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Ken Parry (1930–2007)

Ken Parry was born on June 20, 1930 in Wigan, Lancashire, England. He was an actor, known for The Taming of the Shrew (1967), Start the Revolution Without Me (1970) and Lifeforce (1985). He died on December 12, 2007 in London, England. See full bio »

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(age 77) in London, England, UK
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 1994 The House of Windsor (TV Series)
Royston Bloat
- I've Managed to Track Down Royston Bloat (1994) ... Royston Bloat
 1989-1991 Children's Ward (TV Series)
Jack Crossley
- Episode #3.13 (1991) ... Jack Crossley
- Episode #3.12 (1991) ... Jack Crossley
- Episode #3.10 (1991) ... Jack Crossley
- Episode #3.9 (1990) ... Jack Crossley
- Episode #3.8 (1990) ... Jack Crossley
 1990 The Rainbow Thief
Snow
 1989 Saracen (TV Series)
Madame Noelle
- Three Blind Mice (1989) ... Madame Noelle
 1987 Filthy Rich & Catflap (TV Series)
Spurty
- Episode #1.3 (1987) ... Spurty
 1986 Classic Ghost Stories (TV Series)
Judge
- The Rose Garden (1986) ... Judge (uncredited)
 1985 Lifeforce
Sykes
 1985 Blott on the Landscape (TV Mini-Series)
Chef
- Episode #1.1 (1985) ... Chef
 1982 The Young Ones (TV Series)
Major Domo
- Boring (1982) ... Major Domo
 1982 Kelly Monteith (TV Series)
- Episode #4.5 (1982)
 1981 Vice Versa (TV Series)
Mr. Burdekin
- The Trial (1981) ... Mr. Burdekin
 1980 Hawk the Slayer
Thomas
 1979 Hazell (TV Series)
Lugosi
- Hazell and the Big Sleep (1979) ... Lugosi
 1979 Jackanory Playhouse (TV Series)
Cook
- The Cave of Solomon (1979) ... Cook
 1978 What's Up Nurse!
1st Gay Young Man
 1978 The Devil's Crown (TV Series)
Fat guard
- When Cage-Birds Sing (1978) ... Fat guard
 1978 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Harold's friend
- Ten Days That Shook the Branch (1978) ... Harold's friend
 1978 Animation for Live Action (Short)
 1977 Van der Valk (TV Series)
Sartorius
- Dead on Arrival (1977) ... Sartorius
 1977 Come Play with Me
Podsnap
 1977 Nicholas Nickleby (TV Mini-Series)
Keeper
- Episode #1.4 (1977) ... Keeper
 1961-1977 Coronation Street (TV Series)
Sam Johnson / Benny Stone
- Episode #1.1688 (1977) ... Benny Stone
- Episode #1.67 (1961) ... Sam Johnson
- Episode #1.66 (1961) ... Sam Johnson
 1977 Joseph Andrews
Mr. Wilson's Companion
 1975 Angels (TV Series)
Mr. Summers
- Nights (1975) ... Mr. Summers
 1975 Thriller (TV Series)
Taxi Driver
- Fear Is Spreading (1975) ... Taxi Driver
 1975 The Sweeney (TV Series)
Fat Eric
- Jigsaw (1975) ... Fat Eric
 1975 Piano Smashers of the Golden Sun (TV Movie)
Ernest Silcock
 1974 The Dick Emery Show (TV Series)
- Episode #12.7 (1974)
 1974 And Mother Makes Five (TV Series)
Customer
- Wish You Were There (1974) ... Customer
 1962-1974 Z Cars (TV Series)
Toby / Fred / Frank Warren / ...
- Certain Parties (1974) ... Toby
- Mugs (1974) ... Toby
- Playing for Keeps: Part 2 (1970) ... Fred
- Playing for Keeps: Part 1 (1970) ... Fred
- Sunday... Sunday...: Part 1 (1969) ... Tommy Sands
 1974 Mistress Pamela
Parson
 1973 Once Upon a Time (TV Series)
Flunkey
- Buttons (1973) ... Flunkey
 1973 Love Thy Neighbour (TV Series)
Cyril
- Episode #3.6 (1973) ... Cyril
- Episode #3.5 (1973) ... Cyril
- Episode #3.2 (1973) ... Cyril
- Episode #3.1 (1973) ... Cyril
 1973 The Nelson Affair
Victory's Cook (uncredited)
 1972 That's Your Funeral
Porter
 1972 Play for Today (TV Series)
Whitson
- Horace (1972) ... Whitson
 1972 The Fenn Street Gang (TV Series)
Arthur
- The Great Frock Robbers (1972) ... Arthur
 1972 Burke & Hare
Fat Man in Brothel
 1971 From a Bird's Eye View (TV Series)
2nd Priest
- I Too Was a Novice (1971) ... 2nd Priest
 1971 A Hole Lot of Trouble (Short)
Charles
 1970 Never Say Die (TV Series)
Sister Ringstead
- The Gamblers (1970) ... Sister Ringstead
- The New Sister (1970) ... Sister Ringstead
- The Criminal (1970) ... Sister Ringstead
- The Party (1970) ... Sister Ringstead
