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Ian Lavender attended Bournville Technical College in the West Midlands and then studied at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. He graduated in 1967. Acting on the stage at Canterbury followed and his first television work was the ATV play "Flowers At My Feet" in 1968. He then became the youngest cast member of Dad's Army (1968), working with ... See full bio »
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 2016 Dad's Army (completed)
Brigadier Pritchard
 2014 That Day We Sang (TV Movie)
 2014 Stella (TV Series)
Keith Jackson
- Episode #3.11 (2014) ... Keith Jackson
 2014 The Hooligan Factory
Grandad Albert
 2014 Holby City (TV Series)
Norman Lodge
- Intuition (2014) ... Norman Lodge
 2000-2011 Doctors (TV Series)
Rowland Beckley / Peter Rogers / Trevor Barnstaple / ...
- Quarantine (2011) ... Rowland Beckley
- Bad Boys (2007) ... Peter Rogers
- Off the Shelf (2005) ... Trevor Barnstaple
- A Friend in Need (2000) ... Ian Bardwell
 2009 31 North 62 East
John Mandelson
 2009 The Legend of Dick and Dom (TV Series)
Nervous Priest
- Rock Hard (2009) ... Nervous Priest
 1999-2008 Casualty (TV Series)
Gordon Cunningham / Benny Jenkins
- Benny & the Vets: Part Two (1999) ... Benny Jenkins
- Benny & the Vets: Part One (1999) ... Benny Jenkins
 1998 Goodnight Sweetheart (TV Series)
Michael Sparrow
- My Heart Belongs to Daddy (1998) ... Michael Sparrow
 1998 Peak Practice (TV Series)
Mr. Neville
- A Child I Dreamed (1998) ... Mr. Neville
 1995 Keeping Up Appearances (TV Series)
the Security Representative
- Hyacinth Is Alarmed (1995) ... the Security Representative
 1988 PC Pinkerton (TV Series) (voice)
 1986 God's Chosen Car Park (TV Movie)
Gordon Hopper
 1985 Behind Enemy Lines (TV Movie)
Col. Lumsden-Smith
 1984 The Mating Call (TV Movie)
Jonathan Grant
 1982 The Kenny Everett Television Show (TV Series)
- Episode #1.7 (1982) ... Various
 1981 Have I Got You... Where You Want Me (TV Series)
- The Proposal (1981) ... Tom
- The Visit (1981) ... Tom
- The Exchange (1981) ... Tom
 1979 The Glums (TV Series)
- Episode #2.8 (1979) ... Ron
- Episode #2.7 (1979) ... Ron
- Episode #2.6 (1979) ... Ron
- Episode #2.5 (1979) ... Ron
- Episode #2.4 (1979) ... Ron
 1977 Mr. Big (TV Series)
- The Squatters (1977) ... Ginger
- Easy Money (1977) ... Ginger
- The Sheiks (1977) ... Ginger
 1976 Not Now, Comrade
Gerry Buss
 1975 Three for All
 1975 Rising Damp (TV Series)
- Stand Up and Be Counted (1975) ... Platt
 1974 Man About the House (TV Series)
- While the Cat's Away (1974) ... Mark
 1973 The Village Concert (TV Movie)
 1971 The Morecambe & Wise Show (TV Series)
Captain Bligh's Crewman
- Episode #5.2 (1971) ... Captain Bligh's Crewman
 1969 Canterbury Tales (TV Series)
The Pardoner's Tale Boy
- Episode #1.4 (1969) ... The Pardoner's Tale Boy
 1969 Z Cars (TV Series)
Donny Claythorpe
- Dear Old Golden Rule Days...: Part 2 (1969) ... Donny Claythorpe
- Dear Old Golden Rule Days...: Part 1 (1969) ... Donny Claythorpe
 1969 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
- Smoke Screen (1969) ... Joseph
 1968 Half Hour Story (TV Series)
David Thompson
- Flowers at My Feet (1968) ... David Thompson
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He acted in Anita Loos' play, "Happy Birthday", at the Apollo Theatre in London, England with Christopher Timothy, Elizabeth Counsell and Julia Foster in the cast. See more »


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It's amazing that there are children watching this (Dad's Army (1968)) now whose parents were not born when we started. But it's because it's so funny, and all the family can watch it, your sick granny, the kids, everyone. See more »


Has appeared in many pantomines, one being Mother Goose. See more »

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