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Peter Martin (III)


Peter Martin is an English actor (born Accrington, Lancashire) who was known in the 1980s for his TV ads for Jewsons Hardware. He played the fish shop man in First of the Summer Wine. He also played 'Charlie the moonlighting gravedigger' in the Beiderbecke Tapes. He was in The Royle Family as Joe Carroll, and played the part of Len Reynolds in ... See full bio »
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Known For

Emmerdale Farm
Emmerdale Farm Len Reynolds / Leonard 'Len' Reynolds
(2001-2007)
Brassed Off
Brassed Off Ernie
(1996)
Trailing Dirt
Trailing Dirt Grandad
(2010)
Dancing Queen
Dancing Queen Ticket Man
(1993)

Filmography

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 2007-2012 Doctors (TV Series)
Len Collison / Bobby Bassett / Boris Scrimshaw
- Friend and Neighbour (2012) ... Len Collison
- Pass the Parcel (2010) ... Bobby Bassett
- Mr Woodson and the Avaricious Tortoise (2007) ... Boris Scrimshaw
 2011 Walk Like a Panther (TV Series)
Pete
- Episode #1.1 ... Pete
 2011 Skins (TV Series)
Bert
- Everyone (2011) ... Bert
 2010 Trailing Dirt (Short)
Grandad
 2001 Water Rats (TV Series)
Midwife
- Cats and Pigeons (2001) ... Midwife
 2001 Casualty (TV Series)
Len Turner
- Allied Forces (2001) ... Len Turner
 1997-2000 Peak Practice (TV Series)
Ernie Page / Alex Freeman
- Hit and Run (2000) ... Ernie Page
- Running to Hide (1997) ... Alex Freeman
 2000 City Central (TV Series)
Mac the Driver
- Respect (2000) ... Mac the Driver
 1999 Dinnerladies (TV Series)
Peter
- Holidays (1999) ... Peter
 1998 Where the Heart Is (TV Series)
Keith
- Ice Pops (1998) ... Keith
 1996-1997 Dalziel and Pascoe (TV Series)
Jacko Roberts
- Ruling Passion (1997) ... Jacko Roberts
- A Clubbable Woman (1996) ... Jacko Roberts
 1997 Last of the Summer Wine (TV Series)
Customer
- According to the Prophet Bickerdyke (1997) ... Customer
 1997 Reckless (TV Mini-Series)
Malcolm Crossley
- Episode #1.4 (1997) ... Malcolm Crossley
 1996 Brassed Off
Ernie
 1995 Cardiac Arrest (TV Series)
Mr. Parsons
- The Comfort of Strangers (1995) ... Mr. Parsons
 1995 Funny Bones
Skipper
 1994 Mother's Ruin (TV Series)
Pub Landlord
- Episode #1.6 (1994) ... Pub Landlord
 1993 Dancing Queen (TV Movie)
Ticket Man
 1993 Heartbeat (TV Series)
Drayman
- Manhunt (1993) ... Drayman
 1992 2point4 Children (TV Series)
Refuse Collector
- The Skeleton in the Cupboard (1992) ... Refuse Collector (uncredited)
 1992 ChuckleVision (TV Series)
Farmer
- Caravan Capers (1992) ... Farmer
 1991 Stay Lucky (TV Series)
Agent
- A Roman Empire (1991) ... Agent
 1978-1990 All Creatures Great and Small (TV Series)
Handshaw / Mr. Hartley / Mr Hartley / ...
- A Grand Memory for Forgetting (1990) ... Mr Hartley
- Blood and Water (1989) ... Mr Hartley
- When Dreams Come True (1988) ... Mr. Hartley
- The Pig Man Cometh (1988) ... Mr. Hartley
- The Bull with the Bowler Hat (1988) ... Mr. Hartley
 1990 Bergerac (TV Series)
Harris
- All the Sad Songs (1990) ... Harris
 1989 Victoria Wood (TV Series)
Man on Travelator / Cafe Owner
- We'd Quite Like to Apologise (1989) ... Man on Travelator
- Mens Sana in Thingummy Doodah (1989) ... Cafe Owner
 1989 Snakes and Ladders (TV Series)
Clement
- Episode #1.4 (1989) ... Clement
 1989 Shadow of the Noose (TV Mini-Series)
Man in Court
- Gone for a Soldier (1989) ... Man in Court (uncredited)
 1989 A Bit of a Do (TV Mini-Series)
Pete
 1988 The Beiderbecke Connection (TV Mini-Series)
Charlie
