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Richard Leech (I) (1922–2004)

Richard Leech was born on November 24, 1922 in Dublin, Ireland as Richard Leeper McClelland. He was an actor, known for Gandhi (1982), Ice Cold in Alex (1958) and A Night to Remember (1958). He was married to Diane Margaret McClelland and Helen Hyslop Uttley. He died on March 24, 2004 in London, England. See full bio »

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(age 81) in London, England, UK
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 1988 A Handful of Dust
Doctor
 1987 The Houseman's Tale (TV Mini-Series)
Alester Ravelston Orr
- Episode #1.2 (1987) ... Alester Ravelston Orr
 1986 Lytton's Diary (TV Series)
Sir Arnold Latham
- Rules of Engagement (1986) ... Sir Arnold Latham
 1985 Florence Nightingale (TV Movie)
 1985 The Shooting Party
Dr West
 1984 Champions
Beck
 1983 The Nation's Health (TV Series)
Doctor Smith-Sampson
- Chronic (1983) ... Doctor Smith-Sampson
- Decline (1983) ... Doctor Smith-Sampson
- Acute (1983) ... Doctor Smith-Sampson
 1982 The Barchester Chronicles (TV Mini-Series)
Wilfred Thorne
- Part 7 (1982) ... Wilfred Thorne
- Part 6 (1982) ... Wilfred Thorne
 1982 Gandhi
Brigadier
 1982 Smiley's People (TV Mini-Series)
Uncle Harry
- Episode #1.5 (1982) ... Uncle Harry
 1982 I Remember Nelson (TV Series)
Country Gentleman
- Duty (1982) ... Country Gentleman
 1980 The Mirror Crack'd
Director of Photography (uncredited)
 1980 The Enigma Files (TV Series)
Joby King
- Repeat After Me (1980) ... Joby King
 1980 BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series)
Father Carrow
- The Unborn (1980) ... Father Carrow
 1977 Doctor Who (TV Series)
Gatherer Hade
- The Sun Makers: Part Four (1977) ... Gatherer Hade
- The Sun Makers: Part Three (1977) ... Gatherer Hade
- The Sun Makers: Part Two (1977) ... Gatherer Hade
- The Sun Makers: Part One (1977) ... Gatherer Hade
 1975-1977 Play for Today (TV Series)
General Heidelmann / Raymond Finch
- A Choice of Evils (1977) ... General Heidelmann
- Brassneck (1975) ... Raymond Finch
 1977 Rooms (TV Series)
Arthur Hatchett
- Episode #2.12 (1977) ... Arthur Hatchett
- Episode #2.11 (1977) ... Arthur Hatchett
- Episode #2.10 (1977) ... Arthur Hatchett
- Episode #2.9 (1977) ... Arthur Hatchett
- Episode #2.8 (1977) ... Arthur Hatchett
 1976 The Duchess of Duke Street (TV Series)
Judge
- A Test of Love (1976) ... Judge
 1976 The New Avengers (TV Series)
Craig Terrison
- Faces (1976) ... Craig Terrison
 1976 Dickens of London (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. Hogarth
- Fame (1976) ... Mr. Hogarth
- Success (1976) ... Mr. Hogarth
 1976 Bill Brand (TV Series)
Waverley
- Tranquillity of the Realm (1976) ... Waverley
- Yarn (1976) ... Waverley
 1976 Warship (TV Series)
R-Admiral Brinton
- Hollow Man (1976) ... R-Admiral Brinton
 1975 Village Hall (TV Series)
Arthur Killip
- Battleground (1975) ... Arthur Killip
 1975 The Fight Against Slavery (TV Mini-Series)
Ramilly
- A Grateful Peasantry (1975) ... Ramilly
 1974 Got It Made
Dr. Allen
 1974 Occupations (TV Movie)
Valletta
 1974 Dial M for Murder (TV Series)
Owen Ringway
- Both Hands Free (1974) ... Owen Ringway
 1974 Seven Faces of Woman (TV Series)
Sam Franklin
- Choice (1974) ... Sam Franklin
 1973-1974 Special Branch (TV Series)
Chief Supt. Knight / Commander Knight
- Sounds Sinister (1974) ... Chief Supt. Knight
- Threat (1973) ... Commander Knight
- Death by Drowning (1973) ... Commander Knight
- Round the Clock (1973) ... Chief Supt. Knight
 1973 Crown Court (TV Series)
Sir Austin Semple / Charles Porton
