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Ian Cullen

Ian Cullen first trod the boards in a village pantomime at the age of four and has been an actor ever since. He became a household name when he played PC Joe Skinner in Z Cars (1962), first appearing in 1969, the character was later promoted to Detective and stayed with the show for 6 years, until he was gunned down in the line of duty in one of ... See full bio »

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Family Affairs
Family Affairs Angus Hart
Z Cars
Z Cars PC Skinner / Det. Con. Skinner / P.C. Skinner
Dawn of the Dragonslayer
Dawn of the Dragonslayer Baron Sterling
Murder by Appointment
Murder by Appointment Richard Langford


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 2017 The Secret of Botticelli (announced)
Padre Pietro
 2016 Le Sequel
Tom Dickinson
 2015 England and the Road to Modernity (TV Mini-Series)
- Law and Dissent (2015) ... Barrister
 2014 Planetfall
Commander Strazinski
 2014 Extended Rest (Short)
Alec Slater
 2014 The Sins of Our Fathers (Short)
The Farmer
 2013-2014 Doctor Who Online Adventures (TV Series short)
- The Father of Time: Part 2 (2014) ... Tollovar (voice)
- The Father of Time: Part 1 (2013) ... Tollovar (voice)
 2013 A Voice to Die For (Short)
DCI Frank Blood
 2013 Willowshade (Short)
Arcadius Loevarius
 2012 The Echoes of Empire
Various Roles
 2012 St Anne's Chapel (Short)
Isaac Umpleby
 2012 Run for Your Wife
 2011 Dawn of the Dragonslayer
Baron Sterling
 2011 Losing the Plot (TV Movie)
 2010 F
Maths Teacher (uncredited)
 2009 Murder by Appointment (Short)
Richard Langford
 2008 Cold Earth
Inspector Saville
 2007/II Inside (Short)
Dr. Rivers
 2007 Tanner
DCI Peter Burrell
 2007 The Forsaken Promise (TV Movie)
 2004 Hellbreeder
 2002/II Alice
 2001 Gabriel & Me
 2000 Badger (TV Series)
Ted Jarvis
- Finders Keepers (2000) ... Ted Jarvis
 2000 Harbour Lights (TV Series)
Chief Inspector
- Storm Damage (2000) ... Chief Inspector
 1997 Ain't Misbehavin' (TV Mini-Series)
Flight Sergeant
 1996 Dalziel and Pascoe (TV Series)
- An Advancement of Learning (1996) ... Roberts (uncredited)
 1995 The Gambling Man (TV Mini-Series)
Paddy Connor
- Episode #1.3 (1995) ... Paddy Connor
- Episode #1.2 (1995) ... Paddy Connor
- Episode #1.1 (1995) ... Paddy Connor
 1995 The Bill (TV Series)
Frank Collins
- Hit and Miss (1995) ... Frank Collins
 1994 In Suspicious Circumstances (TV Series)
Joseph Foster
- The Man Who Melted Away (1994) ... Joseph Foster
 1993 Harry (TV Series)
- Episode #1.4 (1993) ... Gulliver
 1992 True Crimes (TV Series documentary)
DCI Mel McVickers
- Twist in the Tale (1992) ... DCI Mel McVickers
 1992 Spender (TV Series)
- Fee (1992) ... Kelley
 1991 The Black Velvet Gown (TV Movie)
 1986 New World (TV Movie)
Stephen Hopkins
 1986 The Golden Dolphin
Nicholas Seaton
 1983 Skorpion (TV Mini-Series)
Insp. Hallisay
 1981 Burning an Illusion
Desk Sergeant
 1981 Sorry! (TV Series)
- Buttons (1981) ... Tiny
 1980 Premiere (TV Mini-Series)
- Some of My Best Friends (1980) ... Colin
 1980 Our John Willie (TV Mini-Series)
Peter Talbot
- Episode #1.5 (1980) ... Peter Talbot
- Episode #1.4 (1980) ... Peter Talbot
- Episode #1.3 (1980) ... Peter Talbot
- Episode #1.2 (1980) ... Peter Talbot
 1977-1978 The Paper Lads (TV Series)
- Intruders (1978) ... Robson
- Best Foot Forward (1977) ... Robson
 1978 Return of the Saint (TV Series)
Sergeant Taylor
- Signal Stop (1978) ... Sergeant Taylor
 1978 Crown Court (TV Series)
Inspector Dearman
- Past Times: Part 1 (1978) ... Inspector Dearman
 1978 Blake's 7 (TV Series)
Base Commander Escon
- Seek-Locate-Destroy (1978) ... Base Commander Escon
 1977 Marquis de Sade's Justine
Brothel Customer (uncredited)
 1976 Dame of Sark (TV Movie)
Corporal Robinson
 1976 Voyage of the Damned
Steinman, Radio Officer
 1970 Department S (TV Series)
Special Branch Man
- The Bones of Byrom Blain (1970) ... Special Branch Man
 1966 Redcap (TV Series)
Cpl. Murdoch
- The Killer (1966) ... Cpl. Murdoch
 1966 Dr. Finlay's Casebook (TV Series)
Peter MacNab
- A Matter of Confidence (1966) ... Peter MacNab
 1964 Story Parade (TV Series)
Jimmy Sullivan
- The Little White God (1964) ... Jimmy Sullivan
 1964 Doctor Who (TV Series)
- The Day of Darkness (1964) ... Ixta
- The Temple of Evil (1964) ... Ixta
 1964 The Protectors (TV Series)
David MacNally
- The Loop Men (1964) ... David MacNally
 1961 Operation Snafu
Soldier in NAAFI Canteen (uncredited)
 1960 The Haunted House (TV Series)
- Part 1 (1960) ... Sphaerio
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He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Measure for Measure," for the Stratford Theatre Festival for the Royal Shakespeare Company Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Tom Fleming, Marius Goring, Judi Dench, Ian Richardson, Peter Jeffrey, Clive Swift, Paul Hardwick, Patricia Brake, Leon Sinden, Clifford Rose, Tony ... See more »

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5' 11" (1.8 m)

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Has three daughters, Emma, Anne Marie and Adele, all with his wife Yvonne Quenet. See more »

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