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Donald Pickering (1933–2009)

Donald Pickering was born on November 15, 1933 in Newcastle-on-Tyne, England as Donald Ellis Pickering. He was an actor, known for A Bridge Too Far (1977), Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson (1980) and The Man Who Knew Too Little (1997). He died on December 19, 2009 in Gloucestershire, England. See full bio »

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 2004 Holby City (TV Series)
Sir Joshua Wren
- Under Pressure (2004) ... Sir Joshua Wren
 2003 Doctors (TV Series)
Simon Hardcastle
- The Forgotten Warrior (2003) ... Simon Hardcastle
 2001 Victoria & Albert (TV Movie)
Dr. Locock
 2001 Heartbeat (TV Series)
Andrew Parkin
- Who's Who? (2001) ... Andrew Parkin
 2000 Walking Shadows (Short)
Sir Maxwell Stone
 1998 Monk Dawson
Archbishop of Westminster
 1998 Wycliffe (TV Series)
Sir Martin Cook
- Scope (1998) ... Sir Martin Cook
 1998 Mosley (TV Series)
Sir Oswald Mosley
- Rules of the Game (1998) ... Sir Oswald Mosley
 1997 The Man Who Knew Too Little
Sir Duncan
 1997 The Brittas Empire (TV Series)
Colonel Featherly
- Gavin Featherly R. I. P. (1997) ... Colonel Featherly
 1994 Lovejoy (TV Series)
Sir Roger
- Holding the Baby (1994) ... Sir Roger
 1994 Good King Wenceslas (TV Movie)
Kyril
 1994 Scarlett (TV Mini-Series)
Randolph
- Episode #1.4 (1994) ... Randolph
 1987-1992 Rumpole of the Bailey (TV Series)
Gavin Bastion / Attorney General
- Rumpole and the Family Pride (1992) ... Gavin Bastion
- Rumpole and the Official Secret (1987) ... Attorney General
 1992 Forever Green (TV Series)
Sir Richard Durham
- Episode #2.12 (1992) ... Sir Richard Durham
 1992 The Camomile Lawn (TV Mini-Series)
George
- Episode #1.3 (1992) ... George
- Episode #1.1 (1992) ... George
 1991 Children of the North (TV Series)
Official
- City of Maloch (1991) ... Official
- The Killing of Yesterday's Children (1991) ... Official
 1991 The House of Eliott (TV Series)
Editor
- Episode #1.11 (1991) ... Editor
 1989 Chelworth (TV Mini-Series)
Lord Stannedge
- A Real House (1989) ... Lord Stannedge
 1988 All Creatures Great and Small (TV Series)
Sir Robert
- Choose a Bright Morning (1988) ... Sir Robert
 1988 American Playhouse (TV Series)
Capt. Melbeck
- Suspicion (1988) ... Capt. Melbeck
 1988 The Contract (TV Series)
Permanent Under Secretary
- Episode #1.1 (1988) ... Permanent Under Secretary
 1986-1987 Executive Stress (TV Series)
Gordon
- Episode #2.5 (1987) ... Gordon
- Episode #2.3 (1987) ... Gordon
- Episode #2.2 (1987) ... Gordon
- Episode #1.5 (1986) ... Gordon
 1964-1987 Doctor Who (TV Series)
Captain Blade / Beyus / Eyesen
- Time and the Rani: Part Four (1987) ... Beyus
- Time and the Rani: Part Three (1987) ... Beyus
- Time and the Rani: Part Two (1987) ... Beyus
- Time and the Rani: Part One (1987) ... Beyus
 1987 The Two Mrs. Grenvilles (TV Movie)
Lord Frankham
 1986 Big Deal (TV Series)
Lord Bruton
- Playing the Ace (1986) ... Lord Bruton
 1986 First Among Equals (TV Mini-Series)
Harrison
- Episode #1.4 (1986) ... Harrison
 1986 Half Moon Street
George Hardcastle
 1986 Return to Treasure Island (TV Series)
Hallows
- Treasure Island (1986) ... Hallows
- Spanish Gold (1986) ... Hallows
- Fugitives (1986) ... Hallows
- The Crow's Nest (1986) ... Hallows
- Manhunt (1986) ... Hallows
 1985 TV Eye (TV Series)
Committee Member
- What Price Trident? (1985) ... Committee Member
 1983 Scarab (Video)
Harrington
 1983 The Cleopatras (TV Mini-Series)
Lucullus
- 100 BC (1983) ... Lucullus
 1983 The Irish R.M. (TV Series)
Basil Leigh-Kelway
- The Boat's Share (1983) ... Basil Leigh-Kelway
 1982 The Professionals (TV Series)
Brigadier Tennant
- Lawson's Last Stand (1982) ... Brigadier Tennant
 1980 Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series)
Gallery Owner
- Skin (1980) ... Gallery Owner
 1980 Dick Turpin (TV Series)
Lord Manderfell
- The Fox: Part 2 (1980) ... Lord Manderfell
- The Fox: Part 1 (1980) ... Lord Manderfell
 1979 Yanks
Golfing friend
 1979 Crown Court (TV Series)
Clive Ransome
- Cash: Part 1 (1979) ... Clive Ransome
 1978 The Thirty-Nine Steps
Marshall
 1978 Return of the Saint (TV Series)
Sir Trevor Stevens
- The Arrangement (1978) ... Sir Trevor Stevens
 1978 Gangsters (TV Series)
Mr. Buckram
- Enter the White Devil (1978) ... Mr. Buckram
 1977 The Three Hostages (TV Movie)
McGillivray
 1966-1977 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
George Farrant / Randall Utterword / Hotel Manager / ...
- Waste (1977) ... George Farrant
- The Millionairess (1972) ... Hotel Manager
- The Three Sisters (1970) ... Soliony
- Maigret at Bay (1969) ... Préfet de Police
