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Claude Close (1956–2011)

Claude Close was born on August 16, 1956 in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England as Andrew Close. He was an actor, known for Hillsborough (1996), Derek (2005) and Children's Ward (1989). He was married to Peta Close. He died on October 7, 2011 in the UK. See full bio »

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(age 55) in UK

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Known For

Hillsborough
Hillsborough Additional Cast
(1996)
Derek
Derek Mr. Perfect Nigel
(2005)
Children's Ward
Children's Ward Mr. Shaeffer / Big Bob
(1990-2000)
Dalziel and Pascoe
Dalziel and Pascoe Desk Sergeant / Duty Sergeant
(1996-1997)

Filmography

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 2011 Sirens (TV Series)
Andrew
- King of the Jungle (2011) ... Andrew
 1994-2006 Heartbeat (TV Series)
Fred Bostock / Walter Roscoe
- Hearts and Flowers (2006) ... Fred Bostock
- Love Child (1994) ... Walter Roscoe
 2006 ChuckleVision (TV Series)
Herman von Gruppe
- Oompah Oompah (2006) ... Herman von Gruppe
 2005 Derek (Video)
Mr. Perfect Nigel
 2004 Max & Paddy's Road to Nowhere (TV Series)
Farmer
- Episode #1.5 (2004) ... Farmer
 1990-2003 Coronation Street (TV Series)
Preston King / Tudor Parry-Jones
- Episode #1.5557 (2003) ... Preston King
- Episode #1.5556 (2003) ... Preston King
- Episode #1.3143 (1990) ... Tudor Parry-Jones
 2003 The Eustace Bros. (TV Series)
Workman
- Episode #1.3 (2003) ... Workman
 2002 At Home with the Braithwaites (TV Series)
Alan / Alun
- Episode #3.5 (2002) ... Alan
- Episode #3.4 (2002) ... Alan
- Episode #3.3 (2002) ... Alun
 2001 Cold Feet (TV Series)
Harry Burgess
- Episode #4.6 (2001) ... Harry Burgess
 2001 Barbara (TV Series)
Postman 1
- Sisters (2001) ... Postman 1
 1990-2000 Children's Ward (TV Series)
Mr. Shaeffer / Big Bob
- Episode #12.9 (2000) ... Big Bob
- Episode #12.8 (2000) ... Big Bob
- Episode #3.8 (1990) ... Mr. Shaeffer
- Episode #3.7 (1990) ... Mr. Shaeffer
- Episode #3.6 (1990) ... Mr. Shaeffer
 1996-1997 Dalziel and Pascoe (TV Series)
Desk Sergeant / Duty Sergeant
- Ruling Passion (1997) ... Desk Sergeant
- A Clubbable Woman (1996) ... Duty Sergeant
 1996 Hillsborough (TV Movie)
Additional Cast
 1996 The Bill (TV Series)
Mr. Cullis
- Finishing School (1996) ... Mr. Cullis
 1995 Kavanagh QC (TV Series)
Hedges
- Nothing But the Truth (1995) ... Hedges
 1994 Screen Two (TV Series)
YTS Officer
- Criminal (1994) ... YTS Officer
 1994 Once Upon a Time in the North (TV Series)
Norman / Referee
- The Time Morris Launched His Boat (1994) ... Norman
- The Time Sean Got Into the Final (1994) ... Referee
 1992 Agatha Christie's Poirot (TV Series)
Doncaster Sergeant
- The ABC Murders (1992) ... Doncaster Sergeant
 1987-1989 Dramarama (TV Series)
Officer / Mr. Fisher
- Ghost Story (1989) ... Officer
- Badger on the Barge (1987) ... Mr. Fisher
 1988 All Creatures Great and Small (TV Series)
Winston Mallock
- Only One Woof (1988) ... Winston Mallock
 1985 Happy Families (TV Series)
Garage Boss
- Cassie (1985) ... Garage Boss
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Personal Details

Other Works:

(1999, April - May) Appeared as Francisco, Duke of Florence in the John Webster play "The White Devil" at the Haymarket Theatre, Leicester, England.
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Did You Know?

Trivia:

His brother is the writer, Marvin Close.

Star Sign:

Leo

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