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James Ottaway (1908–1999)

James Ottaway was born on July 25, 1908 in Chertsey, Surrey, England. He was an actor, known for The Long Good Friday (1980), That'll Be the Day (1973) and Absolution (1978). He died on June 16, 1999 in London, England. See full bio »

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(age 90) in London, England, UK
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 1992-1998 The Bill (TV Series)
Gordon Picket / Tommy Miller / Bus Passenger
- Deep Secret (1998) ... Gordon Picket
- Tommy the Hero (1997) ... Tommy Miller
- Travelling Light (1992) ... Bus Passenger
 1998 As Time Goes By (TV Series)
Mr. Wellington
- The Old Folks' Party (1998) ... Mr. Wellington
 1995 Pie in the Sky (TV Series)
Jack Coverly
- The Mild Bunch (1995) ... Jack Coverly
 1995 A Touch of Frost (TV Series)
Mr. Adams
- Dead Male One (1995) ... Mr. Adams
 1987-1993 Casualty (TV Series)
Ron Lucas / Edwin Palmer / Mr. Wright
- Sunday, Bloody Sunday (1993) ... Ron Lucas
- Inferno (1988) ... Edwin Palmer
- Seeking Heat (1987) ... Mr. Wright
 1993 Jeeves and Wooster (TV Series)
Mr Burwash
 1993 The Detectives (TV Series)
Collapsing old gentleman
- Studs (1993) ... Collapsing old gentleman
 1980-1991 Minder (TV Series)
Percy / Vickery
- The Greatest Show in Willesden (1991) ... Percy
- All Mod Cons (1980) ... Vickery
 1990 The Widowmaker (TV Movie)
Mourner
 1990 Keeping Up Appearances (TV Series)
Mr Oxley
- Episode One (1990) ... Mr Oxley
 1989 Streets Apart (TV Series)
Harold
- Episode #2.3 (1989) ... Harold
 1989 Chelworth (TV Mini-Series)
Harold Murdoch
- Shopping Around (1989) ... Harold Murdoch
- A Wonderfully Wrong Thing (1989) ... Harold Murdoch
- Coming Home (1989) ... Harold Murdoch
 1989 Agatha Christie: Poirot (TV Series)
Mr Russell
- Problem at Sea (1989) ... Mr Russell
 1978-1988 All Creatures Great and Small (TV Series)
Dick Fawcett / Pub Customer
- Two of a Kind (1988) ... Dick Fawcett
- Horse Sense (1978) ... Pub Customer
 1988 Boon (TV Series)
Mr. North
- Topspin (1988) ... Mr. North (as James Ottoway)
 1987 A Bit of Fry and Laurie (TV Series)
Waiter
- Pilot (1987) ... Waiter
 1984-1986 Big Deal (TV Series)
Tommy
- Innocent, OK? (1986) ... Tommy
- The Biggest Deal (1986) ... Tommy
- Playing the Ace (1986) ... Tommy
- Panel Money (1986) ... Tommy
 1985 Grange Hill (TV Series)
Mr. Light
- Episode #8.9 (1985) ... Mr. Light
- Episode #8.8 (1985) ... Mr. Light
- Episode #8.4 (1985) ... Mr. Light
 1984 Shine on Harvey Moon (TV Series)
Vicar
- Sentimental Journey (1984) ... Vicar
 1984 Auf Wiedersehen, Pet (TV Series)
Bob Hilton
- Last Rites (1984) ... Bob Hilton (as James Ottoway)
 1983 Angels (TV Series)
Mr. Appleby
- Episode #9.31 (1983) ... Mr. Appleby
- Episode #9.30 (1983) ... Mr. Appleby
- Episode #9.29 (1983) ... Mr. Appleby
 1983 Tucker's Luck (TV Series)
Reg
- Episode #1.8 (1983) ... Reg
 1983 Hi-de-Hi! (TV Series)
Reverend Fulljames
- Sing You Sinners (1983) ... Reverend Fulljames
 1982 Claire (TV Mini-Series)
Andy
- Episode #1.5 (1982) ... Andy
 1982 Give Us This Day
Old Tom
 1980 The Long Good Friday
Commissionaire (as James Ottoway)
 1980 Escape (TV Series)
 1980 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Alcoholic old man
- One Chance in Four (1980) ... Alcoholic old man
 1979 Quatermass (TV Mini-Series)
Arthur
- What Lies Beneath (1979) ... Arthur
 1973-1979 Crown Court (TV Series)
Joseph Pearson / Trevor Deakins / Mr. Prenderghast
- Baby Love: Part 1 (1979) ... Trevor Deakins
- Murder Most Foul (1973) ... Mr. Prenderghast
- Intent to Kill: Part 3 (1973) ... Joseph Pearson
- Intent to Kill: Part 2 (1973) ... Joseph Pearson
- Intent to Kill: Part 1 (1973) ... Joseph Pearson
 1979 The Old Crowd (TV Movie)
Piano Tuner
 1978 Secret Army (TV Series)
Priest
- A Matter of Life and Death (1978) ... Priest (as James Ottoway)
 1978 Absolution
Father Matthews
 1978 Shadows (TV Series)
Mason
- The Man Who Hated Children (1978) ... Mason
 1978 Alphabetical Order (TV Movie)
Geoffrey
 1978 ITV Sunday Night Drama (TV Series)
Geoff
- Alphabetical Order (1978) ... Geoff
 1978 The Sweeney (TV Series)
Uncle Billy
- Messenger of the Gods (1978) ... Uncle Billy
 1977 Z Cars (TV Series)
Jack King
- Error of Judgement (1977) ... Jack King
 1977 Rob Roy (TV Series)
Owen
- Episode #1.6 (1977) ... Owen
- Episode #1.3 (1977) ... Owen
- Episode #1.2 (1977) ... Owen
- Episode #1.1 (1977) ... Owen
 1976 Red Letter Day (TV Series)
Jack Grace
- Matchfit (1976) ... Jack Grace
 1975 The Changes (TV Mini-Series)
