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John Savident

John Savident was born in 1938 in Guernsey, Channel Islands, UK. He is an actor, known for Coronation Street (1960), A Clockwork Orange (1971) and The Remains of the Day (1993). See full bio »
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 2012 Holby City (TV Series)
Rupert Pool
- And We Banish Shade (2012) ... Rupert Pool
 2009 Hotel Babylon (TV Series)
Tristrum Calder
 2009 Above Suspicion (TV Series)
Barry Southwood
- Part 1 (2009) ... Barry Southwood
 2000 Aladdin (TV Movie)
Widow Twankey
 1996 The Fortunes and Misfortunes of Moll Flanders (TV Movie)
Clergyman in coach
 1996 Sharpe's Regiment (TV Movie)
Sir Barstan Maxwell
 1996 Loch Ness
Dr. Binns
 1995 Mayday Mayday (Short)
Jack Redpath
 1995 Othello
2nd Senator
 1994 Tom & Viv
Sir Frederick Lamb
 1993-1994 Mike & Angelo (TV Series)
Howard Fogle
- Model Child (1994) ... Howard Fogle
- Fly on the Wall (1993) ... Howard Fogle
- Robot Rita (1993) ... Howard Fogle
 1994 Middlemarch (TV Mini-Series)
Raffles
- Episode #1.7 (1994) ... Raffles
- Episode #1.6 (1994) ... Raffles
- Episode #1.5 (1994) ... Raffles
- Episode #1.4 (1994) ... Raffles
 1993 The Remains of the Day
Doctor Meredith
 1993 Heart of Darkness (TV Movie)
Company Director
 1993 Lovejoy (TV Series)
Cecil
- Dainty Dish (1993) ... Cecil
 1992 Mrs. 'Arris Goes to Paris (TV Movie)
Mr. Armont
 1992 Take Off with T-Bag (TV Series)
Claude de Terre
- The Curse of the Mummy (1992) ... Claude de Terre
 1991 One Against the Wind (TV Movie)
Henry Smallwood, American Embasy
 1991 Hudson Hawk
Auctioneer
 1991 Impromptu
Buloz
 1991 Duel of Hearts (TV Movie)
Rev. Adolphus Wantage
 1991 Parnell & the Englishwoman (TV Mini-Series)
W.E. Forster
 1990 Haggard (TV Series)
Lord Chesterfield
- The Great Lover (1990) ... Lord Chesterfield
 1990 Mountains of the Moon
Lord Murchison
 1990 Camping
English camper
 1990 Chelmsford 123 (TV Series)
Jupiter
- Bird Trouble (1990) ... Jupiter
 1989 T-Bag and the Revenge of the T-Set (TV Series)
Monsieur Claude
- La Boheme (1989) ... Monsieur Claude
 1988 Boon (TV Series)
Gerald Neale
- The Devil You Know (1988) ... Gerald Neale
 1988 A Summer Story
Bank Clerk
 1986 The Pyrates (TV Movie)
Don Lardo
 1986 David Copperfield (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. Creakle
- Episode #1.3 (1986) ... Mr. Creakle
- Episode #1.2 (1986) ... Mr. Creakle
 1986 Chance in a Million (TV Series)
Derek
- Goodbye Mr Hemstridge (1986) ... Derek
- For Whom the Bell Tolls (1986) ... Derek
 1986 Screenplay (TV Series)
Sir John Puckering
- The Marlowe Inquest (1986) ... Sir John Puckering
 1986 Screen Two (TV Series)
Judge
- The Silent Twins (1986) ... Judge
 1985 Fresh Fields (TV Series)
Mr. Royce
- A Waiting Game (1985) ... Mr. Royce
 1984 This Office Life (TV Movie)
 1984 The Bill (TV Series)
Video Shop Owner
- It's Not Such a Bad Job After All (1984) ... Video Shop Owner
 1983 Never the Twain (TV Series)
Mr. Wilde
- Partners (1983) ... Mr. Wilde
 1983 The Crystal Cube (TV Movie)
The Bishop of Horley, The Very Reverend Previous Lockhort
 1983 The Wicked Lady
Squire Thornton
 1983 Let There Be Love (TV Series)
Mr. Bagley
- Spilling the Beans (1983) ... Mr. Bagley
