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Christopher Gable (1940–1998)

Christopher Gable was born on March 13, 1940 in London, England as Christopher Michael Gable. He was an actor, known for The Boy Friend (1971), The Slipper and the Rose: The Story of Cinderella (1976) and Women in Love (1969). He was married to Carole Needham. He died on October 23, 1998 in Near Halifax, Yorkshire, England. See full bio »

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The Boy Friend
The Boy Friend Tony Brockhurst
Women in Love
Women in Love Tibby Lupton
The Lair of the White Worm


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 1988 The Lair of the White Worm
Joe Trent
 1987 A Simple Man (TV Movie)
L.S. Lowry
 1985 A Woman of Substance (TV Mini-Series)
Arthur Ainsley
- Episode #1.3 (1985) ... Arthur Ainsley
- Episode #1.2 (1985) ... Arthur Ainsley
- Episode #1.1 (1985) ... Arthur Ainsley
 1983 In Performance (TV Series)
- Orpheus in the Underworld (1983) ... Mercury
 1981 Wagner (TV Series)
Peter Cornelius
- Episode #1.5 (1981) ... Peter Cornelius
 1981 The End of the End of the Pier Show (TV Movie)
Alan Carter
 1978 Tycoon (TV Series)
Charles Clark
- End to a Beginning (1978) ... Charles Clark
- Hunter's Moon (1978) ... Charles Clark
- Clark's Last Coup (1978) ... Charles Clark
- Sleeping on Grass (1978) ... Charles Clark
- Return to Go (1978) ... Charles Clark
 1978 The Devil's Crown (TV Series)
Charles Auguste / Philippe Auguste
- To the Devil They Go (1978) ... Charles Auguste
- Tainted King (1978) ... Charles Auguste
- The Flowers Are Silent (1978) ... Charles Auguste
- In Sun's Eclipse (1978) ... Charles Auguste
- Bolt from the Blue (1978) ... Charles Auguste
 1973-1974 Vienna 1900 (TV Mini-Series)
Karl Schleheim
- Gift of Life (1974) ... Karl Schleheim
- A Confirmed Bachelor: Part 2 (1973) ... Karl Schleheim
- A Confirmed Bachelor: Part 1 (1973) ... Karl Schleheim
 1974 Pianorama (Short)
 1973 ITV Saturday Night Theatre (TV Series)
- Willy (1973)
 1972 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
 1972 Crown Court (TV Series)
Simon Purbeck
- The Medium: Regina v Purbeck - Part 3 (1972) ... Simon Purbeck
- The Medium: Regina v Purbeck - Part 2 (1972) ... Simon Purbeck
- The Medium: Regina v Purbeck - Part 1 (1972) ... Simon Purbeck
 1971 The Boy Friend
Tony Brockhurst
 1970 The Music Lovers
Count Anton Chiluvsky
 1968-1970 Omnibus (TV Series documentary)
Richard Strauss / Eric Fenby
- Song of Summer: Frederick Delius (1968) ... Eric Fenby
 1969 Women in Love
Tibby Lupton
 1967 Before the Fringe (TV Series)
- Episode #2.6 (1967)
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He performed in the ballet, "Les Sylphides," "The Burrow," "A Blue Rose," and "Pineapple Poll," in a Royal Ballet production at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden, London, England with Susan Alexander, Anne Heaton, Donald MacLeary, Margaret Lee, Lynn Seymour, Donald Britton, Edward Miller, and Audrey Farriss in the cast. See more »

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He was awarded the CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in 1996 for his services to dance and drama. See more »


Frequently cast in 'Ken Russell' (I) films.

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