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Benjamin Whitrow


Benjamin Whitrow was born on February 17, 1937 in Oxford, England as Benjamin John Whitrow. He is an actor, known for Chicken Run (2000), Damage (1992) and Bomber (2009). He has been married to Catherine Cook since 1972. They have two children. See full bio »
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 2014 New Tricks (TV Series)
Edward Fraser
- London Underground (2014) ... Edward Fraser
 2013 A Cake for Mabel (Short)
The Lover
 1991-2013 Casualty (TV Series)
Godfrey Whithouse / Douglas Cranville
- Human Resources (2013) ... Godfrey Whithouse
- Hide and Seek (1991) ... Douglas Cranville
 2011 The Royal (TV Series)
Professor Farrow
- Manoeuvres (2011) ... Professor Farrow
 2009 Doc Martin (TV Series)
Mr McLynn
 2001-2009 Midsomer Murders (TV Series)
Sir Malcolm Frazer / Hugo Balcombe
- Tainted Fruit (2001) ... Hugo Balcombe
 2009 Bomber
Alistar
 2008 Bonekickers (TV Series)
Mr. Carr
- Warriors (2008) ... Mr. Carr
 2008 Trial & Retribution (TV Series)
Jarvis
- Tracks: Part 1 (2008) ... Jarvis
 2006 Scenes of a Sexual Nature
Eddie Wright
 2005 Agatha Christie: Poirot (TV Series)
Timothy Abernethie
- After the Funeral (2005) ... Timothy Abernethie
 2005 The Queen's Sister (TV Movie)
Cronin
 2005 Murder in Suburbia (TV Series)
Eric
- Golden Oldies (2005) ... Eric
 2004 Wren: The Man Who Built Britain (TV Movie documentary)
John Evelyn
 2003 Henry VIII (TV Movie)
Thomas Boleyn
 2001 Monarch of the Glen (TV Series)
Toad
- Episode #3.8 (2001) ... Toad
 2001 Pevsner Revisited (TV Movie documentary)
Reader
 2000 Chicken Run (Video Game)
Fowler (voice)
 2000 Other People's Children (TV Series)
Duncan
- Episode #1.3 (2000) ... Duncan
- Episode #1.2 (2000) ... Duncan
 2000 Chicken Run
Fowler (voice)
 1999 Kiss Me Kate (TV Series)
Philip
- Dad (1999) ... Philip
 1999 The Blonde Bombshell (TV Movie)
Mr Fluck
 1998 Jilting Joe
Arthur
 1997 FairyTale: A True Story
Mr. Binley
 1997 The Saint
Chairman at Oxford
 1997 Embassy (TV Movie)
Taylor Scott
 1996 The Merchant of Venice (TV Movie)
Antonio
 1996 Inspector Morse (TV Series)
Brownlee
- The Daughters of Cain (1996) ... Brownlee
 1995 Restoration
Merivel's Father
 1995 The Bill (TV Series)
James Merchant
- Other Voices (1995) ... James Merchant
 1994 Moving Story (TV Series)
Mr. Mallet
- None Shall Sleep (1994) ... Mr. Mallet
 1994 Men of the World (TV Series)
Mr. Tuxter
- The Assessment (1994) ... Mr. Tuxter
 1993 Peak Practice (TV Series)
Dr. Laurence Reeve
- Hope to Die (1993) ... Dr. Laurence Reeve
 1992 Chaplin
Station Master (as Ben Whitrow)
 1992 Damage
Civil Servant
 1992 Brookside (TV Series)
Bishop Carter
- Guidance (1992) ... Bishop Carter
 1991 Perfect Scoundrels (TV Series)
Illingworth
- No Thanks for the Memory (1991) ... Illingworth
 1990 Boon (TV Series)
Peter Haymon
- Thicker Than Water (1990) ... Peter Haymon
 1986-1989 Screenplay (TV Series)
Lawson
- The Attractions (1989) ... Lawson
- Paying Guests (1986)
 1989 A Bit of Fry and Laurie (TV Series)
Angry Audience Member
- Episode #1.4 (1989) ... Angry Audience Member
 1989 Muzzy Comes Back (TV Series)
Norman (voice)
 1988 On the Black Hill
Arkwright
 1988 Hawks
Mr. Granger
 1986-1988 Screen Two (TV Series)
Mr. Slipper / Lecturer in medical school
- Lucky Sunil (1988) ... Mr. Slipper
- The Insurance Man (1986) ... Lecturer in medical school
 1988 Tickets for the Titanic (TV Series)
Osgood
- Pastoral Care (1988) ... Osgood
 1987 Ffizz (TV Series)
Hugo Walker
 1987 Personal Services
Mr. Marsden
 1986 Muzzy in Gondoland (TV Series)
Norman (1986) (voice)
 1986 Victoria Wood: As Seen on TV (TV Series)
Consultant
- Episode #2.2 (1986) ... Consultant
 1986 Clockwise
Headmaster
 1985 Coming Through (TV Movie)
Ernest Weekley
 1985 Bergerac (TV Series)
B J Farrell
