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John Forbes-Robertson (1928–2008)

John Forbes-Robertson was born on May 10, 1928 in Worthing, Sussex, England. He was an actor, known for Lifeforce (1985), The Legend of the 7 Golden Vampires (1974) and The Vault of Horror (1973). He died on May 14, 2008 in London, England. See full bio »

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(age 80) in London, England, UK

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Known For

Lifeforce
Lifeforce The Minister
(1985)
The Vault of Horror
The Vault of Horror Wilson (segment 2 "The Neat Job")
(1973)
The Vampire Lovers
The Vampire Lovers Man in Black
(1970)

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 1997 Crime Traveller (TV Series)
Blake
- A Death in the Family (1997) ... Blake
 1996 Samson and Delilah (TV Movie)
Medico
 1986-1987 Jonny Briggs (TV Series)
Mr. Badger
- Part Sixteen (1987) ... Mr. Badger
- Part Seven (1986) ... Mr. Badger
 1986 Paradise Postponed (TV Mini-Series)
Hugo Windebank, Q.C.
 1984 Scarecrow and Mrs. King (TV Series)
Inspector Keaton
- Affair at Bromfield Hall (1984) ... Inspector Keaton
- To Catch a Mongoose (1984) ... Inspector Keaton
 1983 Number 10 (TV Mini-Series)
Salisbury
- Dizzy (1983) ... Salisbury
 1982 I Remember Nelson (TV Series)
Lord Spencer
- Love (1982) ... Lord Spencer
 1977 Eustace and Hilda (TV Series)
Major Steptoe
- The Shrimp and the Anemone (1977) ... Major Steptoe
 1975-1977 Poldark (TV Series)
Dr. Choake
- Episode #2.3 (1977) ... Dr. Choake
- Episode #1.5 (1975) ... Dr. Choake
- Episode #1.3 (1975) ... Dr. Choake
 1977 Nicholas Nickleby (TV Mini-Series)
Doctor
- Episode #1.6 (1977) ... Doctor
 1977 Just William (TV Series)
Old Coggs
- William and the Badminton Racket (1977) ... Old Coggs
 1977 Drama (TV Series)
Creon
 1977 Centre Play (TV Series)
Father
- The Emporer's New Hat (1977) ... Father
 1976 The New Avengers (TV Series)
Doctor
- Dirtier by the Dozen (1976) ... Doctor
 1976 The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin (TV Series)
Henry Possett
- The Memorial Service (1976) ... Henry Possett
 1968-1976 The Expert (TV Series)
Brading / Martin
- Second Appeal (1976) ... Brading
- The Unknown Factor (1968) ... Martin
 1975 The Naked Civil Servant (TV Movie)
Civil Servant
 1975 Thriller (TV Series)
Dr. Mace
- Look Back in Happiness (1975) ... Dr. Mace
 1974 QB VII (TV Mini-Series)
Jury Foreman
- Part Three (1974) ... Jury Foreman (uncredited)
 1973 Play for Today (TV Series)
Headmaster
- Speech Day (1973) ... Headmaster
 1971 Jason King (TV Series)
Stretfield
- A Deadly Line in Digits (1971) ... Stretfield (as John Forbes Robertson)
 1970 Softly Softly: Task Force (TV Series)
Hutchinson
- Do Me a Favour (1970) ... Hutchinson
 1962-1966 The Saint (TV Series)
Claude / Philip Gray / Sgt. Bob Stevens
- The Queen's Ransom (1966) ... Claude
- The Crime of the Century (1965) ... Philip Gray
- The Man Who Was Lucky (1962) ... Sgt. Bob Stevens (as John Forbes Robertson)
 1966 Redcap (TV Series)
Maj. FFolliott
- Buckingham Palace (1966) ... Maj. FFolliott
 1964 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Brewster
- Greeting from a 12-Bore (1964) ... Brewster
 1964 Dr. Finlay's Casebook (TV Series)
Dr. Black
- A Shot in the Arm (1964) ... Dr. Black
 1963 Kidnapped (TV Mini-Series)
Duncansby
- The Man with Red Hair (1963) ... Duncansby
 1963 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre (TV Series)
Alwood
- The Partner (1963) ... Alwood
 1963 The Plane Makers (TV Series)
Ron Chapman
- The Blunt Approach (1963) ... Ron Chapman
 1963 Jezebel ex UK (TV Series)
Venner
- Sister Ship (1963) ... Venner
 1963 Compact (TV Series)
Jack Kingston
- To See Ourselves (1963) ... Jack Kingston
 1961-1962 Garry Halliday (TV Series)
Secretary / Traffic Controller
- Two for the Price of One (1962) ... Secretary
- A Bad Business (1961) ... Traffic Controller
 1962 The Dark Island (TV Series)
Lieutenant
- Episode #1.1 (1962) ... Lieutenant
 1962 Suspense (TV Series)
Sgt. Wetherby
- The Light Trap (1962) ... Sgt. Wetherby
 1961 Maigret (TV Series)
Bernard
- The Lost Sailor (1961) ... Bernard
 1959-1961 The Men from Room 13 (TV Series)
Sergeant Costigan / Rex
- The Man Who Made Careful Arrangements: Part 2 (1961) ... Sergeant Costigan
- The Man Who Made Careful Arrangements: Part 1 (1961) ... Sergeant Costigan
 1960 Barnaby Rudge (TV Series)
Ensign
- Episode #1.10 (1960) ... Ensign
 1960 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Mini-Series)
Det. Sgt. Petty
- Summer Theatre: Death of a Guest (1960) ... Det. Sgt. Petty
 1960 Chasing the Dragon (TV Movie)
Revenue Officer
 1960 Emergency-Ward 10 (TV Series)
Dr. Edward Willis
- Episode #1.322 (1960) ... Dr. Edward Willis
 1959 The Traitor (TV Movie)
Secretary
 1959 The Common Room (TV Series)
Mr. Nugent
- The Visitors (1959) ... Mr. Nugent
 1959 The Widow of Bath (TV Series)
Police Constable
- Episode #1.5 (1959) ... Police Constable
- Episode #1.3 (1959) ... Police Constable
- Episode #1.2 (1959) ... Police Constable
 1959 Whack-O! (TV Series)
Mr. Tuppington
- Episode #4.2 (1959) ... Mr. Tuppington
- Episode #4.1 (1959) ... Mr. Tuppington
 1959 Charlesworth (TV Series)
Constable
- And the Pigeon Flew Home (1959) ... Constable
 1959 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Manservant
- The Exiles #1: The Bird Laughed (1959) ... Manservant
 1959 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Peter Pymm
- Ride on a Tiger (1959) ... Peter Pymm
 1958 Starr and Company (TV Series)
Allardyce
- Women and Walnut Trees (1958) ... Allardyce
- A Very Fine Fiddle! (1958) ... Allardyce
- In a Fog (1958) ... Allardyce
- A New Appointment (1958) ... Allardyce
- The New Member (1958) ... Allardyce
 1958 Duty Bound (TV Series)
Meurice
- Birds of a Feather (1958) ... Meurice
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