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Bernard Cribbins


An actor since the age of 14, Bernard Cribbins had become a major star on the London stage by his mid-20s, but it was another ten years before he became a national star by his success in film comedies and with a string of hit records. He appeared in several of the "Carry On" series, and also achieved a great degree of success doing voiceovers for ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

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 2014 Midsomer Murders (TV Series)
Duggie Wingate
- The Flying Club (2014) ... Duggie Wingate
 2013 Old Jack's Boat (TV Series)
Old Jack
- The Christmas Quest (2013) ... Old Jack
- Old Seadog's Treasure (2013) ... Old Jack
- King Neptune's Shell (2013) ... Old Jack
- The Sea Urchin and the Queen (2013) ... Old Jack
- There's a Hole in My Boat (2013) ... Old Jack
 2012 A Fantastic Fear of Everything
The Voice (voice)
 2012 Run for Your Wife
Hospital patient
 2006 The Children's Party at the Palace (TV Special)
Station Guard
 2003 Blackball
Mutley
 2003 Barbara (TV Series)
Frank
- Guy Fawkes (2003) ... Frank
 2003 Last of the Summer Wine (TV Series)
Gavin Hinchcliffe
- In Which Gavin Hinchcliffe Loses the Gulf Stream (2003) ... Gavin Hinchcliffe
 2000 The Canterbury Tales (TV Series)
Carpenter
- The Journey Back (2000) ... Carpenter (voice)
 1999 Dalziel and Pascoe (TV Series)
Uncle Henry
- Time to Go (1999) ... Uncle Henry
 1998 Dennis the Menace (TV Series)
Katzenburger
- Oil Strike! (1998) ... Katzenburger (voice)
 1993 I, Lovett (TV Series)
Snowman
- The Snowman (1993) ... Snowman (voice)
 1992 Carry on Columbus
Mordecai Mendoza
 1991 Tonight at 8.30 (TV Series)
Mr. Wadhurst
- Hands Across the Sea (1991) ... Mr. Wadhurst
 1990 Bertie the Bat (TV Series)
Narrator
- Bertie Goes Sky High (1990) ... Narrator (voice)
- Bertie the Singing Bat (1990) ... Narrator (voice)
- Dirty Sky at Night, No One's Delight (1990) ... Narrator (voice)
- Humble Bumble and the Purple Sky Mystery (1990) ... Narrator (voice)
- Bertie's Big Idea (1990) ... Narrator (voice)
 1988 Original Sylvanian Families (Video short)
Narrator (voice)
 1988 The Russ Abbot Show (TV Series)
Various Characters
- The Russ Abbot Christmas Show (1988) ... Various Characters
 1987 Super Gran (TV Series)
Officer P. Brain
- Supergran and the Birthday Dambuster (1987) ... Officer P. Brain
 1987 Edward and Friends (TV Series)
- Edward Joins the Band (1987) ... (voice)
- Edward Goes Jogging (1987) ... (voice)
- Edward Gets the Hiccups (1987) ... (voice)
- Boris Gets a Scooter (1987) ... (voice)
- Wilfred's Treasure (1987) ... (voice)
 1986 Langley Bottom (TV Series)
Seth Raven
- Play for Today (1986) ... Seth Raven
- Safari Supper (1986) ... Seth Raven
- American as Apple Pie (1986) ... Seth Raven
- Marriage Misguidance (1986) ... Seth Raven
- We've Started So We'll Finish (1986) ... Seth Raven
 1985 Highway (TV Series)
 1983 Cuffy (TV Series)
Cuffy
 1983 Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series)
Charlie Krebs
- The Memory Man (1983) ... Charlie Krebs
 1983 Moschops (TV Series)
Narrator
 1982 It's Your Move (TV Short)
Neighbour
 1981 Worzel Gummidge (TV Series)
Jolly Jack
- The Golden Hind (1981) ... Jolly Jack
 1981 Mind Your Own Business (Short)
 1979 The Plank (TV Short)
House painter
 1978/I Play Safe (Short) (voice)
 1978 The Adventures of Picasso
Gertrude Stein / Narrator (voice)
 1978 The Water Babies
Mr. Masterman / Voice of Eel
 1977 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
Pinchwife
- The Country Wife (1977) ... Pinchwife
 1977 Arrivano i mostri (TV Mini-Series)
 1976 Simon in the Land of Chalk Drawings (TV Series)
Narrator (voice)
 1976 Space: 1999 (TV Series)
Captain Michael
- Brian the Brain (1976) ... Captain Michael
 1976 Jackanory Playhouse (TV Series)
