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James Coombes


James Coombes was born in Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales. He is an actor, known for Howards' Way (1985), King David (1985) and Murder with Mirrors (1985). He has been married to Cathy Finlay since June 25, 1989. They have three children. See full bio »
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Known For

Howards' Way
Howards' Way Pierre Challon
(1990)
King David
King David Amnon
(1985)
Murder with Mirrors
Murder with Mirrors Steven Restarick
(1985)
Robin Hood
Robin Hood Grendel
(1986)

Filmography

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 2018 Knightfall (TV Series)
Governor de Rouvray
- IV (2018) ... Governor de Rouvray
- And Certainly Not the Cripple (2018) ... Governor de Rouvray
 2017 Doctor Who: Shada
the Krargs (voice)
 2013 Ian Levine: Shada (Video)
Krarg (voice)
 2012 Cardinal Burns (TV Series)
Various
- Episode #1.6 (2012) ... Various
 2008-2011 Doctors (TV Series)
Dr. Giles Kane / Clive Staples
- Green Shoots (2011) ... Dr. Giles Kane
- Tuning Out (2008) ... Clive Staples
 2000-2007 Holby City (TV Series)
Miles Gale / Greg Philips
- Elliot's Wonderful Life (2007) ... Miles Gale
- Chasing the Dragon (2000) ... Greg Philips
 2007 Dinosapien (TV Series)
Dr. Clive Aikens
- The Thunderbird (2007) ... Dr. Clive Aikens
- Saving Eno (2007) ... Dr. Clive Aikens
- The Gate Keeper (2007) ... Dr. Clive Aikens
- The Masquerade (2007) ... Dr. Clive Aikens
- Rescue (2007) ... Dr. Clive Aikens
 2003-2006 My Family (TV Series)
Trevor / Spanish Policeman
- The Spokes Person (2006) ... Trevor
- Canary Cage (2003) ... Spanish Policeman
 2005 Jericho (TV Series)
Robin Hood
- The Hollow Men (2005) ... Robin Hood
 2004 Keen Eddie (TV Series)
Sir Edward Mills Sr.
 2001 Starhunter (TV Series)
Ike
- Dark and Stormy Night (2001) ... Ike (uncredited)
- Goodbye, So Long (2001) ... Ike
 2000 Monarch
Thorn
 1991-2000 The Bill (TV Series)
Justin Walker / James Childs
- Caught Short (2000) ... Justin Walker (as James Coombes)
- The Taste (1991) ... James Childs
 1999 Heartbeat (TV Series)
Evans
- No Surrender (1999) ... Evans
 1998 The Wonderful World of Disney (TV Series)
Sir Lancelot
- A Knight in Camelot (1998) ... Sir Lancelot
 1997 Harpur and Iles (TV Movie)
Jack Lamb
 1996 The Adventures of Captain Zeelig (TV Series)
Colonel South
 1996 Canary Wharf (TV Series)
Piers (1996)
 1995 Bugs (TV Series)
William Swift
- Shotgun Wedding (1995) ... William Swift
 1994 The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes (TV Mini-Series)
Gennaro Lucca
- The Red Circle (1994) ... Gennaro Lucca
 1993 Agatha Christie's Poirot (TV Series)
Paul Deroulard
- The Chocolate Box (1993) ... Paul Deroulard
 1993 Drop the Dead Donkey (TV Series)
Peter
- Lady Merchant (1993) ... Peter
 1990 Howards' Way (TV Series)
Pierre Challon
- Episode #6.13 (1990) ... Pierre Challon
- Episode #6.12 (1990) ... Pierre Challon
- Episode #6.11 (1990) ... Pierre Challon
- Episode #6.10 (1990) ... Pierre Challon
- Episode #6.9 (1990) ... Pierre Challon
 1989 Capital City (TV Series)
Gabriel Romero Mara
- Pension Fund (1989) ... Gabriel Romero Mara
 1989 Saracen (TV Series)
Vassal
- Tooth and Claw (1989) ... Vassal
 1989 Crossbow (TV Series)
Callop
- Silver Rider (1989) ... Callop
 1988 A Vote for Hitler (TV Movie)
Dick Crossman
 1987 Napoleon and Josephine: A Love Story (TV Mini-Series)
Cpl. Roland
- Episode #1.2 (1987) ... Cpl. Roland
 1987 Boon (TV Series)
Dr. Roger Davies
- Taken for a Ride (1987) ... Dr. Roger Davies
 1986 Robin Hood (TV Series)
Grendel
- The Time of the Wolf: Part 2 (1986) ... Grendel
- The Time of the Wolf: Part 1 (1986) ... Grendel
- Herne's Son: Part 2 (1986) ... Grendel (as James Coombes)
- Herne's Son: Part 1 (1986) ... Grendel (as James Coombes)
 1985 Minder (TV Series)
Mark Graves
- Minder on the Orient Express (1985) ... Mark Graves
 1985 The Kenny Everett Television Show (TV Series)
Various
- Episode #3.5 (1985) ... Various
 1985 King David
Amnon
 1985 Murder with Mirrors (TV Movie)
Steven Restarick
 1984 The Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady (TV Series)
Ernest Smith
- December (1984) ... Ernest Smith
- October (1984) ... Ernest Smith
- September (1984) ... Ernest Smith
- August (1984) ... Ernest Smith
- June (1984) ... Ernest Smith
 1984 Doctor Who (TV Series)
Paroli / Voice of Sentinel Six
- Warriors of the Deep: Part Three (1984) ... Paroli
- Warriors of the Deep: Part Two (1984) ... Paroli
- Warriors of the Deep: Part One (1984) ... Paroli / Voice of Sentinel Six
 1980 Take the High Road (TV Series)
The Laird (1993)
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Other Works:

1980, Stage, The Last of Mrs Cheyney, Chichester Festival theatre, Patrick lau with Joan Collins See more »
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Was the "Milk Tray Man" in the iconic British commercials for the Cadbury's chocolates in the eighties. He took over from Gary Myers. He also led many other major campaigns including the Bafta winning "Boddingtons" commercials.

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