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Michael Elphick (I) (1946–2002)


Michael Elphick was a fantastic and very popular actor. He will be best remembered for his role as Ken Boon in the hit series Boon (1986). He died tragically at the early age of 55. He had been in ill-health for some years, caused by a long-running battle with alcohol, which was exacerbated by the early death of his partner of many years. Best ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. See more awards »

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 2003 Out of Bounds
Lionel Stubbs
 2001 Baddiel's Syndrome (TV Series)
Drugs tsar
- Calligrula (2001) ... Drugs tsar
 2001 The Bill (TV Series)
George Stubbs
- Long Shadows: Part 2 (2001) ... George Stubbs
- Long Shadows: Part 1 (2001) ... George Stubbs
 2000 Metropolis (TV Mini-Series)
 1999 David Copperfield (TV Movie)
Barkis
 1997 The Fix (TV Movie)
Peter Campling
 1997 Dangerfield (TV Series)
Brian Taylor
- Happy Families (1997) ... Brian Taylor
 1995 Treasure Island (TV Movie)
Billy Bones
 1986-1995 Boon (TV Series)
Ken Boon
- Thieves Like Us (1995) ... Ken Boon
- Shot in the Dark (1992) ... Ken Boon
- Whispering Grass (1992) ... Ken Boon
- Blackballed (1992) ... Ken Boon
- Love or Money (1992) ... Ken Boon
 1994 Murder Most Horrid (TV Series)
Bill Todd
- Smashing Bird (1994) ... Bill Todd
 1992 The Ballad of Kid Divine: The Cockney Cowboy
Dr. Nathaniel Bonner
 1991 Stanley and the Women (TV Mini-Series)
Bert Hutchinson
 1991 Let Him Have It
Prison Officer Jack
 1990 The Krays
George - Prisoner (uncredited)
 1989 Asterix and the Big Fight
Crysus (English version, voice)
 1987 Withnail & I
Jake
 1986 Valhalla
Udgaardsloki (English version, voice)
 1986 Pirates
Sentry
 1985 The Supergrass
Constable Collins
 1985 Jenny's War (TV Movie)
Schumann
 1985 Late Starter (TV Series)
Jack Owen
- Episode #1.3 (1985) ... Jack Owen
 1985 Super Gran (TV Series)
Roly Roofless
- Supergran and the Skimmer (1985) ... Roly Roofless
 1984 Much Ado About Nothing (TV Movie)
Dogberry
 1984 Oxbridge Blues (TV Series)
Curly Bonaventura
- Oxbridge Blues (1984) ... Curly Bonaventura
 1984 Arthur's Hallowed Ground (TV Movie)
Len
 1984 Pull the Other One (TV Series)
Sidney Mundy
- Grandma Gets Fit (1984) ... Sidney Mundy
- Grandma Does It Herself (1984) ... Sidney Mundy
- Grandma Steals the Show (1984) ... Sidney Mundy
- Grandma Strikes Back (1984) ... Sidney Mundy
- Grandma Goes East (1984) ... Sidney Mundy
 1984 Memed My Hawk
Jabbar
 1983-1984 Auf Wiedersehen, Pet (TV Series)
Magowan
- The Alien (1984) ... Magowan
 1983 Gorky Park
Pasha
 1983 Curse of the Pink Panther
Valencia Police Chief
 1983 Krull
Rhun (voice, uncredited)
 1983 The Kenny Everett Television Show (TV Series)
Various
- Episode #2.7 (1983) ... Various
 1983 Privates on Parade
Sergeant Major Reg Drummond
 1973-1983 Crown Court (TV Series)
Neville Griffiths QC / Simon Chase / Neville Griffiths Q.C. / ...
- Night Fever: Part 1 (1983) ... Neville Griffiths QC
- Too Bad for Tobias: Part 1 (1982) ... Neville Griffiths QC
- Honour Thy Father and Thy Mother: Part 1 (1979) ... Neville Griffiths QC
- Treewomen of Jagden Crag: Part 1 (1976) ... Neville Griffiths QC
- Drunk, Who Cares: Part 1 (1976) ... Neville Griffiths QC
 1983 Bloomfield (TV Series)
Billy Gibbs
 1983 Bird Fancier (TV Movie)
 1982 Smiley's People (TV Mini-Series)
Detective Chief Superintendent
- Episode #1.1 (1982) ... Detective Chief Superintendent
 1982 Andy Robson (TV Series)
Jake Carnaby
- Hue and Cry (1982) ... Jake Carnaby
 1976-1982 BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series)
Eddie / Charlie / Frank
- Chains (1982) ... Eddie
- A Pocketful of Dreams (1982) ... Charlie
- Play Things (1976) ... Frank
 1981 Roger Doesn't Live Here Anymore (TV Series)
Stanley
- Episode #1.5 (1981) ... Stanley
- Episode #1.3 (1981) ... Stanley
- Episode #1.2 (1981) ... Stanley
 1981 Masada (TV Mini-Series)
Vettius
- Part II (1981) ... Vettius
- Part I (1981) ... Vettius
 1980 Shoestring (TV Series)
Pete Johnson
- The Dangerous Game (1980) ... Pete Johnson
 1980 Cribb (TV Series)
Sol Herriott
- Wobble to Death (1980) ... Sol Herriott
 1979 Black Island
Jack Daker
 1979 The Quiz Kid
Jack
 1979 The Professionals (TV Series)
Sergeant Garbett
- Backtrack (1979) ... Sergeant Garbett
