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David Blake Kelly (1916–1993)

David Blake Kelly was born on February 17, 1916 in Dublin, Ireland as Diarmuid Blake Kelly. He was an actor, known for Doctor Who (1963), All Aboard (1958) and Someone at the Door (1949). He was married to Jill Gregory. He died on January 21, 1993 in Fulham, London, England. See full bio »

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Known For

Doctor Who
Doctor Who Capt. Benjamin Briggs / Jacob Kewper
(1965-1966)
All Aboard
All Aboard Terry O'Brien
(1959)
Someone at the Door
Someone at the Door PC O'Brien
(1949)
ITV Play of the Week
ITV Play of the Week Burke / Deveney
(1956-1964)

Filmography

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 1990 House of Cards (TV Mini-Series)
Charles Goodman
- Episode #1.1 (1990) ... Charles Goodman
 1990 Jeeves and Wooster (TV Series)
Enoch Simpson
- Bertie Is in Love (or, Golf Tournament) (1990) ... Enoch Simpson
 1989 The Bill (TV Series)
Antique Shop Owner
- Grace of God (1989) ... Antique Shop Owner
 1988 Christabel (TV Mini-Series)
Station Master (uncredited)
 1987 Screen Two (TV Series)
Elderly Guest
- Hedgehog Wedding (1987) ... Elderly Guest
 1987 Miss Marple: Nemesis (TV Movie)
Tramp
 1984 Juliet Bravo (TV Series)
Mr. Williams
- Getting Away with It (1984) ... Mr. Williams
 1983 Good Behaviour (TV Series)
Dr. Coffey
- Episode #1.3 (1983) ... Dr. Coffey
 1981 Play for Today (TV Series)
Home Secretary
- United Kingdom (1981) ... Home Secretary
 1981 The Cherry Orchard (TV Movie)
Station Master
 1975 Spy Trap (TV Series)
Harry Cooper
- Truth Won't Out (1975) ... Harry Cooper
 1971 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Mr. Gorman
- The Grass Widows (1971) ... Mr. Gorman
 1965-1971 Z Cars (TV Series)
Bert Boswell / Tallis / Stobbart
- By-Pass: Part 2 (1971) ... Tallis
- A Right to Live: Part 2 (1967) ... Bert Boswell
- A Right to Live: Part 1 (1967) ... Bert Boswell
- A Matter of Give and Take (1965) ... Stobbart
 1970 The Main Chance (TV Series)
Irish labourer
- The Lady Who Went Too Far (1970) ... Irish labourer
 1969 Judge Dee (TV Series)
Censor Lew Tan
- Traitors in High Places (1969) ... Censor Lew Tan
 1969 The Champions (TV Series)
Lighthouse Keeper
- The Silent Enemy (1969) ... Lighthouse Keeper
 1967 Vendetta (TV Series)
Fr. Gleeson
- The Pilgrim Man (1967) ... Fr. Gleeson
 1967 Adam Adamant Lives! (TV Series)
Connelly
- Conspiracy of Death (1967) ... Connelly
 1965-1966 Doctor Who (TV Series)
Jacob Kewper / Capt. Benjamin Briggs
- The Smugglers: Episode 1 (1966) ... Jacob Kewper
- Flight Through Eternity (1965) ... Capt. Benjamin Briggs
 1966 Emergency-Ward 10 (TV Series)
Officer Connolly
- Episode #1.922 (1966) ... Officer Connolly
- Episode #1.921 (1966) ... Officer Connolly
- Episode #1.920 (1966) ... Officer Connolly
- Episode #1.919 (1966) ... Officer Connolly
 1965 Out of the Unknown (TV Series)
Rebel Leader
- The Midas Plague (1965) ... Rebel Leader
 1965 Jury Room (TV Series)
Dr. Bronte - Witness
- The Chicken Farm Mystery (1965) ... Dr. Bronte - Witness
 1965 R3 (TV Series)
Captain Rogers / Dr. Stephens
- Experiment in Death (1965) ... Captain Rogers
