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John Ringham (1928–2008)

John Ringham was born on February 10, 1928 in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England as John Henry Ringham. He was an actor, known for V for Vendetta (2005), Woof! (1989) and The Secret of Eel Island (2004). He was married to Hedwig Felizitas Nowacki and Elizabeth Shepherd. He died on October 20, 2008 in England. See full bio »

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(age 80) in England, UK

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 2008 Wallander (TV Series)
Elderly Man
 2008 Doctors (TV Series)
Max Wickham
- You'll Be a Man, My Son (2008) ... Max Wickham
 2008 Nothingness (Short)
Johnstad
 2005-2007 The Secret of Eel Island (TV Series)
Pearl
- Shadow on the Sun (2007) ... Pearl
- Waste Not, Want Not (2006) ... Pearl
- The Return (2006) ... Pearl
- Friend or Foe (2005) ... Pearl
- Mora's Story (2005) ... Pearl
 2005 V for Vendetta
Old Man
 2002 Making Cocoa (Video short)
Tlotoxl (voice)
 1990-2001 London's Burning (TV Series)
Ron Schuster / Chief Fire Officer
- Episode #3.7 (1990) ... Chief Fire Officer
 2000 Lock, Stock... (TV Series)
Duke of Pewsey
- ...And a Fistful of Jack & Jills (2000) ... Duke of Pewsey
 1997 Out of Sight (TV Series)
Mr. Hassocks
- Teacher's Pets (1997) ... Mr. Hassocks
 1997 Melissa (TV Mini-Series)
Norman
 1996 Bramwell (TV Mini-Series)
Smythe
- Episode #2.8 (1996) ... Smythe
 1995 The Governor (TV Series)
Judge Simms
- Episode #1.1 (1995) ... Judge Simms
 1991 Birds of a Feather (TV Series)
Superintendent Cogart
- We'll Always Have Majorca (1991) ... Superintendent Cogart
 1991 The Darling Buds of May (TV Series)
Doctor Lacey
- Christmas Is Coming (1991) ... Doctor Lacey
 1989 We Are Seven (TV Series)
Col Rovers
- Episode #1.1 (1989) ... Col Rovers
 1989 Gentlemen and Players (TV Series)
William
- Another Square Mile (1989) ... William
 1989 No Strings (TV Series)
The Butcher
- One Man's Meat (1989) ... The Butcher
 1989 The Bill (TV Series)
Doctor
- N. F. A. (1989) ... Doctor
 1989 Woof! (Video)
Mr. Blocker
 1988 The Franchise Affair (TV Series)
Judge
- Episode #1.6 (1988) ... Judge
 1988 Casualty (TV Series)
Keith Cunningham
- Drake's Drum (1988) ... Keith Cunningham
 1988 Hannay (TV Series)
Manners
- Voyage into fear (1988) ... Manners
 1987 The New Statesman (TV Series)
Police Commander
- Three Line Whipping (1987) ... Police Commander
 1987 Terry and June (TV Series)
Major Fawcett
- The Mole (1987) ... Major Fawcett
 1987 Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: Sleeping Murder (TV Movie)
Doctor Penrose
 1986 The Theban Plays by Sophocles (TV Series)
Chorus
- Theban Plays: Antigone (1986) ... Chorus
 1986 Taggart (TV Series)
Gordon Latham-Brown
- Death Call (1986) ... Gordon Latham-Brown
 1986 Brat Farrar (TV Series)
Pilbeam
- Episode #1.5 (1986) ... Pilbeam
 1986 Chance in a Million (TV Series)
Lorry Driver
- Winning Streak (1986) ... Lorry Driver
 1986 New World (TV Movie)
 1985 Shadowlands (TV Movie)
Doctor
 1985 Bergerac (TV Series)
Newspaper Editor
- What Dreams May Come? (1985) ... Newspaper Editor
 1985 The Tripods (TV Series)
Herr Krummel
- Episode #2.3 (1985) ... Herr Krummel
 1985 C.A.T.S. Eyes (TV Series)
Sir Patrick Swinnerton
- Under Plain Cover (1985) ... Sir Patrick Swinnerton
 1983 A Married Man (TV Series)
Mr. Maitland
- Episode #1.4 (1983) ... Mr. Maitland
 1983 The Cleopatras (TV Mini-Series)
Pothinius
- 51 BC (1983) ... Pothinius
 1982 Rating Notman (Short)
 1982 The Barchester Chronicles (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. Finney
- Part 1 (1982) ... Mr. Finney
 1982 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
Major von Dust
- The White Guard (1982) ... Major von Dust
 1975-1981 Play for Today (TV Series)
Man on plane / Foreman
- No Visible Scar (1981) ... Man on plane
