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Leonard Rossiter (1926–1984)


Leonard Rossiter was born on October 21st, 1926 in Liverpool. Unable to afford to go to university, he worked in an insurance office until he was 27, when he joined Preston repertory company and made his professional stage debut in "The Gay Dog". After Preston, he starred in productions at Wolverhampton, Salisbury and The Old Vic Company at ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 57) in London, England, UK

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 1985 Water
Sir Malcolm
 1984 King John (TV Movie)
King John
 1975-1984 Play for Today (TV Series)
Arthur / Harry Meadows / Dawson
- Dog Ends (1984) ... Arthur
- The Factory (1981) ... Harry Meadows
- After the Solo (1975) ... Dawson
 1982 Britannia Hospital
Vincent Potter
 1979 The Perishers (TV Series)
Boot
- Episode #1.20 (1979) ... Boot (voice)
- Eyeballs (1979) ... Boot (voice)
- Nose (1979) ... Boot (voice)
- Bone (1979) ... Boot (voice)
- Dog Whistle (1979) ... Boot (voice)
 1978 The Waterloo Bridge Handicap (Short)
Charles Barker
 1978 The Losers (TV Series)
Sydney Foskett
- Sitting on a Goldmine (1978) ... Sydney Foskett
- All Down in Black and White (1978) ... Sydney Foskett
- Out of the Strong (1978) ... Sydney Foskett
- The Naming of Parts (1978) ... Sydney Foskett
- A Star Is Born (1978) ... Sydney Foskett
 1978 BBC2 Play of the Week (TV Series)
Frank Harris
- Fearless Frank (1978) ... Frank Harris
 1977 The Galton & Simpson Playhouse (TV Series)
Jim
 1976 Machinegunner (TV Movie)
Cyril Dugdale
 1976 Voyage of the Damned
Commander Von Bonin
 1975 Barry Lyndon
Captain John Quin
 1974 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series)
Smithy
- Pygmalion Smith (1974) ... Smithy
 1974 Masquerade (TV Series)
Leslie Lewis
- Mützen ab! (1974) ... Leslie Lewis
 1974 The Carnforth Practice (TV Series)
Aaros Boswell
- The Last Roman (1974) ... Aaros Boswell
- The Aristocrat (1974) ... Aaros Boswell
 1974 Luther
Brother Weinand
 1967-1973 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series)
Sergeant Tax / Andrew / Mike Schofield
- The Baby's Name Being Kitchener (1973) ... Sergeant Tax
- The Unquiet Man (1968) ... Andrew
- Taste (1967) ... Mike Schofield
 1973 After Loch Lomond (TV Movie)
Mickey Grant
 1964-1972 Steptoe and Son (TV Series)
Johnny Spooner / Welsh Hughie
- The Desperate Hours (1972) ... Johnny Spooner
- The Lead Man Cometh (1964) ... Welsh Hughie
 1971 Thick as Thieves (TV Movie)
Eddie
 1969-1971 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Harry / 'X'
- Hari-Kari and Sally (1971) ... Harry
- The Garbler Strategy (1969) ... 'X'
 1967-1970 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Mr. Jeffs / Mr. Marcus
- The Italian Table (1970) ... Mr. Jeffs
- Drums Along the Avon (1967) ... Mr. Marcus
 1967-1969 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Nikolai Krobnevsky / Fred Tomlinson
- Double Agent (1969) ... Nikolai Krobnevsky
- Day of the Tortoise (1967) ... Fred Tomlinson
 1968 Diamonds for Breakfast
Inspector Dudley
 1968 Otley
Johnson
 1968 Deadfall
Fillmore
 1966-1968 Theatre 625 (TV Series)
Co-Ordinator Ugo Priest / Voltaire / Fred Midway / ...
- The Year of the Sex Olympics (1968) ... Co-Ordinator Ugo Priest
- The Fanatics (1968) ... Voltaire
- Semi-Detached (1966) ... Fred Midway
- Doctor Knock (1966) ... Dr. Knock
 1968 Half Hour Story (TV Series)
Owen
- A View from the Obelisk (1968) ... Owen
 1967 The Whisperers
Assistance Board Officer
 1967 The Revenue Men (TV Series)
Ormerod
- The Benefactor (1967) ... Ormerod
 1967 Deadlier Than the Male
Henry Bridgenorth
 1966 The Witches
Dr. Wallis
 1966 The Wrong Box
Vyvyan Alistair Montague
 1966 Death Is a Good Living (TV Mini-Series)
Norman Lynch
 1966 Hotel Paradiso
Inspector
 1963-1965 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Leslie Harmon / Man / Patrick / ...
- Mr. Fowlds (1965) ... Leslie Harmon
- Between the Two of Us (1965) ... Man
- Flight from Reality (1964) ... Patrick
- The Buried Man (1963) ... Robert Bailey
 1965 King Rat
McCoy
 1965 Cluff (TV Series)
Wilkie
- The Fireraiser (1965) ... Wilkie
 1965 Thursday Theatre (TV Series)
Frank Broadbent
- Celebration (1965) ... Frank Broadbent
 1964 They All Died Laughing
Dr. Fisher
 1964 Redcap (TV Series)
Sgt. Rolfe
 1964 Love Story (TV Series)
Sgt. 'Tubby' Watson
- Beggars and Choosers (1964) ... Sgt. 'Tubby' Watson
 1964 Festival (TV Series)
Daudet
- Justin Thyme (1964) ... Daudet
 1964 The Long Ships
Persian Soldier Who Falls On Sword To Prove Loyalty (uncredited)
 1964 House of Glass (TV Movie)
Sgt. Golto
 1963 First Night (TV Series)
Sammy Love
- It's All Lovely (1963) ... Sammy Love
 1962-1963 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
William Acton / Harry
- The Morning After (1962) ... Harry
 1963 Maupassant (TV Series)
Emile Vallin
- The Story of a Farm Girl (1963) ... Emile Vallin
 1963 Jezebel ex UK (TV Series)
Pritchard
- The Four-Legged Stowaway (1963) ... Pritchard
 1963 Suspense (TV Series)
Alan Treece
- Walk in Fear (1963) ... Alan Treece
 1963 Z Cars (TV Series)
Det. Insp. Bamber
- Enquiry (1963) ... Det. Insp. Bamber
- Matter of Conviction (1963) ... Det. Insp. Bamber
- Members Only (1963) ... Det. Insp. Bamber
- Follow My Leader (1963) ... Det. Insp. Bamber
- The Listeners (1963) ... Det. Insp. Bamber
 1963 This Sporting Life
Phillips, Sports writer
 1962 A Kind of Loving
Whymper
 1962 Studio 4 (TV Series)
Gerard Moustler
- The Farquhar Connection (1962) ... Gerard Moustler
 1961 You Can't Win (TV Series)
Fenny
- The One That Got Away (1961) ... Fenny
 1959 The Nightwatchman's Stories (TV Series)
Joe Stocks
- The Constable's Move (1959) ... Joe Stocks
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in David Turner's play, "Semi-Detached," at the Greenwich Theatre in Greenwich, London, England with Gillian Raine, Joan Sanderson, and Peter Schofield in the cast. He and Alan Strachan were directors. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | See more »

Alternate Names:

Len Rossiter

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Personal Quote:

When I worked over there (America) I came to a firm conclusion - we are separated by a mutual language. See more »

Trivia:

Leonard was left-handed, as can be seen during an episode of The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin (1976). See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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