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Clive Swift


Clive Swift was born on February 9, 1936 in Liverpool, England as Clive Walter Swift. He is an actor, known for Excalibur (1981), Frenzy (1972) and Keeping Up Appearances (1990). He was previously married to Margaret Drabble. See full bio »
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 2011 Hustle (TV Series)
Yusef
- The Delivery (2011) ... Yusef
 2009-2010 The Old Guys (TV Series)
Roy
- Engagement (2010) ... Roy
- Hospital (2010) ... Roy
- Builders (2010) ... Roy
- Tom Moves Out (2010) ... Roy
- Triple Date (2010) ... Roy
 2007 Doctor Who (TV Series)
Mr Copper
 2003 Vacuums
AJ Johnson
 2002 Young Arthur (TV Movie)
Illtud
 1999 Aristocrats (TV Mini-Series)
King George II
 1997 Gaston's War
General James
 1997 The Famous Five (TV Series)
Mr. Pottersham
- Five Have a Wonderful Time: Part 2 (1997) ... Mr. Pottersham
- Five Have a Wonderful Time: Part 1 (1997) ... Mr. Pottersham
 1994 Woof! (TV Series)
Alex Pardoe
- Doggy Business (1994) ... Alex Pardoe
 1993 Heartbeat (TV Series)
Victor Kellerman
- Going Home (1993) ... Victor Kellerman
 1992 Boon (TV Series)
Charles Hastings
- Queen's Gambit (1992) ... Charles Hastings
 1990 This Is David Harper (TV Series)
Parapope Joshua
- Born Again Yesterday (1990) ... Parapope Joshua
 1990 Theatre Night (TV Series)
Brabantio / Gratiano
- Othello (1990) ... Brabantio / Gratiano
 1990 The Return of Shelley (TV Series)
Robson
- A Problem Aired (1990) ... Robson
 1989 Gentlemen and Players (TV Series)
 1989 Storyboard (TV Series)
Hewes
- Hunted Down (1989) ... Hewes
 1988 Journey's End (TV Movie)
Captain Hardy
 1988 Minder (TV Series)
Chisholm's Director
- An Officer and a Car Salesman (1988) ... Chisholm's Director
 1988 Young Toscanini
2o Maestro Scala
 1988 Les Girls (TV Series)
Mr. Tobler
- Spanners (1988) ... Mr. Tobler
 1988 The Ray Bradbury Theatre (TV Series)
St. John Court
- The Coffin (1988) ... St. John Court
 1988 A Very Peculiar Practice (TV Series)
Prof. Piers Platt
- Art and Illusion (1988) ... Prof. Piers Platt
 1987 Cause célèbre (TV Movie)
R.P. Croom Johnson K.C.
 1987 Pack of Lies (TV Movie)
Ellis
 1987 Inspector Morse (TV Series)
Dr Bartlett
- The Silent World of Nicholas Quinn (1987) ... Dr Bartlett
 1985 What Mad Pursuit? (TV Movie)
Bonwit Steinhauser
 1985 Black Silk (TV Series)
 1984 Pericles, Prince of Tyre (TV Movie)
Lord Cerimon
 1984 Memed My Hawk
 1983 Praying Mantis (TV Movie)
Dr. Faure
 1982 The Barchester Chronicles (TV Mini-Series)
Bishop Proudie
- Part 7 (1982) ... Bishop Proudie
- Part 6 (1982) ... Bishop Proudie
- Part 5 (1982) ... Bishop Proudie
- Part 4 (1982) ... Bishop Proudie
- Part 3 (1982) ... Bishop Proudie
 1982 The New Adventures of Lucky Jim (TV Series)
Lord Davenport
- Eckersley Revisited (1982) ... Lord Davenport
 1982 The Gentle Touch (TV Series)
Dalziel
- Right of Entry (1982) ... Dalziel
 1982 Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series)
Latham
- Stranger in Town (1982) ... Latham
 1975-1981 BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series)
Aaron Green / Robbie
- The Potsdam Quartet (1981) ... Aaron Green
- An Ordered Life (1980)
- Home Movies (1979)
- The Breakthrough (1975) ... Robbie
 1980 Cribb (TV Series)
Dr. Probert
- A Case of Spirits (1980) ... Dr. Probert
 1979 A Family Affair (TV Mini-Series)
Sir Charles Byford
- Finding the Words... (1979) ... Sir Charles Byford
