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Ian Hendry (I) (1931–1984)


Born 13 January 1931 in Ipswich, England, Ian Hendry's career began rather auspiciously--playing the fall guy for a circus clown. After attending London's Central School of Speech and Drama, things started progressing nicely when he starred as "Dr. Geoffrey Brent" in Police Surgeon (1960). This led directly to The Avengers (1961) but, after only ... See full bio »

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(age 53) in London, England, UK

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Nominated for 2 BAFTA Film Awards. See more awards »

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 1984 Brookside (TV Series)
Davey Jones
- Transport (1984) ... Davey Jones
- King Rat (1984) ... Davey Jones
- Etiquette (1984) ... Davey Jones
 1983 Jemima Shore Investigates (TV Series)
Cy
- The Damask Collection (1983) ... Cy
- High Style (1983) ... Cy
- Dr. Ziegler's Casebook (1983) ... Cy
 1981 Bergerac (TV Series)
Major Furneaux
- Campaign for Silence (1981) ... Major Furneaux
 1981 Smuggler (TV Series)
Agate
- An Eye for an Eye (1981) ... Agate
 1981 The Chinese Detective (TV Series)
Eddie Dwyer
- Ice and Dust (1981) ... Eddie Dwyer
 1980 McVicar
Hitchens (uncredited)
 1980 The Enigma Files (TV Series)
Joe Mackie
- Investigation of a Copper (1980) ... Joe Mackie
 1980 For Maddie with Love (TV Series)
Malcolm Laurie
- Episode #1.1 (1980) ... Malcolm Laurie
 1979 The Bitch
Thrush Feather
 1979 Crown Court (TV Series)
Frank Edwards
- Cowboy: Part 3 (1979) ... Frank Edwards
- Cowboy: Part 2 (1979) ... Frank Edwards
- Cowboy: Part 1 (1979) ... Frank Edwards
 1978 Return of the Saint (TV Series)
Roy Gates
- Yesterday's Hero (1978) ... Roy Gates
 1978 Premiere (TV Series)
- Crest of a Wave (1978)
 1978 Damien: Omen II
Michael (uncredited)
 1977 Van der Valk (TV Series)
Boersma
- Gold Plated Delinquents (1977) ... Boersma
 1977 ITV Sunday Night Drama (TV Series)
Alex Fleming
- The Goldfinch (1977) ... Alex Fleming
 1976 The New Avengers (TV Series)
Irwin Gunner
- To Catch a Rat (1976) ... Irwin Gunner
 1976 Play from 'A' (TV Series)
- The Audition (1976)
 1976 Intimate Games
Uncle Rodney
 1976 Shades of Greene (TV Series)
The Man
- Dream of a Strange Land (1976) ... The Man
 1975 Cooper (TV Series)
Officer Bryce
- Episode #1.5 (1975) ... Officer Bryce
 1975 Village Hall (TV Series)
Wally
- Battleground (1975) ... Wally
 1975 Churchill's People (TV Series)
William Davenant
- March On, Boys! (1975) ... William Davenant
 1975 The Passenger
Martin Knight
 1975 Thriller (TV Series)
Terry Spelling / Bob Spelling
- A Killer with Two Faces (1975) ... Terry Spelling / Bob Spelling
 1975 The Sweeney (TV Series)
Dave Brooker
- Ringer (1975) ... Dave Brooker
 1974 The Wide World of Mystery (TV Series)
Terry Spelling / Bob Spelling
- A Killer with Two Faces (1974) ... Terry Spelling / Bob Spelling
 1974 Dial M for Murder (TV Series)
Marvin Stone
- Contract (1974) ... Marvin Stone
 1973 Assassin
The Assassin
 1973 Late Night Theatre (TV Series)
Dave
- We're Strangers Here (1973) ... Dave
 1973 Theatre of Blood
Peregrine Devlin
 1972 The Protectors (TV Series)
Insp. Wilson
- Thinkback (1972) ... Insp. Wilson
 1972 The Frighteners (TV Series)
Anthony Ashworth
- Bed and Breakfast (1972) ... Anthony Ashworth
 1972 All Coppers Are...
Sonny Wade
 1968-1972 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Tony / Paul Venniker / Peter Ware / ...
- A Splinter of Ice (1972) ... Tony
- The High Game (1970) ... Paul Venniker
- Thursday's Child (1970) ... Peter Ware
- The Tycoon (1968) ... Guy Taylor
 1970-1972 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Nico / Eric Shiffner / Charles Stanton
