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Brian Pettifer


Brian Pettifer was born in 1953 in Glasgow, Scotland. He is an actor, known for Rab C. Nesbitt (1988), Britannia Hospital (1982) and Amadeus (1984). See full bio »
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Known For

Rab C. Nesbitt
Rab C. Nesbitt Andra / Andra Binnie
(1988-2014)
Britannia Hospital
Britannia Hospital Biles: Administration
(1982)
Amadeus
Amadeus Hospital Attendant
(1984)
The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc
The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc The Executioner / Torturer at Process
(1999)

Filmography

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 2017 Darkest Hour
 2016 Whisky Galore
Angus
 2015 Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell (TV Series)
Honeyfoot
- Chapter Six: The Black Tower (2015) ... Honeyfoot
- Chapter Five: Arabella (2015) ... Honeyfoot
 2015 Barney Thomson
Charlie
 2014-2015 The Musketeers (TV Series)
Poupart
- An Ordinary Man (2015) ... Poupart
- A Rebellious Woman (2014) ... Poupart
- The Homecoming (2014) ... Poupart
 1988-2014 Rab C. Nesbitt (TV Series)
Andra / Andra Binnie
- Rab in Hoodie (2014) ... Andra
- Stool (2011) ... Andra
- Role (2011) ... Andra
- Broke (2011) ... Andra
- Muse (2010) ... Andra Binnie
 2011-2013 The Field of Blood (TV Series)
Father Richards
- The Dead Hour: Part 2 (2013) ... Father Richards
- The Dead Hour: Part 1 (2013) ... Father Richards
- The Field of Blood: Part 2 (2011) ... Father Richards
- The Field of Blood: Part 1 (2011) ... Father Richards
 2012 New Tricks (TV Series)
Archie Milgrow
- Old School Ties (2012) ... Archie Milgrow
 2011 Doc Martin (TV Series)
Mr. Coley
- Don't Let Go (2011) ... Mr. Coley
 2011 Hattie (TV Movie)
Ron
 2010 Garrow's Law (TV Series)
Robert Boycott
- Episode #2.3 (2010) ... Robert Boycott
 2010 Donkeys
Brian Colburn
 2009 Collision (TV Mini-Series)
Ed Wilson
- Episode #1.5 (2009) ... Ed Wilson
- Episode #1.4 (2009) ... Ed Wilson
- Episode #1.1 (2009) ... Ed Wilson
 2008 Dear Green Place (TV Series)
George
- Industrial Daftness (2008) ... George
 2008 A Risk Worth Taking (TV Movie)
Maxwell Borthwick
 2006 Age of Genius (TV Movie)
David Hume
 2005 Lassie
O'Donnell
 1987-2005 Taggart (TV Series)
Arthur Magee / Sir Archie Drummond / Ian Sommerville
- Dead Man Walking (2005) ... Arthur Magee
- Football Crazy (2000) ... Sir Archie Drummond
- Funeral Rites (1987) ... Ian Sommerville
 2005 Bleak House (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. Growler
- Episode #1.12 (2005) ... Mr. Growler
 2005 To the Ends of the Earth (TV Mini-Series)
Wheeler
- Fire Down Below (2005) ... Wheeler
- Close Quarters (2005) ... Wheeler
- Rites of Passage (2005) ... Wheeler
 2004 The Tale of Tarquin Slant (Short)
Mr. Slant
 2004 Vanity Fair
Mr. Raggles
 2004 The Rocket Post
Reverend Shand
 2004 Hustle (TV Series)
Tip Jones
- Picture Perfect (2004) ... Tip Jones
 2004 Heartbeat (TV Series)
Andrew McIntyre
- Down to Earth (2004) ... Andrew McIntyre
 2004 One Last Chance
Macgregor
 2003 The Key (TV Series)
Bill Lawrence
- Episode #1.3 (2003) ... Bill Lawrence
 2003 Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (TV Movie)
Poole
 2003 Love Again (TV Movie)
Arthur Wood
 2003 Still Game (TV Series)
Bert
- Wummin (2003) ... Bert
 2002 Dalziel and Pascoe (TV Series)
Mortimer
- The Unwanted (2002) ... Mortimer
 2002 Rockface (TV Series)
Brother Thomas
- Episode #1.6 (2002) ... Brother Thomas
 2001 Mr Charity (TV Series)
Mr. Slater
- Children and Animals (2001) ... Mr. Slater
 2001 Conspiracy (TV Movie)
Dr. Alfred Meyer
 2001 Monarch of the Glen (TV Series)
Eric Morton
- Episode #2.6 (2001) ... Eric Morton