 1974-1979 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Jack / Barrister at party / Oscar / ...
- The Quiz Kid (1979) ... Jack
- Cold Harbour (1978) ... Barrister at party
- Last Summer (1977) ... Oscar
- Norma (1974) ... Norma's friend
 1978-1979 Play for Today (TV Series)
Peter / Thomas Venables
- Blue Remembered Hills (1979) ... Peter
- Red Shift (1978) ... Thomas Venables
 1979 The Knowledge (TV Movie)
Gordon Weller
 1978 The Great Train Robbery
Burgess
 1978 The Sweeney (TV Series)
Jimmy Fleet
- One of Your Own (1978) ... Jimmy Fleet
 1978 The One and Only Phyllis Dixey (TV Movie)
Wallace Parnell
 1978 Premiere (TV Series)
Hank
- Hanging Around (1978) ... Hank
 1978 The Odd Job
Raymonde
 1978 Send in the Girls (TV Series)
Jimmy
- The Wild Bunch (1978) ... Jimmy
 1978 Hazell (TV Series)
Griffiths
- Hazell and the Walking Blur (1978) ... Griffiths
 1978 Saturday, Sunday, Monday (TV Movie)
Michel
 1977 ITV Sunday Night Drama (TV Series)
Ralph Winters
- A Good Human Story (1977) ... Ralph Winters
 1977 Last Summer (TV Movie)
Oscar
 1977 This Year Next Year (TV Mini-Series)
Jack Shaw
- Full Circle (1977) ... Jack Shaw
- The Edge (1977) ... Jack Shaw
- Storm Warning (1977) ... Jack Shaw
- Profit and Loss (1977) ... Jack Shaw
- Conjugal Rights (1977) ... Jack Shaw
 1976 Hadleigh (TV Series)
Brian Ainsworth
- Favours (1976) ... Brian Ainsworth
 1975 Three Men in a Boat (TV Movie)
2nd Porter
 1975 The Nearly Man (TV Series)
Ron Hibbert
- Casualties: August 1975 (1975) ... Ron Hibbert
- Confrontation: July 1975 (1975) ... Ron Hibbert
- Re-Shuffle: June 1975 (1975) ... Ron Hibbert
- Millie: May 1975 (1975) ... Ron Hibbert
- Power Base: April 1975 (1975) ... Ron Hibbert
 1974 The Brothers (TV Series)
2nd Patrolman
- The Guilt Beneath the Gingerbread (1974) ... 2nd Patrolman
 1974 Second City Firsts (TV Series)
Policeman
- Pig Bin (1974) ... Policeman
 1974 The Nearly Man (TV Movie)
 1973-1974 New Scotland Yard (TV Series)
Joss Adrian / Al Farmer
- Death by Misadventure (1974) ... Joss Adrian
- Weight of Evidence (1973) ... Al Farmer
 1974 Coronation Street (TV Series)
Douglas Wormold
- Episode #1.1364 (1974) ... Douglas Wormold
- Episode #1.1360 (1974) ... Douglas Wormold
- Episode #1.1359 (1974) ... Douglas Wormold
- Episode #1.1358 (1974) ... Douglas Wormold
- Episode #1.1357 (1974) ... Douglas Wormold
 1971-1973 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Chopper - best man / Robert Delmonds
- That Sinking Feeling (1973) ... Chopper - best man
- Man Charged (1971) ... Robert Delmonds
 1973 Great Mysteries (TV Series)
Gorenflot
- La Grande Breteche (1973) ... Gorenflot
 1973 Justice (TV Series)
Peter Rodwell
- Trespass to the Person (1973) ... Peter Rodwell
 1973 -- And Now the Screaming Starts!
Drunk (uncredited)
 1973 O Lucky Man!
 1973 Adam Smith (TV Series)
Ben Davies
- Episode #2.27 (1973) ... Ben Davies
- Episode #2.26 (1973) ... Ben Davies
- Episode #2.25 (1973) ... Ben Davies
- Episode #2.24 (1973) ... Ben Davies
- Episode #2.23 (1973) ... Ben Davies
 1973 Country Matters (TV Mini-Series)
Jack
- The Little Farm (1973) ... Jack
 1972 Adult Fun
Garage manager
 1971 Albert and Victoria (TV Series)
Nigel Godfrey
- The Elopement (1971) ... Nigel Godfrey
 1971 See No Evil
Gypsy Tom
 1971 The Misfit (TV Series)
Mike Halloran
- On Europe and Foreigners and Things (1971) ... Mike Halloran
 1970 Roads to Freedom (TV Series)
Lieutenant of Chasseurs
- The Defeated: Part 4 (1970) ... Lieutenant of Chasseurs
- The Defeated: Part 3 (1970) ... Lieutenant of Chasseurs
 1970 The Buttercup Chain
The Driver
 1970 Cry of the Banshee
Burke
 1970 The Best Things in Life (TV Series)
Jed Lucas
- Coral Wedding (1970) ... Jed Lucas
 1970 Parkin's Patch (TV Series)
Thomas
- The Link (1970) ... Thomas
 1969 Hamlet
Captain
 1969 Fraulein Doktor
Tom
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He acted in Edward Ravenscroft's play, "The London Cuckolds", at the Royal Court Theatre in London, England with Alan Dobie, Kenneth Cranham, Barry Stanton, Deborah Norton, Stephanie Beacham, Brian Protheroe and James Saxon in the cast. Stuart Burge was the director. See more »

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Daughter, Kate Elphick (b. 1976). See more »

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