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Richard Franklin (II)


Richard Franklin worked for an advertising agency before deciding to become an actor. He joined the prestigious Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in 1963 and his first professional acting work was with the Century Theatre. He was offered small roles on television and, in addition, spent a year and a half with the Birmingham Repertory Theatre. More ... See full bio »

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Known For

Doctor Who
Doctor Who Captain Mike Yates / Captain Yates / Mike Yates
(1971-1983)
Rogue One
Rogue One Engineer
(2016)
Doctor Who: Dimensions in Time
(1993)
Twilight of the Gods
Twilight of the Gods Richard Wagner
(2013)

Filmography

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 2017 Taketh (Short)
Dr. Bell
 2016 Rogue One
Engineer
 2016 Tale of a Timelord (Short)
Captain Yates
 2013 Twilight of the Gods
Richard Wagner
 2012 The Hindsight Bias (Short)
 2010/I The Crossing (Short)
 2009 The First Days of Spring
Elder Ethan
 2008 Chemical Wedding
Dean
 2004 Feedback
Mr. Montague
 1997 Heartbeat (TV Series)
Doctor
- Fool for Love (1997) ... Doctor
 1993 Harry (TV Series)
Solicitor
- Episode #1.11 (1993) ... Solicitor
 1993 Doctor Who: Dimensions in Time (TV Short)
Captain Yates
 1988-1989 Emmerdale Farm (TV Series)
Denis Rigg
- Episode #1.1366 (1989) ... Denis Rigg
- Episode #1.1365 (1989) ... Denis Rigg
- Episode #1.1362 (1989) ... Denis Rigg
- Episode #1.1361 (1989) ... Denis Rigg
- Episode #1.1346 (1989) ... Denis Rigg
 1984 Waving to a Train (TV Movie)
Young Richard
 1971-1983 Doctor Who (TV Series)
Captain Mike Yates / Captain Yates / Mike Yates
- The Five Doctors (1983) ... Captain Yates
- Planet of the Spiders: Part Six (1974) ... Mike Yates
- Planet of the Spiders: Part Five (1974) ... Mike Yates
- Planet of the Spiders: Part Four (1974) ... Mike Yates
- Planet of the Spiders: Part Three (1974) ... Mike Yates
 1980 Blake's 7 (TV Series)
Federation Trooper
- Aftermath (1980) ... Federation Trooper
 1973 The Pathfinders (TV Series)
Flying Officer Bundy
- Operation Pickpocket (1973) ... Flying Officer Bundy
 1971 From a Bird's Eye View (TV Series)
First Constable
- Family Tree (1971) ... First Constable
 1970 Little Women (TV Mini-Series)
Scott (Friend of John Brooke) (uncredited)
 1968 The Saint (TV Series)
2nd Guard / Photographer
- The Fiction Makers: Part 2 (1968) ... 2nd Guard
- The Fiction Makers: Part 1 (1968) ... Photographer
 1968 The Fiction-Makers
2nd Guard
 1966 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
2nd PBX Operator
- Fire, Sleet and Candlelight (1966) ... 2nd PBX Operator
 1964 Crossroads (TV Series)
Joe Townsend
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Other Works:

Provided a commentary for the Doctor Who (1963) DVD "Invasion of the Dinosaurs". See more »

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Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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He is best known for his regular role as Captain Mike Yates during early 1970s episodes of the BBC science fiction series Doctor Who (1963). See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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