 2000 My Family (TV Series)
Mr. Hodder
- Pain in the Class (2000) ... Mr. Hodder
 2000 The House of Mirth
Mr. Bry
 1999 The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc
The Executioner / Torturer at Process
 1999 Life Support (TV Series)
Gordon Travers
- The Undiscovered Country (1999) ... Gordon Travers
- Playing God (1999) ... Gordon Travers
- The Price of Love (1999) ... Gordon Travers
 1998 Vigo
Fatman
 1998 Invasion: Earth (TV Mini-Series)
Motorist
- Only the Dead (1998) ... Motorist
 1997 The Baldy Man (TV Series)
Various
- Jigsaw: Murder (1997) ... Various
 1997 The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling (TV Mini-Series)
Parson Supple
- Episode #1.5 (1997) ... Parson Supple
- Episode #1.4 (1997) ... Parson Supple
- Episode #1.3 (1997) ... Parson Supple
- Episode #1.2 (1997) ... Parson Supple
- Episode #1.1 (1997) ... Parson Supple
 1997 The James Gang
Spanner
 1995-1997 Hamish Macbeth (TV Series)
Rory Campbell / Hector Campbell
- Destiny: Part 2 (1997) ... Rory Campbell
- Destiny: Part 1 (1997) ... Hector Campbell / Rory Campbell
- More Than a Game (1997) ... Rory Campbell
- The Trouble with Rory (1997) ... Rory Campbell
- The Good Thief (1997) ... Rory Campbell
 1996 Loch Ness
Repairman
 1995 Eleven Men Against Eleven (TV Movie)
Cliff Tutley
 1995 Ghostbusters of East Finchley (TV Series)
Howard Heights
- Episode #1.6 (1995) ... Howard Heights
 1995 Degrees of Error (TV Series)
Dr. Benson
- Episode #1.4 (1995) ... Dr. Benson
- Episode #1.3 (1995) ... Dr. Benson
- Episode #1.1 (1995) ... Dr. Benson
 1995 A Midwinter's Tale
Ventriloquist (as Brian Petifer)
 1994 Nice Day at the Office (TV Series)
Dave Gudgeon / Dave Morrison
- Dressing to the Right (1994) ... Dave Gudgeon
- Stupid Cupid (1994) ... Dave Morrison
- Acting Up (1994) ... Dave Gudgeon
- The Enemy Within (1994) ... Dave Gudgeon
- Petty Little Things (1994) ... Dave Morrison
 1994 The Tales of Para Handy (TV Series)
Newspaper Editor
- The End of the World (1994) ... Newspaper Editor
 1990-1994 The Bill (TV Series)
Billy Hardy / Family Doctor
- He Who Waits (1994) ... Billy Hardy
- Attitudes (1990) ... Family Doctor
 1994 Dandelion Dead (TV Mini-Series)
Bank Manager
- Episode #1.4 (1994) ... Bank Manager
- Episode #1.3 (1994) ... Bank Manager
- Episode #1.2 (1994) ... Bank Manager
- Episode #1.1 (1994) ... Bank Manager
 1993 Lovejoy (TV Series)
Willy Kinross
- The Colour of Mary (1993) ... Willy Kinross
 1992 In Dreams (TV Movie)
Journalist / Dave
 1991 Paul Merton: The Series (TV Series)
- Episode #1.4 (1991)
 1989 Mornin' Sarge (TV Series)
Journalist
- Operation Football Match (1989) ... Journalist
 1989 Coronation Street (TV Series)
Bagshaw
- Episode #1.2971 (1989) ... Bagshaw
- Episode #1.2970 (1989) ... Bagshaw
 1988 The Great Escape II: The Untold Story (TV Movie)
Kirby-Green
 1988 Screen Two (TV Series)
Cyril
- Lucky Sunil (1988) ... Cyril
 1988 Bookie (TV Series)
Paddy Ryan
- Trial Run (1988) ... Paddy Ryan
 1987 Little Dorrit
Clarence Barnacle
 1987 Brond (TV Series)
Ambitious lecturer
- Episode #1.1 (1987) ... Ambitious lecturer
 1986 The Gospel According to Vic
Father Cobb
 1986 Farrington of the F.O. (TV Series)
Billy Murdoch
- Tourists (1986) ... Billy Murdoch
 1986 Strike It Rich! (TV Series)
Jack
- All That Money Can Buy (1986) ... Jack
 1986 Lenny Henry Tonite (TV Series)
 1985 Gulag (TV Movie)
Vlasov
 1984 A Christmas Carol (TV Movie)
Ben
 1984 Amadeus
Hospital Attendant
 1983 Father's Day (TV Series)
Attendant's son
- They'll Never Learn (1983) ... Attendant's son
 1983 Jury (TV Series)
Paul
- David (1983) ... Paul
 1982 Scotch Myths (Documentary)
Elmer
 1982 Cloud Howe (TV Series)
Dite Peat
