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Born in Bradford, Yorkshire, England, UK
Birth NameFrancis Bernard Heptonstall
Height 5' 10" (1.78 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Bernard Hepton was born on October 19, 1925 in Bradford, Yorkshire, England as Francis Bernard Heptonstall. He is an actor and producer, known for Colditz (1972), Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979) and Smiley's People (1982). He was previously married to Hilary Liddell and Nancie Jackson.

Spouse (2)

Hilary Liddell (1979 - 4 April 2013) (her death)
Nancie Jackson (1957 - 18 January 1977) (her death)

Trivia (3)

He was originally offered the role of Dyson, played by Dudley Jones, in Doctor Who: The Tenth Planet: Episode 2 (1966), and considered for the Castellan in Doctor Who: Arc of Infinity: Part One (1983).
He played Archbishop Thomas Cranmer (1489-1556) in three different productions: The Six Wives of Henry VIII (1970), Elizabeth R (1971) and Henry VIII and His Six Wives (1972).
He was considered for the roles of Dr. Hans Fallada, Dr. Bukovsky, Sir Percy Heseltine and Dr. Armstrong in Lifeforce (1985).

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