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David Burke was born on May 25, 1934 in Liverpool, England. He is an actor, known for The Woman in Black (2012), The Guardians (1971) and The Love School (1975). He has been married to Anna Calder-Marshall since March 20, 1971. They have one child. See full bio »
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Known For

The Woman in Black
The Woman in Black PC Collins
(2012)
The Guardians
The Guardians Dr. Benedict
(1971)
The Love School
The Love School William Morris
(1975)
Spyship
Spyship Rokoff
(1983)

Filmography

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 2005-2016 Midsomer Murders (TV Series)
Fred Messenger / John Farrow / Hedge
- The Village That Rose from the Dead (2016) ... Fred Messenger
- Midsomer Rhapsody (2005) ... John Farrow / Hedge
 2016 Heartbeat (TV Series)
- The Inverse (2016)
- Backwards (2016)
 2016 The Young Messiah
The Blind Rabbi
 2015 Harry Price: Ghost Hunter (TV Movie)
Leonard Thornton
 2014 The Musketeers (TV Series)
Father Duval
- The Exiles (2014) ... Father Duval
 2012 The Woman in Black
PC Collins
 2010 Love & Distrust (Video)
Freddie
 2009 The Summer House (Short)
Freddie
 2007 Holby City (TV Series)
Bernie Moore
- The Reckoning (2007) ... Bernie Moore
 2006 Number 13 (TV Movie)
Gunton, Hotel Landlord
 2006 Random Quest (TV Movie)
Dr. Harsham
 2005 MI-5 (TV Series)
Fiona's Father
- Episode #4.8 (2005) ... Fiona's Father
 2005 Dalziel and Pascoe (TV Series)
Paul Boddison
- Dust Thou Art: Part 2 (2005) ... Paul Boddison
- Dust Thou Art: Part 1 (2005) ... Paul Boddison
 2005 The Trial of the King Killers
Hugh Peters
 2005 The Afternoon Play (TV Series)
Judge
- The Trouble with George (2005) ... Judge
 2005 A View from a Hill (TV Movie)
Patten
 2004 The Rivals (Video)
Sir Anthony Absolute
 2004 The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (TV Series)
DSI Webberley
- A Traitor to Memory (2004) ... DSI Webberley
- In Pursuit of the Proper Sinner (2004) ... DSI Webberley
 2003 Doctors (TV Series)
Martin Shepley
- The Long and Winding Road (2003) ... Martin Shepley
 2002 Waking the Dead (TV Series)
Philip Bryant
- Life Sentence: Part 2 (2002) ... Philip Bryant
- Life Sentence: Part 1 (2002) ... Philip Bryant
 2002 Bertie and Elizabeth (TV Movie)
Lord Reith
 1993-2002 Casualty (TV Series)
James / Ron Fisher
- In the Heat of the Night (2002) ... James
- The Final Word (1993) ... Ron Fisher
 1998 The Bill (TV Series)
Ch.Supt.Golding / Chief Supt. Golding
- King of the Road (1998) ... Ch.Supt.Golding
- Friends in High Places (1998) ... Chief Supt. Golding
 1998 Performance (TV Series)
Kent
- King Lear (1998) ... Kent
 1996 Testament: The Bible in Animation (TV Series)
God
- Creation and the Flood (1996) ... God (voice)
 1996 Twelfth Night or What You Will
Party Guest / Dancer (uncredited)
 1995 Biography (TV Series documentary)
Dr. Watson
- Sherlock Holmes: The Great Detective (1995) ... Dr. Watson
 1995 Agatha Christie's Poirot (TV Series)
Sir Arthur Stanley
- Hickory Dickory Dock (1995) ... Sir Arthur Stanley
 1994 Space Precinct (TV Series)
Vachel
- Seek and Destroy (1994) ... Vachel
 1994 Shakespeare: The Animated Tales (TV Mini-Series)
Narrator
- As You Like It (1994) ... Narrator (voice)
 1994 Mesmer
Doctor
 1994 The House of Eliott (TV Series)
Sir John Crowborough
- Episode #3.10 (1994) ... Sir John Crowborough
- Episode #3.9 (1994) ... Sir John Crowborough
 1994 In Suspicious Circumstances (TV Series)
James Maybrick
- Poisoned Whispers (1994) ... James Maybrick
 1989 Tales of Sherwood Forest (TV Series)
David Walser
- Back in Your Own Backyard (1989) ... David Walser
- There's a Small Hotel (1989) ... David Walser
 1988 Dreams, Secrets, Beautiful Lies (TV Movie)
Edward
 1988 Screen Two (TV Series)
Gareth
- Run for the Lifeboat (1988) ... Gareth
 1984-1985 The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (TV Mini-Series)
Dr Watson / Dr. Watson / Dr. John Watson
- The Final Problem (1985) ... Dr. Watson
- The Red Headed League (1985) ... Dr Watson
- The Resident Patient (1985) ... Dr Watson
