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Tony Aitken (I)


Tony Aitken was born on June 20, 1946 in Solihull, Warwickshire, England. He is an actor and writer, known for The Remains of the Day (1993), No 73 (1982) and Clayhanger (1976). See full bio »

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Known For

(1993)
No 73 Fred the Postman / Various / Bellows / Mayor / Various characters / various
(1983-1985)
Clayhanger Young Shushions
(1976)
Quincy's Quest Teddy / Father Christmas
(1979)

Filmography

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 2016 Julius Caesar: Shakespeare Lives (Short)
Decius
 2000-2015 Doctors (TV Series)
Dave Moon / Arthur Packer
- Arthur and Stan (2015) ... Arthur Packer
- Heart Beats (2002) ... Dave Moon
- Beating the Odds (2000) ... Dave Moon
 2013 The Arbiter
Aubrey
 2011 Coronation Street (TV Series)
Ben Dean
- Episode #1.7720 (2011) ... Ben Dean
- Episode #1.7583 (2011) ... Ben Dean
- Episode #1.7528 (2011) ... Ben Dean
- Episode #1.7527 (2011) ... Ben Dean
 2010 Scoop (TV Series)
Judge / Jack / Colonel Winters
- Court in the Act (2010) ... Judge
- Fangs for the Memory (2010) ... Jack
- Army Manoeuvres (2010) ... Colonel Winters
 2007 ChuckleVision (TV Series)
Caesar
- Et Tu Chuckle (2007) ... Caesar
 2006 Holby City (TV Series)
Colin Merriman
- Bad Blood (2006) ... Colin Merriman
 2004 Casualty (TV Series)
Fred
- And the Bride Wore Red (2004) ... Fred
 2003 My Hero (TV Series)
Mr Lawrence
- Space Virus (2003) ... Mr Lawrence
 2002 Black Plague (Video)
Brother Ignatius
 2001 Down to Earth (TV Series)
Jim Jefferson
- The Lie of the Land (2001) ... Jim Jefferson
 1996-1999 The Queen's Nose (TV Series)
Smithers
- Harmony's Return (1999) ... Smithers
- Episode #2.2 (1996) ... Smithers
- Episode #2.1 (1996) ... Smithers
 1999 Barbara (TV Series)
Todd
- Coffee (1999) ... Todd
 1997 Sharpe's Justice (TV Movie)
Horse Guards Clerk
 1993 The Remains of the Day
Postmaster
 1993 The Bill (TV Series)
P.C. Beardsley
- Swaps (1993) ... P.C. Beardsley
 1992 Keeping Up Appearances (TV Series)
the TV Repairman
- What to Wear When Yachting (1992) ... the TV Repairman
 1991 Screen Two (TV Series)
Cropper
- They Never Slept (1991) ... Cropper
 1989 Poirot (TV Series)
Tommy Pinner
- Four and Twenty Blackbirds (1989) ... Tommy Pinner
 1988 Double First (TV Series)
Mr. Parfitt
- Episode #1.3 (1988) ... Mr. Parfitt
 1988 Hot Metal (TV Series)
Mr. Pooly
- The Twilight Zone (1988) ... Mr. Pooly
 1984-1987 Chish 'n' Fips (TV Series)
Mr. Wheeler
- Episode dated 17 December 1987 (1987) ... Mr. Wheeler
- The School (1987) ... Mr. Wheeler
- Fair Play (1987) ... Mr. Wheeler
- Episode dated 26 November 1987 (1987) ... Mr. Wheeler
- Episode dated 19 November 1987 (1987) ... Mr. Wheeler
 1987 Vanity Fair (TV Series)
Mr. Tomkins
- The Very Best of Company (1987) ... Mr. Tomkins
 1987 Hearts of Fire
Reporter
 1987 Me and My Girl (TV Series)
TV Host
- French Leave (1987) ... TV Host (voice)
 1987 High & Dry (TV Series)
Scout Leader
- Episode #1.7 (1987) ... Scout Leader
 1986 To Have and to Hold (TV Mini-Series)
George
- Episode #1.8 (1986) ... George
 1986 Jossy's Giants (TV Series)
Goliath
- Final Demand (1986) ... Goliath
 1986 In Loving Memory (TV Series)
Mr. Johnson
- The Second Time Around (1986) ... Mr. Johnson
 1986 Black-Adder II (TV Series)
Minstrel / Mad Beggar
- Chains (1986) ... Minstrel (uncredited)
- Beer (1986) ... Minstrel (uncredited)
- Money (1986) ... Mad Beggar
- Potato (1986) ... Minstrel (uncredited)
- Head (1986) ... Minstrel (uncredited)
 1985 The Lenny Henry Show (TV Series)
- Episode #2.1 (1985)
 1983-1985 No 73 (TV Series)
Fred the Postman / Various / Bellows / ...
