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Overview (2)

Born in Ullapool, Scotland, UK
Died in Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

Mini Bio (1)

The character actor Robert Urquhart was born in 1921 in Ullapool, Scotland. His stage debut came in 1947 and his film debut 5 years later. He worked steadily until the late 1980s in both film and television, usually playing the stalwart, dependable type. He became particularly well known on television as a regular in a number of British series, including The Pathfinders (1972) and The Aweful Mr. Goodall (1974). His one film, made in the 1990s, Ruth Rendell Mysteries: Master of the Moor: Part 1 (1994), was his last before his death in 1995.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Lyn Hammond

Spouse (1)

Zena Walker (? - ?) (divorced) (2 children)

Trivia (2)

Born at 4a, WET
Presenter of the Civil Defence Bulletins, which were made in the early 1960s. These films would have been shown to the public in the crisis period prior to nuclear war. He appeared in Civil Defence Corps uniform. The films were dropped after the UK Government scrapped Civil Defence in 1968. They were replaced with the infamous 'Protect And Survive'.

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