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Terence Longdon (1922–2011)

Terence Longdon was born on May 14, 1922 in Newark-on-Trent, Nottinghamshire, England as Hubert Tuelly Longdon. He was an actor, known for Ben-Hur (1959), Garry Halliday (1959) and Carry on Nurse (1959). He was married to Gillian Conyers and Barbara Jefford. He died on April 23, 2011 in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England. See full bio »

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 2003 Hitler: The Rise of Evil (TV Mini-Series)
Baron #1
 1996 Letters from the East
 1990 Perfect Scoundrels (TV Series)
- Sweeter Than Wine (1990) ... Dermody
 1986-1987 Victoria Wood: As Seen on TV (TV Series)
Antiques Expert / Panel Chairman
- Episode #2.7 (1987) ... Antiques Expert
- Episode #2.4 (1986) ... Panel Chairman
 1986 The Return of Sherlock Holmes (TV Series)
Isa Whitney
- The Man with the Twisted Lip (1986) ... Isa Whitney
 1983 Potter (TV Series)
- Episode #3.2 (1983) ... Enderby
 1980 The Sea Wolves
 1980 The Martian Chronicles (TV Mini-Series)
Wise Martian
- The Martians (1980) ... Wise Martian
- The Settlers (1980) ... Wise Martian (credit only)
- The Expeditions (1980) ... Wise Martian (credit only)
 1978 The Sandbaggers (TV Mini-Series)
Commodore (Intelligence)
- Always Glad to Help (1978) ... Commodore (Intelligence)
 1978 The Cedar Tree (TV Series)
Bill Oldershaw
- Peace for Our Time (1978) ... Bill Oldershaw
 1978 The Wild Geese
Anonymous Man
 1977 The New Avengers (TV Series)
Commander East
- Obsession (1977) ... Commander East
 1976 The Expert (TV Series)
Patrick Hawkes
- A Family Affair (1976) ... Patrick Hawkes
 1974 The Gathering Storm (TV Movie)
Admiral Browning
 1974 Late Night Drama (TV Series)
- Better at Murder (1974)
 1971 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series)
Donald Fell
- Footprints (1971) ... Donald Fell
 1968 The Avengers (TV Series)
George Neville
- Get-A-Way! (1968) ... George Neville
 1967 This Way for Murder (TV Mini-Series)
Jim Raikes
- Episode #1.1 (1967) ... Jim Raikes
 1966 Breaking Point (TV Series)
- Episode #1.5 (1966) ... Hellman
 1966 Redcap (TV Series)
Colonel Wright
- Rough Justice (1966) ... Colonel Wright
 1965 The Return of Mr. Moto
Jonathan Westering
 1965 Blackmail (TV Series)
David Masterman
- A Nice Little Family Fiddle (1965) ... David Masterman
 1965 R3 (TV Series)
- A Sudden Change of Programme (1965) ... Peterson
 1964 Secret Agent (TV Series)
- Fish on the Hook (1964) ... Rowland
 1964 Escape by Night
Martin Lord
 1963 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Nigel Carpenter
- The Gamblers (1963) ... Nigel Carpenter
 1963 Emergency-Ward 10 (TV Series)
Freddy Waters
- Episode #1.620 (1963) ... Freddy Waters
- Episode #1.616 (1963) ... Freddy Waters
- Episode #1.615 (1963) ... Freddy Waters
- Episode #1.612 (1963) ... Freddy Waters
- Episode #1.611 (1963) ... Freddy Waters
 1963 Alcoa Premiere (TV Series)
Lieutenant Bush
- Hornblower (1963) ... Lieutenant Bush (as Terence Longden)
 1961 What a Whopper
 1961 Operation Snafu
Air Gunner
 1961 Murder on the Campus
Mark Kingston
 1961 Dear Charles (TV Movie)
Sir Michael Anstruther
 1961 Carry on Regardless
Montgomery Infield-Hopping
 1961 Danger Man (TV Series)
- The Conspirators (1961) ... Saunders
 1960 International Detective (TV Series)
Mr. Gordon
- The Rainis Case (1960) ... Mr. Gordon
 1960 The Army Game (TV Series)
Gervaise Featherstonehaugh
- One of the Lads (1960) ... Gervaise Featherstonehaugh
 1960 Carry on Constable
Herbert Hall
 1959 Ben-Hur
 1959 Carry on Nurse
Ted York
 1950-1959 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Leading Supply Assistant Coke / Hephaestion
- The Stone Ship (1959) ... Leading Supply Assistant Coke
- Adventure Story (1950) ... Hephaestion (as Terence Longden)
 1959 Frankie Howerd in... (TV Mini-Series)
 1958 Another Time, Another Place
Alan Thompson
 1958 Doomsday for Dyson (TV Movie)
Dr. Kenton
 1958 The Silent Enemy
Lieutenant Bailey
 1958 Ivanhoe (TV Series)
Sir Waldermar
 1957 Dangerous Exile
Col. Sir Frederick Venner
 1957 Doctor at Large
George - House Surgeon
 1956 The Man Who Never Was
Larry (as Terence Longden)
 1956 Jumping for Joy
John Wyndham
 1955 Simon and Laura
 1955 The Woman for Joe
Doctor at the Circus (uncredited)
 1955 Confidential Report
Secretary (as Terence Langdon)
 1954 Journey's End (TV Movie)
Capt. Stanhope
 1953 Raiders in the Sky
 1952 Never Look Back
Alan Whitcomb
 1952 Angels One Five
Pimpernel Pilot (as Terence Longden)
 1951 Island Rescue (uncredited)
 1951 Androcles and the Lion (TV Movie)
Show Show Self (2 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (3 credits)

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Other Works:

He acted in Brandon Thomas' play, "Charley's Aunt", at the Lyric Theatre in Hammersmith, London, England with Griff Rhys Jones, Elspet Gray, Mark Payton, David Ross and Anita Dobson in the cast. Peter James and Peter Wilson were the directors. See more »

Alternate Names:

Terence Langdon | Terence Longden

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Personal Quote:

[Commenting on his reasons for refusing the offer of a long term "Carry On" contract] I discussed it with my agent for hours but eventually decided to turn it down because I didn't want to be confined to one particular line of movies. See more »


His father had business interests in the wool industry. See more »

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