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John Cater (I) (1932–2009)

John Cater was born on January 17, 1932 in Hendon, London, England as John Edward Cater. He was an actor, known for The Abominable Dr. Phibes (1971), The Woman in Black (1989) and Captain Kronos - Vampire Hunter (1974). He was married to Wendy Gifford. He died on March 21, 2009 in London. See full bio »

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(age 77) in London, England, UK

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 2008 Bonekickers (TV Series)
Elderly man
- Army of God (2008) ... Elderly man
 2007 The Last Detective (TV Series)
Grumpy Joe
- Dangerous Liaisons (2007) ... Grumpy Joe
 1998-2007 Midsomer Murders (TV Series)
Jack Pearce / Mr. Tibbs
- The Animal Within (2007) ... Jack Pearce
- Death of a Hollow Man (1998) ... Mr. Tibbs
 2004-2006 ChuckleVision (TV Series)
Guru / Maurice
- Hippy Isle (2006) ... Guru
- Bedlam Breakfast (2004) ... Maurice
 2005 Room 36
Bert
 2005 Bad Girls (TV Series)
Solicitor
- Episode #7.5 (2005) ... Solicitor
 1990-2005 The Bill (TV Series)
Edward Tregowan / Mr. Cleghorn / Harry Clifford / ...
- 299 (2005) ... Harry Clifford
- 116 (2003) ... Ted
- The Leopard: Part 2 (2001) ... Edward Tregowan
- The Leopard: Part 1 (2001) ... Edward Tregowan
- Mid-Life Crisis (1997) ... Victor Margolis
 2005 The Trial of the King Killers
Mr. Beaver
 1993-2004 Casualty (TV Series)
Archie Barnet / Stan Clay / Bernard
- World Gone Wrong: Part 1 (2004) ... Archie Barnet
- Thicker Than Water (1996) ... Stan Clay
- Cat in Hell (1993) ... Bernard
 2004 The Brief (TV Series)
Judge
- The Road to Hell (2004) ... Judge
 2004 Doctors and Nurses (TV Series)
Malcolm
- Holy Smoke (2004) ... Malcolm
 2003 Doctors (TV Series)
Richard Groves
- No More Pain (2003) ... Richard Groves
 2001-2003 Down to Earth (TV Series)
Richard
- The Last Dance (2003) ... Richard
- All Together Now (2001) ... Richard
- Rites and Wrongs (2001) ... Richard
- A Time to Live (2001) ... Richard
 2002 Anazapta
Brother Wilfred
 2002 Fogbound
Older man
 1997-2001 Where the Heart Is (TV Series)
John Miller / John Hutton
- Choices (2001) ... John Miller
- Runaways (2001) ... John Miller
- Skelthwaite (1997) ... John Hutton
 2001 The Residents (TV Series)
George
- Episode #1.1 (2001) ... George
 2001 Crossroads (TV Series)
Arthur Williams (2001-2002)
 2001 In a Land of Plenty (TV Series)
Alfred
- Episode #1.3 (2001) ... Alfred
- Episode #1.2 (2001) ... Alfred
- Episode #1.1 (2001) ... Alfred
 2000 The 10th Kingdom (TV Mini-Series)
Restaurant Owner
- Episode #1.7 (2000) ... Restaurant Owner
 1998 Goodnight, Mister Tom (TV Movie)
Dr. Little
 1997 Silent Witness (TV Series)
Captain Rider
- Blood, Sweat and Tears: Part 2 (1997) ... Captain Rider
- Blood, Sweat and Tears: Part 1 (1997) ... Captain Rider
 1996 Savage Hearts
Bernie
 1996 Bramwell (TV Mini-Series)
Dr. Cuthbert Woolfendon
- Episode #2.6 (1996) ... Dr. Cuthbert Woolfendon
