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John Drake (I) (1929–1993)

John Drake was born on February 11, 1929 in Somerset, England as John Arthur Drake. He was an actor, known for Who, Me? (1959), From Out of the West (1959) and The Orange Orchard (1957). He died in October 1993 in Hertfordshire, England. See full bio »

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Known For

Who, Me?
Who, Me? Det. Con. Harry Rees
From Out of the West
The Orange Orchard
The Orange Orchard Nicholas White
The Secret of the Forest


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 1988 Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series)
- The Facts of Life (1988) ... President
 1985 Hard Rock Zombies
Old Man / Ancient Man
 1983 Icebound in the Antarctic (TV Mini-Series)
Professor David
- Our Dead Bodies Must Tell the Tale (1983) ... Professor David
 1982 Stalky & Co. (TV Mini-Series)
- A Little Prep (1982) ... Coachman
 1981 Rosie (TV Series)
Land Rover Driver
- The Eight Foot Goat (1981) ... Land Rover Driver
 1977 Yes, Honestly (TV Series)
Prosecuting Counsel
- I Can't Place the Face But the Name Is Familiar (1977) ... Prosecuting Counsel
 1976 I, Claudius (TV Mini-Series)
- Old King Log (1976) ... Consul
 1976 Lorna Doone (TV Mini-Series)
1st King's soldier / Farmer
- Episode #1.5 (1976) ... 1st King's soldier
- Episode #1.1 (1976) ... Farmer
 1972 Softly Softly: Task Force (TV Series)
- Spit and Polish (1972) ... Harbourmaster
 1972 Doomwatch (TV Series)
Police Sergeant
- Fire and Brimstone (1972) ... Police Sergeant
 1970 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series)
Police Inspector
- Lilly: Part 1 (1970) ... Police Inspector
 1968 The Prisoner (TV Series)
- The Girl Who Was Death (1968) ... Bowler
 1967 The Time Tunnel (TV Series)
Renaissance Scholar / Viking / First Marine
- The Kidnappers (1967) ... Renaissance Scholar (uncredited)
- Merlin the Magician (1967) ... Viking (uncredited)
- Kill Two by Two (1967) ... First Marine
 1964 Crossroads (TV Series)
Police inspector
 1962 Suspense (TV Series)
PC Endacott
- Needle Point (1962) ... PC Endacott
 1959 Saturday Playhouse (TV Series)
Ted Wilson
- Bed and Breakfast (1959) ... Ted Wilson
 1959 Who, Me? (TV Movie)
Det. Con. Harry Rees
 1959 From Out of the West (TV Movie)
 1959 Man in a Cocked Hat
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1959 The Flying Doctor (TV Series)
The Police Announcer
- A Call to London (1959) ... The Police Announcer
 1958 Links of Justice (uncredited)
 1957 The Orange Orchard (TV Movie)
Nicholas White
 1957 Date with Disaster
Constable Wilson
 1956-1957 The Errol Flynn Theatre (TV Series)
Trooper / Battey
- Rescued (1957) ... Trooper
- The Duel (1956) ... Battey
 1956 Find the Lady
Police Sergeant (uncredited)
 1956 Calling All Boys (TV Series)
Sweeper Willis
 1956 The Secret of the Forest
P.C. Oates
 1956 The Gordon Honour (TV Series)
White Eagle
- The Red Indian Candlestick (1956) ... White Eagle
 1955 The Adventures of Robin Hood (TV Series)
Ned / Outlaw / Alvin / ...
- The Ordeal (1955) ... Alvin
- Queen Eleanor (1955) ... Sir Giles
- The Challenge (1955) ... Simon
- A Guest for the Gallows (1955) ... Ned (uncredited)
- Maid Marian (1955) ... Ned
 1955 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
 1954 Mystery on Bird Island
Le Maitre (uncredited)
 1954 Rheingold Theatre (TV Series)
Lt. Richards
- The Refugee (1954) ... Lt. Richards
 1951 The Powder Monkey (TV Movie)

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His theatre credits include: Ernest in "Bedroom Farce" by Alan Ayckbourn , directed by Don Dryden (Queen's Theatre, Hornchurch, Essex, UK, 1979)

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