- A Summer Story (1972) ... Nico
- Love Doesn't Grow on Trees (1971) ... Eric Shiffner
 1972 Tales from the Crypt
Carl Maitland (segment 2 "Reflection of Death")
 1972 Joy (TV Movie)
Ben
 1972 The Jerusalem File
General Mayer
 1972 Suspicion (TV Series)
Freddo Watts
- Old Man's Hat (1972) ... Freddo Watts
 1971 The Persuaders! (TV Series)
Lord Croxley
- The Time and the Place (1971) ... Lord Croxley
 1970 The McKenzie Break
Maj. Perry
 1969 The Gold Robbers (TV Series)
Tom Goodwin
- An Oddly Honest Man (1969) ... Tom Goodwin
 1969 The Southern Star
Karl
 1969 The Saint (TV Series)
Alessandro Destamio
- Vendetta for the Saint: Part 2 (1969) ... Alessandro Destamio
- Vendetta for the Saint: Part 1 (1969) ... Alessandro Destamio
 1969 Cry Wolf
Hobson
 1967 Traitors of San Angel
Nick Thomas
 1960-1967 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Paul Du Pre / Colonel Guzzman / Andrew Mayo
- The Crossfire (1967) ... Paul Du Pre
- On the Island (1967) ... Colonel Guzzman
 1965-1966 Blackmail (TV Series)
Ronnie Wade / Steve Keen
- The Man Who Could See (1966) ... Ronnie Wade
 1966 Preview Tonight (TV Series)
Angus
- Roaring Camp (1966) ... Angus
 1966 The Sandwich Man
Policeman Motor Cycle
 1965 Secret Agent (TV Series)
Wallace / Hagen
- Say It with Flowers (1965) ... Wallace / Hagen
 1962-1965 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Richard Bligh / David Simpson
- A Cold Peace (1965) ... Richard Bligh
- Afternoon of a Nymph (1962) ... David Simpson
 1965 Theatre 625 (TV Series)
Jean / Richard
- Miss Julie (1965) ... Jean
- Are You Ready for the... (1965) ... Richard
 1964 Contest Girl
Don Mackenzie
 1960-1964 Armchair Mystery Theatre (TV Series)
Gregory Masters / Harry Walker
- Time Out of Mind (1964) ... Gregory Masters
- Flight from Treason (1960) ... Harry Walker
 1964 This Is My Street
Harry King
 1964 Children of the Damned
Col Tom Llewellyn
 1963 The Model Murder Case
Insp. Birkett
 1963 Drama 61-67 (TV Series)
Harry Barnes
- Drama '63: 54 Minute Affair (1963) ... Harry Barnes
 1962 Flight from Treason
Albert
 1962 The Ginger Man (TV Movie)
Sebastian Balfe Dangerfield
 1959-1961 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Ben Spray / Harry Carter
- Ben Spray (1961) ... Ben Spray
- One a Penny, Two a Penny (1959) ... Harry Carter
 1960 In the Nick
Ted Ross
 1960 Probation Officer (TV Series)
- Episode #1.37 (1960)
 1960 Inside Story (TV Series)
Peter
- Return to Base (1960) ... Peter
 1960 Sink the Bismarck!
Officer on 'King George V' (uncredited)
 1959 H.G.Wells' Invisible Man (TV Series)
Lieutenant Daniels
- Shadow Bomb (1959) ... Lieutenant Daniels
 1959 Television Playwright (TV Series)
 1958 Emergency-Ward 10 (TV Series)
Mr. Clarke
- Episode #1.180 (1958) ... Mr. Clarke
- Episode #1.179 (1958) ... Mr. Clarke
- Episode #1.176 (1958) ... Mr. Clarke
- Episode #1.174 (1958) ... Mr. Clarke
- Episode #1.170 (1958) ... Mr. Clarke
 1957 The Secret Place
Man Inside (uncredited)
 1956 Up in the World
Commando sergeant (uncredited)
 1956 Calling All Boys (TV Series)
Mr. X
 1955 Simon and Laura
Bit part (uncredited)
 1951 This Is Show Business (TV Series)
Clown (1956)
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Show Show Archive footage (5 credits)

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He acted in Jean Anouilh's play, "Dinner with the Family", at the New Theatre in London, England with John Justin, Jill Bennett, Lally Bowers and Alan MacNaughton in the cast. Frank Hauser was the director. See more »

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He was the father of three daughters Corrie Hendry, Emma Hendry and Sally Hendry. See more »

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