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Brian Roper (1929–1994)


Brian Roper was born on August 19, 1929 in Doncaster, Yorkshire, England. He was an actor, known for The Secret Garden (1949), Adventures in Paradise (1959) and William Comes to Town (1948). He was married to Michelle Bisserier and Barbara L. Eaton. He died on May 14, 1994 in Livermore, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Secret Garden
(1949)
Adventures in Paradise
Adventures in Paradise Neal Baker / Nicky / Potter / Stockman
(1959-1961)
William Comes to Town
(1948)
The Secret Garden
(1952)

Filmography

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 1961 Pirates of Tortuga
Merchant (uncredited)
 1959-1961 Adventures in Paradise (TV Series)
Neal Baker / Potter / Stockman / ...
- Flamin' Lady (1961) ... Neal Baker
- Hangman's Island (1960) ... Potter
- Whip-Fight! (1960) ... Stockman
- The Lady from South Chicago (1959) ... Nicky
 1960 The Lost World
British Member of Zoological Institute Forum (uncredited)
 1958 Hong Kong Confidential
Dennis Brooks (uncredited)
 1958 Studio 57 (TV Series)
 1957 The Adventures of Sir Lancelot (TV Series)
Alan
- Witches Brew (1957) ... Alan
 1953-1956 Billy Bunter of Greyfriars School (TV Series)
Bob Cherry
- Bunter's Christmas Box (1956) ... Bob Cherry
- Bunter on the Warpath (1956) ... Bob Cherry
- Hunting Bunter (1956) ... Bob Cherry
- Billy Bunter's Double (1956) ... Bob Cherry
- Bunter the Bold (1956) ... Bob Cherry
 1956 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Gormy Evans
- Boys in Brown (1956) ... Gormy Evans
 1955 Navy Heroes
Tony Mullins
 1955 The Whiteoak Chronicles: Whiteoaks (TV Movie)
George Fennel
 1954 Stage by Stage (TV Series)
Vasquez
- The Wonder: A Woman Keeps a Secret (1954) ... Vasquez
 1954 The Rainbow Jacket
Ron Saunders
 1954 The Martins' Nest (TV Movie)
Brian Martin
 1953 The Girl on the Pier
Ronnie Hall
 1952 The Secret Garden (TV Series)
Dickon
- When the Sun Went Down (1952) ... Dickon
- It Has Come (1952) ... Dickon
- A Tantrum in the Night (1952) ... Dickon
- The Door in the Wall (1952) ... Dickon
 1952 I Believe in You
Hostel boy (uncredited)
 1952 The Promoter
Newsboy at Football Stadium (uncredited)
 1951 Kaleidoscope (TV Series)
Page Boy in Fools Rush In segment
- Episode #5.15 (1951) ... Page Boy in Fools Rush In segment
 1950 The Naked Heart
Tit-Be Chapdelaine
 1950 The Miniver Story
Richard (uncredited)
 1949 For the Children (TV Series)
Roy Teezer
- Watching the Trains Go By (1949) ... Roy Teezer
 1949 The Secret Garden
Dickon
 1948 William Comes to Town
Ginger
 1948 Just William's Luck
Ginger
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Trivia:

Due to his youthful appearance, Roper often portrayed characters younger than his actual age. He was nearly 20 years old when he played Dickon in the 1949 film version of "The Secret Garden" (1949), although publications at the time gave his age as 14. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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