- After the Solo (1975) ... Foreman
 1981 Maybury (TV Series)
Dr. Joe Tarle
- Eddie (1981) ... Dr. Joe Tarle
 1981 Goodbye Darling (TV Series)
Ormerod
- Daisy (1981) ... Ormerod
 1980 Minder (TV Series)
Harrison
- Diamonds Are a Girl's Worst Enemy (1980) ... Harrison
 1980 A Tale of Two Cities (TV Mini-Series)
Attorney-General
- Part 2 (1980) ... Attorney-General
 1980 Cribb (TV Series)
James Hepplewhite
- The Horizontal Witness (1980) ... James Hepplewhite
 1980 BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series)
Paul Bennett
- Lifelike (1980) ... Paul Bennett
 1979 All Creatures Great and Small (TV Series)
Charles Harcourt
- Plenty to Grouse About (1979) ... Charles Harcourt
 1979 Thundercloud (TV Series)
Commodore Cringle
- Don't Go Near the Water (1979) ... Commodore Cringle
 1979 Flambards (TV Mini-Series)
Percy Adams
- Flying High (1979) ... Percy Adams
 1979 Flat Bust (TV Movie)
Joe
 1979 Two's Company (TV Series)
Neville
- The Salesman (1979) ... Neville
 1978 The Lively Arts (TV Series)
Hüttenbrenner
- Schubert: A Winter's Journey (1978) ... Hüttenbrenner
 1978 Bless Me Father (TV Series)
Albert Appleby
- The Tennis Match (1978) ... Albert Appleby
 1978 The Onedin Line (TV Series)
Doctor Porton
- Men of Honour (1978) ... Doctor Porton
 1978 Angels (TV Series)
Mr. Johnson
- Values (1978) ... Mr. Johnson
 1978 Rosie (TV Series)
Newman
- Further Complications (1978) ... Newman
- Complications (1978) ... Newman
 1978 People Like Us (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. Goreham
- The First Lessons in Love (1978) ... Mr. Goreham
 1978 Pennies from Heaven (TV Mini-Series)
Sergeant
- Says My Heart (1978) ... Sergeant
 1978 Wilde Alliance (TV Series)
Rev. Crabbe
- A Suspicion of Sudden Death (1978) ... Rev. Crabbe
 1978 BBC2 Play of the Week (TV Series)
Alf Smith
- Stargazy on Zummerdown (1978) ... Alf Smith
 1978 The Ghosts of Motley Hall (TV Series)
Ludwig Stumpf / Webster
- Party Piece (1978) ... Ludwig Stumpf
 1977 Rogue Male (TV Movie)
German Policeman
 1977 Raffles (TV Series)
First Commissionaire
- The Chest of Silver (1977) ... First Commissionaire
 1974-1977 Warship (TV Series)
Cmdr. Hirsch / FO Gibraltar
- Someone, Somewhere (1977) ... Cmdr. Hirsch
- The Immortal Enemy (1974) ... FO Gibraltar
 1977 Yes, Honestly (TV Series)
Mr. Pammenter
- But I Being Poor Have Only My Watch/Brooch (1977) ... Mr. Pammenter
 1977 Just William (TV Series)
Mr. Peters
- William and the Begging Letter (1977) ... Mr. Peters
 1977 When the Boat Comes In (TV Series)
Mr Armstrong
- A Wreath with Our Names On (1977) ... Mr Armstrong
 1976 Dickens of London (TV Mini-Series)
Chapman
- Magic (1976) ... Chapman
- Fame (1976) ... Chapman
 1976 Happy Ever After (TV Series)
Mr. Marchmont
- Restoration Piece (1976) ... Mr. Marchmont
 1976 The Twelve Tasks of Asterix
Various (English version, voice)
 1975-1976 Poldark (TV Series)
Henshawe
- Episode #1.15 (1976) ... Henshawe
- Episode #1.11 (1975) ... Henshawe
- Episode #1.3 (1975) ... Henshawe
 1975 Sadie, It's Cold Outside (TV Series)
Mr. Callaghan
- Episode #1.2 (1975) ... Mr. Callaghan
 1965-1975 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Wallace / Marshall / Dr. Wayman / ...
- For Better, for Worse (1975) ... Wallace
- Pay-Off (1974) ... Marshall
- Whiplash (1972) ... Dr. Wayman
- The Stranger (1970) ... Mr. Wilton
- Number 13 (1968) ... Mark Lawrence
 1973-1975 Crown Court (TV Series)
John Butters / Robert Murray
- The Mad, Mad Man: Part 1 (1975) ... Robert Murray
- The Black Poplar: Part 3 (1973) ... John Butters
- The Black Poplar: Part 1 (1973) ... John Butters
 1973-1975 Barlow (TV Series)
Southland / Chief Insp. Tobin
- Vindication (1975) ... Southland
- Trespass (1973) ... Chief Insp. Tobin
 1974 Too Much Monkey Business (TV Movie)
Mr. Barnes
 1962-1974 Z Cars (TV Series)
Owen / Garrett / Dave Daley / ...
