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David Markham (I) (1913–1983)

David Markham was born on April 3, 1913 in Wick, Worcestershire, England as Peter Basil Harrison. He was an actor, known for Gandhi (1982), Day for Night (1973) and Tess (1979). He was married to Olive Dehn. He died on December 15, 1983 in Coleman's Hatch, East Sussex, England. See full bio »

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 1986 Artist's and Models (TV Series)
 1983 Reilly: Ace of Spies (TV Mini-Series)
Balfour
- Gambit (1983) ... Balfour
 1982 Gandhi
Older Englishman
 1980 Richard's Things
Mr. Morris
 1980 Closing Ranks (TV Movie)
Sir Norman Bleake
 1971-1980 Play for Today (TV Series)
Judge / Rev. Taylor
- That Crazy Woman (1980) ... Judge
- The Rainbirds (1971) ... Rev. Taylor
 1979 Meetings with Remarkable Men
Dean Borsh
 1978 The Roads of Exile (TV Movie)
Richard Davenport
 1978 Emmerdale (TV Series)
David Annersley
- Episode #1.468 (1978) ... David Annersley
- Episode #1.467 (1978) ... David Annersley
 1978 Off to Philadelphia in the Morning (TV Series)
Sir William Sterndale Bennett
- Episode #1.3 (1978) ... Sir William Sterndale Bennett
- Episode #1.2 (1978) ... Sir William Sterndale Bennett
 1977 The Three Hostages (TV Movie)
Greenslade
 1977 Here I Stand... (TV Series)
Anytus
- The Gadfly (1977) ... Anytus
 1977 Rob Roy (TV Series)
Osbaldistone
- Episode #1.6 (1977) ... Osbaldistone
- Episode #1.2 (1977) ... Osbaldistone
- Episode #1.1 (1977) ... Osbaldistone
 1976 Whose Child Am I?
Professor Roland
 1975 Days of Hope (TV Mini-Series)
Sir Herbert Samuel
- 1926: General Strike (1975) ... Sir Herbert Samuel
 1975 The Stars Look Down (TV Mini-Series)
Adam Todd
- Love (1975) ... Adam Todd
 1975 Crown Court (TV Series)
Rev. Francis King
- The Healing Hand: Part 1 (1975) ... Rev. Francis King
 1975 The Lives of Benjamin Franklin (TV Mini-Series)
Bishop Shipley
- The Rebel (1975) ... Bishop Shipley
 1973 Day for Night
Doctor Nelson
 1973 The Red Pony (TV Movie)
Rudi
 1972 Z.P.G.
Dr. Herrick
 1972 Six Days of Justice (TV Series)
Prentice
- Open House (1972) ... Prentice
 1972 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Dushan
- The Last Journey (1972) ... Dushan
 1972 Tales from the Crypt
Father - Edward Elliot (segment 3 "Poetic Justice")
 1971 Anne and Muriel
Palmist
 1971 Blood from the Mummy's Tomb
Doctor Burgess
 1971 Family Life
 1970 Doomwatch (TV Series)
Wilfred Ellis
- Train and De-Train (1970) ... Wilfred Ellis
 1970 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series)
Geffrey Lovell
- Meanwhile Back at the Office (1970) ... Geffrey Lovell
 1969 Two Gentlemen Sharing
Mr. Pater - Roddy's Father
 1969 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Bride's father / Simmons
- Stables Theatre Company #2: Wedding Night (1969) ... Bride's father
 1967 Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (TV Series)
His Honour Judge Jordan
- Redhanded (1967) ... His Honour Judge Jordan
 1966 North and South (TV Mini-Series)
Reverend Richard Hale
 1965 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Timothy
- And Did Those Feet? (1965) ... Timothy
 1964 The Indian Tales of Rudyard Kipling (TV Series)
Limmason
- The Man Who Was (1964) ... Limmason