- The Norwood Builder (1985) ... Dr. John Watson
- The Greek Interpreter (1985) ... Dr Watson
 1983 Spyship (TV Mini-Series)
Rokoff
- Episode #1.6 (1983) ... Rokoff
- Episode #1.5 (1983) ... Rokoff
- Episode #1.3 (1983) ... Rokoff
- Episode #1.2 (1983) ... Rokoff
- Episode #1.1 (1983) ... Rokoff
 1983 Reilly: Ace of Spies (TV Mini-Series)
Stalin
- Shutdown (1983) ... Stalin
- The Last Journey (1983) ... Stalin
 1982-1983 Nanny (TV Series)
Sam Tavener
- Let Nothing You Dismay (1983) ... Sam Tavener
- Into the Blitz (1983) ... Sam Tavener
- A Sense of Duty (1983) ... Sam Tavener
- A Twist of Fate (1982) ... Sam Tavener
 1983 Richard III (TV Movie)
Sir William Catesby
 1983 The Second Part of Henry the Sixth (TV Movie)
Duke of Gloucester / Dick the Butcher
 1983 The First Part of Henry the Sixth (TV Movie)
Duke of Gloucester
 1981 The Winter's Tale (TV Movie)
Camillo
 1981 The Man Who Saw Tomorrow
The Friar
 1980 Spy! (TV Series)
Sergei
- The Murder Machine (1980) ... Sergei
 1971-1979 Play for Today (TV Series)
Mick Connor / Cardinal Volponi / Michael Regan
- Comedians (1979) ... Mick Connor
- A Choice of Evils (1977) ... Cardinal Volponi
- Michael Regan (1971) ... Michael Regan
 1975-1979 Crown Court (TV Series)
Peter Gavin / Ralph Gibbs / Dr. Anthony Boyde
- Cash: Part 1 (1979) ... Peter Gavin
- Meeting Place: Part 1 (1978) ... Peter Gavin
- Home Sweet Home: Part 1 (1977) ... Ralph Gibbs
- The Healing Hand: Part 1 (1975) ... Dr. Anthony Boyde
 1978 BBC2 Play of the Week (TV Series)
Len
- Return Fare (1978) ... Len
 1978 Armchair Thriller (TV Series)
Tom Amyas M.P. / Tom Amyas, MP
- Quiet as a Nun: Part 4: Witness and Wills (1978) ... Tom Amyas M.P.
- Quiet as a Nun: Part 2: The Chapel (1978) ... Tom Amyas M.P.
- Quiet as a Nun: Part 1: The Tower (1978) ... Tom Amyas, MP
 1977 Esther Waters (TV Series)
Fred Parsons
- Episode #1.4 (1977) ... Fred Parsons
- Episode #1.3 (1977) ... Fred Parsons
 1976 Centre Play (TV Series)
Tweed
 1975 Rooms (TV Series)
Alan Alanson
- Alan and Peter: Part 2 (1975) ... Alan Alanson
- Alan and Peter: Part 1 (1975) ... Alan Alanson
 1975 The Love School (TV Series)
William Morris
- The Artisan (1975) ... William Morris
- Beata Beatrix (1975) ... William Morris
- Remember Me (1975) ... William Morris
- The Brotherhood (1975) ... William Morris
 1973 Barlow at Large (TV Series)
Bill Walker
- Informant (1973) ... Bill Walker
 1972 Villains (TV Series)
Eric
- Billy Boy (1972) ... Eric
 1972 Holly (TV Series)
Tom Prentiss
- Episode #1.6 (1972) ... Tom Prentiss
- Episode #1.5 (1972) ... Tom Prentiss
- Episode #1.4 (1972) ... Tom Prentiss
- Episode #1.3 (1972) ... Tom Prentiss
- Episode #1.2 (1972) ... Tom Prentiss
 1971 The Guardians (TV Series)
Dr. Benedict
- End in Dust (1971) ... Dr. Benedict
- The Killing Trade (1971) ... Dr. Benedict
- The Nature of the Beast (1971) ... Dr. Benedict
- The Dirtiest Man in the World (1971) ... Dr. Benedict
- Appearances (1971) ... Dr. Benedict
 1971 Crime of Passion (TV Series)
Andre
- Louis (1971) ... Andre
 1971 Hine (TV Series)
George Dyson MP
- The Old School Noose (1971) ... George Dyson MP
 1970 The Woodlanders (TV Series)
Giles Winterborne
- Marty (1970) ... Giles Winterborne
- Felice (1970) ... Giles Winterborne
- Grace (1970) ... Giles Winterborne
- Giles (1970) ... Giles Winterborne
 1970 Manhunt (TV Series)
Beauchamps
- Fare Forward, Voyagers (1970) ... Beauchamps
 1969 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Len
- There Is Also Tomorrow (1969) ... Len
 1963-1969 Z Cars (TV Series)
Ernie Franks / Dannyboy / Johnny Oulton
- All the Birds of the Air: Part 2 (1969) ... Ernie Franks
- All the Birds of the Air: Part 1 (1969) ... Ernie Franks
- Follow My Leader (1963) ... Johnny Oulton
 1968 The Champions (TV Series)
Roger Carson
- The Fanatics (1968) ... Roger Carson
 1968 Dr. Finlay's Casebook (TV Series)
Dr. Rawlings
 1965-1968 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Wally Morton / Medway / Brian Wicks
- Caesar's Wife (1968) ... Wally Morton
- Witness Summons (1965) ... Medway
