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Fred Ridgeway (1953–2012)

Fred Ridgeway was born on October 16, 1953 in Dublin, Ireland as Frederick Gerrard Ridgeway. He was an actor, known for My Boy Jack (2007), Hollow (2010) and Shadow Observers (2008). He died on November 12, 2012 in London. See full bio »


(age 59) in London

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My Boy Jack
My Boy Jack Hobdon
Hollow Office Manager
Shadow Observers
Shadow Observers Tony Tricks


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 2010/II Hollow (Short)
Office Manager
 1997-2010 The Bill (TV Series)
Les Thompson / Cecil Preddie / Ernie Shorter / ...
- Great Power (2010) ... Les Thompson
- For Better, for Worse (2001) ... Cecil Preddie
- No-One's That Honest (2000) ... Ernie Shorter
- Crime and Punishment (2000) ... Bernie Shorter
- Puppy Walk (1998) ... Darren Carter
 2009 Kapital (Short)
The Man
 1999-2009 Heartbeat (TV Series)
Mr Brigstocke / Jack Arundall
- The Hospital Job (2009) ... Mr Brigstocke
- Always a Copper (1999) ... Jack Arundall
 2009 Memorabilis (Short)
 2008 Shadow Observers (Short)
Tony Tricks
 2008 Doctors (TV Series)
Ted Drabble
- Miss Letherbridge (2008) ... Ted Drabble
 2007 My Boy Jack (TV Movie)
 2007 Trial & Retribution (TV Series)
Terry Tennant
- Paradise Lost: Part 2 (2007) ... Terry Tennant
- Paradise Lost: Part 1 (2007) ... Terry Tennant
 2000-2006 Casualty (TV Series)
John Garrison / Gary Parnell
- Secrets and Lies (2006) ... John Garrison
- States of Shock (2000) ... Gary Parnell
 2003 Perks (Short)
Mr. Rilton
 2003 MI-5 (TV Series)
Seedy Man
- Episode #2.6 (2003) ... Seedy Man (uncredited)
 2003 The Royal (TV Series)
Colin Nisbett
- Coffin Fit (2003) ... Colin Nisbett
 2002 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Video Game)
Aragog (voice, as Freddie Ridge)
 2002 The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (TV Series)
Funeral Director
- For the Sake of Elena (2002) ... Funeral Director
 2002 Peak Practice (TV Series)
- Episode #12.12 (2002) ... Policeman
 1999 Midsomer Murders (TV Series)
Ben Gurdie
- Death of a Stranger (1999) ... Ben Gurdie
 1999 Polterguests (TV Series)
Mr. Biddle
- Hee Haw Hotel (1999) ... Mr. Biddle
 1998 Monk Dawson
Fr Fahey
 1996 Father Ted (TV Series)
Father Ken Dillon
- New Jack City (1996) ... Father Ken Dillon

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Other Works:

'One Man, Two Guvnors' on the London stage and on Broadway. As the play-write Richard Bean remarked: "He is probably best known to the American and British public as Charlie Clench, the preternaturally stupid scrap-metal dealer in One Man, Two Guvnors, a part that could have been written for him. It was." (from The Guardian ... See more »

Alternate Names:

Freddie Ridge


5' 7" (1.7 m)

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Father of Sarah Ridgeway and Ben Ridgeway. See more »

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