- What Do We Have on Hockey Sticks? (1988) ... Charlie
- Is He the Lodger? (1988) ... Charlie
- Hello Sir, Hello Miss (1988) ... Charlie
 1988 How to Be Cool (TV Series)
Doorman
- The Vortex (1988) ... Doorman
- The Frontiers of Style (1988) ... Doorman
 1988 First of the Summer Wine (TV Series)
Fish Shop Man
- The Way of the Warrior (1988) ... Fish Shop Man
 1987 The Beiderbecke Tapes (TV Mini-Series)
Charlie the gravedigger / Charlie the Gravedigger
- Episode #1.2 (1987) ... Charlie the gravedigger
- Episode #1.1 (1987) ... Charlie the Gravedigger
 1987 The New Statesman (TV Series)
Vernon
- Waste Not Want Not (1987) ... Vernon
 1987 Truckers (TV Series)
Crane driver
- Shoot, If You'll Pardon My French (1987) ... Crane driver
 1987 Screen Two (TV Series)
Fledge
- On the Palm (1987) ... Fledge
 1986 First Among Equals (TV Mini-Series)
Bert Cox
- Episode #1.8 (1986) ... Bert Cox
 1986 Victoria Wood: As Seen on TV (TV Series)
Caretaker
- Episode #2.2 (1986) ... Caretaker
 1986 The Return of the Antelope (TV Series)
Delivery Man
- Brelca Goes Ballooning (1986) ... Delivery Man
 1986 Langley Bottom (TV Series)
PC Wren
- PC Blues (1986) ... PC Wren
 1983-1986 In Loving Memory (TV Series)
Reg Fishwick / Landlord
- King of the Mountains (1986) ... Reg Fishwick
- Trouble at T' Mill (1983) ... Landlord
 1986 Hideaway (TV Mini-Series)
Farmer
- Episode #1.3 (1986) ... Farmer
 1985 Fell Tiger (TV Mini-Series)
Milkman
- Episode #1.4 (1985) ... Milkman
 1985 The Man from Moscow (TV Series)
Oldfield
- Episode #1.1 (1985) ... Oldfield
 1984 Hallelujah! (TV Series)
Butcher
- It Happened One Night (1984) ... Butcher
 1984 One by One (TV Series)
Fred Harblaster
- We Called in the Experts (1984) ... Fred Harblaster
 1983 The Gathering Seed (TV Series)
Danny
- Episode #1.6 (1983) ... Danny
- Episode #1.5 (1983) ... Danny
- Episode #1.4 (1983) ... Danny
 1983 The Outsider (TV Series)
Man in Pub
- The Legacy (1983) ... Man in Pub
 1983 The Gaffer (TV Series)
Farmer
- There Goes the Bride (1983) ... Farmer
 1983 Studio (TV Series)
Mr. Ambrose
- A Dying Art (1983) ... Mr. Ambrose
 1982 Juliet Bravo (TV Series)
Motorbike Salesman
- Cause for Complaint (1982) ... Motorbike Salesman
 1982 Strangers (TV Series)
Joe
 1982 All for Love (TV Series)
Reg
- A Dedicated Man (1982) ... Reg
 1977-1982 Play for Today (TV Series)
Sid / 1st Driver / Customer / ...
- Buses (1980) ... 1st Driver
- Cries from a Watchtower (1979) ... Customer
- The Price of Coal: Part 1 - Meet the People (1977) ... The Bomb Squad
 1981 BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series)
Fred
- One Hundred and Eighty!!! (1981) ... Fred
 1980 Screenplay (TV Series)
Les Dickey
- Nearly a Happy Ending (1980) ... Les Dickey
 1976-1980 Coronation Street (TV Series)
Clarkie / Father in Hospital / Jack Livesey
- Episode #1.1957 (1980) ... Clarkie
- Episode #1.1667 (1977) ... Father in Hospital
- Episode #1.1588 (1976) ... Jack Livesey
 1978 The Liver Birds (TV Series)
Farmer
 1978 The Hills of Heaven (TV Mini-Series)
Charlie Drew
- Episode #1.3 (1978) ... Charlie Drew
- Episode #1.1 (1978) ... Charlie Drew
 1977 Hard Times (TV Mini-Series)
Waiter
- Episode #1.4 (1977) ... Waiter
- Episode #1.2 (1977) ... Waiter
 1977 Rosie (TV Series)
Landlord
- Woman Pressure (1977) ... Landlord
 1976 Bill Brand (TV Mini-Series)
Geoff / Geoff - Gateman at Bryant's
- Now and in England (1976) ... Geoff
- Yarn (1976) ... Geoff - Gateman at Bryant's
 1967 A Matter of Innocence
Sailor
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