- Low Profile (1985) ... B J Farrell
 1985 Dempsey and Makepeace (TV Series)
Lindsay
- In the Dark (1985) ... Lindsay
 1985 Minder (TV Series)
Doctor
- Life in the Fast Food Lane (1985) ... Doctor
 1985 Summer Season (TV Series)
 1984 Hay Fever (TV Movie)
Richard Greatham
 1984 Sharma and Beyond (TV Movie)
Anton Heron
 1984 Danger: Marmalade at Work (TV Series)
Q
- 007 1/2 (1984) ... Q
 1983 Agatha Christie's Partners in Crime (TV Series)
Sir Arthur Merivale
- Finessing the King (1983) ... Sir Arthur Merivale
 1983 Bingo! (TV Movie)
The husband
 1982 Harry's Game (TV Series)
Davidson
- Episode #1.3 (1982) ... Davidson
- Episode #1.2 (1982) ... Davidson
- Episode #1.1 (1982) ... Davidson
 1982 Brimstone & Treacle
Businessman
 1982 All for Love (TV Series)
Mr. Curry
- A Bit of Singing and Dancing (1982) ... Mr. Curry
 1982 Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series)
Fergus Locke
- What Have You Been up to Lately? (1982) ... Fergus Locke
 1975-1982 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
Richard Halton / Duke of Albany
- On Approval (1982) ... Richard Halton
- King Lear (1975) ... Duke of Albany
 1982 BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series)
George
- By George (1982) ... George
 1975-1981 Play for Today (TV Series)
James Sellars / Phillips / Tom / ...
- The Factory (1981) ... James Sellars
- Minor Complications (1980) ... Phillips
- One Day at a Time (1977) ... Tom
- Two Sundays (1975) ... House Master
- Plaintiffs and Defendants (1975) ... Josh
 1981 Troilus & Cressida (TV Movie)
Ulysses
 1979 Suez 1956 (TV Movie)
Sir Patrick Dean
 1979 A Moment in Time (TV Series)
Harry
- Episode #1.4 (1979) ... Harry
- Episode #1.3 (1979) ... Harry
- Episode #1.2 (1979) ... Harry
- Episode #1.1 (1979) ... Harry
 1979 Quadrophenia
Mr. Fulford
 1979 One Fine Day (TV Movie)
Blake
 1979 Danger UXB (TV Series)
Major John Pullar
- The Quiet Weekend (1979) ... Major John Pullar
 1979 Afternoon Off (TV Movie)
Father
 1978 Wings (TV Series)
Major Anson
- Mutiny (1978) ... Major Anson
 1977 BBC2 Play of the Week (TV Series)
Stephen
- Able's Will (1977) ... Stephen
 1977 Yes, Honestly (TV Series)
Trevor Wilson
 1977 Fathers and Families (TV Mini-Series)
Douglas Carlton
- Winter Shapes (1977) ... Douglas Carlton
 1977 The Squirrels (TV Series)
Northwood-Black
- The Cover Up (1977) ... Northwood-Black
 1976 Clayhanger (TV Series)
Dr. Heve / Doctor Heve
- The Glorious Jubilee (1976) ... Dr. Heve (uncredited)
- Laid Aside (1976) ... Doctor Heve
 1974 Microbes and Men (TV Series)
Douglas
- The Search for the Magic Bullet (1974) ... Douglas
 1974 The Pallisers (TV Series)
Mr. Lovibond
 1974 The Aweful Mr. Goodall (TV Series)
Captain Stearns
- The Good Samaritan (1974) ... Captain Stearns
 1967 Dr. Finlay's Casebook (TV Series)
Robert McDowell
- Time Past: Time Future (1967) ... Robert McDowell
 1966 The Power Game (TV Series)
Customs Man
- Persons and Papers (1966) ... Customs Man
 1965 Londoners (TV Series)
 1964 Crossroads (TV Series)
Mr. Ross
 1964 Detective (TV Series)
Peter Binns
- A Connoisseur's Case (1964) ... Peter Binns
 1963 Emergency-Ward 10 (TV Series)
Bill Heald
- Episode #1.583 (1963) ... Bill Heald
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He acted in Charles Wood's play, "'H' or Monologues at Front of Burning Cities," in a National Theatre Company production at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Robert Lang, Frank Wylie, Gerald James, John McEnery, Bernard Gallagher, Jane Wenham, and Terence Taplin in the cast. Geoffrey Reeves was director. See more »

Alternate Names:

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Trivia:

Has a son, Angus Imrie, with actress Celia Imrie.

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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