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Richard Hurndall (1910–1984)

A gaunt, intense character actor of striking presence, Richard Gibbon Hurndall was educated at Scarborough College and trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. He acted professionally from 1930, initially in repertory theatre and later with the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford-upon-Avon, his roles including Orlando in "As You Like It", ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 73) in London, England, UK

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 1983 Bergerac (TV Series)
Maxwell Flagg
- Ice Maiden (1983) ... Maxwell Flagg
 1983 Doctor Who (TV Series)
The Doctor
 1983 The Plot to Murder Lloyd George (TV Movie)
Sir Charles Matthews
 1983 Nanny (TV Series)
Sir Hugo Bannerman
- Into the Blitz (1983) ... Sir Hugo Bannerman
 1981 Blakes 7 (TV Series)
Nebrox
- Assassin (1981) ... Nebrox
 1981 Sunday Night Thriller (TV Series)
Sir
- Dark Secret: Part 1 (1981) ... Sir
 1979 Ripping Yarns (TV Series)
Carne
- Whinfrey's Last Case (1979) ... Carne
 1979 Screenplay (TV Series)
 1977 Just William (TV Series)
Great Uncle George
- William's Worst Christmas (1977) ... Great Uncle George
 1972-1977 Van der Valk (TV Series)
Magistrate / Albert Picard
- In Hazard (1977) ... Magistrate
- Destroying Angel (1972) ... Albert Picard
 1977 1990 (TV Series)
Avery
- Voice from the Past (1977) ... Avery
 1977 The Apple of Discord (TV Movie)
Sir Gavin Armitage
 1977 Mr. Big (TV Series)
Chairman
- Going Straight (1977) ... Chairman
 1976 The Expert (TV Series)
Judge
- Second Appeal (1976) ... Judge
 1975 Oil Strike North (TV Series)
Charles Wayman
- Time of Hazard (1975) ... Charles Wayman
- Workhorse (1975) ... Charles Wayman
- Shore Leave (1975) ... Charles Wayman
- It Depends Where You Stand (1975) ... Charles Wayman
- The Floating Bomb (1975) ... Charles Wayman
 1975 Royal Flash
 1975 A Legacy (TV Series)
Gottlieb
- Episode #1.5 (1975) ... Gottlieb
- Episode #1.4 (1975) ... Gottlieb
- Episode #1.3 (1975) ... Gottlieb
- Episode #1.2 (1975) ... Gottlieb
- Episode #1.1 (1975) ... Gottlieb
 1973-1975 Public Eye (TV Series)
Priest / Sir John Reveldale
- How About a Cup of Tea? (1975) ... Priest
- The Golden Boy (1973) ... Sir John Reveldale
 1974 The Brothers (TV Series)
Clifton
- A Bad Mistake (1974) ... Clifton
 1974 The Inheritors (TV Series)
Mackie
- Double, Double... (1974) ... Mackie
- The Axeman Cometh (1974) ... Mackie
- The Inheritors (1974) ... Mackie
 1974 Whodunnit? (TV Series)
General Sir Ralph Dixon
- The Final Chapter (1974) ... General Sir Ralph Dixon
 1974 Shoulder to Shoulder (TV Mini-Series)
Reader
- Outrage (1974) ... Reader
 1974 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series)
Mr. Mawson
- Franklyn and Johnnie (1974) ... Mr. Mawson
 1974 The Protectors (TV Series)
Judge Cronin
- Trial (1974) ... Judge Cronin
 1973 Gawain and the Green Knight
Bearded Man
 1973 Hadleigh (TV Series)
Sir George Osborne
- Gentlemen and Players (1973) ... Sir George Osborne
 1973 Between the Wars (TV Series)
 1973 The Song of Songs (TV Series)
Dr. Pieper
- Episode #1.1 (1973) ... Dr. Pieper
 1973 A Point in Time (TV Movie)
Timse
 1972-1973 War & Peace (TV Mini-Series)
Count Rostopchin
- Escape (1972) ... Count Rostopchin
 1972 Crown Court (TV Series)
Gustav De Montalk
 1972 Lady Caroline Lamb
Radical
 1972 The Onedin Line (TV Series)
Sir Walter Teal
- 'Frisco Bound (1972) ... Sir Walter Teal
 1972 Doctor in Charge (TV Series)
Lord Hartford
- Amazing Grace (1972) ... Lord Hartford
 1972 His and Hers (TV Series)
Editor
- Outback (1972) ... Editor
- Diet (1972) ... Editor
- Libel (1972) ... Editor
 1972 The Regiment (TV Series)
Col Frederick Gaunt
- The Father of the Regiment (1972) ... Col Frederick Gaunt
 1971-1972 The Last of the Baskets (TV Series)
Rupert Fitzbasket / The 12th Earl of Clogborough
- A Chip Off the Old Block (1972) ... Rupert Fitzbasket
- End of the Peer (1971) ... The 12th Earl of Clogborough
 1972 Jason King (TV Series)
Collingwood
- The Constance Missal (1972) ... Collingwood
 1971 The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes (TV Series)
Lord Faber
- The Ripening Rubies (1971) ... Lord Faber
 1971 Mogul (TV Series)
Monsieur Delouvrier
