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John Nettleton

John Nettleton was born on February 5, 1929 in London, England. He is an actor, known for A Man for All Seasons (1966), Oliver Twist (2005) and Longitude (2000). See full bio »

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Known For

A Man for All Seasons
(1966)
Oliver Twist
Oliver Twist 1st Magistrate
(2005)
Longitude
Longitude Minister for the Navy
(2000)
And Soon the Darkness
(1970)

Filmography

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 2010 The Kingdom and the Beast (Short)
The Narrator (voice)
 2008 Kingdom (TV Series)
Mr Macavoy
- Episode #2.6 (2008) ... Mr Macavoy
 2007 The Scruffs (Video Game)
George (Grandpa) (voice)
 2007 Foyle's War (TV Series)
Sam Bradshawe
- Bleak Midwinter (2007) ... Sam Bradshawe
 2006 Casualty (TV Series)
Walter Chapman
- Walk Before You Run (2006) ... Walter Chapman
 2005 Invasion (Short)
Soldier
 2005 The Bill (TV Series)
Albert Murray
- 345 (2005) ... Albert Murray
 2005 Dad (TV Movie)
Maurice
 2005 Midsomer Murders (TV Series)
Munro Hilliard
- Orchis Fatalis (2005) ... Munro Hilliard
 2000 Longitude (TV Movie)
Minister for the Navy
 1999 Wing and a Prayer (TV Series)
Laurence Stone
- Episode #2.7 (1999) ... Laurence Stone
 1998 Jinnah
General Gracie
 1995 Degrees of Error (TV Series)
Dr. Mason
- Episode #1.2 (1995) ... Dr. Mason
- Episode #1.1 (1995) ... Dr. Mason
 1979-1992 Rumpole of the Bailey (TV Series)
Dr. Hugo Swabey / Mr. Potter
- Rumpole and the Family Pride (1992) ... Dr. Hugo Swabey
- Rumpole and the Course of True Love (1979) ... Mr. Potter
 1991 American Friends
Groves
 1987-1990 Screen Two (TV Series)
Mr. Walker / Ned / Mr. Burrill
- The Lorelei (1990) ... Mr. Walker
- Circles of Deceit (1990) ... Ned
- East of Ipswich (1987) ... Mr. Burrill
 1990 Haggard (TV Series)
Lord Sandwich
- Strategems (1990) ... Lord Sandwich
 1989 Victoria Wood (TV Series)
Charles
- Staying In (1989) ... Charles
 1989 Gentlemen and Players (TV Series)
Sir Reginald Longbridge
- Loyalties (1989) ... Sir Reginald Longbridge
 1989 Minder (TV Series)
William Shanks
- Days of Fines and Closures (1989) ... William Shanks
 1989 Bomber Harris (TV Movie)
Wing Commander Harry Weldon
 1988 The Russ Abbot Show (TV Series)
Various Characters
- The Russ Abbot Christmas Show (1988) ... Various Characters
 1988 Burning Secret
Doctor Weiss
 1988 Theatre Night (TV Series)
Oliver Wanklin
- Strife (1988) ... Oliver Wanklin
 1987 A Perfect Spy (TV Mini-Series)
Major Membury
- Episode #1.3 (1987) ... Major Membury
 1987 Worlds Beyond (TV Series)
Vicar
- The Haunted Garden (1987) ... Vicar
 1986 Fairly Secret Army (TV Series)
Smith
- Treacherous Chaps, Causes (1986) ... Smith
- Odd Chaps, Women (1986) ... Smith
- I've Got a Job for You (1986) ... Smith
 1985 Victoria Wood: As Seen on TV (TV Series)
Vicar
- Episode #1.3 (1985) ... Vicar
 1984 Brass (TV Series)
Lord Mountfast
- Episode #2.9 (1984) ... Lord Mountfast
- Episode #2.8 (1984) ... Lord Mountfast
- Episode #2.6 (1984) ... Lord Mountfast
- Episode #2.2 (1984) ... Lord Mountfast
 1981-1984 Crown Court (TV Series)
Mr. Justice Sylvester / Justice Sylvester
- Burnt Futures: Part 1 (1984) ... Justice Sylvester
- Embers: Part 3 (1981) ... Mr. Justice Sylvester
- Embers: Part 2 (1981) ... Mr. Justice Sylvester
- Embers: Part 1 (1981) ... Mr. Justice Sylvester
 1983 Martin Luther, Heretic (TV Movie)
Andreas Karlstadt
 1983 The Happy Apple (TV Series)
Arthur Spender
- Lifetime Guarantee (1983) ... Arthur Spender
- Never Knowingly Undersold (1983) ... Arthur Spender
