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Edward Sinclair (I) (1914–1977)

Edward Sinclair was born on February 3, 1914 in Oldham, Greater Manchester, England as Edward Sinclair Perry. He was an actor and writer, known for Dad's Army (1968), Dad's Army (1971) and The Bells (1931). He was married to Gladys Green. He died on August 29, 1977 in Cheddar, Somerset, England. See full bio »

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Known For

Dad's Army
Dad's Army the Verger / The Verger / Verger Henry Yeatman / the Caretaker
Dad's Army
Dad's Army Verger
The Bells
The Bells Sergeant Christian Nash
Saraband Nils


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 1975 Whodunnit? (TV Series)
Sam Austin
- Nothing to Declare (1975) ... Sam Austin
 1975 Dawson's Weekly (TV Series)
- Strangers in the Night (1975) ... Steward
 1974 David Copperfield (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. Barkis
- Episode #1.3 (1974) ... Mr. Barkis
- Episode #1.2 (1974) ... Mr. Barkis
- Episode #1.1 (1974) ... Mr. Barkis
 1972 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series)
Head waiter
- Born Every Minute (1972) ... Head waiter
 1969 The Magic Christian
Park Attendant (uncredited)
 1969 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Officer of the Watch
- Rogues Gallery: The Timorous Rake (1969) ... Officer of the Watch
 1969 Rogues' Gallery (TV Series)
Officer of the watch
- The Timorous Rake (1969) ... Officer of the watch
 1969 Dr. Finlay's Casebook (TV Series)
- The Times We Live In (1969) ... Maclaren
 1969 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
 1968 Z Cars (TV Series)
- Out of the Frying Pan: Part 1 (1968) ... Dukes
 1965 Secret Agent (TV Series)
Business Man
- The Black Book (1965) ... Business Man
 1965 ITV Sunday Night Drama (TV Series)
- The Paper Man (1965) ... Sub-Editor
 1948 Saraband
 1941 Tower of Terror
Fletcher - Hale's contact
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in Noël Coward's play, "Cavalcade", at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane in London, England with Mary Clare, Una O'Connor, Fred Groves, Irene Browne and Binnie Barnes in the cast. Noël Coward was also the director. See more »


5' 7" (1.7 m)

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Died exactly one month after the last episode of Dad's Army (1968) was recorded. He didn't live to see the 9th season broadcast, since this took place nearly two months after his death. See more »

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