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Frank Duncan (I) (1923–1995)

Frank Duncan was born on February 1, 1923 in Lausanne, Switzerland. He was an actor, known for Empire of the Sun (1987), Far from the Madding Crowd (1967) and Luna (1983). He died on February 6, 1995 in France. See full bio »

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(age 72) in France

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 1991 Lovejoy (TV Series)
Winkley
- Riding in Rollers (1 of 2) (1991) ... Winkley
 1990 Portrait of a Marriage (TV Mini-Series)
Head Waiter
- Episode #1.2 (1990) ... Head Waiter
 1990 The Bill (TV Series)
Judge
- Up the Steps (1990) ... Judge
 1987 Vanity Fair (TV Series)
Mr. Deeds
- Our Friend the Major (1987) ... Mr. Deeds
 1987 Empire of the Sun
Mrs. Hug's Father
 1987 The Charmer (TV Mini-Series)
Judge
- Gorse at the End (1987) ... Judge
 1986 The Monocled Mutineer (TV Series)
Reverend Law
- A Dead Man on Leave (1986) ... Reverend Law
 1986 Bluebell (TV Series)
Elderly German
- Episode #1.5 (1986) ... Elderly German
 1986 Murrow (TV Movie)
Old Radulovich
 1984-1985 Minder (TV Series)
Bank Official / Philip Higgins
- Minder on the Orient Express (1985) ... Bank Official
- Willesden Suite (1984) ... Philip Higgins
 1985 Operation Julie (TV Movie)
Bruce Sangster
 1985 Juliet Bravo (TV Series)
Mr. Jameson
- Keys (1985) ... Mr. Jameson
 1985 C.A.T.S. Eyes (TV Series)
Batt
- The Black Magic Man (1985) ... Batt
 1985 Dempsey and Makepeace (TV Series)
Judge
- Given to Acts of Violence (1985) ... Judge
 1985 One by One (TV Series)
 1984 Mitch (TV Series)
Dr. Gregory
- Sleeping Dogs (1984) ... Dr. Gregory
 1983 The Cleopatras (TV Mini-Series)
Ammonius
- 46 BC (1983) ... Ammonius
- 80 BC (1983) ... Ammonius
 1982 Five Days One Summer
First Hut Guardian
 1982 Whoops Apocalypse (TV Series)
Dripfeed, Politburo Member / Politburo Member
- Set the Controls for the Heart of the Sun (1982) ... Dripfeed, Politburo Member
- How to Get Rid of It (1982) ... Politburo Member
 1981 BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series)
- A Last Visitor for Mr. Hugh Peter (1981) ... (voice)
 1980 Escape (TV Series)
Narrator
- Kim Philby (1980) ... Narrator
- Lord Lucan (1980) ... Narrator
 1980 Monkey (TV Series)
Narrator
- Seirô Maô mangetsu no tôboe (1980) ... Narrator (voice)
 1980 A Question of Guilt (TV Series)
Chairman, Trowbridge
- Constance Kent: Part 8 (1980) ... Chairman, Trowbridge
- Constance Kent: Part 7 (1980) ... Chairman, Trowbridge
 1979 Mystery!: Malice Aforethought (TV Series)
Dr. Ryder
- Episode #1.4 (1979) ... Dr. Ryder
 1978 The Voyage of Charles Darwin (TV Series)
Charles Lyell
 1978 The Standard (TV Series)
Jock
- Two Birds, One Stone (1978) ... Jock
 1978 Armchair Thriller (TV Series)
Announcer
- The Limbo Connection: Part 6 (1978) ... Announcer
- The Limbo Connection: Part 5 (1978) ... Announcer
- The Limbo Connection: Part 4 (1978) ... Announcer
- The Limbo Connection: Part 2 (1978) ... Announcer
- The Girl Who Walked Quickly: Part 2 (1978) ... Announcer
 1978 A Life at Stake (TV Series)
Narrator
- Houston... We've Got a Problem (1978) ... Narrator
 1977 The Duchess of Duke Street (TV Series)
Mr. Lewis
- A Lesson in Manners (1977) ... Mr. Lewis
 1977 The Mackinnons (TV Series)
Archibald Downie
- Shame the Devil (1977) ... Archibald Downie
 1977 The Ghosts of Motley Hall (TV Series)
Voice of Sir Peveril
- Sir Peveril's Hoard (1977) ... Voice of Sir Peveril
 1976 When the Boat Comes In (TV Series)
Dr. Lorimer
- Roubles for the Promised Land (1976) ... Dr. Lorimer