 1983 The Cleopatras (TV Mini-Series)
Pythagoras
- 80 BC (1983) ... Pythagoras
 1982 Gandhi
Manager of the Mine
 1982 Juliet Bravo (TV Series)
Ronnie Gore
- Amateur Night (1982) ... Ronnie Gore
 1982 The Chinese Detective (TV Series)
Don Lidell
- Oblomov (1982) ... Don Lidell
 1982/I Oliver Twist (TV Movie)
Mr. Fang
 1982 Father Charlie (TV Series)
Bishop Larkin
 1982 Doctor Who (TV Series)
The Squire
- The Visitation: Part One (1982) ... The Squire
 1982 The Black Adder (TV Series)
The King
- Original Pilot (1982) ... The King
 1979-1981 Blakes 7 (TV Series)
Egrorian / Fleet Warden-General Samor
- Orbit (1981) ... Egrorian
- Trial (1979) ... Fleet Warden-General Samor
 1981 Thank You, P.G. Wodehouse (TV Movie)
Beach
 1981 Private Schulz (TV Series)
Globke
- Episode #1.5 (1981) ... Globke
 1981 BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series)
Dunswick
- Clapperclaw (1981) ... Dunswick
 1980 The Mystery of the Disappearing Schoolgirls (TV Movie)
King Fortunatus
 1980 In Loving Memory (TV Series)
Mr. Hargreves
- The Fall of the House of Unsworth (1980) ... Mr. Hargreves
 1980 The Good Companions (TV Series)
Pobbleby
- In Which We Meet the Company (1980) ... Pobbleby
 1980 Moving Pictures (TV Movie)
 1980 Shelley (TV Series)
Dr. Wellbeloved
- Tea and Sympathy (1980) ... Dr. Wellbeloved
 1980 The Day Christ Died (TV Movie)
Aide to Herod
 1979 The Professionals (TV Series)
Robert Plumb
- Servant of Two Masters (1979) ... Robert Plumb
 1978-1979 Two's Company (TV Series)
Paul
- The Friendly Aristocrats (1979) ... Paul
- The Critic (1978) ... Paul
 1978 Romeo & Juliet (TV Movie)
Friar John
 1978 Z Cars (TV Series)
Assistant Chief Constable
- Deserter (1978) ... Assistant Chief Constable
 1978 Just William (TV Series)
Mr. Bumbleby
- William and the Tramp (1978) ... Mr. Bumbleby
 1977 1990 (TV Series)
Dan Mellor
- Witness (1977) ... Dan Mellor
- Whatever Happened to Cardinal Wolsey? (1977) ... Dan Mellor
- Health Farm (1977) ... Dan Mellor
- When Did You Last See Your Father? (1977) ... Dan Mellor
- Creed of Slaves (1977) ... Dan Mellor
 1977 Rachel and the Beelzebub Bombardiers
Captain Verney, MP
 1977 Raffles (TV Series)
Brigstock
- Mr Justice Raffles (1977) ... Brigstock
 1977 When the Boat Comes In (TV Series)
Colfax
- In the Front Line You Get Shot At (1977) ... Colfax
 1976 The Hunchback of Notre Dame (TV Movie)
Florian
 1976 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Van Heerden
- Legacy (1976) ... Van Heerden
 1976 A Dirty Knight's Work
Oliver Griggs - Police Commissioner
 1976 Our Mutual Friend (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. Podsnap
- Episode #1.4 (1976) ... Mr. Podsnap
- Episode #1.1 (1976) ... Mr. Podsnap
 1973-1976 Crown Court (TV Series)
James Binyon / Cecil Walker
- The Right of Every Woman: Part 3 (1976) ... James Binyon
- The Right of Every Woman: Part 1 (1976) ... James Binyon
- Intent to Kill: Part 3 (1973) ... Cecil Walker
 1975 Quiller (TV Series)
Sir Ian Dalrymple
- Assault on the Ritz (1975) ... Sir Ian Dalrymple
 1975 Comedy Premiere (TV Series)
Mr. Frisby
- The Truth About Verity (1975) ... Mr. Frisby
 1975 Goose with Pepper (TV Movie)
Floater Rope
 1975 The Main Chance (TV Series)
Donald Jarram
- Killing (1975) ... Donald Jarram
