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Joe Melia (1935–2012)

Joe Melia was born on January 23, 1935 in Islington, London, England as Giovanni Philip William Melia. He was an actor, known for Jackanory (1965), Privates on Parade (1983) and The Sign of Four (1983). He was married to Flora Melia. He died on October 20, 2012 in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England. See full bio »

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 1997 Born to Run (TV Series)
Albert
- Episode #1.3 (1997) ... Albert
 1995 Sorry About Last Night (TV Movie)
Andy's father
 1995 Ghostbusters of East Finchley (TV Series)
Stan
- End Roller (1995) ... Stan
- Episode #1.1 (1995) ... Stan
 1994 Love on a Branch Line (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. Jones
- Ain't She Sweet (1994) ... Mr. Jones
- I Wonder Where My Baby Is Tonight (1994) ... Mr. Jones
- Yes Sir, That's My Baby (1994) ... Mr. Jones
 1992 Birds of a Feather (TV Series)
Greek Priest
- Belongings (1992) ... Greek Priest
 1992 The Bill (TV Series)
Siddy Jacobs
- Open to Offers (1992) ... Siddy Jacobs
 1991 Performance (TV Series)
Feliks Topolski
- The Trials of Oz (1991) ... Feliks Topolski
 1991 Screenplay (TV Series)
Mr. Gold
- The Fallout Guy (1991) ... Mr. Gold
 1986-1988 A Very Peculiar Practice (TV Series)
Ron Rust
- Death of a University (1988) ... Ron Rust
- The New Frontier (1988) ... Ron Rust
- Catastrophe Theory (1986) ... Ron Rust
 1986 Chance in a Million (TV Series)
Photographer
- Pre-Matrimonial Tension (1986) ... Photographer
 1985 Minder (TV Series)
Ernie
- From Fulham with Love (1985) ... Ernie
 1984 Pop Pirates
Guard
 1984 Big Deal (TV Series)
Mel Carter
- A Ragged Run (1984) ... Mel Carter
 1984 Sharing Time (TV Series)
- Together Forever (1984)
 1984 Sakharov (TV Movie)
Sergej Kovalov
 1983 The Sign of Four (TV Movie)
Jonathan Small
 1983 Privates on Parade
Sergeant Len Bonny
 1982 Last of the Summer Wine (TV Series)
Percy
- A Bicycle Made for Three (1982) ... Percy
 1981 Vice Versa (TV Series)
Kaminski
- The Fight (1981) ... Kaminski
 1981 West End Tales (TV Series)
Squint-Eyed Cyril
- Mug Punter (1981) ... Squint-Eyed Cyril
 1980 Donkeys' Years (TV Movie)
Kenneth Snell
 1973-1979 Play for Today (TV Series)
Harry Webb / Ben / Mother Bear
- Light (1979) ... Harry Webb
- Double Dare (1976) ... Ben
- Her Majesty's Pleasure (1973) ... Mother Bear
 1979 Feet First (TV Series)
Spike Rollins
- Episode #1.4 (1979) ... Spike Rollins
 1978 Crown Court (TV Series)
- Scalped: Part 1 (1978)
 1978 The Odd Job
Head Waiter
 1969-1977 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Addison / Michael Donnell
- It's Only Rock 'n' Roll (1977) ... Addison
- The Friendly Persuaders (1969) ... Michael Donnell
 1977 Drama (TV Series)
2nd Chorus
- Oedipus Tyrannus by Sophocles (1977) ... 2nd Chorus
 1977 Sweeney!
Ronnie Brent
 1976 Peter Pan (TV Movie)
Starkey
 1976 Red Letter Day (TV Series)
Stanley
- Amazing Stories (1976) ... Stanley
 1975 Against the Crowd (TV Series)
Clive Garske
- Bread and Circuses (1975) ... Clive Garske
 1975 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
Moses
- The School for Scandal (1975) ... Moses
 1973 The Goodies (TV Series)
Builder / Estate Agent
- The New Office (1973) ... Builder / Estate Agent
 1972 Antony and Cleopatra
Messenger #1
 1971 Paul Temple (TV Series)
Alex Trimmer
- The Guilty Must Die (1971) ... Alex Trimmer
 1971 Waugh on Crime (TV Series)
Ephraim
- The Criminal But Not the Crime (1971) ... Ephraim
 1970 Honour and Offer (TV Movie)
Alfred Thring
 1970 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Alfred Thring
- Honour and Offer (1970) ... Alfred Thring
 1969 A Talent for Loving
Tortillaw
 1969 Detective (TV Series)
Jones
- Prisoners' Plea (1969) ... Jones
 1969 Public Eye (TV Series)
Billy Raybold
- The Comedians' Graveyard (1969) ... Billy Raybold
 1969 The Mind of Mr. J.G. Reeder (TV Series)
Mo Liski
- The Green Mamba (1969) ... Mo Liski
 1969 Oh! What a Lovely War
The Photographer
 1969 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Alec Braham
- A Foot in the Door (1969) ... Alec Braham
 1968 Sherlock Holmes (TV Series)
Joey Daly
- A Study in Scarlet (1968) ... Joey Daly
 1968 Softly Softly (TV Series)
Lemgrace
- Proof (1968) ... Lemgrace
 1968 Theatre 625 (TV Series)
Jerry Sebastian
- The Life Class (1968) ... Jerry Sebastian
 1968 The Franchise Trail (TV Movie)
Che
 1967 Man in a Suitcase (TV Series)
Olsen
- The Sitting Pigeon (1967) ... Olsen
 1967 The Gamblers (TV Series)
Danny Golding
- Read 'em and Weep (1967) ... Danny Golding
 1967 Sanctuary (TV Series)
Luiz Gomes
- The Promised Land (1967) ... Luiz Gomes
 1966 Topo Gigio Comes to Town (TV Movie)
Joe
 1966 Foreign Affairs (TV Series)
Serge Volchanivov
 1966 Modesty Blaise
Crevier
 1966 Not Only... But Also (TV Series)
- Episode #2.1 (1966)
 1965 Call It What You Like (TV Series)
Various Roles
 1965 Four in the Morning
Friend
 1965 The Intelligence Men
Conductor
 1962 Drama 61-67 (TV Series)
Jonathan Fox
- Drama '62: The Enemy (1962) ... Jonathan Fox
 1959 Follow a Star
Stage Manager
 1959 Too Many Crooks
Whisper
 1959 Emergency-Ward 10 (TV Series)
Bernie Lewis
- Episode #1.211 (1959) ... Bernie Lewis
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Other Works:

He acted in George Bernard Shaw's play, "Heartbreak House," at the Theatre Royal Haymarket in London, England with Paul Scofield, Vanessa Redgrave, Felicity Kendal, Daniel Massey, Imogen Stubbs, David Calder, Oliver Ford Davies, and Shaun Scott in the cast. Trevor Nunn was director. See more »

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Trivia:

In 1982, Joe Melia won a "Best Actor in a Supporting Role" Laurence Olivier Award for the play, "Good". See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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