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Robin Ellis was born on January 8, 1942 in Ipswich, England as Anthony Robin Ellis. He is an actor, known for Poldark (1975), The Europeans (1979) and The Good Soldier (1981). He has been married to Meredith D Wheeler since August 1990. See full bio »

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 2015 Poldark (TV Series)
Reverend Halse
 2006 Wallander (TV Series)
Tom Lyell
- Fotografen (2006) ... Tom Lyell
 2001-2006 Heartbeat (TV Series)
Sir Richard Lonsdale / Joe Henderson
- Judgement Day (2006) ... Sir Richard Lonsdale
- Home Truths (2001) ... Joe Henderson
 1997 The Broker's Man (TV Series)
Adam Jarvis
- Double Dutch: Part Two (1997) ... Adam Jarvis
- Double Dutch: Part One (1997) ... Adam Jarvis
 1996 Dangerfield (TV Series)
Chief Constable Alan Bryant
- Behind Closed Doors (1996) ... Chief Constable Alan Bryant
 1995 Medics (TV Series)
Mr. Parry, Ruth's husband
- Lifeline (1995) ... Mr. Parry, Ruth's husband
 1994 The Trial of Lord Lucan (TV Movie)
Sir Charles Moore
 1994 The Negotiator (TV Movie)
Stuart Shaw
 1994 A Dark Adapted Eye (TV Movie)
 1992 Timewatch (TV Series documentary)
- Woolly Al Walks the Kitty Back (1992) ... Narrator
 1990 The Tragedy of Flight 103: The Inside Story (TV Movie documentary)
 1986 Love and Marriage (TV Series)
Adrian Carter
- Demons (1986) ... Adrian Carter
 1983 Possibilities (TV Movie)
 1982 Play for Tomorrow (TV Series)
Sam Howard
- Bright Eyes (1982) ... Sam Howard
 1981 The Good Soldier (TV Movie)
John Dowell
 1980 The Waterfall (TV Series)
James Otford
- Jane (1980) ... James Otford
- Lucy (1980) ... James Otford
- Malcolm (1980) ... James Otford
- James (1980) ... James Otford
 1980 Tres mujeres de hoy
 1979 The Europeans
Robert Acton
 1979 Play for Today (TV Series)
- Blue Remembered Hills (1979) ... John
 1978 The Comedy of Errors (TV Movie)
Dr. Pinch
 1978 She Loves Me (TV Movie)
Georg Nowack
 1977 Seven Faces of Woman (TV Series)
- She: Eye of the Beholder (1977) ... Lawrence
 1975 Knots
 1975 Fawlty Towers (TV Series)
Danny Brown
- A Touch of Class (1975) ... Danny Brown
 1975 Churchill's People (TV Series)
Major White
- The Agreement of the People (1975) ... Major White
 1973 Owen, M.D. (TV Series)
Philip Davies
- Into Panic (1973) ... Philip Davies
 1973 The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes (TV Series)
Charles Dallas
- The Missing Q.C.s (1973) ... Charles Dallas
 1972 The Frighteners (TV Series)
- Night of the Stag (1972) ... Mike
 1972 New Scotland Yard (TV Series)
Steve Thomas
- Reunion (1972) ... Steve Thomas
 1972 Callan (TV Series)
- The Richmond File: A Man Like Me (1972) ... Harris
 1971 The Guardians (TV Series)
Peter Lee
- The State of England (1971) ... Peter Lee
 1971 Bel Ami (TV Series)
Georges Duroy
- Suzanne (1971) ... Georges Duroy
- Virginie (1971) ... Georges Duroy
- Madeleine (1971) ... Georges Duroy
- Clotilde (1971) ... Georges Duroy
- Georges (1971) ... Georges Duroy
 1971 Shadows of Fear (TV Series)
- Return of Favours (1971) ... Roger
 1970 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Dr. Jim Beverly
- Wednesday's Child (1970) ... Dr. Jim Beverly
 1970 The Main Chance (TV Series)
Donald Gordon Hopwood
- A Man I Know to Be Innocent... (1970) ... Donald Gordon Hopwood
 1970 Biography (TV Series)
- A King and His Keeper (1970) ... Hammond
 1969 Arthur! Arthur!
 1969 The Inside Man (TV Series)
Michael Barnett
- The Case of the Abandoned Wife (1969) ... Michael Barnett
- A Day of Angels (1969) ... Michael Barnett
- The Spy Vanishes (1969) ... Michael Barnett
- An East-West Affair (1969) ... Michael Barnett
- Lady in the Bath (1969) ... Michael Barnett
 1968 Virgin of the Secret Service (TV Series)
Captain Ferdinand White
- Persuasion of a Million Drops (1968) ... Captain Ferdinand White
 1968 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Tom Esdaile
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Personal Details

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He acted in Molière's play, "Tartuffe", at the Assembly Hall Theatre in Edinburgh, Scotland in the Actors' Company production with Windsor Davies, Charles Kay, Sheila Burrell, Sheila Reid, Paola Dionisotti, Robert Eddison, Edward Petherbridge and Mark McManus in the cast. 'Peter James was the director. See more »

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6' 3" (1.91 m)

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[Referring to the title character from the Poldark television series] Ross Poldark was a man outside his time. He was exceptional because he dealt in human beings rather than establishment creeds. He was willing to break barriers down. He cared about his miners and knew conditions were bad because he went down into the mines. That in itself was unusual. He was often ashamed of his fellow gentry, ... See more »


Older brother of America-based TV director, the late Peter Ellis and fellow actor Jack Ellis. See more »

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