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Gordon Rollings (1926–1985)


Born in Batley, Yorkshire, Gordon Rollings began his career in radio in Israel, then progressed into the circus in Paris and trained as a clown. His first television appearance was in Play School (1964) (this was the very first broadcast on BBC2). He then went onto appear as Charlie Moffit in Coronation Street (1960). From there a progression of ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 59) in Bristol, England, UK

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Filmography

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 1985 The Kenny Everett Television Show (TV Series)
Various
- Episode #3.8 (1985) ... Various
- Episode #3.4 (1985) ... Various
- Episode #3.2 (1985) ... Various
 1984 Bootle Saddles (TV Series)
The Kid (as Gordon Rawlings)
 1984 Sharon and Elsie (TV Series)
Ike
- Episode #1.2 (1984) ... Ike
 1983 The Sign of Four (TV Movie)
Mr. Sherman
 1983 Sex, Lies and Renaissance
Beggar (uncredited)
 1982 Kelly Monteith (TV Series)
- Episode #4.2 (1982)
 1982 Q.E.D. (TV Series)
Adcock
- The Great Motor Race (1982) ... Adcock
 1981 Sink or Swim (TV Series)
Workmate
- Ecology (1981) ... Workmate
 1980-1981 Young at Heart (TV Series)
Harry
- Pastures Green and New (1980) ... Harry
 1981 Dangerous Davies: The Last Detective (TV Movie)
Chrust
 1980 Superman II
Fisherman
 1980 Love in a Cold Climate (TV Mini-Series)
Ticket Inspector
- Foreigners Are Fiends (1980) ... Ticket Inspector
 1980 Cowboys (TV Series)
Drunk
- Two Right Casanovas (1980) ... Drunk
 1980 Born and Bred (TV Series)
Mr. Potter
- C'est Si Bon (1980) ... Mr. Potter
 1980 Worzel Gummidge (TV Series)
Postman
- The Return of Dolly Clothes-Peg (1980) ... Postman
 1980 Life Begins at Forty (TV Series)
Horace
- The Christening (1980) ... Horace
- Marriage-Go-Round (1980) ... Horace
- The Good Cause (1980) ... Horace
- The Open-Plan Plan (1980) ... Horace
- Blue for a Girl (1980) ... Horace
 1979 Le Petomane (Short)
 1979 Turning Year Tales (TV Series)
 1979 Danger UXB (TV Series)
Mr. Baker
- With Love from Adolf (1979) ... Mr. Baker
 1977 Lord Tramp (TV Series)
Ticket Inspector
- Episode #1.3 (1977) ... Ticket Inspector
 1977 Jabberwocky
King's Taster (as Gordon Rawlings)
 1976 The New Avengers (TV Series)
Bridlington
- Cat Amongst the Pigeons (1976) ... Bridlington
 1976 The Liver Birds (TV Series)
Police Sergeant
- The Never-Ending End (1976) ... Police Sergeant
 1975 Hogg's Back (TV Series)
Mr. Diehard
 1975 Play for Today (TV Series)
Oxfam
- Keep an Eye on Albert (1975) ... Oxfam
 1972-1975 Sykes (TV Series)
Electicity Meter Man / Attendant / Road Painter
- Commercial (1975) ... Electicity Meter Man
- Uniform (1973)
- Journey (1972) ... Attendant
- Walk (1972) ... Road Painter
 1975 The Growing Pains of PC Penrose (TV Series)
Brightly
- Among Those Appearing (1975) ... Brightly
 1975 Shades of Greene (TV Series)
Weiss
- The Root of All Evil (1975) ... Weiss
 1975 And Mother Makes Five (TV Series)
Max
- Recharging the Batteries (1975) ... Max
 1975 Dawson's Weekly (TV Series)
Stretcher-bearer
- Accident Prone (1975) ... Stretcher-bearer
 1975 My Old Man (TV Series)
Onion man
- Episode #2.3 (1975) ... Onion man
 1975 Barlow (TV Series)
Gordon
- Away (1975) ... Gordon
 1974 You'll Never Walk Alone (TV Short)
Trevor
 1974 Marty Back Together Again (TV Series)
Various Characters
- Episode #1.3 (1974) ... Various Characters
- Episode #1.2 (1974) ... Various Characters
- Episode #1.1 (1974) ... Various Characters
 1973 General Hospital (TV Series)
Henry Baker
- Episode #1.126 (1973) ... Henry Baker
 1973 Hey Brian! (TV Series)
- Episode #1.3 (1973)