 1977 A Bridge Too Far
Lieutenant Colonel Mackenzie
 1977 Play for Today (TV Series)
Angus Nash
- The Country Party (1977) ... Angus Nash
 1976 Private Lives (TV Movie)
Victor Prynne
 1976 Operation Patch (TV Series)
Mr. Scott
 1973 Softly Softly: Task Force (TV Series)
Turnbull
- Catch as Catch Can (1973) ... Turnbull
 1973 Ooh La La! (TV Series)
Mongicourt
 1973 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Howerd
- Afternoon at the Festival (1973) ... Howerd
 1973 The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes (TV Series)
Fielding
- Cell 13 (1973) ... Fielding
 1973 But Seriously, It's Sheila Hancock (TV Series)
- Episode #1.6 (1973)
 1972 Man at the Top (TV Series)
Paul Harmsworth
- You'll Never Understand Women (1972) ... Paul Harmsworth
 1972 A Family at War (TV Series)
Eric Fraser
- Coming Home (1972) ... Eric Fraser
 1972 Suspicion (TV Series)
Ronnie Fennel
- Reasonable Doubt (1972) ... Ronnie Fennel
 1971 The Persuaders! (TV Series)
Morley Lyndon
- Someone Waiting (1971) ... Morley Lyndon
 1970 The Breaking of Bumbo
Jorum
 1967-1970 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series)
Harry / Roger
- Have It on the House (1967) ... Roger
 1969 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Man at party
- All Out for Kangaroo Valley (1969) ... Man at party
 1967-1969 The Avengers (TV Series)
Freddie Cartwright / Peter Roberts
- Homicide and Old Lace (1969) ... Freddie Cartwright
- The Winged Avenger (1967) ... Peter Roberts
 1967-1969 Mogul (TV Series)
Benson Taylor / Rawlings / Dee
- Take-Over Is Two Four-Letter Words (1969) ... Benson Taylor
- Never the Twain (1968) ... Rawlings
- Who Buys Who? (1967) ... Dee
 1968 The Champions (TV Series)
Colonel Banks
- The Fanatics (1968) ... Colonel Banks
 1967-1968 Boy Meets Girl (TV Series)
Clinton / Timothy Simms
- The Miracle Summer (1968) ... Clinton
- There Was I, Waiting...! (1967) ... Timothy Simms
 1967 A Challenge for Robin Hood
Sir Jamyl de Penitone
 1964-1966 The Saint (TV Series)
Jeremy / Hans
- The Angel's Eye (1966) ... Jeremy
- The Noble Sportsman (1964) ... Hans (uncredited)
 1966 Out of the Unknown (TV Series)
Kenneth Dennistoun
- Second Childhood (1966) ... Kenneth Dennistoun
 1966 The Power Game (TV Series)
Bennett
- A Matter for Speculation (1966) ... Bennett
 1966 Fahrenheit 451
TV Announcer (uncredited)
 1966 King of the River (TV Series)
Skinner
- By Guess and by God (1966) ... Skinner
 1965 The Man in Room 17 (TV Series)
Hatier
- Up Against a Brick Wall (1965) ... Hatier
 1965 R3 (TV Series)
Watkins
- One Free Man (1965) ... Watkins
 1965 The Scarlet and the Black (TV Series)
Charles de Beauvoisis
- A Question of Style (1965) ... Charles de Beauvoisis
- Entry Into Society (1965) ... Charles de Beauvoisis
 1965 The Flying Swan (TV Series)
Richard Starke
- Love and Marriage (1965) ... Richard Starke
 1965 Gideon C.I.D. (TV Series)
'Bookie' Barton Smith
- The Thin Red Line (1965) ... 'Bookie' Barton Smith
 1964 The Human Jungle (TV Series)
Jack Lamond
- Skeleton in the Cupboard (1964) ... Jack Lamond
 1964 Witch Wood (TV Movie)
Prince Rupert
 1964 Nothing But the Best
Adrian Slater
 1964 Sykes and A... (TV Series)
- Sykes and a Box (1964)
 1963 Espionage (TV Series)
Wilson
- The Light of a Friendly Star (1963) ... Wilson
 1963 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Frank Murphy
- As Well as Murder (1963) ... Frank Murphy
 1960 On Trial (TV Series)
Captain Forster
- The Dilke Case (1960) ... Captain Forster
 1960 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Series)
Geoffrey Preston
- Twentieth Century Theatre: Musical Chairs (1960) ... Geoffrey Preston
 1959-1960 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Simon Bliss / Clifford Rawson
- Hay Fever (1960) ... Simon Bliss
- The Younger Generation (1959) ... Clifford Rawson
 1960 Inside Story (TV Series)
Dicky
- Roger (1960) ... Dicky
 1957 The Ship Was Loaded
Second Officer (uncredited)
 1957 Doctor at Large
Cyril (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted with the Bristol Old Vic School at the Theatre Royal in Bristol, England with Peter Wyngarde, Ingrid Hafner, Peter Wilson, Robin Phillips, Patrick Stewart OBE, Norman Tyrrell, David Perry, David King, John Woodvine, Daniel Moynihan, Susan Engel, and Peter Jeffrey in the cast. John Hale was director. Patrick Robertson ... See more »

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Trivia:

Has said in interviews he does not recall working on Doctor Who: Sentence of Death (1964) and Doctor Who: The Keys of Marinus (1964), at all. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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