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Michael Turner (II) (1921–2012)

Michael Turner was born on July 19, 1921 in Tabankulu, East Province, South Africa. He was an actor, known for Othello (1965), Cry Freedom (1987) and New Scotland Yard (1972). He died on July 14, 2012 in Wiltshire, England. See full bio »

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(age 90) in Wiltshire, England, UK

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 1998 The Bill (TV Series)
Gavin Watson
- Hard Cash (1998) ... Gavin Watson
 1997 Soulmates
'Coffee Cup' Eddie Williams
 1996 Pie in the Sky (TV Series)
Jimmy Jacobs
- Gary's Cake (1996) ... Jimmy Jacobs
 1993 Lady Chatterley (TV Mini-Series)
Rector Ashby
- Episode #1.1 (1993) ... Rector Ashby
 1992 Boon (TV Series)
Lawrence Bird
- Love or Money (1992) ... Lawrence Bird
 1991 Ruth Rendell Mysteries (TV Series)
Mr. Kershaw
- A New Lease of Death: Part Three (1991) ... Mr. Kershaw
- A New Lease of Death: Part Two (1991) ... Mr. Kershaw
- A New Lease of Death: Part One (1991) ... Mr. Kershaw
 1987 Cry Freedom
Judge Boshoff
 1987 Pretorius
De Jong
 1986 Screenplay (TV Series)
Pietmeyer
- Drums Along Balmoral Drive (1986) ... Pietmeyer
 1986 Mr Pye (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. Porter
- Made for the Moonlight (1986) ... Mr. Porter
- The Perjured Soul (1986) ... Mr. Porter
- The First Martyr (1986) ... Mr. Porter
- Preparing the Way (1986) ... Mr. Porter
 1984 The Biko Inquest (TV Movie)
Dr. Lang, chief district surgeon
 1982 Claire (TV Mini-Series)
Jim Williamson
- Episode #1.1 (1982) ... Jim Williamson
 1982 The Brack Report (TV Series)
Frank Sampson
- Chapter 8 (1982) ... Frank Sampson
- Chapter 5 (1982) ... Frank Sampson
 1980-1982 Crossroads (TV Series)
J. Henry Pollard
- Episode dated 11 May 1982 (1982) ... J. Henry Pollard
- Episode #1.3295 (1980) ... J. Henry Pollard
 1982 County Hall (TV Series)
Andrew Boughton
- Episode #1.7 (1982) ... Andrew Boughton
 1982 We'll Meet Again (TV Mini-Series)
Police Sgt. Wilson
- Hands Across the Sea (1982) ... Police Sgt. Wilson
 1981 Play for Today (TV Series)
Edward
- No Visible Scar (1981) ... Edward
 1981 Prisoners of Conscience (TV Series)
Hoexter
- Nelson Mandela (1981) ... Hoexter
 1981 Masterpiece Theatre: Sons and Lovers (TV Mini-Series)
Dr. Jamieson
- Episode #1.6 (1981) ... Dr. Jamieson
 1980 Drake's Venture (TV Movie)
Lord Burghley
 1980 To Serve Them All My Days (TV Mini-Series)
Brigadier Cooper
- Part Ten (1980) ... Brigadier Cooper
- Part Nine (1980) ... Brigadier Cooper
- Part Seven (1980) ... Brigadier Cooper
- Part Three (1980) ... Brigadier Cooper
 1980 A Question of Guilt (TV Series)
Dr. Parsons
- Constance Kent: Part 8 (1980) ... Dr. Parsons
- Constance Kent: Part 7 (1980) ... Dr. Parsons
- Constance Kent: Part 6 (1980) ... Dr. Parsons
- Constance Kent: Part 5 (1980) ... Dr. Parsons
- Constance Kent: Part 4 (1980) ... Dr. Parsons
 1979 An Honourable Retirement (TV Movie)
Mr. Harris
 1979 Fallen Hero (TV Series)
Geoffrey Hartford
- Episode #2.6 (1979) ... Geoffrey Hartford
 1979 Suez 1956 (TV Movie)
President Eisenhower
 1979 The Dick Francis Thriller: The Racing Game (TV Series)
Surgeon
- Odds Against (1979) ... Surgeon
 1978 Strangers (TV Series)