- Allow 28 Days for Delivery (1983) ... Arthur Spender
- Money Back If Not Delighted (1983) ... Arthur Spender
- Free Trial Offer (1983) ... Arthur Spender
 1983 The Citadel (TV Mini-Series)
Charles Ivory
- Part 9 (1983) ... Charles Ivory
- Part 8 (1983) ... Charles Ivory
- Part 6 (1983) ... Charles Ivory
 1983 The Plot to Murder Lloyd George (TV Movie)
Sir Basil Thomson
 1982 Anyone for Denis? (TV Movie)
Jenkins
 1982 Only When I Laugh (TV Series)
Col. Walters
- Conduct Unbecoming (1982) ... Col. Walters
 1981 Brideshead Revisited (TV Mini-Series)
Commanding Officer
- Brideshead Revisited (1981) ... Commanding Officer
- Et in Arcadia Ego (1981) ... Commanding Officer
 1981 The Flame Trees of Thika (TV Mini-Series)
Major
- The Drums of War (1981) ... Major
- Safari (1981) ... Major
- Friends in High Places (1981) ... Major
- Hyenas Will Eat Anything (1981) ... Major
- The Promised Land (1981) ... Major
 1981 Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series)
Hotel Manager
- The Boy Who Talked with Animals (1981) ... Hotel Manager
 1980 The Tempest (TV Movie)
Gonzalo
 1970-1980 Play for Today (TV Series)
Ashby / Mr. Clark / Mr. Arnold
- That Crazy Woman (1980) ... Ashby
- A Story to Frighten the Children (1976) ... Mr. Clark
- The Lie (1970) ... Mr. Arnold
 1980 Spy! (TV Series)
Captain Bennett
- John Vassall (1980) ... Captain Bennett
 1979 Henry VIII (TV Movie)
Lord Chamberlain
 1979 Blue Peter Special Assignment (TV Series)
 1979 Feet First (TV Series)
Mr. Pluckrose
- Episode #1.5 (1979) ... Mr. Pluckrose
 1978 The Professionals (TV Series)
Minister
- First Night (1978) ... Minister
 1977 Great Performances (TV Series)
- Abide with Me (1977)
 1962-1977 Z Cars (TV Series)
Detective Superintendent / Det. Insp. Lyal / Mr. Lambert / ...
- Error of Judgement (1977) ... Detective Superintendent
- Ritual (1975) ... Det. Insp. Lyal
- Special Duty (1963) ... Mr. Lambert
- The Main Chance (1963) ... Armstrong
- Day Trip (1962) ... Det. Sgt. Rushton
 1977 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
Sir Jasper Fidget
- The Country Wife (1977) ... Sir Jasper Fidget
 1976 Abide with Me (TV Movie)
Robert Drummond
 1976 My Brother's Keeper (TV Series)
Mr. Gribbin
- Have a Go (1976) ... Mr. Gribbin
 1976 The Fortune Hunters (TV Movie)
R.J. Swaffield
 1975 Shadows (TV Series)
Mr. Butler
- The Future Ghost (1975) ... Mr. Butler
 1975 The Main Chance (TV Series)
Joseph Shelton
- Coroner's Verdict (1975) ... Joseph Shelton
 1975 Village Hall (TV Series)
Bob Gow
- Battleground (1975) ... Bob Gow
 1975 All Creatures Great and Small (TV Movie)
Head Waiter
 1974 How's Your Father? (TV Series)
Mr. Fletcher
- That's the Ticket (1974) ... Mr. Fletcher
 1974 The Pallisers (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. Fothergill
- Part One (1974) ... Mr. Fothergill
 1973 A Pin to See the Peepshow (TV Series)
George Beale
- Episode #1.3 (1973) ... George Beale
- Episode #1.2 (1973) ... George Beale
- Episode #1.1 (1973) ... George Beale
 1973 Justice (TV Series)
Major Hector Stannard
- Covenant for Quiet Enjoyment (1973) ... Major Hector Stannard
- Nobody's That Good (1973) ... Major Hector Stannard
 1971-1973 The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes (TV Series)
Admiral Christador / Belton
- The Secret of the Magnifique (1973) ... Admiral Christador
 1973 The Protectors (TV Series)
Inspector Hill
- Talkdown (1973) ... Inspector Hill
 1969-1973 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Parkin / Lt. Corrigan / George Highfield / ...
