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I'm generally cast as a baddie because I've got such a miserable bloody face. Thank God I never wanted to be a star.
Reedy, squinty-eyed, British character actor of glum countenance. Variously worked as a magician's assistant, a racing driver and stand-up comedian, before becoming a newsreader for the BBC. Subsequently acted in films, television and radio, often playing officious or bureaucratic types. Effective as Inspector Lestrade opposite Peter Cushing's Sherlock Holmes in the TV series of 1965-68.
His deep gravelly voice