- Tables of the Heart: Part 3 (1973) ... Sir Austin Semple
- Tables of the Heart: Part 2 (1973) ... Sir Austin Semple
- Tables of the Heart: Part 1 (1973) ... Sir Austin Semple
- Credibility Gap: Part 3 (1973) ... Charles Porton
- Credibility Gap: Part 2 (1973) ... Charles Porton
 1973 Spy Trap (TV Series)
Simpkins
- Areas of Guilt (1973) ... Simpkins
 1973 Ego Hugo (TV Movie)
Gen. Léopold Hugo
 1973 The View from Daniel Pike (TV Series)
Bullen
- Credit Where It's Due (1973) ... Bullen
 1966-1972 Public Eye (TV Series)
Summers / Joe Lodge
- Girl in Blue (1972) ... Summers
- All the Black Dresses She Wants (1966) ... Joe Lodge
 1972 Six Faces (TV Series)
Mr. West
- Around the Child (1972) ... Mr. West
 1972 Young Winston
Moore
 1971 A Family at War (TV Series)
Teddy Martin
- Flesh and Blood (1971) ... Teddy Martin
 1969-1971 The Doctors (TV Series)
Dr. Roger Hayman
- Episode dated 6 January 1971 (1971) ... Dr. Roger Hayman
- Episode dated 18 November 1970 (1970) ... Dr. Roger Hayman
- Episode #1.14 (1970) ... Dr. Roger Hayman
- Episode #1.13 (1969) ... Dr. Roger Hayman
- Episode #1.12 (1969) ... Dr. Roger Hayman
 1970 The Railway Children
Doctor (voice)
 1969 The Gold Robbers (TV Series)
Richard Bolt
- The Kill (1969) ... Richard Bolt
- The Man with Two Faces (1969) ... Richard Bolt
- The Midas Touch (1969) ... Richard Bolt
- Rough Trade (1969) ... Richard Bolt
- The Big Spender (1969) ... Richard Bolt
 1969 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Antonio
- Twelfth Night (1969) ... Antonio
 1968 Promenade (Short)
 1968 Gazette (TV Series)
Grimley
- Exposure (1968) ... Grimley
 1968 The Devil in the Fog (TV Series)
Sir John Dexter
- ... This Fell Serjeant, Death ... (1968) ... Sir John Dexter
- Fair Is Foul, and Foul Is Fair... (1968) ... Sir John Dexter
- O My Prophetic Soul: My Uncle! (1968) ... Sir John Dexter
- Some Have Greatness Thrust Upon Them... (1968) ... Sir John Dexter
 1967-1968 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
- Split Level (1967)
 1967-1968 Half Hour Story (TV Series)
Edward / Harry Walker
- Do You Play Requests? (1968) ... Edward
- Quick on the Takeover (1967) ... Harry Walker
 1968 A Man of our Times (TV Series)
Bellamy
- The Two Legged Chameleon (1968) ... Bellamy
 1962-1967 The Avengers (TV Series)
Col. Drew / Policeman, Jack Roberts / Franks
- Mission... Highly Improbable (1967) ... Col. Drew
- Dressed to Kill (1963) ... Policeman, Jack Roberts
- Traitor in Zebra (1962) ... Franks
 1962-1967 Z Cars (TV Series)
Insp. Kenny / Don Kerry / Trevor Kiernan
- The Nose on Your Face: Part 2 (1967) ... Insp. Kenny
- Cop and Blow (1965) ... Don Kerry
- Appearance in Court (1962) ... Trevor Kiernan
 1967 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
Peter Masters
- The Cabinet Papers (1967) ... Peter Masters
 1959-1967 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Defendant / Paul / Detective-Inspector Scott
- The Investigation (1967) ... Defendant
- Flight from Reality (1964) ... Paul
- Sweet Poison (1959) ... Detective-Inspector Scott
 1967 The Saint (TV Series)
Stewart
- The Persistent Patriots (1967) ... Stewart
 1966 The Fighting Prince of Donegal
Phelim O'Toole
 1966 North and South (TV Mini-Series)
John Thornton
 1966 Redcap (TV Series)
Sgt. Cole
- The Proper Charlie (1966) ... Sgt. Cole
 1965 Life at the Top
Doctor
 1965 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Major Summers
- All Clear (1965) ... Major Summers
 1965 Walk a Tightrope
Doug Randle
 1965 Secret Agent (TV Series)
Colonel Montes
- The Affair at Castelevara (1965) ... Colonel Montes
