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David Brierly (1935–2008)

David Brierly was born in 1935 in Yorkshire, England. He was an actor, known for Threads (1984), Doctor Who (1963) and Doctor Who: Shada (1992). He died on June 10, 2008. See full bio »


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 1992 Doctor Who: Shada (Video)
K9 / Computer Voice (voice, as David Brierley)
 1988 Blind Justice (TV Mini-Series)
- The One About the Irishman (1988) ... Conrad (as David Brierley)
 1986 Howards' Way (TV Series)
- Episode #2.6 (1986) ... Brian
 1985 The Tripods (TV Series)
- Episode #2.4 (1985) ... Judge (as David Brierley)
 1985 Cover Her Face (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.2 (1985) ... John (as David Brierley)
 1985 One by One (TV Series)
Angry man
- It's All Done with Mirrors (1985) ... Angry man
 1984 Threads (TV Movie)
Mr. Kemp (as David Brierley)
 1961-1983 Coronation Street (TV Series)
Harold / Milo
- Episode #1.2359 (1983) ... Harold (as David Brierley)
- Episode #1.8 (1961) ... Milo (as David Brierley)
 1983 Juliet Bravo (TV Series)
Car Driver
- Guilt (1983) ... Car Driver (as David Brierley)
 1981 Frankie Howerd Strikes Again (TV Series)
 1979-1980 Doctor Who (TV Series)
Voice of K9
- The Horns of Nimon: Part Four (1980) ... Voice of K9 (voice, as David Brierley)
- The Horns of Nimon: Part Three (1980) ... Voice of K9 (voice, as David Brierley)
- The Horns of Nimon: Part Two (1979) ... Voice of K9 (voice, as David Brierley)
- The Horns of Nimon: Part One (1979) ... Voice of K9 (voice, as David Brierley)
- Nightmare of Eden: Part Four (1979) ... Voice of K9 (voice, as David Brierley)
 1979 Blue Peter (TV Series)
- Episode #1.1530 (1979) ... K9 (voice)
 1976 Scene (TV Series documentary)
TV news crew
- Newsworthy: The Girl Who Saw a Tiger (1976) ... TV news crew
 1976 Adventures of a Taxi Driver
Narrator (voice)
 1974 Escort Girls
 1974 Sex Through the Ages
Prince of Wales (as David Brierley)
 1973 Arthur of the Britons (TV Series)
- Six Measures of Silver (1973) ... Hurn (as David Brierley)
 1965 The Flying Swan (TV Series)
Geoff Fenn
- In Quarantine (1965) ... Geoff Fenn (as David Brierley)
 1964 The Valiant Varneys (TV Series)
- Episode #1.7 (1964) ... (as David Brierley)
 1963 Calculated Risk
Ron (as David Brierley)
 1962 The Big Pull (TV Series)
Lieutenant Mackie
- Episode #1.6 (1962) ... Lieutenant Mackie (as David Brierley)
 1962 Z Cars (TV Series)
2nd Docker
- Big Catch (1962) ... 2nd Docker (as David Brierley)
 1961 Harpers West One (TV Series)
George Barton
- Episode #1.7 (1961) ... George Barton (as David Brierley)
 1959-1961 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Clarence Jr. / Charlie Paynter / Bellhop / ...
- Life with Father (1961) ... Clarence Jr. (as David Brierley)
- The Girl in the Window (1960) ... Charlie Paynter (as David Brierley)
- Ladies of the Corridor (1960) ... Bellhop
- The Younger Generation (1959) ... Jones (as David Brierley)
 1960-1961 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Nat Taylor / Police Constable
- Honeymoon Postponed (1961) ... Nat Taylor
- Nest of Four (1960) ... Police Constable
 1960 Emergency-Ward 10 (TV Series)
Ted Carr
- Episode #1.356 (1960) ... Ted Carr (as David Brierley)
- Episode #1.352 (1960) ... Ted Carr (as David Brierley)
 1960 The Voodoo Factor (TV Series)
- The Elixir (1960) ... Smith
 1958 Saturday Playhouse (TV Series)
- My Flesh, My Blood (1958) ... Jimmy (as David Brierley)
 1957 Noddy in Toyland
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Best-known to Dr.Who aficionados as the voice of K-9 during season seventeen (with Tom Baker). He also acted on stage and performed on radio as Dr.Watson in 'The Hound of the Baskervilles', Brutus in 'Julius Caesar' and Puck in 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'. See more »

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