King Ferdinand
- The Sleeping Princess (1976) ... King Ferdinand
 1976 Once Upon a Classic (TV Series)
Pyramid
- Night Ferry (1976) ... Pyramid
 1975 Sagan om Karl-Bertil Jonssons julafton (TV Short)
Narrator (English version, voice)
 1973-1975 The Wombles (TV Series)
Narrator
- Womble Summer Party (1975) ... Narrator (voice)
- Womble Fool's Day (1975) ... Narrator (voice)
- The Secret Snorer (1975) ... Narrator (voice)
- Operation W.R.A.P. (1975) ... Narrator (voice)
- The Womble Times (1975) ... Narrator (voice)
 1975 The Confederacy of Wives (TV Movie)
Moneytrap
 1973 Ooh La La! (TV Series)
Petypon
 1970 The Railway Children
Albert Perks (as Mr. Bernard Cribbins)
 1969-1970 Cribbins (TV Series)
- Episode #2.6 (1970)
- Episode #2.5 (1970)
- Episode #2.4 (1970)
- Episode #2.3 (1970)
- Episode #2.2 (1970)
 1970 It's Tommy Cooper (TV Series)
Guest - Doctor / Captain Smollett
- Episode #1.5 (1970) ... Guest - Doctor / Captain Smollett
 1962-1970 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series)
Jimmy Sampson / Arnold / Ambrose Twombly / ...
- Who's Your Friend (1970) ... Jimmy Sampson
- Judgement Day for Elijah Jones (1966) ... Arnold
- Impasse (1963) ... Mr. Spooner
- Visiting Day (1962) ... Cakebread
 1966-1968 The Avengers (TV Series)
Bradley Marler / Arkwright
- The Girl from Auntie (1966) ... Arkwright
 1968 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Honeybone
- The Wind in a Tall Paper Chimney (1968) ... Honeybone
 1968 A Ghost of a Chance
Ron
 1967 Theatre 625 (TV Series)
Larry
- The Loser (1967) ... Larry
 1967 Casino Royale
Taxi Driver
 1967 Mr. Aitch (TV Series)
- Reunion (1967)
 1966 The Sandwich Man
Photographer
 1965 The Bargain (Short)
 1965 Mogul (TV Series)
Chas Wilson
- Driver of the Year (1965) ... Chas Wilson
 1965 You Must Be Joking!
Sgt. Clegg
 1965 Cup Fever
Policeman
 1965/I She
Job
 1964 The Counterfeit Constable
Bob, l'agent 202
 1964 Crooks in Cloisters
Squirts McGinty
 1964 Drama 61-67 (TV Series)
Henry Hutchins
- Studio '64: The Close Prisoner (1964) ... Henry Hutchins
 1964 A Home of Your Own
The Stonemason
 1963 The Mouse on the Moon
Vincent Mountjoy
 1963 The Wrong Arm of the Law
Nervous O'Toole
 1962 The Fast Lady
Man on Stretcher (uncredited)
 1961 The Best of Enemies
Col. Brownlow
 1961 Nothing Barred
Newspaperman
 1961 Passport to China
Pereira
 1961 The Girl on the Boat
Peters
 1956-1960 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Cpl. Pearce
- The Night of the Big Heat (1960) ... Cpl. Pearce
 1960 International Detective (TV Series)
Pasquale
- The Santino Case (1960) ... Pasquale
 1960 Interpol Calling (TV Series)
Sid
- Slow Boat to Amsterdam (1960) ... Sid
 1960 The Army Game (TV Series)
'Peanuts' Perry
- Don't Send My Boy to Prison (1960) ... 'Peanuts' Perry
 1960 Two Way Stretch
Lennie Price
 1959 Tommy the Toreador
Paco
 1959 Make Mine a Million
Jack
 1958 Dunkirk
Thirsty Sailor (uncredited)
 1958 Davy
Stage Hand, Collins Music Hall (uncredited)
 1957 The Vise (TV Series)
Driver
- The Missing Hours (1957) ... Driver
 1957 Battle Hell
Sonar Operator / 1st Cribbage Player
 1956 The Black Tulip (TV Series)
Prince's guard
- Danger (1956) ... Prince's guard
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Single: "Hole in the Ground", reached #9 on the UK pop charts in 1962. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Mr. Bernard Cribbins | Bernard Cribbins OBE

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on being awarded the OBE]: Gobsmacked! You can't go through life expecting to get prizes. You just get on with things, which is how it should be. See more »

Trivia:

Served in the Parachute Regiment, the British Army's airborne assault force. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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