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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), Capstick's Law (1989) and American Playhouse (1981). He has been married to Meredith D Wheeler since August 1990. See full bio »
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Known For

Poldark
Poldark Ross Poldark
(1975-1977)
Capstick's Law
Capstick's Law Henry Capstick
(1989)
American Playhouse
American Playhouse Robert Acton
(1985)
The Curse of King Tut's Tomb
(1980)

Filmography

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 2015-2017 Poldark (TV Series)
Reverend Halse
- Episode #3.2 (2017) ... Reverend Halse
- Episode #2.8 (2016) ... Reverend Halse
- Episode #2.5 (2016) ... Reverend Halse
- Episode #2.1 (2016) ... Reverend Halse
- Episode #1.6 (2015) ... 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 Mini-Series)
John
- Episode #1.2 (1994) ... John
- Episode #1.1 (1994) ... John
 1993 Between the Lines (TV Series)
Donald Berridge
- Big Boys' Rules: Part I (1993) ... Donald Berridge
- What's the Strength of This? (1993) ... Donald Berridge
 1992 Timewatch (TV Series documentary)
Narrator
- Woolly Al Walks the Kitty Back (1992) ... Narrator
 1991 The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes (TV Mini-Series)
Sir Robert Norberton
- Shoscombe Old Place (1991) ... Sir Robert Norberton
 1990 The Tragedy of Flight 103: The Inside Story (TV Movie documentary)
Narrator
 1990 Cluedo (TV Series)
Colonel Mike Mustard
- A Fête Worse Than Death (1990) ... Colonel Mike Mustard
- Politician's Funeral (1990) ... Colonel Mike Mustard
- Going, Going, Goner (1990) ... Colonel Mike Mustard
- A Bridge Too Far (1990) ... Colonel Mike Mustard
- Deadly Disco (1990) ... Colonel Mike Mustard
 1989 Capstick's Law (TV Series)
Henry Capstick
- Episode #1.6 (1989) ... Henry Capstick
- Episode #1.5 (1989) ... Henry Capstick
- Episode #1.3 (1989) ... Henry Capstick
- Episode #1.2 (1989) ... Henry Capstick
- Episode #1.1 (1989) ... Henry Capstick
 1986 Love and Marriage (TV Series)
Adrian Carter
- Demons (1986) ... Adrian Carter
 1985 American Playhouse (TV Series)
Robert Acton
- The Europeans (1985) ... Robert Acton
 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
Alejandro
 1980 The Curse of King Tut's Tomb (TV Movie)
Howard Carter
 1979 The Europeans
Robert Acton
 1979 Play for Today (TV Series)
John
- Blue Remembered Hills (1979) ... John
 1978 The Comedy of Errors (TV Movie)
Dr. Pinch
 1978 She Loves Me (TV Movie)
Georg Nowack
 1975-1977 Poldark (TV Series)
Ross Poldark
- Episode #2.13 (1977) ... Ross Poldark
- Episode #2.12 (1977) ... Ross Poldark
- Episode #2.11 (1977) ... Ross Poldark
- Episode #2.10 (1977) ... Ross Poldark
- Episode #2.9 (1977) ... Ross Poldark
 1977 Seven Faces of Woman (TV Series)
Lawrence
- 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)
Mike
- The Night of the Stag (1972) ... Mike
 1972 New Scotland Yard (TV Series)
Steve Thomas
- Reunion (1972) ... Steve Thomas
 1972 Callan (TV Series)
Harris
- The Richmond File: A Man Like Me (1972) ... Harris
 1972 The Moonstone (TV Series)
Franklin Blake
- Episode #1.5 (1972) ... Franklin Blake
- Episode #1.4 (1972) ... Franklin Blake
- Episode #1.3 (1972) ... Franklin Blake
- Episode #1.2 (1972) ... Franklin Blake
- Episode #1.1 (1972) ... Franklin Blake
 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 Elizabeth R (TV Mini-Series)
Robert Devereaux (Earl of Essex)
- Sweet England's Pride (1971) ... Robert Devereaux (Earl of Essex)
- The Enterprise of England (1971) ... Robert Devereaux (Earl of Essex)
 1971 Shadows of Fear (TV Series)
Roger
- Return of Favours (1971) ... Roger
 1971 Sense and Sensibility (TV Series)
Edward Ferrars
- Resolution (1971) ... Edward Ferrars
- Sisters in Misfortune (1971) ... Edward Ferrars
- A Parting and a Journey (1971) ... Edward Ferrars
- Farewell to Norland (1971) ... Edward Ferrars
 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)
Hammond
- A King and His Keeper (1970) ... Hammond
 1969 Arthur! Arthur!
Ames
 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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Other Works:

Book: Making Poldark See more »

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Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)
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Personal Quote:

[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 »

Trivia:

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

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Capricorn

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