 1996 Rasputin (TV Movie)
Efim
 1995 Harry's Mad (TV Series)
Reg Ruddock
- The Great Rudini (1995) ... Reg Ruddock
 1994 Midnight Movie (TV Movie)
Old Man
 1991-1994 2point4 Children (TV Series)
Mr. Tavener
- Frenzy (1994) ... Mr. Tavener
- Leader of the Pack (1991) ... Mr. Tavener
 1994 Love Hurts (TV Series)
Benny Rosen
- Promises (1994) ... Benny Rosen
 1993 Wycliffe and the Cycle of Death (TV Movie)
Alfred Glynn
 1993 Maigret (TV Series)
Porter
- Maigret on the Defensive (1993) ... Porter
 1993 Lipstick on Your Collar (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. Shepherd
- Episode #1.2 (1993) ... Mr. Shepherd
 1993 Full Stretch (TV Series)
Doorman
- Ivory Tower (1993) ... Doorman
 1992 The Darling Buds of May (TV Series)
Tommy
- Le Grand Weekend (1992) ... Tommy
 1992 Sitting Pretty (TV Series)
George
 1992 Covington Cross (TV Series)
Moss
- Celebration ... Moss
 1992 Haggard (TV Series)
Pelham
- The Claimant (1992) ... Pelham
 1992 Anglo Saxon Attitudes (TV Mini-Series)
Harold Cresset
- Episode #1.3 (1992) ... Harold Cresset
- Episode #1.2 (1992) ... Harold Cresset
 1992 The Upper Hand (TV Series)
Attendant
- Business and Pleasure (1992) ... Attendant
 1991 T-Bag's Christmas Turkey (TV Movie)
Old King Wenceslas
 1991 Prisoner of Honor (TV Movie)
New War Minister
 1991 Minder (TV Series)
Tommy
- The Greatest Show in Willesden (1991) ... Tommy
 1991 Screen One (TV Series)
Restorer (Robertson)
- A Question of Attribution (1991) ... Restorer (Robertson)
 1991 Lovejoy (TV Series)
Sam
- Sugar & Spice (1991) ... Sam
 1990 Life After Life (TV Movie)
Dr Trump
 1990 Dunrulin (TV Movie)
Vicar
 1990 Ruth Rendell Mysteries (TV Series)
Mr. Pertwee
- The Best Man to Die: Part Three (1990) ... Mr. Pertwee
- The Best Man to Die: Part Two (1990) ... Mr. Pertwee
- The Best Man to Die: Part One (1990) ... Mr. Pertwee
 1990 One Foot in the Grave (TV Series)
Mr. Berenger
- The Return of the Speckled Band (1990) ... Mr. Berenger
 1990 T-Bag and the Pearls of Wisdom (TV Series)
Grimble
- Grimble and Squiffy (1990) ... Grimble
 1990 Bergerac (TV Series)
Skebbins
- A True Detective (1990) ... Skebbins
 1989 The Return of Shelley (TV Series)
Graham's dad
- Cold Turkey (1989) ... Graham's dad
 1989 The Woman in Black (TV Movie)
Arnold Pepperell
 1989 About Face (TV Series)
Maurice Picarda
- Send Her Victorious (1989) ... Maurice Picarda
 1989 Shalom Salaam (TV Mini-Series)
Joe Astler
 1989 A Fine Romance (TV Series)
Rhodes Tarleton
- Absence of Chalice (1989) ... Rhodes Tarleton
 1989 Inspector Morse (TV Series)
The Dean
- Ghost in the Machine (1989) ... The Dean
 1988 Turn on to T-Bag (TV Series)
Ebeneezer Scrimp
- Scrimp (1988) ... Ebeneezer Scrimp
 1987 Home to Roost (TV Series)
Shady Gray
- Getting On (1987) ... Shady Gray
 1987 A Dorothy L. Sayers Mystery (TV Series)
Old Pollock
- Have His Carcase: Episode Four (1987) ... Old Pollock
- Have His Carcase: Episode Three (1987) ... Old Pollock