 1975 Galileo
Second Senator
 1974 Penny Gold
Sir Robert Hampton
 1973-1974 Warship (TV Series)
First Sea Lord / Admiral Norris
- Who Runs Across the Sea (1974) ... First Sea Lord
- Nobody Said Frigate (1973) ... Admiral Norris
 1974 Softly Softly: Task Force (TV Series)
Stackpole
- Pardon (1974) ... Stackpole
 1974 Late Night Drama (TV Series)
Mr. Cubbins
- A Brisk Dip Sagaciously Considered (1974) ... Mr. Cubbins
 1974 Dial M for Murder (TV Series)
Conrad
- Dead Connection (1974) ... Conrad
 1974 QB VII (TV Mini-Series)
Anaesthetist
- Part Three (1974) ... Anaesthetist
 1974 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Steward
- Diamonds on Wheels: Part 3 (1974) ... Steward
- Diamonds on Wheels: Part 2 (1974) ... Steward
- Diamonds on Wheels: Part 1 (1974) ... Steward
 1974 Diamonds on Wheels (TV Movie)
Steward
 1974 Great Mysteries (TV Series)
Sir Richard Muir Q.C.
- Trial for Murder (1974) ... Sir Richard Muir Q.C.
 1974 Butley
James (uncredited)
 1973 Harriet's Back in Town (TV Series)
Marius
- Episode #1.46 (1973) ... Marius
- Episode #1.45 (1973) ... Marius
 1973 Love Story (TV Series)
William
- Forsaking All Others (1973) ... William
 1973 The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes (TV Series)
Sir Arthur Inglewood
- The Mysterious Death on the Underground Railway (1973) ... Sir Arthur Inglewood
 1973 Colditz (TV Series)
Capt. Meegeren
- Murder? (1973) ... Capt. Meegeren
 1972 Thirty Minutes Worth (TV Series)
- Episode #1.2 (1972)
 1972 Lollipop (TV Series)
King Crow
- Cock -a- Doodle -Don't (1972) ... King Crow
 1972 Alcock and Gander (TV Series)
Cripps
- Soho Is Too Small (1972) ... Cripps
 1972 Tightrope (TV Series)
Forrester
- Episode #1.13 (1972) ... Forrester
- Episode #1.12 (1972) ... Forrester
- Episode #1.11 (1972) ... Forrester
- Episode #1.10 (1972) ... Forrester
- Episode #1.9 (1972) ... Forrester
 1972 Spyder's Web (TV Series)
Chief
- Nobody's Strawberry Fool (1972) ... Chief
- Spyder Secures a Main Strand (1972) ... Chief
 1972 Man of Straw (TV Mini-Series)
Von Wulchow
- A Loyal Subject (1972) ... Von Wulchow
- Imperial Justice (1972) ... Von Wulchow
- Upholders of Morality (1972) ... Von Wulchow
 1972 The Adventurer (TV Series)
Consul
- Poor Little Rich Girl (1972) ... Consul
 1971 Justice (TV Series)
Furness
- The Rain It Raineth (1971) ... Furness
 1971 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
Purishkevich
- Rasputin (1971) ... Purishkevich
 1966-1971 Public Eye (TV Series)
Sven Gustafson / Clerk of the Court
- I Always Wanted a Swimming Pool (1971) ... Sven Gustafson
- It Had to Be a Mouse (1966) ... Clerk of the Court
 1971 Hine (TV Series)
Cyril Hallet
- The Old School Noose (1971) ... Cyril Hallet
 1971 Brett (TV Series)
Counsel / Prosecuting counsel
- The Ruined Valley (1971) ... Counsel
- Trial of Strength (1971) ... Prosecuting counsel
 1971 Budgie (TV Series)
Godlove
- In Deep (1971) ... Godlove
 1970-1971 Doomwatch (TV Series)
Minister / The Minister
- The Web of Fear (1971) ... Minister
 1971 Long Ago, Tomorrow
Fete Guest
 1970 Biography (TV Series)
Muehleck
- I Measured the Skies (1970) ... Muehleck
 1970/I Waterloo
Muffling
 1970 The Mating Machine (TV Series)
Head waiter
