971). See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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