- Have His Carcase: Episode Two (1987) ... Old Pollock
 1987 Still Crazy Like a Fox (TV Movie)
Rockhill
 1986 Unnatural Causes (TV Series)
Perry
- Window, Sir? (1986) ... Perry
 1986 The Kenny Everett Television Show (TV Series)
- Episode #4.6 (1986)
 1986 Chance in a Million (TV Series)
Dr. Caffrey
- Guess Who's Not Coming for Dinner (1986) ... Dr. Caffrey
 1986 Return to Treasure Island (TV Series)
Sharpe
- Spanish Gold (1986) ... Sharpe
- The Crow's Nest (1986) ... Sharpe
- Manhunt (1986) ... Sharpe
- Jamaica (1986) ... Sharpe
 1986 The December Rose (TV Mini-Series)
Dr. Norris
- The Black Eagle (1986) ... Dr. Norris
 1983 Jack of Diamonds (TV Series)
Foxwell
- Herr of the Dog (1983) ... Foxwell
- Going Dutch (1983) ... Foxwell
 1983 Death of an Expert Witness (TV Mini-Series)
Alfred Goddard
- Episode #1.3 (1983) ... Alfred Goddard
 1982 P.O.S.H (TV Short)
Jack Scratch
 1982 Anyone for Denis? (TV Movie)
Maurice Picarda
 1980-1981 The Other 'Arf (TV Series)
George Watts
- After the Ball (1981) ... George Watts
- All Right on the Night (1981) ... George Watts
- A Man of Property (1981) ... George Watts
- The Big 'E' (1981) ... George Watts
- Holding the Baby (1981) ... George Watts
 1980 Little Lord Fauntleroy (TV Movie)
Thomas
 1980 Just Liz (TV Series)
Mr. Shilling
- Episode #1.4 (1980) ... Mr. Shilling
 1980 Agony (TV Series)
The Swindon Avenger
- A Woman Alone (1980) ... The Swindon Avenger
 1980 The Jim Davidson Show (TV Series)
- Episode #2.5 (1980)
 1980 Rising Damp
Bert
 1979 The Glums (TV Series)
Burglar
- Episode #2.3 (1979) ... Burglar
 1979 The House on Garibaldi Street (TV Movie)
Doctor
 1979 Henry VIII (TV Movie)
1st Gentleman
 1979 Leave It to Charlie (TV Series)
Bert
- Moonlight Becomes You (1979) ... Bert
 1979 The Mill on the Floss (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. Poulter
- Episode Three (1979) ... Mr. Poulter
 1978 The Losers (TV Series)
Barker
- A Star Is Born (1978) ... Barker
 1978 News from Nowhere
Richard Grosvenor
 1978 Bernie (TV Series)
- Episode #1.1 (1978)
 1978 The Sweeney (TV Series)
Alec Sleman
- Money, Money, Money (1978) ... Alec Sleman
 1976-1977 The Duchess of Duke Street (TV Series)
Starr
- Ain't We Got Fun (1977) ... Starr
- Blossom Time (1977) ... Starr
- Lottie (1977) ... Starr
 1977 The Squirrels (TV Series)
Vernon
- Men of Straw (1977) ... Vernon
 1976 I, Claudius (TV Series)
Narcissus
- Old King Log (1976) ... Narcissus
- Fool's Luck (1976) ... Narcissus
 1976 Nobody's House (TV Series)
Mr. Jacobs
- There's Nobody There (1976) ... Mr. Jacobs
 1976 Happy Ever After (TV Series)
Mr. Smith
- Terry in Court (1976) ... Mr. Smith
 1976 Centre Play (TV Series)
George
- Mirror, Mirror (1976) ... George
 1975 A Touch of the Casanovas (TV Movie)
Bartoldi
 1975 The Naked Civil Servant (TV Movie)
Psychiatrist
 1975 Willow Cabins (TV Movie)
Porter
 1975 Madame Bovary (TV Mini-Series)
Lheureux
