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David Collings

David Collings was born on June 4, 1940 in Brighton, East Sussex, England. He is an actor, known for Scrooge (1970), The Invisible Woman (2013) and Persuasion (1995). See full bio »
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 2004 Wren: The Man Who Built Britain (TV Movie documentary)
Dean
 1995 Ruth Rendell Mysteries (TV Series)
Michael Sunderton
- The Strawberry Tree: Part 2 (1995) ... Michael Sunderton
- The Strawberry Tree: Part 1 (1995) ... Michael Sunderton
 1993-1994 The Chief (TV Series)
David Anson
- Episode #4.4 (1994) ... David Anson
- Episode #3.5 (1993) ... David Anson
 1993 The Darling Buds of May (TV Series)
Mr. Dawlish
- The Happiest Days of Your Life: Part 1 (1993) ... Mr. Dawlish
 1992 Love Hurts (TV Series)
Barney Blunden
- Stormy Weather (1992) ... Barney Blunden
 1991 Boon (TV Series)
Detective Inspector
- Help Me Make It Through the Night (1991) ... Detective Inspector
 1990 A.D. Police File 2: The Ripper (Video short)
Cop / Doctor (1994) (English version, voice, uncredited)
 1990 A.D. Police File 1: Voomer Madness (Video short)
Dealer (1994) (English version, voice, uncredited)
 1990 Devil Man - Volume 2: Demon Bird
Jinmen (1994) (English version, voice)
 1967-1990 Omnibus (TV Series documentary)
Father / Grimm brother #2 / Stanton / ...
- Van Gogh (1990) ... Father
- The Brothers Grimm (1979) ... Grimm brother #2
- Find Me (1974) ... Stanton
- Song of Summer: Frederick Delius (1968) ... Percy Grainger
- The World of Coppard (1967) ... Gilbert (Adam and Eve and Pinch Me)
 1989 The Bill (TV Series)
Paul Benton
- Blood Ties (1989) ... Paul Benton
 1988 The Return of the Antelope (TV Series)
Nugneb
- Sea Fever (1988) ... Nugneb
- Footprints in the Sand (1988) ... Nugneb
 1986 The Theban Plays by Sophocles (TV Series)
Chorus
- Theban Plays: Oedipus the King (1986) ... Chorus
 1985 Them and Us (TV Series)
Prosecutor
 1985 Tangiers
Major Greville
 1985 Dramarama (TV Series)
Sky
- The Universe Downstairs (1985) ... Sky
 1985 Oscar (TV Series)
Doctor
- Gilded Youth (1985) ... Doctor
 1985 Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: A Murder Is Announced (TV Movie)
The Reverend Harmon
 1983 The Two Gentlemen of Verona (TV Movie)
Thurio
 1983 Juliet Bravo (TV Series)
Paul Pringle
- Backtrack (1983) ... Paul Pringle
 1975-1983 Crown Court (TV Series)
Nigel Warwick / Alec Parker
- Living in Sin?: Part 1 (1983) ... Nigel Warwick
- Saboteur: Part 1 (1975) ... Alec Parker
 1982 BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series)
Alan
- Housewarming (1982) ... Alan
 1982 Airline (TV Series)
Dave Shaddock
- Too Many Promises (1982) ... Dave Shaddock
 1982 Fame Is the Spur (TV Mini-Series)
Gordon Stansfield
 1981 Blakes 7 (TV Series)
Deva
- Blake (1981) ... Deva
 1981 Look and Read (TV Series)
Lord Dark and the Friendly Ghost
- Dark Towers: Part 7 - The Dark Tree (1981) ... Lord Dark and the Friendly Ghost
- Dark Towers: Part 6 - The Tall Knight's Folly (1981) ... Lord Dark and the Friendly Ghost
- Dark Towers: Part 5 - The Old Coach House (1981) ... Lord Dark and the Friendly Ghost
- Dark Towers: Part 4 - The Clue in the Book (1981) ... Lord Dark and the Friendly Ghost
- Dark Towers: Part 3 - The Old Legend (1981) ... Lord Dark and the Friendly Ghost
 1981 Dark Towers (TV Series)
Lord Dark / The Friendly Ghost
 1980 A Tale of Two Cities (TV Mini-Series)
John Barsad
- Part 8 (1980) ... John Barsad
- Part 7 (1980) ... John Barsad
- Part 6 (1980) ... John Barsad
- Part 4 (1980) ... John Barsad
- Part 2 (1980) ... John Barsad
 1980 The Outsider
Major Nigel Percival
 1980 Monkey (TV Series)
Monkey
- Seirô Maô mangetsu no tôboe (1980) ... Monkey (voice)
 1980 Breakaway (TV Series)
Dr. Tucker
- The Local Affair: Part 6 (1980) ... Dr. Tucker
- The Local Affair: Part 4 (1980) ... Dr. Tucker
- The Local Affair: Part 3 (1980) ... Dr. Tucker
- The Local Affair: Part 2 (1980) ... Dr. Tucker
- The Local Affair (1980) ... Dr. Tucker
 1979 Julius Caesar (TV Movie)
Cassius
 1978 The Thirty-Nine Steps
Tillotson
 1978 Premiere (TV Series)
 1978 The Professionals (TV Series)
Frank Turner
- Stake Out (1978) ... Frank Turner
 1977-1978 Midnight Is a Place (TV Series)
Julian Oakapple
- Episode #1.13 (1978) ... Julian Oakapple
- Episode #1.12 (1977) ... Julian Oakapple
