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Olaf Pooley

He was born in Parkstone, Dorset, England. His father was English and his mother was Danish. Olaf was a student of architecture at the Architectural Association, London, and of painting at the Chelsea School of Art. In Paris, he studied under the tutelage of Marcel Grommaire, at the Acedemie Colorossi. He has exhibited in Europe, including with ... See full bio »
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 2005 Fellini's Donut (Short)
The Baker
 2001 An Evening with Rosanne Seaborn (TV Movie)
The Husband
 2000 Star Trek: Voyager (TV Series)
- Blink of an Eye (2000) ... Cleric
 1996 Beastmaster III: The Eye of Braxus (TV Movie)
 1996 Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (TV Series)
- Eye for an Eye (1996) ... Judge
 1992 L.A. Law (TV Series)
Dr. Schuller
- Great Balls Afire (1992) ... Dr. Schuller
 1989 Nightmare Classics (TV Series)
John the Gardner
- The Turn of the Screw (1989) ... John the Gardner
 1986 Hill Street Blues (TV Series)
- Suitcase (1986) ... Jaeger
 1985 MacGyver (TV Series)
Dr. Sidney Marlowe
- Pilot (1985) ... Dr. Sidney Marlowe
 1985 Wallenberg: A Hero's Story (TV Movie)
Tibor Moritz
 1984 Gone Are the Dayes (TV Movie)
Grand Master
 1984 Scarecrow and Mrs. King (TV Series)
 1983 Mr. Smith (TV Series)
 1982 The Tragedy of King Lear (Video)
The Doctor
 1979 A Deadly Game (TV Movie)
Soviet First Secretary
 1979 Atom Spies (TV Movie)
Lord Halifax
 1978 A Horseman Riding By (TV Series)
Prof. Scholtzer
- 1914: Call to Arms (1978) ... Prof. Scholtzer
- 1914: The Last Hot Summer (1978) ... Prof. Scholtzer
 1978 Shadows (TV Series)
- The Silver Apple (1978) ... Wizard
 1978 The Sandbaggers (TV Series)
Lars Torvik
- First Principles (1978) ... Lars Torvik
 1978 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Josef Dzierzinski
- Forty Weeks (1978) ... Josef Dzierzinski
 1977 Marie Curie (TV Mini-Series)
Gustave Terry
- Episode #1.5 (1977) ... Gustave Terry
- Episode #1.4 (1977) ... Gustave Terry
 1976 Killers (TV Series)
Dr. Cecil Pooley
- Murder at the Metropole (1976) ... Dr. Cecil Pooley
 1974 The Zoo Gang (TV Series)
- The Twisted Cross (1974) ... Inspector
 1974 Fall of Eagles (TV Mini-Series)
Police President Baron Krauss
- Requiem for a Crown Prince (1974) ... Police President Baron Krauss
 1974 Special Branch (TV Series)
Eastry senior
- Jailbait (1974) ... Eastry senior
 1973 The Protectors (TV Series)
Commissioner Braun
- Wam: Part 2 (1973) ... Commissioner Braun
 1973 The Pathfinders (TV Series)
- Operation Pickpocket (1973) ... Leidig
 1971 The Corpse
 1971 The Johnstown Monster
Professor Chislehurst
 1971 Jason King (TV Series)
- A Page Before Dying (1971) ... Gorini
 1971 Doomwatch (TV Series)
Dr. Ensor
- By the Pricking of My Thumbs... (1971) ... Dr. Ensor
 1970 Codename (TV Series)
- The Quickness of the Hand (1970) ... Istov
 1970 The Culture Vultures (TV Series)
TV Interviewer
- Episode #1.1 (1970) ... TV Interviewer
 1969 Paul Temple (TV Series)
John Blight
- Who Dies Next (1969) ... John Blight
 1969 Destiny of a Spy (TV Movie)
Igor Trubenoff
 1969 The Assassination Bureau
Swiss Cashier
 1961-1968 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Captain Bailey / Mark Fuller
- Berserk (1968) ... Captain Bailey
- The Tommy Fuller Story (1961) ... Mark Fuller
 1968 The Expert (TV Series)
- He's Good for It (1968) ... Adams
 1968 Detective (TV Series)
Mr. Nash
- Crime of Passion (1968) ... Mr. Nash
 1967 Mogul (TV Series)
Aircraft Captain
- Think Big (1967) ... Aircraft Captain
 1966 Exorcism at Midnight
Father Goodman
 1966 The Master (TV Short)