 1976 The Onedin Line (TV Series)
Mackinnon
- A Clear Conscience (1976) ... Mackinnon
 1976 Hadleigh (TV Series)
Alistair Patterson
- The Story of a Panic (1976) ... Alistair Patterson
 1976 Red Letter Day (TV Series)
Principal
- For Services to Myself (1976) ... Principal
 1975 2nd House (TV Series)
 1975 Upstairs, Downstairs (TV Series)
Wireless Announcer
- Noblesse Oblige (1975) ... Wireless Announcer (uncredited)
 1972-1975 The Main Chance (TV Series)
William Pirbright / Judge
- By the Book (1975) ... William Pirbright
- Widow's Mite (1972) ... Judge
 1975 Churchill's People (TV Series)
Sir James Hay
- A Rich and Beautiful Empire (1975) ... Sir James Hay
 1974 Warship (TV Series)
Mr. Cook
- Without Just Cause (1974) ... Mr. Cook
 1974 Justice (TV Series)
Dennis Chapman
- The Very Fine Line of Duty (1974) ... Dennis Chapman
 1974 The Carnforth Practice (TV Series)
Magistrate
- The Aristocrat (1974) ... Magistrate
 1973 Assassin
Luke
 1972-1973 The Lotus Eaters (TV Series)
Cotton / Controller
- And If You Have the Time Lord (1973) ... Cotton
- The Well Diggers (1973) ... Cotton
- Beside a Crooked Stile (1973) ... Cotton
- A Very Long Spoon (1973) ... Cotton
- A Kind of Treason (1973) ... Cotton
 1972 The Strauss Family (TV Mini-Series)
Schneider
- Schanni (1972) ... Schneider
 1972 Ace of Wands (TV Series)
The General
- Sisters Deadly: Part 3 (1972) ... The General
 1972 Doomwatch (TV Series)
Commodore Aylwood
- The Killer Dolphins (1972) ... Commodore Aylwood
 1971-1972 Father Dear Father (TV Series)
Mr. Plumpton / Auctioneer's assistant
- Feud Glorious Feud (1972) ... Mr. Plumpton
- An Explosive Situation (1971) ... Auctioneer's assistant
 1972 Love Story (TV Series)
Forster
- Never Too Late (1972) ... Forster
 1972 Bless This House (TV Series)
Art College Principal
- Two Heads Are Better Than One (1972) ... Art College Principal
 1971 Mogul (TV Series)
Mr. Lawrence / Coltremaine
- Monopoly with Real Money (1971) ... Mr. Lawrence
- A Touch of the Nelsons (1971) ... Coltremaine
 1971 The Expert (TV Series)
Benson
- Whose Child?: Part 1: The Wife (1971) ... Benson
 1970 Roads to Freedom (TV Series)
Superintendent
- The Reprieve: Part 3 (1970) ... Superintendent
 1970 Ryan International (TV Series)
 1970 Manhunt (TV Series)
News Reader / Announcer
- Degrade and Rule (1970) ... News Reader (voice)
- The Ugly Side of War (1970) ... Announcer (voice)
 1969 The Power Game (TV Series)
Newsreader / Conyers
- Mergers (1969) ... Newsreader
- The Outsider (1969) ... Conyers
 1967 Far from the Madding Crowd
Farmer at Corn Exchange
 1967 The White Rabbit (TV Mini-Series)
Commentator
- O Absalom (1967) ... Commentator (voice)
 1963 The Mouse on the Moon
News Announcer
 1961 Storyboard (TV Series)
Acton
- The Middle Men (1961) ... Acton
 1961 Three Ring Circus (TV Movie)
 1959 Monitor (TV Series documentary)
Narrator
- Variations on a Mechanical Theme (1959) ... Narrator
 1957 Nicholas Nickleby (TV Series)
Gentleman
- Episode #1.8 (1957) ... Gentleman
 1950 Stage Fright
News Photographer (uncredited)
 1950 The Astonished Heart
Soames (uncredited)
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Other Works:

He acted in Donald Swann's musical, "Wild Thyme", at the Duke of York's Theatre in London, England with Betty Paul, Denis Quilley, Colin Gordon, Jane Wenham, Stella Chapman, Julian Orchard and Gwen Nelson in the cast. Wendy Toye was the director. Ronald Searle was the designer.
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Aquarius

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