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Kenneth Thornett (1925–1983)

Kenneth Thornett was born on September 19, 1925 in Lambeth, London, England as Kenneth James Thornett. He was an actor, known for The Adventures of Black Beauty (1972), Burke & Hare (1972) and The Sunday Play (1968). He was married to Diana Johnson. He died on January 4, 1983 in Kensington, London. See full bio »

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Known For

The Adventures of Black Beauty
The Adventures of Black Beauty Police Constable Dickins / PC Dickins / Police Constable Dickens / .P.C. Dickins / P.C. Dickens / P.C. Dickins / PC Dickens / PC Dickett
(1972-1974)
Burke & Hare
Burke & Hare Councillor Gordon
(1972)
The Sunday Play
The Sunday Play Harold Curtis
(1968)
A Tale of Two Cities
A Tale of Two Cities Ernest Defarge
(1957)

Filmography

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 1977 Jabberwocky
Merchants' Steward (uncredited)
 1977 Rosie (TV Series)
Station Sergeant
- The Cheese and Wine (1977) ... Station Sergeant (as Ken Thornett)
 1975 Upstairs, Downstairs (TV Series)
Foreman of Jury
- Joke Over (1975) ... Foreman of Jury (as Keneth Thornett)
 1975 Don't Drink the Water (TV Series)
Smith
- The Romance (1975) ... Smith
 1975 Hogg's Back (TV Series)
Van driver's mate
- Episode #1.6 (1975) ... Van driver's mate (as Ken Thornett)
 1975 Dawson's Weekly (TV Series)
Large Man
- All Pools Day (1975) ... Large Man (as Keneth Thornett)
 1975 Love Thy Neighbour (TV Series)
Rodney
- Episode #5.7 (1975) ... Rodney
 1975 Second Time Around (TV Series)
Policeman
- A Taste of Honeymoon (1975) ... Policeman
 1974 The Nine Tailors (TV Mini-Series)
Supt. Blundell
- Episode #1.4 (1974) ... Supt. Blundell
- Episode #1.3 (1974) ... Supt. Blundell
- Episode #1.2 (1974) ... Supt. Blundell
 1972-1974 The Adventures of Black Beauty (TV Series)
Police Constable Dickins / PC Dickins / Police Constable Dickens / ...
- The Last Roundup (1974) ... Police Constable Dickens
- Game of Chance (1974) ... PC Dickett
- The Last Charge (1974) ... Police Constable Dickins
- A Long Hard Run (1974) ... Police Constable Dickins
- Lost: Part 2 (1973) ... Police Constable Dickins
 1973 Jack the Ripper (TV Mini-Series)
PC John Neil
- The First Two (1973) ... PC John Neil (as Keneth Thornett)
 1973 Menace (TV Series)
Bridge Club Member
- Valentine (1973) ... Bridge Club Member
 1973 The Black Arrow (TV Series)
Cook
- The Cattle Drive (1973) ... Cook
 1972 Burke & Hare
Councillor Gordon
 1971 Bachelor Father (TV Series)
Dad
- Partners in Crime (1971) ... Dad
 1971 Please Sir! (TV Series)
Sergeant
- Identitwit (1971) ... Sergeant
 1971 The Guardians (TV Series)
Industrialist
- The Roman Empire (1971) ... Industrialist
 1971 Doctor at Large (TV Series)
Dr. Roberts
- Lock, Stock & Beryl (1971) ... Dr. Roberts (as Keneth Thornett)
 1970 Diamond Crack Diamond (TV Series)
Man / McKinley
- Diamond Alone (1970) ... McKinley
- Not for Sale (1970) ... Man
- Diamonds and Spades (1970) ... Man
 1970 If It Moves, File It (TV Series)
Thorne
- Lost and Found (1970) ... Thorne
 1970 Mogul (TV Series)
Stephen Bush
- The Dangerous Green Impala (1970) ... Stephen Bush
 1970 Doctor in the House (TV Series)
Policeman
- Nice Bodywork - Lovely Finish (1970) ... Policeman (as Keneth Thornett)
 1964-1970 Z Cars (TV Series)
Herbert Oakes / Maudsley
- They Call It Justice: Part 1 (1970) ... Herbert Oakes
- The Hunch (1964) ... Maudsley
 1969 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Bloodhound don
- Public Face (1969) ... Bloodhound don
 1969 The Inside Man (TV Series)
Insp. Busbridge
- Lady in the Bath (1969) ... Insp. Busbridge
 1968-1969 Softly Softly (TV Series)
Lane
- Critical Path (1969) ... Lane
- Take Them in Singles (1968) ... Lane
 1968 Ukridge (TV Series)
Bowles
- The Nasty Corner (1968) ... Bowles
- The Dog College (1968) ... Bowles