- Only Three Can Play (1970) ... Head waiter
 1970 Manhunt (TV Series)
Raoul
- The Losers (1970) ... Raoul
- Little Man, What Next? Part 2 (1970) ... Raoul
- Little Man, Big Gun: Part 1 (1970) ... Raoul
 1970 Codename (TV Series)
Largo
- The Alpha Men (1970) ... Largo
 1970 Department S (TV Series)
Captain Svenoski
- The Double Death of Charlie Crippen (1970) ... Captain Svenoski
 1970 Two in Clover (TV Series)
Man
- Episode #2.3 (1970) ... Man
 1968-1969 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Mr. Brummitt / Mr. Miller / Hans Von Dorring
- The Sad Decline of Arthur Maybury (1969) ... Mr. Brummitt
- A Night with Mrs. Da Tanka (1968) ... Mr. Miller
- Coincidence (1968) ... Hans Von Dorring
 1969 Battle of Britain
RAF Officer (uncredited)
 1969 Nearest and Dearest (TV Series)
Landlord
- Now Is the Hour (1969) ... Landlord
- The Demon Drink (1969) ... Landlord
 1969 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Desfournettes
- Colombe (1969) ... Desfournettes
 1969 Judge Dee (TV Series)
Sheik Mansur
- Traitors in High Places (1969) ... Sheik Mansur
 1969 Before Winter Comes
British corporal
 1969 Callan (TV Series)
Hanson
- Red Knight, White Knight (1969) ... Hanson
 1968 The Saint (TV Series)
Frank Lomax
- Where the Money Is (1968) ... Frank Lomax
 1968 The Avengers (TV Series)
Henry Winthrop
- My Wildest Dream (1968) ... Henry Winthrop
 1968 Otley
Businessman
 1968 Inadmissible Evidence
Mr. Watson
 1968 Mystery and Imagination (TV Series)
Blount
- The Listener (1968) ... Blount
 1968 Man in a Suitcase (TV Series)
Joe Gulliver
- Web with Four Spiders (1968) ... Joe Gulliver
 1968 City 68' (TV Series)
- In Memoriam (1968)
 1967 Mogul (TV Series)
Francis Pearce
- And the Walls Came Tumbling Down (1967) ... Francis Pearce
 1967 Red, White and Zero
Supporter
 1967 Mrs Thursday (TV Series)
Sudi
- A Genuine Moorish Momento (1967) ... Sudi
 1967 Robbery
Policeman with Dog (uncredited)
 1966-1967 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Thurston / Drawbell
- The New Men (1966) ... Drawbell
 1967 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Cecil
- Compensation Alice (1967) ... Cecil
 1967 Seven Deadly Sins (TV Series)
 1967 Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (TV Series)
Spirit Guardian
- Playing with Fire (1967) ... Spirit Guardian
 1966 Redcap (TV Series)
Sergeant Jones
- Stag Party (1966) ... Sergeant Jones
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He acted in Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical, "The Phantom of the Opera," at Her Majesty's Theatre in London, England with Michael Crawford, Sarah Brightman, Steve Barton, Rosemary Ashe, David Firth, Mary Millar, and John Aron in the original London cast. See more »

Height:

5' 11½" (1.82 m)
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Trivia:

Sustained knife injuries to his neck following an attack at his Manchester flat by a 28-year-old male, whom he had befriended in a pub. He was meant to play a big part as "Fred Elliott" in the live Coronation Street (1960) show, as a result, he could not take part. The script had to be vastly rewritten and rehearsed in time for the live show date. See more »

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