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Tony Hendra


Tony Hendra was born in 1941 in Hertfordshire, England as Anthony Christopher Hendra. He is a writer and actor, known for That Was the Week That Was (1962), The Great White Hype (1996) and Playboy After Dark (1969). He has been married to Carla Ogilvy since 1986. They have three children. He was previously married to Judith H. Christmas. See full bio »
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 1996 The Great White Hype (screenplay)
 1987 The Big Bang
 1987 The Morning Program (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1987) ... (writer)
 1980 Mama Dracula (dialogue)
 1980 B.C. Rock (screenplay: English version)
 1973 Lemmings (Video documentary)
  Music Scene (TV Series) (writer - 9 episodes, 1969) (written by - 8 episodes, 1969 - 1970)
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- Episode #1.15 (1969) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.14 (1969) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.12 (1969) ... (writer)
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 1969 Playboy After Dark (TV Series) (writer - 26 episodes)
- Episode #1.26 (1969) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.25 (1969) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.24 (1969) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.23 (1969) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.22 (1969) ... (writer)
 1967 NBC Experiment in Television (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- We Interrupt This Season (1967) ... (writer)
 1962-1963 That Was the Week That Was (TV Series) (writer - 37 episodes)
- That Was the Year That Was (1963) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.12 (1963) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.11 (1963) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.10 (1963) ... (writer)
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Claimed in his book "Father Joe" that he attempted suicide the night before filming began on This Is Spinal Tap (1984) (in which he plays band manager Ian Faith). He credits the joy he received from making this movie with bringing him back from his depression. See more »

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