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Desmond Carrington (1926–2017)

Desmond Carrington was born on May 23, 1926 in Bromley, Kent, England as Desmond Herbert Carrington. He was an actor, known for Emergency-Ward 10 (1957), Calamity the Cow (1967) and The People at No. 19 (1949). He died on February 1, 2017 in Perth, Scotland. See full bio »


(age 90) in Perth, Scotland, UK

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Known For

Emergency-Ward 10
Emergency-Ward 10 Dr. Chris Anderson / Chris Anderson
Calamity the Cow
Calamity the Cow Uncle Jim
Worlds Beyond
Worlds Beyond Doctor Lawson


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 1987 Worlds Beyond (TV Series)
Doctor Lawson
- The Haunted Garden (1987) ... Doctor Lawson
 1967 Calamity the Cow
Uncle Jim
 1958-1964 Emergency-Ward 10 (TV Series)
Dr. Chris Anderson / Chris Anderson
- Episode #1.717 (1964) ... Dr. Chris Anderson
- Episode #1.716 (1964) ... Dr. Chris Anderson
- Episode #1.714 (1964) ... Dr. Chris Anderson
- Episode #1.713 (1964) ... Dr. Chris Anderson
- Episode #1.711 (1964) ... Dr. Chris Anderson
 1963 The Plane Makers (TV Series)
 1959 African Patrol (TV Series)
- Man and Beast (1959) ... Greenway
 1949 The People at No. 19 (Short)
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 2007 Timeshift (TV Series documentary)
 1987 This Is Your Life (TV Series documentary)
- David Jacobs (1987) ... Himself
 1972 Come Dancing (TV Series)
Himself - Compère
- Episode dated 7 January 1972 (1972) ... Himself - Compère
 1964 Thank Your Lucky Stars (TV Series)
Himself - Guest DJ
- Episode #6.5 (1964) ... Himself - Guest DJ
- Episode #5.17 (1964) ... Himself - Guest DJ

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Other Works:

Appeared in BBC Radio 4's "The Late Mrs Buggins" documentary on Mabel Constanduros, made by Whistledown Productions. See more »

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Has been broadcasting since 1945, when he effectively conned Ceylon's British Forces Broadcasting station - Radio SEAC - in Colombo into believing he was highly experienced in the field. A fellow DJ was David Jacobs; the two struck up a lifelong friendship. See more »

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