- The Forum (1965) ... Dr. Stephens
 1965 The Man in Room 17 (TV Series)
El Tewfik Ali
- The Millions of Mazafariyah (1965) ... El Tewfik Ali
 1965 A Tale of Two Cities (TV Series)
Barrier Guard
- Episode #1.10 (1965) ... Barrier Guard
 1964 Diary of a Young Man (TV Series)
Priest
- Life, or a Girl Called Fred (1964) ... Priest
 1963-1964 Festival (TV Series)
Davy Byrne / Citizen / Mr. Casey / ...
- Bloomsday (1964) ... Davy Byrne / Citizen
- Stephen D (1963) ... Mr. Casey / Director of the College
 1956-1964 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Deveney / Burke
- The Anatomist (1956) ... Burke (as Diarmuid Kelly)
 1964 Sergeant Cork (TV Series)
Harris
- The Case of the Amateur Spy (1964) ... Harris
 1964 First Night (TV Series)
Mr. Kilgore
- My One True Love (1964) ... Mr. Kilgore
 1964 Espionage (TV Series)
Wiener
- Medal for a Turned Coat (1964) ... Wiener
 1963 The Sentimental Agent (TV Series)
Inspector Shaunnesy
- All That Jazz (1963) ... Inspector Shaunnesy
 1963 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Tom West
- Last Flight (1963) ... Tom West
 1963 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Mini-Series)
Bandleader
- The Fly Sham (1963) ... Bandleader
 1963 Ghost Squad (TV Series)
Gavin Riordan
- The Heir Apparent (1963) ... Gavin Riordan
 1962 Design for a Headstone (TV Movie)
Ructions McGowan
 1961 Three Live Wires (TV Series)
- The Recall (1961)
 1960 The Hand
Marshall
 1960 Suspense (TV Series)
Dennis
- Eight Feet to Midnight (1960) ... Dennis
 1959 William Tell (TV Series)
Von Eckenburg
- The Surgeon (1959) ... Von Eckenburg
 1959 All Aboard (TV Series)
Terry O'Brien
- Episode dated 14 February 1959 (1959) ... Terry O'Brien
 1957 The Adventures of Robin Hood (TV Series)
Malloy
- The Mystery of Ireland's Eye (1957) ... Malloy (as Diarmuid Kelly)
 1956 The Count of Monte Cristo (TV Series)
Constantine
- Athens (1956) ... Constantine (as Diarmuid Kelly)
 1956 The Anatomist (TV Movie)
Burke (as Diarmuid Kelly)
 1952 The Bishop's Treasure (TV Movie)
Policeman (as Diarmuid Kelly)
 1951-1952 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Tailor / Civic guard / Man of the Skeleton Army
- The Gamblers (1952) ... Civic guard (as Diarmuid Kelly)
- The Taming of the Shrew/II (1952) ... Tailor (as Diarmuid Kelly)
- The Taming of the Shrew (1952) ... Tailor (as Diarmuid Kelly)
- Shout Aloud Salvation (I) (1951) ... Man of the Skeleton Army (as Diarmuid Kelly)
 1950 Treasure Island
Bolen (as Diarmuid Kelly)
 1949 Is Life Worth Living? (TV Movie)
Eddie Twohig (as Diarmuid Kelly)
 1949 Someone at the Door (TV Movie)
PC O'Brien (as Diarmuid Kelly)
 1948 I Killed the Count (TV Movie)
PC Clifton (as Diarmuid Kelly)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "A Midsummer's Night Dream", at the Open Air Theatre in Regents Park, London, England with Sir Robert Atkins, Richard Johnson, Russell Thorndike, Leslie Crowther CBE, Diana Wilson, Judith Stott, Josephine Tweedy and Leslie French in the cast. Sir Robert Atkins was also the director.

Alternate Names:

Diarmuid Kelly
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Star Sign:

Aquarius

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