 1972-1973 Late Night Theatre (TV Series)
Doctor / One Eyed Jack / Ali / ...
- Melodrama: The Gypsy's Revenge (1973) ... Doctor
- Melodrama: The Crimson Scar (1973) ... One Eyed Jack
- Melodrama: Death to the General (1973) ... Butler
- Melodrama: Steely Jack (1972) ... Steely Jack
 1972 Jackanory Playhouse (TV Series)
Griff
- The Wednesday Wand (1972) ... Griff
 1972 Something to Hide
2nd Man at Airport
 1971 The Persuaders! (TV Series)
Bar tender
- Overture (1971) ... Bar tender (uncredited)
 1971 From a Bird's Eye View (TV Series)
Eager Man / Captain
- Nobody Sleeps on a Honeymoon (1971) ... Eager Man
- Hurricane Millie (1971) ... Captain
 1970 On the House (TV Series)
Walter
- Thank You Fred Spooner and Goodbye (1970) ... Walter (as Gordon Rawlings)
- The Great McGonigle (1970) ... Walter (as Gordon Rawlings)
- The Fickle Finger of Arnold Pugh (1970) ... Walter (as Gordon Rawlings)
- A Little Bit on the Side (1970) ... Walter (as Gordon Rawlings)
 1970 The Adventures of Parsley (TV Series)
Narrator
 1969 Rhubarb (Short)
Artist Rhubarb
 1969 David Copperfield (TV Movie)
Milkman (uncredited)
 1969 World in Ferment (TV Series)
- Episode #1.5 (1969)
 1969 The Bed Sitting Room
Drip Feed Patient (as Gordon Rawlings)
 1968 Great Catherine
Glazier
 1968 Knock Three Times (TV Series)
Dad / Admiral
- The Other Side of the Tree (1968) ... Dad / Admiral
 1968 The Gamblers (TV Series)
Wally Peach
- Mates! (1968) ... Wally Peach
 1967 Carry on Doctor
Night Porter
 1967 Boy Meets Girl (TV Series)
Luigi
- There Was I, Waiting...! (1967) ... Luigi
 1966 Press for Time
Bus conductor
 1963-1966 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series)
Happy Brazier / Roger Matthews / Wilfred
- Room at the Bottom (1966) ... Happy Brazier
- The Siege of Sidney's Street (1964) ... Roger Matthews
- Fools Rush In (1963) ... Wilfred
 1966 Room at the Bottom (TV Series)
Happy Brazier
- Episode #1.0 (1966) ... Happy Brazier
 1966 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Monty
- Daughter of the House (1966) ... Monty
 1964 The Comedy Man
Skippy
 1964 A Hard Day's Night
Man with Sandwich in Pub (uncredited)
 1962-1964 Z Cars (TV Series)
Mr. Reynolds / Peach
- Whistle and Come Home (1964) ... Mr. Reynolds
- Sudden Death (1962) ... Peach
 1964 How to Be an Alien (TV Series)
- Courtship (1964) ... (voice)
 1958-1963 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Jingle / Porter
- Mr Pickwick (1963) ... Jingle
- Don't Listen Ladies (1958) ... Porter
 1961-1963 The Avengers (TV Series)
Lucien Chaplet / Sleeping Car Attendant
- Death a La Carte (1963) ... Lucien Chaplet
- Ashes of Roses (1961) ... Sleeping Car Attendant
 1963 That's My Boy (TV Series)
 1963 The Plane Makers (TV Series)
Mr. Forster / Frederick Parsons
- "The Old Boy Network" (1963) ... Mr. Forster
- Don't Worry About Me (1963) ... Frederick Parsons
 1963 The Marriage Lines (TV Series)
Ronnie
- The Threshold (1963) ... Ronnie
 1963 Crane (TV Series)
- The Executioners (1963)
 1963 Just for Fun
Party Official with radio
 1962 It's a Living (TV Series)
Signwriter
- Sorry Partner (1962) ... Signwriter
 1959-1962 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Postman / Ralph / Comic
- Epitaph for Johnnie (1962) ... Postman
- The Goat's Whiskers (1960) ... Ralph
- Murder with Witnesses (1959) ... Comic
 1962 Night Creatures
Wurzel
 1961-1962 The Dickie Henderson Show (TV Series)
- The Necklace (1962)
- The Patient (1961)
 1962 The Valiant
Payne (as Gordon Rawlings)
 1961 What a Whopper
Constable Doone
 1961 Harpers West One (TV Series)
Sammy Rivers
- Episode #1.5 (1961) ... Sammy Rivers
 1961 A Weekend with Lulu
Humper (uncredited)
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