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Darryl Read (1951–2013)

Born on tour of 'A Streetcar Named Desire' in Exeter, England, his career began eleven years later in film and television. Aged fourteen, he won a Venice Film festival award for Daylight Robbery (1964), since then he has appeared in countless TV and film productions including Minder, (released on DVD in 2002), and EastEnders. At sixteen he was a ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 61) in North Pattaya, Thailand

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 1980 Mackenzie (TV Series)
Rory
- Full Commission (1980) ... Rory
 1979 Minder (TV Series)
Billy
 1978 A Bunch of Fives (TV Series)
Ronnie
- Celebration (1978) ... Ronnie
 1977 Rock Follies of '77 (TV Series)
Punk Rock Group
- The Hype (1977) ... Punk Rock Group
 1969 Z Cars (TV Series)
Tommy Jones
- Fear or Favour: Part 2 (1969) ... Tommy Jones
- Fear or Favour: Part 1 (1969) ... Tommy Jones
 1969 The Saint (TV Series)
French Student
- The Ex-King of Diamonds (1969) ... French Student (uncredited)
 1968 Great Catherine
Young Peter
 1968 The Lost Continent
El Diablo
 1968 You and the World (TV Series)
- The Trip (1968)
- The Real Thing (1968)
- The Weirdee (1968)
 1968 Omnibus (TV Series documentary)
Apprentice
- My Name Is Benvenuto Cellini (1968) ... Apprentice
 1967 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Chris Conway
- The Run (1967) ... Chris Conway
 1967 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Messenger boy
 1967 Half Hour Story (TV Series)
Delivery boy
- A Man Inside (1967) ... Delivery boy
 1967 Mrs Thursday (TV Series)
Boy #1
- We Don't Pay London Prices (1967) ... Boy #1
 1967 River Rivals (TV Series)
Ricky Holmes
- The Night Raiders (1967) ... Ricky Holmes
- The Golden Dragon (1967) ... Ricky Holmes
- The Dragon's Secret (1967) ... Ricky Holmes
- The Blockade Runners (1967) ... Ricky Holmes
- Shipwreck (1967) ... Ricky Holmes
 1966 Son of the Sahara
Abu
 1966 Mystery and Imagination (TV Series)
Stripe / Boy
- Lost Hearts (1966) ... Boy
 1966 Take a Sapphire (TV Movie)
Child (uncredited)
 1965 The Flying Swan (TV Series)
Michael / Richard Stamford
- The Contract (1965) ... Michael
- Trial Run (1965) ... Richard Stamford
- Lady in Waiting (1965) ... Michael
 1965 Six (TV Series)
Malcom
- Andy's Game (1965) ... Malcom
 1964 Daylight Robbery
Darryl
 1964 Theatre 625 (TV Series)
Boy
 1964 Ollie and Fred's Five O'Clock Club (TV Series)
- Episode #1.56 (1964)
- Episode #1.55 (1964)
 1964 Festival (TV Series)
Young Waldo
- Under Milk Wood (1964) ... Young Waldo
 1963 Our Man at St. Mark's (TV Series)
Peter (1966-1967)
 1963 The Young Detectives (TV Series short)
Moggs
- Kidnapped (1963) ... Moggs
- When Thieves Fall Out (1963) ... Moggs
- Trapped (1963) ... Moggs
- The Searchers (1963) ... Moggs
- The Runaway Cart (1963) ... Moggs
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Crushed Butler 'Uncrushed' Album (10" Vinyl) Recorded in London, between 1969 - 1971 at Decca/Marquee Studios/Regent Sound Studios/EMI Studios Jesse (Ray) Hector, Darryl Read, Alan Butler. Dig The Fuzz Records ~ DIG 029 released late 1998 Archive produced by Darryl Read See more »

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1 Print Biography | 1 Pictorial | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

Some of the best actresses in the world are sex workers! See more »

Nickname:

The Modfather of Punk

Star Sign:

Virgo

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