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John Dearth (1920–1984)

John Dearth was born on October 16, 1920 in West Ham, London, England as John H. Paton. He was an actor, known for Look Back in Anger (1959), The Adventures of Robin Hood (1955) and Doctor Who (1963). He died on March 17, 1984 in London. See full bio »

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(age 63) in London, England, UK

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Known For

Look Back in Anger
Look Back in Anger Pet Stall Man
(1959)
The Adventures of Robin Hood
The Adventures of Robin Hood Outlaw / Gatekeeper / Quentin / 2nd Pilgrim / 2nd. Healer / Arthur / Bailiff / Baron Henry Hubert / Bodo / Captain Lash / Count de Clifford / Drinker at Inn / Feeble Beggar / Goldsmith / Guard / Hubert / Informer / John the Cook / Lieutenant Howard / Lord Armand De Belvoir / Lord Faversham / Lt. Howard / Master Higgs / Physician / Sir Blaise / Soldier / Sorel / Spectator at Duel / Tom / Will
(1955-1958)
Doctor Who
Doctor Who Lupton / Boss's Voice
(1973-1974)
The Young Jacobites
(1960)

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 1981 Kessler (TV Mini-Series)
Graun
- Episode #1.1 (1981) ... Graun
 1977 Play for Today (TV Series)
Tramp
- Nipper (1977) ... Tramp
 1977 Treasure Island (TV Mini-Series)
Jeb
- Episode #1.3 (1977) ... Jeb
 1977 The Cost of Loving (TV Series)
Wally Simpkins
- Albert's Part (1977) ... Wally Simpkins
 1976 Angels (TV Series)
Mr. Sheppard
- Coming to Terms (1976) ... Mr. Sheppard
 1973 Vienna 1900 (TV Mini-Series)
Herr Rebner
- A Confirmed Bachelor: Part 2 (1973) ... Herr Rebner
 1972 The Edwardians (TV Mini-Series)
Drunken Man
- The Reluctant Juggler (1972) ... Drunken Man
 1972 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series)
Bill / Groundsman
- Thrills Galore (1972) ... Bill
- They Don't All Open Men's Boutiques (1972) ... Groundsman
 1971 Justice (TV Series)
Ernie Harris
- Witnesses Cost Extra (1971) ... Ernie Harris
 1969 Canterbury Tales (TV Series)
Duke Perotheus
- Episode #1.1 (1969) ... Duke Perotheus
 1969 Plays of Today (TV Series)
Rainbow
- Men of Iron (1969) ... Rainbow
 1968 Mr. Rose (TV Series)
Harry Quist
- The Missing Chapter (1968) ... Harry Quist
 1968 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
The Man
- The Drummer and the Bloke (1968) ... The Man
 1967 The Big M (TV Series)
Blackler
 1962-1967 Z Cars (TV Series)
Knowles / Jackie Small / Fred Cooper
- A Straight Deal (1964) ... Jackie Small
- Johnny Sailor (1962) ... Fred Cooper
 1967 Softly Softly (TV Series)
Shepherd
 1964-1965 Theatre 625 (TV Series)
Captain Birch / Sgt. Thirkettle
- The Siege of Manchester (1965) ... Captain Birch
- Carried by Storm (1964) ... Sgt. Thirkettle
 1961-1965 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Sweeney / Griffin / Henry Wilson / ...
- Whoever's Right, Sweeney's Wrong (1965) ... Sweeney
- Greeting from a 12-Bore (1964) ... Griffin
- Who Killed Cock Robbin? (1963) ... Henry Wilson
- A Talk with Yargo Simms (1962) ... Tom Aarons
- No Tears for Tobin (1961) ... Jonah Jarvins
 1965 Gideon C.I.D. (TV Series)
Det. Supt. Warr
- The Housekeeper (1965) ... Det. Supt. Warr
 1964 Esther Waters (TV Series)
Esther's father
- The Lottery (1964) ... Esther's father
 1962-1964 The Saint (TV Series)
Fouquet / Inspector Coudot
- Jeannine (1964) ... Fouquet
- The Loaded Tourist (1962) ... Inspector Coudot
 1963 Smugglers' Cove (TV Series)
Tregellet
- Beetle in a Hole (1963) ... Tregellet
- Clue in Camera (1963) ... Tregellet
- A Sign of the Hand (1963) ... Tregellet
- Frog in Deep Water (1963) ... Tregellet
- The Moonlight Folk (1963) ... Tregellet
 1956-1962 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Bert Laycock / Det. Sgt. Garner / Bert Benton / ...
- Cash and Carry (1962) ... Bert Laycock
- An Escort for Harry (1962) ... Det. Sgt. Garner
- The Red Herring (1961) ... Bert Benton
- Everything Goes in Threes (1960) ... Reg Stokes
- The Woman from Kimberley (1959) ... Tom Mills
 1962 The Avengers (TV Series)
Siebel
- Propellant 23 (1962) ... Siebel