Insp. Veevers
- Briscoe (1978) ... Insp. Veevers
 1978 Angels (TV Series)
Howard Webster
- Decisions (1978) ... Howard Webster
 1978 Within These Walls (TV Series)
Coroner
- The Inquest (1978) ... Coroner
 1978 Going Straight (TV Series)
Mr.Scotcher
- Going Home (1978) ... Mr.Scotcher
 1977 The New Avengers (TV Series)
Dr. George Culver
- Dead Men Are Dangerous (1977) ... Dr. George Culver
 1976 Life and Death of Penelope (TV Series)
Dr. Lewis-Clarke
- The Reaper (1976) ... Dr. Lewis-Clarke
- The Nightmare (1976) ... Dr. Lewis-Clarke
 1975 Centre Play (TV Series)
British diplomat
- Judge the Bloody City (1975) ... British diplomat
 1975 The Main Chance (TV Series)
Dr. Fenway
- Coroner's Verdict (1975) ... Dr. Fenway
 1975 Sam (TV Series)
Harry Carter
- Gains and Losses (1975) ... Harry Carter
- What You Care Is What You Do (1975) ... Harry Carter
 1974-1975 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Mr. Greenwood / Det. Chief Supt. Burton
- Chain of Events (1975) ... Mr. Greenwood
- Stitch-Up (1974) ... Det. Chief Supt. Burton
 1975 Spy Trap (TV Series)
Captain Palance
- Look for the Ugly (1975) ... Captain Palance
 1975 Public Eye (TV Series)
David J. Graham
- Take No for an Answer (1975) ... David J. Graham
 1974 The Case of Eliza Armstrong (TV Series)
Charles Russell QC
 1973-1974 Crown Court (TV Series)
Chief Inspector Crane / Billy Robson / Major James Fowkes
- Strange Past: Part 1 (1974) ... Billy Robson
- Hidden Scars: Part 1 (1974) ... Major James Fowkes
- Persimmons and Dishwashers Regina v Curl: Part 3 (1973) ... Chief Inspector Crane
- Persimmons and Dishwashers Regina v Curl: Part 2 (1973) ... Chief Inspector Crane
- Persimmons and Dishwashers: Regina v Curl: Part 1 (1973) ... Chief Inspector Crane
 1972-1974 New Scotland Yard (TV Series)
Det. Chief Supt. Clay / Chief Supt. Petersen
- A Year to Kill (1974) ... Det. Chief Supt. Clay
- All That Glitters (1974) ... Det. Chief Supt. Clay
- A Man of His Word (1974) ... Det. Chief Supt. Clay
- For All Their Faults (1974) ... Det. Chief Supt. Clay
- Death by Misadventure (1974) ... Det. Chief Supt. Clay
 1974 The Brothers (TV Series)
Van der Moewe
- Power for Sale (1974) ... Van der Moewe
 1974 Sporting Scenes (TV Series)
Phillips
- When the Boys Come Out to Play (1974) ... Phillips
 1973 The Adventures of Black Beauty (TV Series)
Waggs
- Lost: Part 2 (1973) ... Waggs
- Lost: Part 1 (1973) ... Waggs
 1968-1973 Z Cars (TV Series)
Chief Supt. Mann / Hamilton Freeling / Superintendent
- The Cinder Path (1973) ... Chief Supt. Mann
- Officer Material...? (1973) ... Chief Supt. Mann
- A Very High Rocket: Part 2 (1970) ... Superintendent
- Should Auld Acquaintance: Part 2 (1968) ... Hamilton Freeling
- Should Auld Acquaintance: Part 1 (1968) ... Hamilton Freeling
 1973 Once Upon a Time (TV Series)
William Cable
- Silver (1973) ... William Cable
 1973 Hunter's Walk (TV Series)
Turner
- The Old Folks at Home (1973) ... Turner
 1973 Justice (TV Series)
County Court Judge
- Covenant for Quiet Enjoyment (1973) ... County Court Judge
 1973 Away from It All (TV Series)
Monsieur Ferret
- The Ripening Seed (1973) ... Monsieur Ferret
 1973 Barlow (TV Series)
Caleb
- Trespass (1973) ... Caleb