Maxie
- Witchcraft! (1975) ... Maxie
- Hostages! (1975) ... Maxie
- The Devil's Children (1975) ... Maxie
 1974 Sam (TV Series)
Taffy Dent
- Head and Heart (1974) ... Taffy Dent
- Under a Cloud (1974) ... Taffy Dent
- Shape Yourself Round It (1974) ... Taffy Dent
 1973 The Protectors (TV Series)
Bradley
- Zeke's Blues (1973) ... Bradley
 1973 Softly Softly: Task Force (TV Series)
Thompson
- No Life for a Woman (1973) ... Thompson
 1973 Follyfoot (TV Series)
Bill Chadwick
- Rain on Friday (1973) ... Bill Chadwick
 1973 That'll Be the Day
Granddad
 1972 Dad's Army (TV Series)
the 1st Member of Parliament
- Keep Young and Beautiful (1972) ... the 1st Member of Parliament
 1972 Country Matters (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. Duffy
- The Sullen Sisters (1972) ... Mr. Duffy
 1972 Doomwatch (TV Series)
Mr. Clark
- Enquiry (1972) ... Mr. Clark
 1971 Justice (TV Series)
County Court Judge
- You Didn't Have to Pay for Justice (1971) ... County Court Judge
 1971 The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes (TV Series)
Parsloe
- The Case of Laker, Absconded (1971) ... Parsloe
 1971 Brett (TV Series)
Ted
- All the King's Men (1971) ... Ted
 1970 Ryan International (TV Series)
Clerk
- Weekend (1970) ... Clerk
 1970 Tales of Unease (TV Series)
Mr. Stone
- Ride, Ride (1970) ... Mr. Stone
 1970 Up Pompeii! (TV Series)
Scrophulus
- The Senator and the Asp (1970) ... Scrophulus
 1970 Wicked Women (TV Series)
Evans
- Alice Rhodes (1970) ... Evans
 1956-1969 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Mr. Martin / Frank Meek
- Bobby (1969) ... Mr. Martin
- Father in Law (1956) ... Frank Meek
 1969 The Waiters (Short)
Boyfriend
 1968 Half Hour Story (TV Series)
Chief warder
- Mr Universe and the Well Known Prisoner (1968) ... Chief warder
 1968 Inadmissible Evidence
Watson's Guest
 1968 Mogul (TV Series)
Cox
- The Deeper You Dig (1968) ... Cox
 1967 The Gamblers (TV Series)
Michael Hobbs
- The Wrecker (1967) ... Michael Hobbs
 1967 The Fellows (TV Series)
Thomas Anthem
- The Solicitor (1967) ... Thomas Anthem
- The Straight Way (1967) ... Thomas Anthem
- Violence (1967) ... Thomas Anthem
- No Cage for This Bird (1967) ... Thomas Anthem
- Final Demand (1967) ... Thomas Anthem
 1967 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Scrubbs
- Everybody's Rich Except Us (1967) ... Scrubbs
 1965 The Power Game (TV Series)
Customer
- Hagadan (1965) ... Customer
 1965 The Flying Swan (TV Series)
Mr. Bailey
- A Question of Time (1965) ... Mr. Bailey
 1965 Gideon C.I.D. (TV Series)
Sideman
- Gang War (1965) ... Sideman
 1960-1965 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Mr. Roberts / Allan
- Found Dead (1965) ... Mr. Roberts
- A Man of Straw (1960) ... Allan
 1965 R3 (TV Series)
Joe Tilyard
- A Whole Lot of Reasons (1965) ... Joe Tilyard
 1964 Victoria Regina (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. Richards
- Summer (1964) ... Mr. Richards
 1963 The Man Who Finally Died
Rahn-Hotel Manager (uncredited)
 1963 The Saint (TV Series)
Dr. Cranston
- The Elusive Ellshaw (1963) ... Dr. Cranston
 1961 Hancock (TV Series)
2nd Doctor
- The Blood Donor (1961) ... 2nd Doctor
 1959 The Man Who Finally Died (TV Series)
Shop Assistant
- The Gloves (1959) ... Shop Assistant
 1959 The Eustace Diamonds (TV Series)
Mr. Bunfit
- Episode #1.5 (1959) ... Mr. Bunfit
 1959 In the Wake of a Stranger
Johnson
 1958 Room 43
Assistant Registrar
 1958 Emergency-Ward 10 (TV Series)
Dr. Pennington
- Episode #1.173 (1958) ... Dr. Pennington
 1958 Big Guns (TV Series)
Goat's Eyes
- Gaol Delivery (1958) ... Goat's Eyes
 1957 Web (TV Series)
Bill
- The Alibi (1957) ... Bill
 1954 Someone Else's Child (Documentary short)
Walter Manton
 1953 Epitaph for a Spy (TV Mini-Series)
Café waiter
- Violence (1953) ... Café waiter
 1953 The Commonplace Heart (TV Movie)
Bates
 1950 Whirligig (TV Series)
Clibber - Can We Help You? segments
 1947 Romeo and Juliet (TV Movie)
Peter
 1937 Capital Punishment (TV Short)
The Soldier
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He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Macbeth," at the Old Vic at the New Theatre in London, England with Laurence Olivier (Macbeth), Judith Anderson (Lady Macbeth), Niall MacGinnis, John Moody, Laurence Naismith, Andrew Cruickshank, and James Donald in the cast. Michel Saint-Denis was director. Motley was designer. Darius ... See more »

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James Ottoway
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