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Ricky Tomlinson


Ricky Tomlinson was born on September 26, 1939 in Bispham, Blackpool, England as Eric Tomlinson. He is an actor and writer, known for Brookside (1982), Mike Bassett: England Manager (2001) and The Royle Family (1998). He has been married to Rita Cumiskey since January 4, 2003. He was previously married to Marlene Clifton. See full bio »
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 2014 Northern Soul
Grandad
 2014 Psyched (Short)
Brian the Ghost Union President
 2013-2014 In the Flesh (TV Mini-Series)
Ken Burton
- Episode #2.1 (2014) ... Ken Burton
- Episode #1.3 (2013) ... Ken Burton
- Episode #1.2 (2013) ... Ken Burton
- Episode #1.1 (2013) ... Ken Burton
 2013 Great Night Out (TV Series)
Warren
- Episode #1.6 (2013) ... Warren
- Episode #1.5 (2013) ... Warren
- Episode #1.4 (2013) ... Warren
- Episode #1.3 (2013) ... Warren
- Episode #1.2 (2013) ... Warren
 2009 Nativity!
Mayor
 2008 Stepdad
 2007 Plenty More Fish (Short)
Compere
 2007 Learning to Walk (Short)
Granddad
 2005 Down to Earth (TV Series)
Tony Murphy
- Trouble 'n' Strife (2005) ... Tony Murphy
 2004 Monkey Trousers (TV Movie)
Various Roles
 2004 Dalziel and Pascoe (TV Series)
Rowan Priestley
- The Price of Fame (2004) ... Rowan Priestley
 2003 The Virgin of Liverpool
Frank Conlon
 2002 Capone's Boys
Billy
 2002 Nice Guy Eddie (TV Series)
Eddie McMullen
 1998-2002 Playing the Field (TV Series)
Jim Pratt
- Episode #5.1 (2002) ... Jim Pratt
- Episode #4.1 (2000) ... Jim Pratt
- Episode #3.1 (2000) ... Jim Pratt
- Episode #2.7 (1999) ... Jim Pratt
- Episode #2.6 (1999) ... Jim Pratt
 2002 Five Ways John Wayne Didn't Die (Short)
Dead Man (voice)
 2001 Formula 51
Leopold Durant
 2001 Strange Relations (TV Movie)
Uncle Alfred
 2001 The Priory (TV Series)
 2001 Nice Guy Eddie (TV Movie)
Eddie McMullen
 2001 Clocking Off (TV Series)
Ronnie Anderson
- Bev's Story (2001) ... Ronnie Anderson
- Kev's Story (2001) ... Ronnie Anderson
 2000 Lounge Act (Short) (voice)
 2000 Nasty Neighbours
Harold Peach
 2000 Safe as Houses (TV Series)
Lawrence
 1999 Hooves of Fire (TV Short)
Santa Claus (voice)
 1999 Cold Feet (TV Series)
Cabbie
- Episode #2.5 (1999) ... Cabbie
 1999 Dockers (TV Movie)
Macca Macaulay
 1997 The Fix (TV Movie)
Gordon
 1997 Mojo
Ezra
 1997 Preaching to the Perverted
Fibbin' Gibbins
 1997 Life is All You Get
Buddy
 1996 Hillsborough (TV Movie)
John Glover
 1996 Bob's Weekend
Jack
 1994-1995 Roughnecks (TV Series)
Cinders
- Episode #2.7 (1995) ... Cinders
- Episode #2.6 (1995) ... Cinders
- Episode #2.5 (1995) ... Cinders
- Episode #2.4 (1995) ... Cinders
- Episode #2.3 (1995) ... Cinders
 1995 Butterfly Kiss
Robert
 1995 The All New Alexei Sayle Show (TV Series)
Man Selling Chicken in Pub
- Episode #2.2 (1995) ... Man Selling Chicken in Pub
 1994 Where the Buffalo Roam (TV Movie)
Glyn Hunter
 1993 Raining Stones
Tommy
 1993 The Bill (TV Series)
Ray Hickey
- Home to Roost (1993) ... Ray Hickey
 1991 Riff-Raff
Larry
 1989 Dear Sarah (TV Movie)
Warder #1
 1987 Out of Order
Decorator
 1982 Boys from the Blackstuff (TV Mini-Series)
Hospital Doctor
- George's Last Ride (1982) ... Hospital Doctor
 1981 Play for Today (TV Series)
Dennis
- United Kingdom (1981) ... Dennis
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TV commercial for British Gas. See more »


Alternate Names:

Rick Tomlinson

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Personal Quote:

I never had acting lessons so I'm still an old ham, probably playing myself most of the time. See more »

Trivia:

Presented a political television broadcast for the Socialist Labour Party during the 2001 General Election campaign. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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