 1962 Silent Evidence (TV Series)
Bert Fuller
- Shadow of the Past (1962) ... Bert Fuller
 1961 The Escape of R.D.7 (TV Series)
Dr. Protheroe
- A Matter of Business (1961) ... Dr. Protheroe
- The Trap (1961) ... Dr. Protheroe
- Twice Bitten (1961) ... Dr. Protheroe
 1961 Drama 61-67 (TV Series)
Galouni
- Drama '61: Local Incident (1961) ... Galouni
 1961 Three Live Wires (TV Series)
 1960 The World of Tim Frazer (TV Series)
Harry Denston
- The Sallinger Affair: Part 1 (1960) ... Harry Denston
- Episode #1.6 (1960) ... Harry Denston
- Episode #1.4 (1960) ... Harry Denston
 1960 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Mini-Series)
Jailer / Dakin
- A Subject of Scandal and Concern (1960) ... Jailer
 1960 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Enrico
- A Heart and a Diamond (1960) ... Enrico
 1960 On Trial (TV Series)
Mr. Reed
- Horatio Bottomley, MP (1960) ... Mr. Reed
 1960 Another Part of the Sea (TV Movie)
Norton
 1960 Scotland Yard (TV Series)
Detective Sergeant Wilson
- Reasonable Doubt (1960) ... Detective Sergeant Wilson
 1960 Leave It to Pastry (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. Bellinger
- Saving the Café (1960) ... Mr. Bellinger
 1960 The Long Way Home (TV Series)
German Captain
- The French Resistance (1960) ... German Captain
 1960 The Four Just Men (TV Series)
Waiter
- The Grandmother (1960) ... Waiter
 1960 Interpol Calling (TV Series)
Taxi Driver
- The Three Keys (1960) ... Taxi Driver (uncredited)
 1960 Emergency-Ward 10 (TV Series)
James MacLeod
- Episode #1.332 (1960) ... James MacLeod
- Episode #1.331 (1960) ... James MacLeod
 1960 About Religion (TV Series)
Barabbas
 1960 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Wounded Man
- Act of Terror (1960) ... Wounded Man
 1960 The Voodoo Factor (TV Series)
Bob Busby
- The Elixir (1960) ... Bob Busby
 1959 Nick of the River (TV Series)
Chamoix
- Episode #1.3 (1959) ... Chamoix
 1959 William Tell (TV Series)
Major Richter / Muller
- The Mountain People (1959) ... Major Richter
- The Lost Letter (1959) ... Muller
 1955-1959 The Vise (TV Series)
Robbins / Assistant
- Death Wears a Coronet (1959) ... Robbins
- Cross Channel (1955) ... Assistant
 1958 Double Bill: Pariah and the Stronger (TV Short)
The Traveller (Pariah)
 1958 The Highwayman (TV Movie)
Somers
 1958 The New Adventures of Charlie Chan (TV Series)
Prison Padre
- Rhyme or Treason (1958) ... Prison Padre (uncredited)
 1958 Ivanhoe (TV Series)
Llewellyn
- Brothers in Arms (1958) ... Llewellyn
 1958 As Far as the Flagstaff (TV Movie)
Anthony Morrison
 1955-1958 The Adventures of Robin Hood (TV Series)
Outlaw / Quentin / Gatekeeper / ...
- Quickness of the Hand (1958) ... Lieutenant Howard
- The Hero (1956) ... Sorel
- The Prisoner (1956) ... Guard / Drinker at Inn (uncredited)
- The Wager (1956) ... Feeble Beggar
- The Thorkil Ghost (1956) ... Bodo
 1958 O.S.S. (TV Series)
French Soldier
- Operation Eel (1958) ... French Soldier
 1957 Onion Boys (TV Series)
The Cure
- Episode #1.1 (1957) ... The Cure
 1957 The Coelacanth (TV Short)
Sanitary Inspector
 1957 The Buccaneers (TV Series)
Bellows
- Flip and Jenny (1957) ... Bellows (uncredited)
- Blood Will Tell (1957) ... Bellows
 1956-1957 The Adventures of Sir Lancelot (TV Series)
Piggott / King Pell
- The Thieves (1957) ... Piggott
- The Queen's Knight (1956) ... King Pell
 1957 Assignment Foreign Legion (TV Series)
Doctor
- As We Forgive (1957) ... Doctor
 1957 Sword of Freedom (TV Series)
Inspector / Gonfalonier / Ugo
- Chart of Gold (1957) ... Inspector
- The Bell (1957) ... Gonfalonier
- Choice of Weapons (1957) ... Ugo
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His theatre credits include: William Marshall, Earl of Pembroke in "King John" by William Shakespeare , directed by Michael Benthall (Old Vic Theatre, London, 1953)
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Member of the BBC Radio Repertory Company during the 1960's. See more »

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Libra

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