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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 Devil's Crown (1978) and Doctor Who (1963). He was married to Carole Needham. He died on October 23, 1998. See full bio »

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Known For

The Boy Friend
(1971)
The Devil's Crown
The Devil's Crown Charles Auguste / Philippe Auguste
(1978)
Doctor Who
Doctor Who Sharaz Jek
(1984)
The Rainbow
The Rainbow Will Brangwen
(1989)

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 1989 The Rainbow
Will Brangwen
 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
- Seires (1985) ... Arthur Ainsley
 1984 Doctor Who (TV Series)
Sharaz Jek
- The Caves of Androzani: Part Four (1984) ... Sharaz Jek
- The Caves of Androzani: Part Three (1984) ... Sharaz Jek
- The Caves of Androzani: Part Two (1984) ... Sharaz Jek
- The Caves of Androzani: Part One (1984) ... Sharaz Jek
 1983 In Performance (TV Series)
Mercury
- 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
 1980 ITV Sunday Night Drama (TV Series)
Jack Buchanan
- Remember Jack Buchanan (1980) ... Jack Buchanan
 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
 1976 The Hunchback of Notre Dame (TV Movie)
Pierre Gringoire
 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
- Willy (1973) ... Willy
 1972 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Jack
- Hot Summer: Do Not Sell (1972) ... Jack
 1971-1972 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
Bassanio / Trofimov
- The Merchant of Venice (1972) ... Bassanio
- The Cherry Orchard (1971) ... Trofimov
 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
 1971 The Music Lovers
Count Anton Chiluvsky
 1970 The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes
Danseur Nobel (uncredited)
 1968-1970 Omnibus (TV Series documentary)
Richard Strauss / Eric Fenby
- Dance of the Seven Veils (1970) ... Richard Strauss
- Song of Summer (1968) ... Eric Fenby
 1969 The Distracted Preacher (TV Movie)
Robert Stockdale
 1969 Women in Love
Tibby Lupton
 1967 Before the Fringe (TV Series)
- Episode #2.6 (1967)
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Other Works:

He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "A Midsummer's Night Dream," at the Royal Shakespeare Company Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Alan Howard,Sara Kestelman, Ben Kingsley, David Waller, John Kane, and Norman Rodway in the cast. Peter Brook was director. 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 »

Trademark:

Frequently cast in 'Ken Russell' films.

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