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Ian Liston (1948–2016)

Ian Liston was born on August 4, 1948 in Crosby, Merseyside, England as Ian Stuart Liston. He was an actor, known for Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980), White Nights (1985) and A Bridge Too Far (1977). He died on October 1, 2016 in the UK. See full bio »

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(age 68) in UK

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Known For

Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back Rebel Force Janson (Wedge's Gunner)
(1980)
White Nights
White Nights Co-Pilot
(1985)
A Bridge Too Far
A Bridge Too Far Sergeant Whitney
(1977)
Overlord
Overlord Barrack Guard
(1975)

Filmography

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 1997 Bugs (TV Series)
Agent
- The Revenge Effect (1997) ... Agent
- Blaze of Glory (1997) ... Agent
 1997 Silent Witness (TV Series)
M.C.
- Blood, Sweat and Tears: Part 1 (1997) ... M.C.
 1995 It Could Be You (TV Movie)
Editor
 1995 Bramwell (TV Mini-Series)
M.C.
- Episode #1.2 (1995) ... M.C.
 1991-1995 The Bill (TV Series)
Wilson / D.I. Coleman
- Quits (1995) ... Wilson
- The Chase (1991) ... D.I. Coleman
 1985 White Nights
Co-Pilot
 1981-1985 Crossroads (TV Series)
Ron Brownlow
- Episode dated 4 November 1985 (1985) ... Ron Brownlow
- Episode #1.3531 (1981) ... Ron Brownlow
- Episode #1.3530 (1981) ... Ron Brownlow
 1984 Play for Today (TV Series)
N.C.O. Driver
- Rainy Day Women (1984) ... N.C.O. Driver
 1982 Juliet Bravo (TV Series)
Detective Inspector Jim Yates
- Cause for Complaint (1982) ... Detective Inspector Jim Yates
 1982 I Remember Nelson (TV Series)
Marine Sergeant
- Battle (1982) ... Marine Sergeant
 1981 Armchair Thriller (TV Series)
Policeman
- The Chelsea Murders (1981) ... Policeman
 1980 Escape (TV Series)
 1979 Scum
White
 1979 Thundercloud (TV Series)
Cpl. Ginnings
- Pigs Might Fly (1979) ... Cpl. Ginnings
 1979 Doctor Who (TV Series)
'Hero'
- The Armageddon Factor: Part One (1979) ... 'Hero'
 1978 The Professionals (TV Series)
Security Man
- Blind Run (1978) ... Security Man
 1977 1990 (TV Series)
Talbot
 1977 Secret Army (TV Series)
Bartle
- Lisa - Codename Yvette (1977) ... Bartle
 1977 A Bridge Too Far
Sergeant Whitney
 1974-1977 Warship (TV Series)
L / Sea. Lovell / Harry Shotton
- Jack Fell Down (1977) ... L / Sea. Lovell
- Distant Waters (1974) ... Harry Shotton
 1976 Bill Brand (TV Mini-Series)
Young socialist
- Rabbles (1976) ... Young socialist
 1976 The Onedin Line (TV Series)
Young sailor
- Quarantine (1976) ... Young sailor
 1975 Overlord
Barrack Guard
 1975 Within These Walls (TV Series)
Barry Wells
- Let the People See (1975) ... Barry Wells
 1975 Barlow at Large (TV Series)
Johnny
- Away (1975) ... Johnny
 1974 My Name Is Harry Worth (TV Series)
Yobbo
- The Family Reunion (1974) ... Yobbo
 1974 Coronation Street (TV Series)
Danny Burrows
- Episode #1.1374 (1974) ... Danny Burrows
 1973-1974 Z Cars (TV Series)
PC Naylor / David Johnson
- Dinner Break (1974) ... PC Naylor
- Inspector Lynch (1973) ... David Johnson
 1974 The Brothers (TV Series)
Wilkins
- The Hammond Account (1974) ... Wilkins
 1974 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Wally Hutton
- Knocker (1974) ... Wally Hutton
 1973 Softly Softly: Task Force (TV Series)
Yeats
- Signed Off (1973) ... Yeats
 1970 The Breaking of Bumbo
Fourth Student
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As well as playing Wedge's gunner Janson in Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980), Liston also put on the uniform of an AT AT Driver for the battle same sequence. In effect, he can be seen shooting himself down. See more »

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