- The Bouncer (1974) ... Dave Daley
- The Team (1972) ... Mr. Brownley
- Team Work (1972) ... Les Tarrant
- By Bread Alone: Part 2 (1970) ... Owen
- By Bread Alone: Part 1 (1970) ... Owen
 1974 The Dick Emery Show (TV Series)
Various
- Episode #13.7 (1974) ... Various
 1970-1974 Softly Softly: Task Force (TV Series)
Bradley / Chief Insp. Fox
- A Day's Work (1974) ... Bradley
- Lessons (1970) ... Chief Insp. Fox
 1974 The Pallisers (TV Series)
Major Tifto
- Part Twenty-five (1974) ... Major Tifto
- Part Twenty-four (1974) ... Major Tifto
 1974 The Inheritors (TV Series)
Gaster
- The Axeman Cometh (1974) ... Gaster
 1974 Moody and Pegg (TV Series)
Fred / Mr. Bracegirdle
- She: The Belle of the Ball (1974) ... Fred
- His or Hers? (1974) ... Mr. Bracegirdle
 1974 The Aweful Mr. Goodall (TV Series)
Alan Carrick
- A Good English Breakfast (1974) ... Alan Carrick
 1974 Are You Being Served? (TV Series)
the Check Jacket
- The Clock (1974) ... the Check Jacket
 1974 The Protectors (TV Series)
Prosecuting Counsel
- Trial (1974) ... Prosecuting Counsel
 1973 Great Mysteries (TV Series)
Police Inspector
- Farewell to the Faulkners (1973) ... Police Inspector
 1973 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Skip
- Brussels Sprouts-Boy Scouts (1973) ... Skip
 1973 The Donati Conspiracy (TV Series)
Prosecuting Counsel
- Episode #1.1 (1973) ... Prosecuting Counsel
 1973 Spy Trap (TV Series)
Severin
- Sullivan (1973) ... Severin
 1973 Menace (TV Series)
Chris
- Valentine (1973) ... Chris
 1973 Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em (TV Series)
Rigby
- The Salesman's Job (1973) ... Rigby
 1972 New Scotland Yard (TV Series)
Det. Insp. Clough
- Hoax (1972) ... Det. Insp. Clough
 1972 War & Peace (TV Mini-Series)
Gen. Savary
- Austerlitz (1972) ... Gen. Savary
 1972 Colditz (TV Series)
Major Dalby
- Missing, Presumed Dead (1972) ... Major Dalby
 1972 The Adventures of Black Beauty (TV Series)
Henry Bullivant
- The Horse Thieves (1972) ... Henry Bullivant
 1972 The Frighteners (TV Series)
Police Insp.
- The Disappearing Man (1972) ... Police Insp.
 1972 To Encourage the Others (TV Movie)
Parris
 1972 Man of Straw (TV Mini-Series)
Judge Franke
- Imperial Justice (1972) ... Judge Franke
 1972 The Liver Birds (TV Series)
Clerk of the Court
- Birds on the Dole (1972) ... Clerk of the Court
 1971 Owen, M.D. (TV Series)
John Franks
- Threadbare Harvest, Part 2 (1971) ... John Franks
- Threadbare Harvest, Part 1 (1971) ... John Franks
 1971 Casanova (TV Mini-Series)
Doctor Rasp
- Golden Apples (1971) ... Doctor Rasp
 1971 Justice (TV Series)
Webb
- The Rain It Raineth (1971) ... Webb
 1971 Bachelor Father (TV Series)
Desmond
- Not in Front of the Children (1971) ... Desmond
 1971 Hine (TV Series)
Ferguson
 1971 The Mind of Mr. J.G. Reeder (TV Series)
Bentwood
- The Duke (1971) ... Bentwood
 1971 Catweazle (TV Series)
Oscar / Otto Habbleman
- The Familiar Spirit (1971) ... Oscar / Otto Habbleman
 1970 Whom God Hath Joined (TV Movie)
Schoolteacher
 1968-1970 Dad's Army (TV Series)
Captain Bailey / Bracewell
- Under Fire (1969) ... Captain Bailey
- The Man and the Hour (1968) ... Bracewell
 1970 Diamond Crack Diamond (TV Series)
Estate agent
- Not for Sale (1970) ... Estate agent
 1970 Up Pompeii! (TV Series)
Buntus
- The Love Potion (1970) ... Buntus
 1970 The Woodlanders (TV Series)
The Stranger
- Marty (1970) ... The Stranger
- Felice (1970) ... The Stranger