- Judgement (1975) ... Lheureux
- Lost Love (1975) ... Lheureux
- First Love (1975) ... Lheureux
 1975 The Rough with the Smooth (TV Series)
Peter
- Episode #1.6 (1975) ... Peter
 1975 Thriller (TV Series)
Murchison
- If It's a Man, Hang Up (1975) ... Murchison
 1975 Further Up Pompeii! (TV Movie)
Pollux
 1975 Late Call (TV Mini-Series)
Herbert Raven
- Episode #1.4 (1975) ... Herbert Raven
 1975 The Confederacy of Wives (TV Movie)
Clip
 1974 New Scotland Yard (TV Series)
Henry Blane
- A Man of His Word (1974) ... Henry Blane
 1973 Great Mysteries (TV Series)
Martell
- The Ingenious Reporter (1973) ... Martell
 1973 Follyfoot (TV Series)
Clem Barrett
- The Four Legged Hat (1973) ... Clem Barrett
 1973 Play for Today (TV Series)
Norman
- The Stretch (1973) ... Norman
 1973 7 of 1 (TV Series)
Horace
- Spanner's Eleven (1973) ... Horace
 1962-1971 Z Cars (TV Series)
Tom White / Frazer / Mr. Windle / ...
- Nobody Hit Me: Part 2 (1971) ... Tom White
- Nobody Hit Me: Part 1 (1971) ... Tom White
- All in a Day's Work: Part 2 (1967) ... Frazer
- All in a Day's Work: Part 1 (1967) ... Frazer
- Bring Back the Cat (1964) ... Mr. Windle
 1971 Budgie (TV Series)
Dinsdale
- And in Again (1971) ... Dinsdale
 1971 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series)
Doctor Chatterjee
- The Importance of Being Hairy (1971) ... Doctor Chatterjee
 1971 The Expert (TV Series)
Man in pub
- Cedric (1971) ... Man in pub
 1971 That's Your Funeral (TV Series)
Purvis
- Alas Poor Eric (1971) ... Purvis
 1970 Roads to Freedom (TV Series)
Longin
- The Defeated: Part 1 (1970) ... Longin
 1970 Dad's Army (TV Series)
Private Clarke
- The Two and a Half Feathers (1970) ... Private Clarke
 1970 The Mating Machine (TV Series)
Dr. Crow
- Who Sleeps on the Right? (1970) ... Dr. Crow
 1970 The Black Tulip (TV Mini-Series)
Dirk
 1970 Up Pompeii! (TV Series)
Castor Oilus
- The Love Potion (1970) ... Castor Oilus
 1970 Loot
Meadows
 1969 Department S (TV Series)
Charles Banjou
- Dead Men Die Twice (1969) ... Charles Banjou
 1969 Fraud Squad (TV Series)
Mr. Benson
- Where's George? (1969) ... Mr. Benson
 1969 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Surette
- Colombe (1969) ... Surette
 1969 Rogues' Gallery (TV Series)
Ezra
- The Bright-Eyed Body-Snatcher (1969) ... Ezra
 1969 Softly Softly (TV Series)
Edwards
- Proved Connection (1969) ... Edwards
 1968 Virgin of the Secret Service (TV Series)
Fred Doublett / Doublett / Fred Doublet
- Wings Over Glencraig (1968) ... Doublett
- The Professor Goes West (1968) ... Fred Doublett
- A Fate Worse Than Death (1968) ... Fred Doublett
- The Pyramid Plot (1968) ... Fred Doublet
- Across the Silver Pass of Gusri Song (1968) ... Fred Doublett
 1967 The Revenue Men (TV Series)
Jepp
- Fox in the High Street (1967) ... Jepp
 1967 The Secret Agent (TV Movie)
The Professor
 1960-1967 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Hollings / Ginger Grant / Alex Barton / ...