- Marie Celeste (1985) ... Fred the Postman
- Country Matters (1985) ... Bellows / Various
- Over Dram (1985) ... Bellows / Various
- Dropping In (1985) ... Fred the Postman / Various
- Up & Down (1985) ... Fred the Postman / Various
 1985 The Mistress (TV Series)
Simon
- Episode #1.6 (1985) ... Simon
- Episode #1.5 (1985) ... Simon
- Episode #1.2 (1985) ... Simon
- Episode #1.1 (1985) ... Simon
 1985 Victoria Wood: As Seen on TV (TV Series)
Bob Graham
- Episode #1.3 (1985) ... Bob Graham
 1984 Do It (TV Series)
Narrator
- Episode #1.6 (1984) ... Narrator (voice, uncredited)
- Episode #1.5 (1984) ... Narrator (voice, uncredited)
- Episode #1.4 (1984) ... Narrator (voice, uncredited)
- Episode #1.3 (1984) ... Narrator (voice, uncredited)
- Episode #1.2 (1984) ... Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1982 The Stanley Baxter Hour (TV Movie)
Various Roles
 1982 Jackanory Playhouse (TV Series)
Mungo
- The Princess and the Inventor (1982) ... Mungo
 1981 Goodbye Darling (TV Series)
Waiter
- Daisy (1981) ... Waiter
 1981 Coming Home (TV Series)
Ronny
- Episode #1.5 (1981) ... Ronny
 1981 Agony (TV Series)
Maurice
- From Here to Maternity (1981) ... Maurice
 1979-1980 End of Part One (TV Series)
Norman Straightman
- Episode #2.7 (1980) ... Norman Straightman
- Episode #2.6 (1980) ... Norman Straightman
- Episode #2.5 (1980) ... Norman Straightman
- Episode #2.4 (1980) ... Norman Straightman
- Episode #2.3 (1980) ... Norman Straightman
 1980 Kottan ermittelt (TV Series)
Cerny, alias 'Osterhase'
- Räuber und Gendarm (1980) ... Cerny, alias 'Osterhase'
 1979 Quincy's Quest
Teddy / Father Christmas
 1979 Prince Regent (TV Mini-Series)
Prince William of Orange
- Milk and Honey (1979) ... Prince William of Orange
 1978 Miss Jones and Son (TV Series)
Jack
- More Fish in the Sea (1978) ... Jack
 1975-1977 The Dick Emery Show (TV Series)
- Episode #16.8 (1977)
- Episode #15.5 (1976)
- Episode #14.6 (1975)
 1977 London Belongs to Me (TV Series)
Dr. Otto Hapfel
- Episode #1.7 (1977) ... Dr. Otto Hapfel
- Episode #1.6 (1977) ... Dr. Otto Hapfel
- Episode #1.4 (1977) ... Dr. Otto Hapfel
- Episode #1.3 (1977) ... Dr. Otto Hapfel
- Episode #1.2 (1977) ... Dr. Otto Hapfel
 1977 Jabberwocky
Flagellant
 1977 Hazlitt in Love (TV Movie)
Cajah Walker
 1976 Clayhanger (TV Series)
Young Shushions
- Punishment (1976) ... Young Shushions
 1976 Open All Hours (TV Series)
Norman
- A Nice Cosy Little Disease (1976) ... Norman
 1975 Robin Hood Junior
Jugge
 1975 Porridge (TV Series)
Chaplain
- No Peace for the Wicked (1975) ... Chaplain
 1975 The Sweeney (TV Series)
Shipping Clerk
- Thin Ice (1975) ... Shipping Clerk
 1974 ...And Mother Makes Five (TV Series)
Bill
- Bridging the Gap (1974) ... Bill
 1973 Omnibus (TV Series documentary)
Ron
- The Runaway (1973) ... Ron
 1973 Z Cars (TV Series)
Charlie
- Routine (1973) ... Charlie
 1973 Love Thy Neighbour (TV Series)
Eddie's Mate
- The Lion and the Lamb (1973) ... Eddie's Mate
- Eddie Returns from Holiday (1973) ... Eddie's Mate
 1972 Upstairs, Downstairs (TV Series)
Mulligan
- Married Love (1972) ... Mulligan
 1972 New Scotland Yard (TV Series)
Jake
- Ask No Questions (1972) ... Jake
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Personal Details

Other Works:

TV commercial for the Powerbreaker electrical safety device. See more »

Official Sites:

Official Site

Alternate Names:

Fred the Postman
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Did You Know?

Trivia:

Appears as the "mad beggar" minstrel character that plagues Edmund Blackadder in the closing credits of each episode of Black-Adder II (1986).

Star Sign:

Gemini

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