The Master
 1965 Sherlock Holmes (TV Series)
 1964 The Plane Makers (TV Series)
Walter MacDonald, MP
- The Salesmen (1964) ... Walter MacDonald, MP
 1964 ITV Sunday Night Drama (TV Series)
- Sunday Mystery Theatre: Dig Here (1964) ... Undertaker
 1963 The Third Man (TV Series)
Profesor Beesley
- A King's Ransom (1963) ... Profesor Beesley
 1961-1963 Ghost Squad (TV Series)
Kobelik / Dr. Lundveken
- The Menacing Mazurka (1963) ... Kobelik
- Million Dollar Ransom (1961) ... Dr. Lundveken
 1962 The Battleaxe
 1962 The Password Is Courage
German Doctor
 1962 Richard the Lionheart (TV Series)
Sheik Mahmoud / Pilgrim
- The Great Enterprise (1962) ... Sheik Mahmoud
- The Strange Monks of Latroun (1962) ... Pilgrim
 1962 Top Secret (TV Series)
Colonel Robeldo
- The Life Stealers (1962) ... Colonel Robeldo
 1961 Maigret (TV Series)
 1960-1961 Deadline Midnight (TV Series)
Mark Byron / Lucas
- Take Over (1961) ... Mark Byron
- Bid for Glory (1961) ... Mark Byron
- Episode #1.9 (1960) ... Lucas
 1960 The Roving Reasons (TV Series)
- The Oslo Ostler (1960)
 1960 Sink the Bismarck!
Officer of the Watch on Sheffield (uncredited)
 1960 The Four Just Men (TV Series)
- The Rietti Group (1960) ... Lorenzo
 1959 H.G.Wells' Invisible Man (TV Series)
Casino Manager
- Odds Against Death (1959) ... Casino Manager
 1959 Left Right and Centre
TV newscaster
 1958 Leave It to Todhunter (TV Series)
Digby Powell-Hancock MP
 1958 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
- Montserrat (1958) ... Zavala
 1957 Windom's Way
Colonel Lupat (uncredited)
 1957 English Family Robinson (TV Mini-Series)
Havildar Khan
- Night of the Tigers (1957) ... Havildar Khan
 1956 Anastasia
Zhadanov (uncredited)
 1956 Aggie (TV Series)
Detective Inspector
- The Chiseller (1956) ... Detective Inspector
 1950-1956 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Sebastian / Jack Favell / Captain Lesgate / ...
- The Tempest (1956) ... Sebastian
- Rebecca (1954) ... Jack Favell
- Henry V (I) (1951) ... The Dauphin
 1956 The Gamma People
 1954 Colonel March of Scotland Yard (TV Series)
- The Abominable Snowman (1954) ... Carlmeddy
 1954 Gravelhanger (TV Series)
Charles Hartopp
 1954 Clementina (TV Series)
1st Landlord
- A Man Needs His Friends (1954) ... 1st Landlord
 1952 Mr. Potts Goes to Moscow
 1952 Glory at Sea
Crewman (uncredited)
 1952 Portrait by Rembrandt (TV Movie)
Hendrick Uylenburch
 1952 The Woman's Angle
Fudolf Mansell
 1951 Hell Is Sold Out
Cheri, male secretary
 1950 Highly Dangerous
 1950 She Shall Have Murder
Mr. White
 1949 The Lost People
 1949 The Huggetts Abroad
 1948 Penny and the Pownall Case
Von Leicher
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in Frederick Knott's play, "Dial M for Murder," at the Westminster Theatre in London, England with Jane Baxter, Emrys Jones, Andrew Cruickshank, and Alan MacNaughtan in the cast. John Fernald was director. See more »

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It seems to me that the art of painting must be one of the most difficult forms of art there is - though I hasten to add they are all difficult. How many truly great works are produced in this medium per century, let alone per annum - particularly considering the miles of canvas that receives its quota of expensive pigment each year? It has to be admittedly, mighty few. I have personally ... See more »


He has appeared in episodes of two different science fiction series which featured a regular character called the Doctor: Doctor Who: Inferno: Episode 1 (1970) and Star Trek: Voyager: Blink of an Eye (2000). See more »

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