- A Through and Through with Powder (1967) ... Hollings
- The Bread Bag (1965) ... Ginger Grant
- Inquest on an Idol (1962) ... Alex Barton
- The Burning Question (1960) ... Receptionist
- A Straight White Line (1960) ... Sgt. Kelly
 1967 Mr. Rose (TV Series)
Ambrose Poster
- The Avenging Angel (1967) ... Ambrose Poster
 1963-1967 The Avengers (TV Series)
Olliphant / Jarvis / Disco
- The Living Dead (1967) ... Olliphant
- Death at Bargain Prices (1965) ... Jarvis
- The Nutshell (1963) ... Disco
 1967 Girl in a Black Bikini (TV Series)
Alan Ramsey
 1967 The Baron (TV Series)
Ronnie Osbourne
- You Can't Win Them All (1967) ... Ronnie Osbourne
 1966 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series)
Piggot
- Confession (1966) ... Piggot
 1965-1966 Theatre 625 (TV Series)
Ailred / Monk / Snell
- Conquest: The Encounter (1966) ... Monk
 1963-1966 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Sidney Lucas / Bledyard
- The Sandcastle (1963) ... Bledyard
 1966 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Dalrymple
- The One Eyed Monster (1966) ... Dalrymple
 1965 Serjeant Musgrave's Dance (TV Series)
Bargee
- Episode #1.1 (1965) ... Bargee
 1965 The Wednesday Thriller (TV Series)
Mr. Mirksy
- The Babysitter (1965) ... Mr. Mirksy
 1965 The Man in Room 17 (TV Series)
Bell
- Tell the Truth (1965) ... Bell
 1965 The Flying Swan (TV Series)
Moss
- The Knock-Out (1965) ... Moss
 1965 Secret Agent (TV Series)
Man Receptionist
- A Room in the Basement (1965) ... Man Receptionist
 1965 Crane (TV Series)
Afiz
- A Violent Animal (1965) ... Afiz
 1964-1965 The Villains (TV Series)
Robert Lee / Larry
- Ask Me No Questions (1965) ... Robert Lee
- Les Girls (1964) ... Larry
 1964 The Plane Makers (TV Series)
Charles Atkinson
- Empires Have to Start Somewhere (1964) ... Charles Atkinson
 1964 Diary of a Young Man (TV Series)
Eric
- Power (1964) ... Eric
 1964 The Hidden Truth (TV Series)
Frank Dobel
- Penny Post Paid (1964) ... Frank Dobel
 1963 Drama 61-67 (TV Series)
Phil Warren
- Drama '63: Dead Darling (1963) ... Phil Warren
 1963 Dial RIX (TV Series)
Paul Stanford
- What a Chassis (1963) ... Paul Stanford
 1963 A Little Big Business (TV Series)
Lazlo
- Pilot (1963) ... Lazlo
 1962-1963 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Series)
Albert the Atheist / Farmer Case
- She's a Free Country (1963) ... Albert the Atheist
- Six Men of Dorset (1962) ... Farmer Case
 1963 The Victorians (TV Mini-Series)
Hyssop
- The Rent Day (1963) ... Hyssop
 1961-1963 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Olpinski / Critic
- The Reading Room (1963) ... Olpinski
- A Resounding Tinkle (1961) ... Critic
 1963 Hancock (TV Series)
Detective Constable Tom Flag
- The Eye-Witness (1963) ... Detective Constable Tom Flag
 1962 Out of This World (TV Series)
Fred Smith
- The Tycoons (1962) ... Fred Smith
 1962 Richard the Lionheart (TV Series)
- The Norman King (1962)
 1961 The True Mistery of the Passion (TV Movie)
Foolish Soldier
 1960 Played Upon a Stage (TV Series)
Diggory
- She Stoops to Conquer (1960) ... Diggory
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He acted in Carlo Goldoni's play, "Miranda," in a Chichester Festival production at the Chichester Festival Theatre in Chichester, West Sussex, England with Penelope Keith, Moray Watson, Milton Johns, Caroline Lintott, and Gareth Vaughan in the cast. Wendy Toye was director. See more »
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His mother was a violinist. See more »

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