 1968 The Devil in the Fog (TV Series)
Manager
- Some Are Born of Greatness... (1968) ... Manager
 1964-1968 Sergeant Cork (TV Series)
Supt. Harper / Inspector Bellman
- The Case of the Horseless Carriage (1968) ... Supt. Harper
- The Case of the Ormsby Diamonds (1964) ... Inspector Bellman (as Keneth Thornett)
 1968 The Sunday Play (TV Series)
Harold Curtis
 1966 The New Forest Rustlers (TV Series)
Inspector Maskell
- The Round Up (1966) ... Inspector Maskell
 1966 The World of Wooster (TV Series)
Mr. Slingsby
- Jeeves and the Spot of Art (1966) ... Mr. Slingsby
 1965 Doctor Who (TV Series)
Detective-Inspector
- The Feast of Steven (1965) ... Detective-Inspector
 1965 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Captain Field
- Moving On (1965) ... Captain Field
 1964-1965 World of His Own (TV Series)
- Episode #2.3 (1965) ... (as Keneth Thornett)
- Episode #1.7 (1964) ... (as Keneth Thornett)
 1964 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Max Ventnor
- Don't Play with Fire (1964) ... Max Ventnor
 1964 The Indian Tales of Rudyard Kipling (TV Series)
Sergeant
- Watches of the Night (1964) ... Sergeant
 1964 Madame Bovary (TV Series)
Beadle
- Lost Love (1964) ... Beadle
 1963 First Night (TV Series)
George Hill
- Veronica (1963) ... George Hill
 1963 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Sir Thomas Parker
- Last Flight (1963) ... Sir Thomas Parker
 1963 24-Hour Call (TV Series)
Tom Cunningham
- Man Alone (1963) ... Tom Cunningham
 1962 The Scales of Justice (TV Series)
William Flowers
- The Guilty Party (1962) ... William Flowers
 1962 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre (TV Series)
- Locker 69 (1962) ... (uncredited)
 1962 Locker 69
Bit part (uncredited)
 1961 Theatre Night (TV Series)
Stephen Parker
- Goodnight Mrs. Puffin (1961) ... Stephen Parker (as Keneth Thornett)
 1961 Deadline Midnight (TV Series)
Policeman
- One Man Went to Fly (1961) ... Policeman
 1960 The Charlie Drake Show (TV Series)
Second Gentleman
- A Christmas Carol (1960) ... Second Gentleman
 1960 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Mini-Series)
Club Proprietor / Boubard
- The Nightwalkers (1960) ... Club Proprietor (as Keneth Thornett)
 1960 Scotland Yard (TV Series)
Harrison
- Information Received (1960) ... Harrison
 1959 The Young Lady from London (TV Mini-Series)
Kortzeroth
- Episode #1.6 (1959) ... Kortzeroth
- Episode #1.5 (1959) ... Kortzeroth
 1959 Nick of the River (TV Series)
Arthur Hepworth
- Episode #1.5 (1959) ... Arthur Hepworth
 1959 Great Expectations (TV Series)
Mr. Jaggers
- Episode #1.13 (1959) ... Mr. Jaggers (as Keneth Thornett)
- Episode #1.11 (1959) ... Mr. Jaggers (as Keneth Thornett)
- Episode #1.10 (1959) ... Mr. Jaggers (as Keneth Thornett)
- Episode #1.9 (1959) ... Mr. Jaggers (as Keneth Thornett)
- Episode #1.7 (1959) ... Mr. Jaggers (as Keneth Thornett)
 1957 Thunder in the West (TV Series)
Mr. Carey
- The Enemies (1957) ... Mr. Carey (as Keneth Thornett)
 1957 A Tale of Two Cities (TV Mini-Series)
Ernest Defarge
- The Footsteps Die Out for Ever (1957) ... Ernest Defarge (as Keneth Thornett)
- The Darkness (1957) ... Ernest Defarge (as Keneth Thornett)
- The Storm Breaks (1957) ... Ernest Defarge (as Keneth Thornett)
- The Honest Tradesman (1957) ... Ernest Defarge (as Keneth Thornett)
- The Jackal (1957) ... Ernest Defarge (as Keneth Thornett)
 1957 Shadow Squad (TV Series)
Steve Moray
- First Blood: Part 2 (1957) ... Steve Moray
- First Blood: Part 1 (1957) ... Steve Moray
 1956 The Gypsy Thief (TV Short)
Narrator (voice, as Keneth Thornett)
 1956 Potts in Parovia (TV Series)
Pat
- The Warning Note (1956) ... Pat (as Keneth Thornett)
- Send for Potts! (1956) ... Pat (as Keneth Thornett)
 1956 John and Paddy (TV Movie)
Chief Inspector Russell (as Keneth Thornett)
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