- Shangri-La and All That Jazz (1971) ... Monsieur Delouvrier
 1971 The Persuaders! (TV Series)
David Conron
- Take Seven (1971) ... David Conron
 1971 Trial (TV Series)
Walter Linus
- Counsel for the Prosecution (1971) ... Walter Linus
 1971 The Guardians (TV Series)
Sir Francis Wainwright
- Pursuit (1971) ... Sir Francis Wainwright
 1971 Zeppelin
Blinker Hall
 1971 Paul Temple (TV Series)
Reggie Fairbright
- Death for Divers' Reasons (1971) ... Reggie Fairbright
 1971 That's Your Funeral (TV Series)
Guvnor
- Winning the Ashes (1971) ... Guvnor
 1970 Menace (TV Series)
Whiteacre
- The Innocent (1970) ... Whiteacre
 1970 The Main Chance (TV Series)
Magistrate
- A Time to Love, a Time to Die (1970) ... Magistrate
 1970 Callan (TV Series)
Surtees
- The Same Trick Twice (1970) ... Surtees
 1970 Codename (TV Series)
Arturo
- A Walk with the Lions (1970) ... Arturo
 1970 Doomwatch (TV Series)
Dr Robert Whitehead
- Spectre at the Feast (1970) ... Dr Robert Whitehead
 1970 Steptoe and Son (TV Series)
Timothy Stanhope
- Any Old Iron? (1970) ... Timothy Stanhope
 1970 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Lambert
- The Plastic People (1970) ... Lambert
 1969 Counterstrike (TV Series)
Lord Falcon
- Backlash (1969) ... Lord Falcon
 1969 Judge Dee (TV Series)
Abbot
- A Place of Great Evil (1969) ... Abbot
 1969 Chronicle (TV Series documentary)
Foliot
- Thomas Becket (1969) ... Foliot
 1969 Some Girls Do
President of Aircraft Co.
 1968 Joanna
Butler (uncredited)
 1968 The Avengers (TV Series)
Henley Farrer
- Legacy of Death (1968) ... Henley Farrer
 1968 Hostile Witness
Supt. Eley
 1966-1968 Softly Softly (TV Series)
Sparvin / Mason
- Proof (1968) ... Sparvin
 1968 The First Lady (TV Series)
- Vacancy (1968)
 1964-1968 Detective (TV Series)
General Shrivenham / Mr. Rattisbon
- Death in Ecstacy (1964) ... Mr. Rattisbon
 1957-1968 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Oliver / His Highness
- Recount (1968) ... Oliver
- The King of Iceland (1957) ... His Highness
 1964-1967 Dr. Finlay's Casebook (TV Series)
Dr. Ross / Alfred Blount
- It's the System (1967) ... Dr. Ross
- The Aristocrats (1964) ... Alfred Blount
 1967 Haunted (TV Series)
Professor Moore
- The Chinese Butterfly (1967) ... Professor Moore
 1967 The Secret Agent (TV Movie)
Assistant Commissioner
 1967 The Paradise Makers (TV Series)
 1955-1967 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Defendant / Dr. Cornish / Paul Barclay
- The Investigation (1967) ... Defendant
- Caroline (1960) ... Dr. Cornish
- No Other Verdict (1955) ... Paul Barclay
 1966 Breaking Point (TV Series)
Sir Alfred
- Episode #1.5 (1966) ... Sir Alfred
- Episode #1.4 (1966) ... Sir Alfred
- Episode #1.3 (1966) ... Sir Alfred
- Episode #1.2 (1966) ... Sir Alfred
- Episode #1.1 (1966) ... Sir Alfred
 1966 Our Man at St. Mark's (TV Series)
The Dean
- Holy Yo-Yo (1966) ... The Dean
 1965 United! (TV Series)
Donald Parry
 1965 Gideon C.I.D. (TV Series)
Mr. King
- The Nightlifers (1965) ... Mr. King
 1964 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Narrator
- A Crack in the Ice (1964) ... Narrator
 1964 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Greenwell
- Hanging by a Thread (1964) ... Greenwell
 1964 Crane (TV Series)
Fausto
- Recoil (1964) ... Fausto
 1964 Z Cars (TV Series)
Mr. Sweet
- A Man... Like Yourself (1964) ... Mr. Sweet
 1962 The Last Man Out (TV Series)
Professor Servillon
 1948 Emma (TV Movie)
Mr. Elton
 1947 The Rose Without a Thorn (TV Movie)
Sir Thomas Audley
 1946 The Web (TV Movie)
Dr. Allan Maxwell
 1946 Bardell Against Pickwick (TV Movie)
Mr. Skimpin
 1946 Androcles and the Lion (TV Movie)
Captain
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Played Sir Archie Wrangle in BBC Radio's thriller serial "Dick Barton Special Agent". See more »
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Trivia:

He was working as an elevator operator at around the time that Jon Pertwee was performing his first stage role. Fifty years later, they met again when Richard was called in to replace William Hartnell as the First Doctor in the special anniversary programme, Doctor Who: The Five Doctors (1983). See more »

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Scorpio

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