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Bill Travers (I) (1922–1994)

Bill Travers was born on January 3, 1922 in Sunderland, England as William Inglis Lindon Travers. He was an actor and producer, known for Born Free (1966), Ring of Bright Water (1969) and Gorgo (1961). He was married to Virginia McKenna and Patt Rains. He died on March 29, 1994 in Dorking, Surrey, England. See full bio »

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 1992 Lovejoy (TV Series)
- Highland Fling: Part Two (1992) ... Duncan
- Highland Fling: Part One (1992) ... Duncan
 1984 The First Olympics: Athens 1896 (TV Mini-Series)
Harold Flack
- Part 1 (1984) ... Harold Flack
 1980 To the Manor Born (TV Series)
Arthur Smith
- Tramps and Poachers (1980) ... Arthur Smith
 1973 The Belstone Fox
 1971 Rum Runners
 1969 Ring of Bright Water
Graham Merrill
 1968 The Admirable Crichton (TV Movie)
 1966 Duel at Diablo
Lt. Scotty McAllister
 1963 Espionage (TV Series)
Father James
- A Camel to Ride (1963) ... Father James
 1963 Rawhide (TV Series)
Jeremiah O'Neal
- Incident at Two Graves (1963) ... Jeremiah O'Neal
 1962 Everglades (TV Series)
- The Hostage (1962) ... Rand (as Bill Linden-Travers)
 1961 Invasion Quartet
Freddie Oppenheimer
 1961 The Green Helmet
 1961 Two Living, One Dead
 1961 Gorgo
Joe Ryan
 1959 The Bridal Path
 1958 Storm Over Jamaica
Douglas Lockwood
 1957 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
 1957 Big Time Operators
Matt Spenser
 1956 Bhowani Junction
Patrick Taylor
 1955 Wee Geordie
 1955 Footsteps in the Fog
David Macdonald
 1953 Undercover Agent
 1953 Rheingold Theatre (TV Series)
Major Robert Morgan
- The Heel (1953) ... Major Robert Morgan
 1953 The Square Ring
Rowdie Rawlings
 1953 The Genie
 1953 The Shadow Man
Nigel Langley
 1953 Man in Hiding
Victor Tasman
 1952 Holiday Week
 1952 It Started in Paradise
2nd Photographer (uncredited)
 1952 Outpost in Malaya
Planter (uncredited)
 1951 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Lt. Jim Reid
- Albert (1951) ... Lt. Jim Reid
 1950 The Wooden Horse
Prisoner (uncredited)
 1950 Trio
Fellowes (in segment Mr. Know-All) (as Bill Linden-Travers)
 1949 Conspirator
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He acted in Dodie Smith's play, "I Capture the Castle", at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England with Richard Greene, Yvonne Furneaux, George Relph, Virginia McKenna, Georgina Cookson, Andrew Ray, Cyril Luckham, Vivian Pickles and Victor Lucas in the cast.

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Bill Linden-Travers


6' 4½" (1.94 m)

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His part in 'Born Free' lessened his interest in movie acting and led to his increasing involvement in wildlife conservation. See more »


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