- Nimbus (1982) ... Dite Peat
- Stratus (1982) ... Dite Peat
- Cumulus (1982) ... Dite Peat
 1982 Britannia Hospital
Biles: Administration
 1979 Turning Year Tales (TV Series)
Boy
- Jack Fletcher (1979) ... Boy
 1978 Return of the Saint (TV Series)
Bartender
- The Arrangement (1978) ... Bartender
 1975-1978 Get Some In! (TV Series)
Bruce Leckie
- Operation Greenfly (1978) ... Bruce Leckie
- Labrador (1978) ... Bruce Leckie
- Crisis (1978) ... Bruce Leckie
- The Morgue (1978) ... Bruce Leckie
- Death (1978) ... Bruce Leckie
 1976 Last of the Summer Wine (TV Series)
The Best Man
- Going to Gordon's Wedding (1976) ... The Best Man
 1976 Benny Lynch (TV Movie)
Jackie
 1976 Clayhanger (TV Series)
Stifford
- Hilda (1976) ... Stifford
- The Architect (1976) ... Stifford
- Last of a Schoolboy (1976) ... Stifford
 1975 The Dick Emery Show (TV Series)
- Episode #14.6 (1975)
 1974 Bedtime Stories (TV Series)
Alan
- The Water Maiden (1974) ... Alan
 1974 John Halifax, Gentleman (TV Mini-Series)
Phineas Fletcher, as a boy
- Episode #1.1 (1974) ... Phineas Fletcher, as a boy
 1973 Sutherland's Law (TV Series)
Stevie Sampson
- The Ship (1973) ... Stevie Sampson
 1973 Hunter's Walk (TV Series)
Gordon
- Outcast (1973) ... Gordon
 1973 Six Days of Justice (TV Series)
David Galloway
- We'll Support You Evermore (1973) ... David Galloway
 1973 O Lucky Man!
Laurence Biles
 1970-1972 Play for Today (TV Series)
Youth at Wedding / Boy in Grounds
- Just Your Luck (1972) ... Youth at Wedding
- The Right Prospectus (1970) ... Boy in Grounds
 1972 Stage 2 (TV Series)
- Peer Gynt (1972)
 1972 Villains (TV Series)
Youth
- Chas (1972) ... Youth
 1972 The Liver Birds (TV Series)
Cousin Hughie
- Birds on Strike (1972) ... Cousin Hughie
- Birds on the Dole (1972) ... Cousin Hughie
 1971 Take Three Girls (TV Series)
Reggie
- Duet for Two Left Feet (1971) ... Reggie
 1970-1971 Timeslip (TV Series)
Paul
 1970 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Nigel Purvis
- Warm Feet, Warm Heart (1970) ... Nigel Purvis
 1970 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series)
Spratt
- Is That Your Body, Boy? (1970) ... Spratt
 1970 The Rebellious Red Gauntlets (TV Mini-Series)
Rab
- Race Against the Tide (1970) ... Rab
- The Man with the Sword (1970) ... Rab
 1969 ITV Saturday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Adam Armour
- My Bonnie Jean (1969) ... Adam Armour
 1968 If....
Biles: Juniors
 1965-1967 Dr. Finlay's Casebook (TV Series)
Tommy Pritchard / Andy McBride / Jed / ...
- Death Is a Colony (1967) ... Tommy Pritchard
- A Woman's Work (1965) ... Andy McBride
- A Little Learning (1965) ... Jed
- The Control Group (1965) ... Kenny
 1967 The Revenue Men (TV Series)
Browne
- Evidence Partial and Impartial (1967) ... Browne
 1966-1967 This Man Craig (TV Series)
James Craig / Jimmy Craig
- Two by Two (1967) ... Jimmy Craig
- There's Got to Be a Fire Somewhere (1967) ... James Craig
- Then There Were Nine (1967) ... James Craig
- The Tinks (1967) ... James Craig
- The Water Baby (1967) ... James Craig
 1966 The Vital Spark (TV Series)
- Salvage (1966)
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Other Works:

He acted in Chris Hannan's play, "Shining Souls, " in a Peter Hall Company production at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Alison Peebles, Conleth Hill, Shirley Henderson, and Tom Mannion in the cast. Chris Hannan was also director. See more »

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He is the younger brother of folk-rock musician and singer Linda Thompson (nee Pettifer) who dedicated the song 'The Banks of the Clyde' to him. See more »

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