- Goodbye Mr. Bridge (1970) ... Sister Ringstead
 1970 Mogul (TV Series)
Freddy Frith
- They Shall Not Pass (1970) ... Freddy Frith
 1970 Albert! (TV Series)
Hotel clerk
- The Delegate (1970) ... Hotel clerk
 1970 Spring and Port Wine
Pawnbroker
 1970 Start the Revolution Without Me
Dr. Boileau
 1969 The Benny Hill Show (TV Series)
Russian Painter
- The European Song Contest (1969) ... Russian Painter
 1969 Nearest and Dearest (TV Series)
Man Patient
- What Seems to Be the Trouble? (1969) ... Man Patient
 1960-1969 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Tupman / Tubby Tidmarsh
- The Paperhangers (1969) ... Tupman
- The Vanishing Bummaree (1960) ... Tubby Tidmarsh
 1968-1969 Horne A'Plenty (TV Series)
Various Characters / Various
- Episode dated 1 January 1969 (1969) ... Various Characters
- Christmas Horne A'Plenty (1968) ... Various
 1968 Otley
Businessman
 1968 Champion House (TV Series)
Boss
- Wax Fruit (1968) ... Boss
 1968 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series)
- Current Affairs (1968)
 1967 Write a Play (TV Series)
Mumsey
- The Escape & Death Sentence (1967) ... Mumsey
 1966-1967 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Freda / Satanic Science Practitioner
- Another Day, Another Dollar (1967) ... Freda
- Ape and Essence (1966) ... Satanic Science Practitioner
 1967 Mister Misfit (TV Movie)
 1967 Turn Out the Lights (TV Series)
Billy Houghton
- You Can't Get the Wood (1967) ... Billy Houghton
 1966 Orlando (TV Series)
 1960-1966 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
2nd Fat Man
- The One Eyed Monster (1966) ... 2nd Fat Man
 1966 Love Story (TV Series)
Culletti
- Duggie (1966) ... Culletti
 1966 Pardon the Expression (TV Series)
Astronomer
- Thunderfinger: Part 1 (1966) ... Astronomer
 1963-1966 The Avengers (TV Series)
B. Bumble / Arbuthnot
- Honey for the Prince (1966) ... B. Bumble
- Death a La Carte (1963) ... Arbuthnot
 1966 The Baron (TV Series)
Marty Cranwell
- There's Someone Close Behind You (1966) ... Marty Cranwell
 1965 Theatre 625 (TV Series)
Mr. Taylor
- Portraits from the North: The Nutter (1965) ... Mr. Taylor
 1965 Out of the Unknown (TV Series)
Ballaskia
- Time in Advance (1965) ... Ballaskia
 1964 Crossroads (TV Series)
'Dolly' Dolman (1984)
 1964 Smuggler's Bay (TV Series)
Official
- The Auction (1964) ... Official
 1963 Zero One (TV Series)
Frenchy
- The Switch (1963) ... Frenchy
 1963 Just for Fun
Lift Attendant
 1962 Citizen James (TV Series)
- It's Not Cricket (1962)
 1961 Deadline Midnight (TV Series)
Mr. Proudfoot
- An Eye for Detail (1961) ... Mr. Proudfoot
 1961 Amelia (TV Series)
Mr. Osborne
- Episode #1.1 (1961) ... Mr. Osborne
 1960 Maigret (TV Series)
 1960 The Secret Kingdom (TV Mini-Series)
Photographer
- Episode #1.2 (1960) ... Photographer
 1960 Knight Errant Limited (TV Series)
Waiter
- Eve and the Serpent (1960) ... Waiter
 1960 Hotel Imperial (TV Series)
Phillippe
- Changes in the Staff (1960) ... Phillippe
 1960 The Army Game (TV Series)
 1959 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Middle-aged man
- The Signal (1959) ... Middle-aged man
 1959 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Chryssafis
- The Sharp Knife (1959) ... Chryssafis
 1958 Fredric March Presents Tales from Dickens (TV Series)
Fat Boy
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Other Works:

He acted in George Bernard Shaw's play, "The Apple Cart," at the Mermaid Theatre in London, England with Carmen Munroe, John Neville, Ian Lavender, Maurice Denham, and Gillian Raine in the cast.

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Trivia:

Classically trained, cherubic-faced character actor. Played Shakespearean roles on stage, but was best known for his TV appearances. Before becoming an actor, he worked for Wigan Coal. Had a secondary career as a clairvoyant and once did a reading for Mae West. See more »

Trademark:

Played fussy middle-aged men

Star Sign:

Gemini

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