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Richard Holmes (IV) (1946–2011)

Richard Holmes was born on March 29, 1946 in Aldridge, Staffordshire, England as Edward Richard Holmes. He is known for his work on Wellington: The Iron Duke (2002), Walter Tull: Forgotten Hero (2008) and Strictly Courtroom (2008). He was married to Katharine Elizabeth Saxton. He died on April 30, 2011. See full bio »

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(age 65)

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Filmography

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 2003 Rebels and Redcoats (TV Movie documentary)
 2002 Wellington: The Iron Duke (TV Movie documentary)
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 1987 Theatre Night (TV Series) (military advisor - 1 episode)
- The Devil's Disciple (1987) ... (military advisor)
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 2008 Walter Tull: Forgotten Hero (TV Movie documentary)
Himself (as Professor Richard Holmes)
 2008 Strictly Courtroom (TV Movie documentary)
Himself
 2007-2008 Weaponology (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Military Historian / Military historian
- Israeli Commandos (2008) ... Himself - Military Historian
- Spetsnaz (2008) ... Himself - Military Historian
- Royal Marine Commandos (2008) ... Military historian
- Rapid Fire (2007) ... Himself - Military Historian
- Body Armor (2007) ... Himself - Military Historian
 2006 War Stories (TV Movie documentary)
Himself (as Professor Richard Holmes)
 2003 Britain's Finest (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Presenter
- Castles (2003) ... Himself - Presenter
 2003 Rebels and Redcoats (TV Movie documentary)
Himself - Presenter
 2002 Great Britons (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Himself / Himself - Presenter
- The Greatest of Them All (2002) ... Himself
- Oliver Cromwell (2002) ... Himself - Presenter
 2002 Wellington: The Iron Duke (TV Movie documentary)
Presenter
 2001 Battlefields (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Presenter
- Arnhem (2001) ... Himself - Presenter
- Bomber (2001) ... Himself - Presenter
- Cassino (2001) ... Himself - Presenter
- El Alamein (2001) ... Himself - Presenter (as Professor Richard Holmes)
 1999 Western Front (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Presenter
- Breaking the Front (1999) ... Himself - Presenter (as Professor Richard Holmes)
- Enduring the Front (1999) ... Himself - Presenter (as Professor Richard Holmes)
- Commanding the Front (1999) ... Himself - Presenter (as Professor Richard Holmes)
- Holding the Front (1999) ... Himself - Presenter (as Professor Richard Holmes)
- Feeding the Front (1999) ... Himself - Presenter (as Professor Richard Holmes)
 1997 War Walks (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Himself - Presenter (as Professor Richard Holmes)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Brigadier Edward Richard Holmes | Professor Richard Holmes
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He has written over a dozen military books, the best known being 'Firing Line' and 'Soldiers' (later made into a BBC TV series). See more »

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