- The Staff Room (1973) ... Parkin
- Fly on the Wall: The General (1971) ... Lt. Corrigan
- Alice Dancing (1971) ... George Highfield
- The Undoing (1969) ... Edward
 1972 The Adventures of Black Beauty (TV Series)
Mr. Collins
- Clown on Horseback (1972) ... Mr. Collins
 1972 The Edwardians (TV Mini-Series)
Alfred Wood
- Conan Doyle (1972) ... Alfred Wood
 1972 Dead of Night (TV Series)
Grandman
- Two in the Morning (1972) ... Grandman
 1972 Upstairs, Downstairs (TV Series)
Arthur Bellamy
- Your Obedient Servant (1972) ... Arthur Bellamy
 1972 The Organization (TV Series)
Blount
- Mr Pershore and Ken Grist (1972) ... Blount
 1971 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series)
Jack / Charles
- The Gardeners of My Youth (1971) ... Jack
- No Charge for the Extra Service (1971) ... Charles
 1971 Out of the Unknown (TV Series)
George Pattison
- The Uninvited (1971) ... George Pattison
 1971 Doctor at Large (TV Series)
Det. Sgt. Holmes
- Where There's a Will... (1971) ... Det. Sgt. Holmes
 1971 ITV Sunday Night Drama (TV Series)
Norman
 1970 Bachelor Father (TV Series)
Desmond
- All in the Family (1970) ... Desmond
 1970 And Soon the Darkness
Gendarme
 1970 The Culture Vultures (TV Series)
Mr. Carter
- Spring Fever (1970) ... Mr. Carter
 1967-1970 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Major Grace / Henry / Leonard Hoskins / ...
- Sovereign's Company (1970) ... Major Grace
- There Is Also Tomorrow (1969) ... Henry
- Infidelity Took Place (1968) ... Leonard Hoskins
- Death of a Private (1967) ... Captain
 1970 Smith (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. Parkin
- The Black Angel (1970) ... Mr. Parkin
 1969 Please Sir! (TV Series)
Police Sergeant
- Mixed Doubles (1969) ... Police Sergeant
 1969 Department S (TV Series)
Carter
- The Man from 'X' (1969) ... Carter
 1969 Detective (TV Series)
Smith
- The Public School Murder (1969) ... Smith
 1969 Fraud Squad (TV Series)
Tommy Morrissey
- The Front Man (1969) ... Tommy Morrissey
 1969 The Last Shot You Hear
Det. Inspector Nash
 1968-1969 Her Majesty's Pleasure (TV Series)
Pongo Little
- The Woman's Touch (1969) ... Pongo Little
- Tea for Two Hundred (1969) ... Pongo Little
- All God's Chillun (1969) ... Pongo Little
- How the Other Half Lives (1969) ... Pongo Little
- The Bad Seed (1969) ... Pongo Little
 1969 The Champions (TV Series)
Booker
- Full Circle (1969) ... Booker
 1967-1968 The Avengers (TV Series)
Professor Palmer / Sir Andrew Ford
- The Rotters (1968) ... Professor Palmer
- The See-Through Man (1967) ... Sir Andrew Ford
 1968 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Geoffrey Burton
- Premiere: The Night of Talavera (1968) ... Geoffrey Burton
 1968 The Expert (TV Series)
Insp. Gresham
- And So Say All of Us (1968) ... Insp. Gresham
 1968 Gazette (TV Series)
Todd
- Missing (1968) ... Todd
 1968 Ooh La La! (TV Series)
- Above Reproach (1968)
 1966-1968 Theatre 625 (TV Series)
Odo / Patterson
- Party Games (1968) ... Patterson
 1967-1968 Haunted (TV Series)
Professor Alec Ritchie
- Through a Glass Darkly (1968) ... Professor Alec Ritchie