- Grace (1970) ... The Stranger
- Giles (1970) ... The Stranger
 1970 Germinal (TV Mini-Series)
Pluchart
- Mob Rule (1970) ... Pluchart
 1970 The Worker (TV Series)
Cropper
 1969 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Schoolmaster
- The Sad Decline of Arthur Maybury (1969) ... Schoolmaster
 1969 Fraud Squad (TV Series)
Scase
- Two Kinds of Crash (1969) ... Scase
 1969 The First Lady (TV Series)
 1968-1969 Mogul (TV Series)
Mr. Perfect / Arthur
- Some of the Mud Is Bound to Stick (1969) ... Mr. Perfect
- The Dispossessed (1968) ... Arthur
 1969 The Power Game (TV Series)
Leehouse
- Triangles (1969) ... Leehouse
 1968 Resurrection (TV Mini-Series)
Gerasimov
- Dmitri (1968) ... Gerasimov
 1968 Nana (TV Mini-Series)
Labordette
- The Courtesan (1968) ... Labordette
- The Actress (1968) ... Labordette
 1968 The Saint (TV Series)
Dr. Russell
- The Best Laid Schemes (1968) ... Dr. Russell
 1967 The Baron (TV Series)
Inspector Duncan
- The Man Outside (1967) ... Inspector Duncan
 1967 The Forsyte Saga (TV Mini-Series)
Chankery
- Into the Dark (1967) ... Chankery
 1967 The Solarnauts (Short)
Tri-S
 1966 David Copperfield (TV Series)
Littimer
- Toll of the Sea (1966) ... Littimer
 1964-1966 The Avengers (TV Series)
Professor David Acheson / Cliff Howard
- A Sense of History (1966) ... Professor David Acheson
- The Secrets Broker (1964) ... Cliff Howard
 1965 Redcap (TV Series)
Colonel Morris
- Corporal McCann's Private War (1965) ... Colonel Morris
 1965 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
P.P.S.
 1965 The Flying Swan (TV Series)
Adrian Fenshaw
- Open Day (1965) ... Adrian Fenshaw
 1965 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Dr. Ellis
- Found Dead (1965) ... Dr. Ellis
 1965 R3 (TV Series)
Mr. Sarevsky
- The Forum (1965) ... Mr. Sarevsky
 1964 The Protectors (TV Series)
DS Jarrott
- Happy Is the Loser (1964) ... DS Jarrott
 1963 The Plane Makers (TV Series)
Ken Swanson
- The Best of Friends (1963) ... Ken Swanson
- "Too Much to Lose" (1963) ... Ken Swanson
 1963 Ghost Squad (TV Series)
Farley
- The Grand Duchess (1963) ... Farley
 1962 The River Flows East (TV Series)
Det. Sgt. Wendall
- Episode #1.2 (1962) ... Det. Sgt. Wendall
- Episode #1.1 (1962) ... Det. Sgt. Wendall
 1962 Studio 4 (TV Series)
Colonel Rich
 1961 Galileo (TV Movie)
Narrator (voice)
 1961 Doctor Faustus (TV Series)
Chorus speaker / Emperor
- Episode #1.2 (1961) ... Emperor / Chorus speaker
- Episode #1.1 (1961) ... Chorus speaker (voice)
 1961 Deadline Midnight (TV Series)
Bert
- The Unforgiven (1961) ... Bert
 1961 A Coming-Out Party
P / O GS 'Plum' Pouding
 1961 Emergency-Ward 10 (TV Series)
George Stuart
- Episode #1.413 (1961) ... George Stuart
 1960 R.C.M.P. (TV Series)
Bank Manager
- The Rustler (1960) ... Bank Manager
 1960 Mill of Secrets (TV Series)
Auctioneer
- The Auction (1960) ... Auctioneer
 1960 Formula for Danger (TV Series)
Marchbanks
- A Red Dawn Tomorrow (1960) ... Marchbanks
 1959 The Fast Ones
Inspector
 1959 Bleak House (TV Series)
Brickmaker
- Episode #1.11 (1959) ... Brickmaker
 1959 Hilda Lessways (TV Series)
Dr. Heve
- Episode #1.3 (1959) ... Dr. Heve
 1959 Julius Caesar (TV Movie)
Trebonius
 1959 Television Playwright (TV Series)
- No Through Line (1959)
 1957 Hawkeye and the Last of the Mohicans (TV Series)
Big Jake
- The Ethan Allen Story (1957) ... Big Jake
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