- A Fine Art (1965) ... Brian Wicks
 1963-1968 Sergeant Cork (TV Series)
Joe Tyler / Arthur Stephens
- The Case of the Horseless Carriage (1968) ... Joe Tyler
- The Case of the Stagedoor Johnnie (1963) ... Arthur Stephens
 1967 Inheritance (TV Series)
Henry Morcer
- A Man of His Time (1967) ... Henry Morcer
 1963-1967 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Ken Wickes / Major Digby
- For King and Country #3: Tunnel Trench (1963) ... Major Digby
 1967 The Fellows (TV Series)
Det. Sgt. Wayland
- Inside Out: Part 1 (1967) ... Det. Sgt. Wayland
 1967 The Baron (TV Series)
Whetlor
- You Can't Win Them All (1967) ... Whetlor
 1966-1967 Conflict (TV Series)
Dr. John Faustus / Sam Gerridge
- Doctor Faustus (1967) ... Dr. John Faustus
- Caste (1966) ... Sam Gerridge
 1966 Vendetta (TV Series)
Beppo
- The Dolly Man (1966) ... Beppo
 1966 Coronation Street (TV Series)
John Benjamin
- Episode #1.583 (1966) ... John Benjamin
- Episode #1.582 (1966) ... John Benjamin
- Episode #1.573 (1966) ... John Benjamin
- Episode #1.572 (1966) ... John Benjamin
 1966 Softly Softly (TV Series)
Swaine
- Best Out of Three (1966) ... Swaine
 1965-1966 Redcap (TV Series)
Corporal Bond / Pvt. Burroughs
- An Ambush Among Friends (1966) ... Corporal Bond
- The Patrol (1965) ... Pvt. Burroughs
 1966 The Man in Room 17 (TV Series)
Lt. Quatrano
- Vendetta (1966) ... Lt. Quatrano
 1966 A Game of Murder (TV Series)
Det. Insp. Ed Royce
- Episode #1.6 (1966) ... Det. Insp. Ed Royce
- Episode #1.5 (1966) ... Det. Insp. Ed Royce
- Episode #1.4 (1966) ... Det. Insp. Ed Royce
- Episode #1.3 (1966) ... Det. Insp. Ed Royce
- Episode #1.2 (1966) ... Det. Insp. Ed Royce
 1965 A Poor Gentleman (TV Series)
Tropatchov
- Part Two (1965) ... Tropatchov
- Part One (1965) ... Tropatchov
 1965 Riviera Police (TV Series)
Jack Dysart
- Take It Sideways and Pray (1965) ... Jack Dysart
 1965 Sherlock Holmes (TV Series)
Sir George Burnwell
- The Beryl Coronet (1965) ... Sir George Burnwell
 1964 The Indian Tales of Rudyard Kipling (TV Series)
Private Terence Mulvaney
- His Private Honour (1964) ... Private Terence Mulvaney
- Love o' Women (1964) ... Private Terence Mulvaney
- Watches of the Night (1964) ... Private Terence Mulvaney
- Black Jack (1964) ... Private Terence Mulvaney
- The Madness of Private Ortheris (1964) ... Private Terence Mulvaney
 1964 Rattle of a Simple Man
Jack (uncredited)
 1964 Detective (TV Series)
David Loring
- The Loring Mystery (1964) ... David Loring
 1964 The Villains (TV Series)
Tommy
- Les Girls (1964) ... Tommy
 1964 Saturday Night Out
Manager
 1963 Friday Night (TV Series)
Bill Palethorpe
- Plastic Mac in Winter (1963) ... Bill Palethorpe
 1963 The Avengers (TV Series)
John Wrightson
- Death of a Batman (1963) ... John Wrightson
 1963 The Sentimental Agent (TV Series)
Civic Guard
- May the Saints Preserve Us (1963) ... Civic Guard
 1963 Maupassant (TV Series)
Enice
- Fathers and Sons (1963) ... Enice
 1963 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Archie Martin
- Alibis Are Fixed (1963) ... Archie Martin
 1963 24-Hour Call (TV Series)
Ron Smith
- No Time for Doctors (1963) ... Ron Smith
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He acted in Arthur Miller's play, "The Crucible," in a Royal National Theatre production at the Laurence Olivier Theatre in London, England with Tom Wilkinson, Zoe Wanamaker, Michael Bryant, and Claire Holman in the cast. Howard Davies was director. See more »

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[on Jeremy Brett] He was a delightful man. He was a great perfectionist. I mean, he carried his book of Sherlock Holmes stories around with him, almost like a Bible . . . Not merely did he keep a very close eye on the dialogue remaining faithful, but also, when we were actually filming, he would concern himself, in the nicest possible way, with making sure everybody was dressed correctly and that... See more »

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Son-in-law of Arthur Calder-Marshall. See more »

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