- After the Funeral (1967) ... Professor Alec Ritchie
- To Blow My Name About (1967) ... Professor Alec Ritchie
- I Like It Here (1967) ... Professor Alec Ritchie
 1964-1967 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Roger Micheldene / Foreman Endor
- ITV Summer Playhouse #8: One Fat Englishman (1967) ... Roger Micheldene
- Gina (1964) ... Foreman Endor
 1966-1967 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Maj. Gen. McAllister / Charles
- The Education of Corporal Halliday (1967) ... Maj. Gen. McAllister
- The Noise Stopped (1966) ... Charles
 1967 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series)
Mr. Griffiths
- Loitering with Intent (1967) ... Mr. Griffiths
 1967 The Fellows (TV Series)
Mather
- The Golden Goose (1967) ... Mather
 1967 Seven Deadly Virtues (TV Series)
Lyndon Fielding
- The Whole Truth (1967) ... Lyndon Fielding
 1966-1967 Softly Softly (TV Series)
Barker / Gordon
- All the Flowers (1966) ... Gordon
 1966 A Man for All Seasons
Jailer
 1961 Maigret (TV Series)
Detective
- Inspector Lognon's Triumph (1961) ... Detective
 1961 A for Andromeda (TV Series)
Harries
- The Machine (1961) ... Harries
- The Message (1961) ... Harries
 1961 Walk a Crooked Mile (TV Mini-Series)
Det. Sgt. Badger
- Episode #1.6 (1961) ... Det. Sgt. Badger
- Episode #1.4 (1961) ... Det. Sgt. Badger
- Episode #1.3 (1961) ... Det. Sgt. Badger
- Episode #1.2 (1961) ... Det. Sgt. Badger
 1961 The Little Key (TV Short)
Shopkeeper
 1958 Starr and Company (TV Series)
Petrie
- Patent Bluff (1958) ... Petrie
- Perpetual Motion (1958) ... Petrie
- Work for Work's Sake (1958) ... Petrie
 1958 Charlesworth at Large (TV Series)
Police Sergeant
- Loads Sometimes Shift (1958) ... Police Sergeant
 1958 Yvette (TV Movie)
Henri Marchand
 1958 For the Schools: Macbeth (TV Mini-Series)
Lennox
- The Downfall (1958) ... Lennox
- The Rise to Power (1958) ... Lennox
 1957 Mister Charlesworth (TV Series)
Police Constable
- Once a Copper... (1957) ... Police Constable
 1957 Escape (TV Series)
German Adjutant / Sentry
- The Warrant Officer (1957) ... German Adjutant
- The Warburg Wire Job (1957) ... German Adjutant
- The Moles (1957) ... Sentry
- The Wire Cutters (1957)
 1956 The Black Tulip (TV Series)
- Triumph (1956)
 1956 Nom-de-Plume (TV Series)
Paul
- The Free Air (1956) ... Paul
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He acted in Bertolt Brecht's play, "The Good Woman of Setzuan," in an English Stage Company production at the Royal Court Theatre in London, England with Peggy Ashcroft, George Devine, Rachel Kempson, John Moffatt, Esme Percy, Peter Woodthorpe, Robert Stephens, Joan Plowright, Sheila Ballantine, Frazer Hines, John Osborne, ... See more »
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During the 1960s and 1970s, John Nettleton's voice made many appearances on the popular UK Children's television series, Blue Peter (1958), in which he read short, factual stories about historical figures or episodes in history.

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