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Derek Farr (1912–1986)

Derek Farr was born on February 7, 1912 in London, England. He was an actor, known for The Dam Busters (1955), Double Confession (1950) and The Circle (1957). He was married to Muriel Pavlow and Carole Lynne. He died on March 22, 1986 in London. See full bio »

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(age 74) in London, England, UK

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 1986 The Return of the Antelope (TV Series)
Mr. Garstanton
- Moving On (1986) ... Mr. Garstanton
- Mrs Mallarby's Day (1986) ... Mr. Garstanton
- The Bottle of Amontillado (1986) ... Mr. Garstanton
- The Lost Park (1986) ... Mr. Garstanton
- Pagoda of Doom (1986) ... Mr. Garstanton
 1984 Winter Sunlight (TV Mini-Series)
Jack
- Episode #1.4 (1984) ... Jack
- Episode #1.3 (1984) ... Jack
- Episode #1.2 (1984) ... Jack
- Episode #1.1 (1984) ... Jack
 1983 Pinkerton's Progress (TV Series)
Headmaster Grinwell
 1983 Richard III (TV Movie)
Sir Robert Brakenbury / Earl of Surrey
 1983 The Third Part of King Henry VI (TV Movie)
Duke of Exeter / Mayor of York
 1983 The Second Part of King Henry VI (TV Movie)
Lord Say
 1983 The First Part of King Henry VI (TV Movie)
Earl of Salisbury / Sir William Lucy
 1981 Bergerac (TV Series)
Laurence Mitchell
- Portrait of Yesterday (1981) ... Laurence Mitchell
 1981 Partners (TV Series)
Mr. Matheson
- Business Relations (1981) ... Mr. Matheson
- Partnership (1981) ... Mr. Matheson
 1980 We, the Accused (TV Mini-Series)
Sir Kenneth Eddy
- Episode #1.5 (1980) ... Sir Kenneth Eddy
 1977-1979 Play for Today (TV Series)
Sam / The Major
- Even Solomon (1979) ... Sam
- One Day at a Time (1977) ... The Major
 1978 Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em (TV Series)
Dr. Mender
- Motorbike (1978) ... Dr. Mender
- Men as Women (1978) ... Dr. Mender
 1978 Blakes 7 (TV Series)
Ensor / Orac / Satellite
- Orac (1978) ... Ensor / Orac / Satellite
 1977 The Duchess of Duke Street (TV Series)
Bartlett
- The Patriots (1977) ... Bartlett
 1977 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Ranny
- Love-Lies-Bleeding (1977) ... Ranny
 1976-1977 Big Boy Now! (TV Series)
Capt. Edgar Bingham
- Follow That Cat (1977) ... Capt. Edgar Bingham
- Edgar's Other Woman (1977) ... Capt. Edgar Bingham
- Supergirl (1977) ... Capt. Edgar Bingham
- Ships with Everything (1977) ... Capt. Edgar Bingham
- Mr and Mrs (1977) ... Capt. Edgar Bingham
 1977 Crown Court (TV Series)
Dr. Hanbrooke
- Loved Ones: Part 1 (1977) ... Dr. Hanbrooke
 1976 Star Maidens (TV Series)
Evans
- The Enemy (1976) ... Evans
- The End of Time (1976) ... Evans
- The Perfect Couple (1976) ... Evans
- Kidnap (1976) ... Evans
- The Proton Storm (1976) ... Evans
 1976 The New Avengers (TV Series)
Father Trasker
- The Eagle's Nest (1976) ... Father Trasker
 1975 Days of Hope (TV Mini-Series)
Lord Wimborne
- 1926: General Strike (1975) ... Lord Wimborne
 1975 The Main Chance (TV Series)
Robert Douglas
- Coroner's Verdict (1975) ... Robert Douglas
 1975 Nightingale's Boys (TV Series)
Bill Nightingale
- Decision (1975) ... Bill Nightingale
- A.J. (1975) ... Bill Nightingale
- Big Sid (1975) ... Bill Nightingale
- Izzy (1975) ... Bill Nightingale
- Tweety (1975) ... Bill Nightingale
 1974 Hunter's Walk (TV Series)
Jimmy Briggs
- Witness (1974) ... Jimmy Briggs
 1966-1974 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Jack Parsons / David Nugent / Mapledor / ...
- Three's Company (1974) ... Jack Parsons
- The Man from the Ministry (1971) ... David Nugent
- Shadows (1970) ... Mapledor
