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Colin Dexter

Colin Dexter was born on September 29, 1930 in Stamford, Lincolnshire, England as Norman Colin Dexter. He is a writer and actor, known for Inspector Morse (1987), Inspector Lewis (2007) and Endeavour (2012). He has been married to Dorothy Cooper since March 31, 1956. They have two children. See full bio »
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 2013-2014 Endeavour (TV Series) (characters - 8 episodes)
- Neverland (2014) ... (characters)
- Sway (2014) ... (characters)
- Nocturne (2014) ... (characters)
- Trove (2014) ... (characters)
- Home (2013) ... (characters)
  Inspector Lewis (TV Series) (inspired by the Inspector Morse novels of - 29 episodes, 2007 - 2013) (characters - 19 episodes, 2007 - 2011)
- Intelligent Design: Part 2 (2013) ... (inspired by the Inspector Morse novels of)
- Intelligent Design: Part 1 (2013) ... (inspired by the Inspector Morse novels of)
- The Ramblin' Boy: Part 2 (2013) ... (inspired by the Inspector Morse novels of)
- The Ramblin' Boy: Part 1 (2013) ... (inspired by the Inspector Morse novels of)
- Down Among the Fearful: Part 2 (2013) ... (inspired by the Inspector Morse novels of)
 2012 Endeavour (TV Movie) (characters)
 2006 Inspector Lewis (TV Movie) (characters - uncredited) / (inspired by the Inspector Morse novels of)
  Inspector Morse (TV Series) (characters - 15 episodes, 1990 - 1993) (novel - 11 episodes, 1987 - 2000) (idea - 3 episodes, 1989) (characters created by - 2 episodes, 1990 - 1992) (story - 2 episodes, 1988 - 1989)
- The Remorseful Day (2000) ... (novel)
- The Wench Is Dead (1998) ... (novel)
- Death Is Now My Neighbour (1997) ... (novel)
- The Daughters of Cain (1996) ... (novel)
- The Way Through the Woods (1995) ... (novel)
 2000 The Last Morse: A Documentary (TV Movie documentary) (characters)
 1993 Morse's Oxford (Video documentary short)
Show Show Actor (3 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Self (19 credits)

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Other Works:

Novel: "Death Is Now My Neighbour", 1996 See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Alan Dexter
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Personal Quote:

A huge part of Morse's attraction was John Thaw. Dear old John. So modest. He told me he couldn't understand his fame, that the only thing he could do better than anyone else was learn his lines. See more »

Trivia:

He was awarded an O.B.E. (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) for services to literature in the 2000 Queen's Birthday Honours List. He was presented with the O.B.E. by Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace on 27 October 2000. See more »

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Libra

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