 1956-1964 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Leon de Coantre / Pavlow / Sergeant Dobey
- The Bachelors (1964) ... Leon de Coantre
- The Hungry God (1959) ... Pavlow
- The Terror (1956) ... Sergeant Dobey
 1963 Teletale (TV Series)
Averyanich
 1963 Ghost Squad (TV Series)
Professor Baker
- The Magic Bullet (1963) ... Professor Baker
 1961 Alcoa Presents: One Step Beyond (TV Series)
Man
- The Room Upstairs (1961) ... Man
 1961 An Enemy of the People (TV Series)
Dr. Thomas Stockmann
- Episode #1.3 (1961) ... Dr. Thomas Stockmann
- Episode #1.2 (1961) ... Dr. Thomas Stockmann
- Episode #1.1 (1961) ... Dr. Thomas Stockmann
 1960 Target Luna (TV Series)
Professor Wedgwood
- The Falling Star (1960) ... Professor Wedgwood
- Solar Flare (1960) ... Professor Wedgwood
- Storm in Space (1960) ... Professor Wedgwood
- The Strange Illness (1960) ... Professor Wedgwood
- Count Down (1960) ... Professor Wedgwood
 1959 Probation Officer (TV Series)
- Episode #1.13 (1959)
 1959 The Dawn Killer
Mr. Hawkes
 1956-1959 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Mr. Huntley / Hugh Collins / Nicholas Morton / ...
- To Keep Our Way of Life (1959) ... Mr. Huntley
- Look in Any Window (1958) ... Hugh Collins
- Not Proven (1957) ... Nicholas Morton
- Ashes in the Wind (1956) ... Dr. White
 1958 The New Adventures of Charlie Chan (TV Series)
Dr. Moore
- No Future for Frederick (1958) ... Dr. Moore
 1957 Hour of Mystery (TV Series)
Steven Bland
- Spare Your Pity (1957) ... Steven Bland
 1957 Electrode 93 (TV Series)
David Williams
- The Testament of Dr. Quorum (1957) ... David Williams
 1955 Barbie (TV Series)
The Rector
- Episode #1.7 (1955) ... The Rector
- Episode #1.6 (1955) ... The Rector
- Episode #1.5 (1955) ... The Rector
- Episode #1.4 (1955) ... The Rector
- Episode #1.3 (1955) ... The Rector
 1955 The Right Person (Short)
Jorgen Jorgensen
 1955 London Playhouse (TV Series)
Arthur Jones
- The Inward Eye (1955) ... Arthur Jones
 1953 Robin Hood (TV Series)
King Edward
- The Secret (1953) ... King Edward
- A King Comes to Greenwood (1953) ... King Edward
 1953 The Blakes Slept Here (Short)
Edward
 1952 Pride and Prejudice (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. Bingley
- Episode #1.6 (1952) ... Mr. Bingley
- Episode #1.4 (1952) ... Mr. Bingley
- Episode #1.2 (1952) ... Mr. Bingley
- Episode #1.1 (1952) ... Mr. Bingley
 1951 The Warden (TV Series)
John Bold
- Part 6 (1951) ... John Bold
- Part 5 (1951) ... John Bold
- Part 4 (1951) ... John Bold
- Part 3 (1951) ... John Bold
- Part 2 (1951) ... John Bold
 1950 The World of Light (TV Movie)
Hugo Wenham
 1947 Edward II (TV Movie)
Edward
 1947 Rope (TV Movie)
Wyndham Brandon
 1938 Murder in the Family
Michael Osborne
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He acted in George Bernard Shaw's plays, "Aerial Football" and "The Black Girl in Search of God", at the Mermaid Theatre in London, England with Edith Evans, Anthony Newlands, Paul Hardwick, Josephine Wilson, Trevor Baxter, Jessie Evans and John Westbrook in the cast. Basil Ashmore was the director.
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His widow Olive Dehn was a BBC Radio scriptwriter. See more »

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