 1979 Hazell (TV Series)
Fitch
 1978 The Sailor's Return
Reverend Pottock
 1978 A Horseman Riding By (TV Series)
Watkins
- 1905: The Hollow Victory (1978) ... Watkins
 1978 Bless Me Father (TV Series)
Fred Dobie
- Father and Mother (1978) ... Fred Dobie
 1978 Shadows (TV Series)
Devine
- And Now for My Next Trick... (1978) ... Devine
 1978 Send in the Girls (TV Series)
Mr. Fenton
- Goosepimples (1978) ... Mr. Fenton
 1978 Jackanory Playhouse (TV Series)
Professor Marvel
- Big Pete, Little Pete (1978) ... Professor Marvel
 1978 1990 (TV Series)
Tony Doran
- Ordeal by Small Brown Envelope (1978) ... Tony Doran
- The Market Price (1978) ... Tony Doran
- Pentagons (1978) ... Tony Doran
 1977 The Game (TV Movie)
 1976 Beasts (TV Series)
'Bunny' Nettleton
- The Dummy (1976) ... 'Bunny' Nettleton
 1975-1976 Play for Today (TV Series)
Air steward / Savory
- Buffet (1976) ... Air steward
- Goodbye (1975) ... Savory
 1976 Victorian Scandals (TV Series)
William Hepworth-Dixon
- Beloved (1976) ... William Hepworth-Dixon
 1976 Romeo and Juliet (TV Movie)
Friar Lawrence
 1976 Clayhanger (TV Series)
Albert Benbow
- The Discovery (1976) ... Albert Benbow
- Death and Dreams (1976) ... Albert Benbow
- Fall from Glory (1976) ... Albert Benbow
- Prisoners (1976) ... Albert Benbow
- The Orgreave Calamity (1976) ... Albert Benbow
 1975 Willow Cabins (TV Movie)
Matthew
 1975 Whodunnit? (TV Series)
Commander Blade
- Too Many Cooks (1975) ... Commander Blade
 1973 Raw Meat
Inspector Richardson
 1973 The National Health
Ash
 1973 The Pearcross Girls (TV Series)
Frank Pledger
- Sweet Julia (1973) ... Frank Pledger
 1973 The Moon Shines Bright on Charlie Chaplin (TV Movie)
Captain
 1973 Man at the Top
Massey
 1972 Dead of Night (TV Series)
Dan
- The Exorcism (1972) ... Dan
 1972 Villains (TV Series)
Mr. Clough
- Alice Sheree (1972) ... Mr. Clough
 1972 The Frighteners (TV Series)
Machin
- The School Room (1972) ... Machin
 1972 The Liver Birds (TV Series)
Jim Royle
- Birds on Strike (1972) ... Jim Royle
 1971 The Misfit (TV Series)
Gerald
- On the New Establishment (1971) ... Gerald
 1970 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Max Fielder
- Roll on Four O'Clock (1970) ... Max Fielder
 1970 Waugh on Crime (TV Series)
Inspector Waugh
 1969-1970 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Adjutant / Neil
- Mad Jack (1970) ... Adjutant
- Birthday (1969) ... Neil
 1968 The Expert (TV Series)
Graham Richards
- He's Good for It (1968) ... Graham Richards
 1967 Ways with Words (TV Series)
 1966 Public Eye (TV Series)
West
 1965 The Wars of the Roses (TV Mini-Series)
 1965 Having a Wild Weekend
Duffie
 1963 Love Story (TV Series)
Mervyn
- Some Grist from Mervyn's Mill (1963) ... Mervyn
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He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Henry VI," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England with Peggy Ashcroft, Janet Suzman, Donald Sinden, David Warner, Roy Dotrice, Nicholas Selby, Michael Craig, Brewster Mason, Jeffery Dench, John Normington, Tim Wylton, Cherry Morris, Charles ... See more »

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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One daughter Rebecca and two sons, Adam and Joseph. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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