 1963 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Clive Johnson
- Pillar to Post (1963) ... Clive Johnson
 1963 The Cracksman
Detective Sergeant
 1963 The Human Jungle (TV Series)
Capt. Maple
- A Friend of the Sergeant Major (1963) ... Capt. Maple
 1963 The Doctors (TV Series)
 1963 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre (TV Series)
Alan Phipps
- Ricochet (1963) ... Alan Phipps
 1963 Ricochet
Alan Phipps
 1963 The Flood
 1962 Man of the World (TV Series)
Duval
- A Family Affair (1962) ... Duval
 1962 The War Lover
Murika
 1962 Young and Willing
Police Inspector
 1962 Zero One (TV Series)
- Glidepath (1962)
 1962 I Thank a Fool
Irish Doctor
 1962 Suspense (TV Series)
Dr. Nicholson
- Virus X (1962) ... Dr. Nicholson
 1961 Ghost Squad (TV Series)
Inspector Duclos
- The Broken Doll (1961) ... Inspector Duclos
 1961 Alcoa Presents: One Step Beyond (TV Series)
Orderly
- The Avengers (1961) ... Orderly
 1961 The Terror of the Tongs
Insp. Bob Dean
 1961 The Pursuers (TV Series)
Nolan
- The Contract (1961) ... Nolan
 1960 Tunes of Glory
Capt. Alec Rattray
 1960 Interpol Calling (TV Series)
Garetta / Finn / Hanson
- Pipeline (1960) ... Garetta
- The Collector (1960) ... Finn
- Mr. George (1960) ... Hanson
 1960 About Religion (TV Series)
Newscaster
- The News on Good Friday (1960) ... Newscaster
 1960 Suspense (TV Series)
- Decision at Nine (1960)
 1959 The Third Man (TV Series)
Inspector Workington
- The Widow Who Wasn't (1959) ... Inspector Workington
 1950-1959 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Vezabar / Lt. Cmdr. John Challee / Dr. Lucius O'Grady / ...
- The Fortrose Incident (1959) ... Vezabar
- The Search Party (1951) ... Dr. Lucius O'Grady
 1959 The Flying Doctor (TV Series)
John Harvey
- Reprieve (1959) ... John Harvey
 1958 A Lady Mislaid
George
 1958 The Horse's Mouth
Hodges (uncredited)
 1958 Dublin Nightmare
Steve Lawlor
 1958 Ice Cold in Alex
Captain Crosbie
 1958 The Wind Cannot Read
Hobson
 1958 The Moonraker
Henry Strangeways
 1957 Curse of the Demon
Inspector Mottrarn
 1957 The Birthday Present
Hawkins (uncredited)
 1957 Dangerous Youth
Capt. Brewster
 1957 Battle Hell
Lt Strain RN
 1957 Time Without Pity
Proprietor of Espresso Bar (uncredited)
 1957 The Adventures of Sir Lancelot (TV Series)
Sir Liones
- The Lady Lilith (1957) ... Sir Liones
 1957 Sword of Freedom (TV Series)
Cosimo
- Chart of Gold (1957) ... Cosimo
 1956 The Third Key
'Nightwatchman' / Gilson
 1956 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Lt. Manson
- Morning Departure (1956) ... Lt. Manson
 1956 It's Never Too Late
John Hammond
 1956 The Infinite Shoeblack (TV Movie)
 1956 The Gentle Touch
Casualty doctor
 1955 The Dam Busters
Squadron Leader H. M. Young, D.F.C.
 1955 The Prisoner
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1955 Rheingold Theatre (TV Series)
Johann Van Klemens
- The Patriarch (1955) ... Johann Van Klemens
 1955 Children Galore
Harry Bunnion
 1954 Lease of Life
Carter
 1954 Tygers Hart (TV Movie)
Dick Burbage
 1953 The Cruel Sea
Sailor (uncredited)
 1950 The World of Light (TV Movie)
Hubert Capes
 1949 The Temptress (uncredited)
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He acted in Brian Clark's play, "Whose Life is It Anyway?", at the Mermaid Theatre in London, England with Tom Conti, Jane Asher, Phoebe Nicholls. Directed by Michael Lindsay-Hogg. See more »

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The Godfathers to his two children are Noel Coward and Alec Guinness. See more »

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Sagittarius

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