- Mr. X (1966) ... Jim Shepherd
 1973 Spy Trap (TV Series)
Lionel Fenchurch
- The Carrot and the Stick (1973) ... Lionel Fenchurch
 1972 Pope Joan
Count Brisini
 1972 The Visitors (TV Mini-Series)
Colonel Cantrell
- Episode #1.5 (1972) ... Colonel Cantrell
 1971 Owen, M.D. (TV Series)
Wing Commander Wayman
- The Long Days of Summer, Part 2 (1971) ... Wing Commander Wayman
- The Long Days of Summer, Part 1 (1971) ... Wing Commander Wayman
 1971 The Johnstown Monster
Hamer
 1968 30 Is a Dangerous Age, Cynthia
TV Announcer
 1967 Mr. Rose (TV Series)
Hugo Varney
- The Jolly Swagman (1967) ... Hugo Varney
 1967 Adam Adamant Lives! (TV Series)
Onslow
- Conspiracy of Death (1967) ... Onslow
 1966 The Projected Man
Inspector Davis
 1965 The Avengers (TV Series)
Sir Lyle Petersen
- Man-Eater of Surrey Green (1965) ... Sir Lyle Petersen
 1963 Zero One (TV Series)
Ian Denning
- The Impostor (1963) ... Ian Denning
 1963 The Human Jungle (TV Series)
Frank Hewitt
- Run with the Devil (1963) ... Frank Hewitt
 1962 The Saint (TV Series)
John Clarron
- The Talented Husband (1962) ... John Clarron
 1961 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Henry Adams
- Faraway Music (1961) ... Henry Adams
 1961 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre (TV Series)
Detective Inspector Minter
- Attempt to Kill (1961) ... Detective Inspector Minter
 1961 Attempt to Kill
Detective Inspector Minter
 1958 Television Playwright (TV Series)
William Faraday
- A Bouquet for the President (1958) ... William Faraday
 1958 Fair Game (TV Series)
Toby Truscott
 1957 The Truth About Women
Anthony
 1957 Doctor at Large
Dr. Potter-Shine
 1957 Town on Trial
Mark Roper
 1956 Murder Mistaken (TV Movie)
Edward Bare
 1956 The Errol Flynn Theatre (TV Series)
Herbert Morgan
- All in the Family (1956) ... Herbert Morgan
 1956 The Man in the Road
Ivan Mason / Dr. James Paxton
 1955 Value for Money
Duke Popplewell
 1955 The Dam Busters
Group Captain J. N. H. Whitworth, D.S.O., D.F.C.
 1954 Eight O'Clock Walk
Peter Tanner
 1954 Game of Danger
Detective Grey
 1954 Front Page Story
Teale
 1952 Little Big Shot
Sergeant Wilson
 1951 Reluctant Heroes
Michael Fone
 1951 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Harold Truitt
- All the Year Round (1951) ... Harold Truitt
 1951 Young Wives' Tale
Bruce Banning
 1951 Spring at Marino (TV Movie)
Eugene Bazarov
 1950 Murder Without Crime
Stephen, Author
 1950 Double Confession
Jim Medway
 1949 Man on the Run
Sgt. Peter Burden, alias Brown
 1949 Silent Dust
Maxwell Oliver
 1948 The Story of Shirley Yorke
Gerald Ryton
 1948 The Silk Noose
Capt. Jumbo Hyde
 1948 Bond Street
Joe Marsh
 1946 Teheran
Pemberton Grant
 1946 Quiet Weekend
Denys Royd
 1941 The Spell of Amy Nugent
Laurie Baxter
 1941 A Voice in the Night
Hans Glaser
 1939 Inspector Hornleigh on Holiday
Bridge Club Member (uncredited)
 1939 The Cate Revue (TV Movie)
 1939 Clouds Over Europe
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1939 The Outsider (uncredited)
 1938 Miracles Do Happen
Greenlaw's Secretary (uncredited)

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He acted in Kenneth Horne's play, "Wolf's Clothing," at the Strand Theatre in London, England with Muriel Pavlow, Viola Lyel, and Patrick Cargill in the cast. Anthony Sharp was director. See more »

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In 1955 he featured in the Capstan "Navy Cut" Cigarette advertisement under the slogan, "How Derek Farr Got Away from the Crowd". See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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