 1973 The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes (TV Series)
Inspector Andersen
- The Sensible Action of Lieutenant Holst (1973) ... Inspector Andersen
 1972 Cranford (TV Series)
Mr Hoggins
- Part 4 (1972) ... Mr Hoggins
- Part 3 (1972) ... Mr Hoggins
- Part 2 (1972) ... Mr Hoggins
 1972 Villains (TV Series)
Mr. Lillicoe
- Knocker (1972) ... Mr. Lillicoe
 1972 Van der Valk (TV Series)
Dr. Smeding
- One Herring's Not Enough (1972) ... Dr. Smeding
 1972 Callan (TV Series)
Det. Insp. Vanstone
- The Carrier (1972) ... Det. Insp. Vanstone
 1970 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Probation Officer
- Chariot of Fire (1970) ... Probation Officer
 1969 Strange Report (TV Series)
Taran
 1969 Big Breadwinner Hog (TV Series)
Mr. Eberhart
- Hogarth Accepts Responsibility (1969) ... Mr. Eberhart
- Immature, Unsatisfactory Work... (1969) ... Mr. Eberhart
- Hogarth Can Do Better (1969) ... Mr. Eberhart
 1969 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Chief Insp. Parker
- Murder: Nobody Knows (1969) ... Chief Insp. Parker
 1967-1968 City 68' (TV Series)
Cuff
- The System: Them Down There (1968) ... Cuff
- The Shooting War (1967)
 1968 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
- No Easy Walk (1968)
 1968 The Avengers (TV Series)
Crayford
- Have Guns - Will Haggle (1968) ... Crayford
 1968 A Man of our Times (TV Series)
Ted Harvey
- Uncle Richard Knows Him Better Than You (1968) ... Ted Harvey
 1967 The Gamblers (TV Series)
PC Bell
- How Well Do You Know This Man? (1967) ... PC Bell
 1967 Inheritance (TV Series)
Henry Brigg
- Reunion (1967) ... Henry Brigg
- Murder (1967) ... Henry Brigg
 1967 Escape (TV Series)
Gynt
- A Bad Risk (1967) ... Gynt
 1967 Send Foster (TV Series)
Mr. Black
- Family Likeness (1967) ... Mr. Black
 1967 The Fellows (TV Series)
Nashe
- Inside Out: Part Two (1967) ... Nashe
- Arson (1967) ... Nashe
 1967 Emergency-Ward 10 (TV Series)
Jack English
- A Matter of Will (1967) ... Jack English
 1966 Knock on Any Door (TV Series)
Arthur Burton
- Sunday in Prospective (1966) ... Arthur Burton
 1965 Othello
Gratiano
 1963 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Series)
Inspector
- Just You Wait (1963) ... Inspector
 1962 Crosstrap
Hoagy
 1959 The Moonstone (TV Series)
Bank teller
- Episode #1.7 (1959) ... Bank teller
- Episode #1.4 (1959) ... Bank teller
 1955 Sherlock Holmes (TV Series)
Dr. Henry Reeves
- The Case of the Exhumed Client (1955) ... Dr. Henry Reeves
 1951 Sara Crewe (TV Series)
Mr. Carmichael
- The Party (1951) ... Mr. Carmichael
 1951 The Black Arrow (TV Series)
Bennett Hatch
- Part 2 (1951) ... Bennett Hatch
- Part 1 (1951) ... Bennett Hatch
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Othello", in a National Theatre Company production at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Laurence Olivier, Frank Finlay, Maggie Smith, Robert Lang, John Stride, Graham Crowden, Anthony Hopkins (played "Messenger"), Edward Hardwicke, Edward Petherbridge, Christopher Timothy, ... See more »
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Trivia:

South African-born character actor, prolific in British films and television from the early 1950's.

Star Sign:

Cancer

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