David Collings Poster


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Overview (1)

Born in Brighton, East Sussex, England, UK

Mini Bio (1)

David Collings was born on June 4, 1940 in Brighton, East Sussex, England. He is an actor, known for Scrooge (1970), Saiyûki (1978) and Doctor Who (1963).

Trivia (3)

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 Grant in Comic Relief: Doctor Who - The Curse of Fatal Death (1999) and Doctor Who: Scream of the Shalka (2003).
He appeared in the final episodes of two 1970s/1980s cult classic science fiction series: Blake's 7 (1978) and Sapphire & Steel (1979).
On the DVD commentary for the serial Doctor Who: The Robots of Death: Part One (1977), Tom Baker spoke of his admiration for Collings and compared him favourably to Denholm Elliott, with whom Baker had worked on The Vault of Horror (1973).

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