- Episode #1.11 (1977) ... Julian Oakapple
- Episode #1.10 (1977) ... Julian Oakapple
- Episode #1.9 (1977) ... Julian Oakapple
 1977 Treasure Island (TV Mini-Series)
Blind Pew
- Episode #1.2 (1977) ... Blind Pew
- Episode #1.1 (1977) ... Blind Pew
 1976 The Story of David (TV Movie)
Nathan
 1975 Hennessy
Covey
 1974 Fall of Eagles (TV Mini-Series)
Milyukov
- The Secret War (1974) ... Milyukov
- The Last Tsar (1974) ... Milyukov
 1974 The Carnforth Practice (TV Series)
Adam Burton
- Adam (1974) ... Adam Burton
 1974 Mahler
Hugo Wolf
 1973 Black and Blue (TV Series)
Atkinson
- Secrets (1973) ... Atkinson
 1973 Secrets (TV Movie)
Atkinson
 1973 Hunter's Walk (TV Series)
Saxon
- Discretion (1973) ... Saxon
 1972 The Regiment (TV Series)
Gerald Hope
- Gentlemen in Khaki Ordered South (1972) ... Gerald Hope
- A Perfect Day (1972) ... Gerald Hope
 1972 For the Love of Ada
Mr. Johnson
 1971 The Mind of Mr. J.G. Reeder (TV Series)
The Hon. Clive Fitzcormorant
- Find the Lady (1971) ... The Hon. Clive Fitzcormorant
 1969-1971 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series)
Cyril
- Jilly (1971) ... Cyril
 1971 Play for Today (TV Series)
Tommy
- The Man in the Sidecar (1971) ... Tommy
 1970 UFO (TV Series)
Daniel Clark
- The Psychobombs (1970) ... Daniel Clark
 1970 Mystery and Imagination (TV Series)
James Morris
- The Suicide Club (1970) ... James Morris
 1969 Strange Report (TV Series)
John Anders
 1969 Canterbury Tales (TV Series)
Clerk
 1969 Special Branch (TV Series)
Newspaper Editor
- Reliable Sources (1969) ... Newspaper Editor
 1969 The First Lady (TV Series)
 1966-1969 Out of the Unknown (TV Series)
R. Daneel Olivaw / X117
- Level 7 (1966) ... X117
 1969 The Possessed (TV Mini-Series)
Verhovensky
 1968 Joanna
Critic (uncredited)
 1966-1968 Dr. Finlay's Casebook (TV Series)
Alan Ramsay / Roy Douglas
- To Janet, a Son (1968) ... Alan Ramsay
- The Decision (1966) ... Roy Douglas
 1968 Point Counterpoint (TV Mini-Series)
Maurice Spandrell
- Death of a Freeman (1968) ... Maurice Spandrell
- Golden Lads and Girls (1968) ... Maurice Spandrell
 1967 The White Rabbit (TV Mini-Series)
Horace
- O Absalom (1967) ... Horace
 1967 Theatre 625 (TV Series)
Gabriel Braithwaite
- Tickle Times (1967) ... Gabriel Braithwaite
 1967 The Secret Agent (TV Movie)
Mr. Vladimir
 1967 This Man Craig (TV Series)
Martin Johns
- You Can Choose Your Friends (1967) ... Martin Johns
 1966 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Harry Nelson
- The Smoker (1966) ... Harry Nelson
 1966 Mogul (TV Series)
Roy Binns
- Wingless Wonder (1966) ... Roy Binns
 1966 Softly Softly (TV Series)
Lloyd
- The Key (1966) ... Lloyd
 1965 Knock on Any Door (TV Series)
Ted Besant / Walker
- The Machine Minder (1965) ... Ted Besant
- Dream of the Summer Night (1965) ... Walker
 1965 Z Cars (TV Series)
Howard
- With a Pin (1965) ... Howard
 1965 Secret Agent (TV Series)
Stephen Miller
- Sting in the Tail (1965) ... Stephen Miller
 1965 Front Page Story (TV Series)
Tony Bridges
- Down Among the Dead Men (1965) ... Tony Bridges
 1965 Gideon C.I.D. (TV Series)
Alan Campbell-Gore
- The Prowler (1965) ... Alan Campbell-Gore
 1965 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
'Taffy' Thomas
- Moving On (1965) ... 'Taffy' Thomas
 1964-1965 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Jason Pellow / Raskolnikov
- The Fall of the Sparrow (1965) ... Jason Pellow
- Crime and Punishment (1964) ... Raskolnikov
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He acted in the stage adaptation of Charles Dickens' novel, "Nicholas Nickelby," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Michael Siberry, DeNica Fairman, Frances Cuka, John Carlisle, Rebecca Saire, Alan David, David Delve, John Lynch, Jane Carr, Clive Wood,... See more »
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He has two roles in common with both David Warner and Richard E. Grant. All three have played Bob Cratchit - Collings in Scrooge (1970), Warner in A Christmas Carol (1984) and Grant in A Christmas Carol (1999) - and the Doctor from Doctor Who (1963) - Collings in the Big Finish audio drama "Full Fathom Five", Warner in the Big Finish audio dramas "Sympathy for the Devil" and "Masters of War" and ... See more »

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