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Robert Brown (I) (1921–2003)

Robert Brown was born on July 23, 1921 in Swanage, Dorset, England as Robert James Brown. He was an actor, known for A View to a Kill (1985), Licence to Kill (1989) and Octopussy (1983). He was married to Rita Becker. He died on November 11, 2003 in Swanage. See full bio »

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 1991 Merlin of the Crystal Cave (TV Series)
 1989 Licence to Kill
 1989 Slow Burn (Video)
Grandfather in Church
 1988 Hannay (TV Series)
 1985 A View to a Kill
 1984 The Life and Death of King John (TV Movie)
Earl of Pembroke
 1984 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
 1983 Octopussy
 1983 The Winds of War (TV Mini-Series)
English Merchantman Captain
 1983 The Forgotten Story (TV Series)
Captain Stevens
 1982 American Playhouse (TV Series)
 1980 Lion of the Desert
Al Fadeel
 1980 Angels (TV Series)
Mr. Carlisle
 1980 Time of My Life (TV Series)
Mr. Richards
 1979 Henry IV Part I (TV Movie)
Sir Walter Blunt
 1979 Danger UXB (TV Series)
Civil Defence Officer
 1979 The Passage
 1978 All Creatures Great and Small (TV Series)
Mr. Hewison
 1978 Warlords of the Deep
 1978 Play for Today (TV Series)
 1977 The Cost of Loving (TV Series)
Adam Greenaway
 1977 Mr. Big (TV Series)
Sheik Ibrahim
 1977 The Spy Who Loved Me
Adm. Hargreaves
 1977 Jesus of Nazareth (TV Mini-Series)
A Pharasee
 1976 The Message
 1974 Fall of Eagles (TV Mini-Series)
Uncle Serge
 1972 Demons of the Mind
 1972 Wreck Raisers
 1972 The Protectors (TV Series)
 1971 Private Road
Mr. Halpern
 1971 The Doctors (TV Series)
Robert Thurlow
 1970 Big Brother (TV Mini-Series)
Edward Cheeseman
 1969 Tintin et le temple du soleil
Tarragon (English version, voice, uncredited)
 1967-1969 The Newcomers (TV Series)
Bert Harker
 1966 One Million Years B.C.
 1966 King of the River (TV Series)
Ben King
 1966 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Insp. Wilkins
 1966 Softly Softly (TV Series)
 1965 The Avengers (TV Series)
 1965 Jury Room (TV Series)
Mr. Duckworth - Juror
 1965 Operation Crossbow
Air Commodore
 1965 Thursday Theatre (TV Series)
Sam Sixty
 1964 All in Good Time (Short)
George Fitch
 1964 The Yellowbird (TV Movie)
 1964 Gideon C.I.D. (TV Series)
Bill Campbell
 1963-1964 The Saint (TV Series)
Atkins / Howard Jackman
 1964 Escape by Night
 1964 Smuggler's Bay (TV Series)
Sam Tewkesbury
 1964 Ghost Squad (TV Series)
 1964 Emergency-Ward 10 (TV Series)
Mr. Waterman
 1963 The Double
Richard Harrison
 1963 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Sam / Douin / Sam Farley
 1963 Dr. Syn, Alias the Scarecrow
Sam Farley
 1963 Boyd Q.C. (TV Series)
Adrian Marshall
 1961-1963 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Berry / Lew Evatt
 1963 Sierra Nine (TV Series)
 1963 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre (TV Series)
Richard Harrison
 1962 Mystery Submarine
Coxswain Drage
 1962 Live Now - Pay Later (unconfirmed)
 1962 Billy Budd
Arnold Talbot - Maintopman
 1962 The 300 Spartans
 1960-1961 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Mr. Lee / Dick Hastings
 1961 Probation Officer (TV Series)
Harry Barnett
 1961 The Arthur Askey Show (TV Series)
 1960 A Story of David: The Hunted
 1960/III Macbeth (TV Movie)
Bloody Sergeant
 1960 Sands of the Desert
1st Tourist
 1960 Armchair Mystery Theatre (TV Series)
George Hibberd
 1960 Kraft Mystery Theater (TV Series)
George Hibberd
 1960 Inside Story (TV Series)
Jack Brooks
 1960 It Takes a Thief
Bob Crowther
 1959-1960 Interpol Calling (TV Series)
Sergeant at Car Impound / Attendant
 1960 Sink the Bismarck!
Gunnery Officer on 'King George V' (uncredited)
 1956-1960 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Bert Turner / Kenneth Dowey / Joe Mawson in
 1959 The Flying Doctor (TV Series)
Sam Marlow
 1959 The Invisible Man (TV Series)
Prof. Howard
 1959 Ben-Hur
Chief of Rowers (uncredited)
 1959 Saturday Playhouse (TV Series)
Richard Pengelly
 1959 Shake Hands with the Devil
First Sergeant 'Black & Tans'
 1959 The Offshore Island (TV Movie)
 1958-1959 Ivanhoe (TV Series)
 1958 The Veil (TV Mini-Series)
 1958 Room 43
 1957 Campbell's Kingdom
Ben Creasy
 1957 The Abominable Snowman
Ed. Shelley
 1957 Overseas Press Club - Exclusive! (TV Series)
Erik Richter
 1957 The Steel Bayonet
Sgt. Maj. Gill
 1957 Kill Me Tomorrow
Steve Ryan
 1956 Assignment Foreign Legion (TV Series)
Sergeant Boucher
 1956 Hell in Korea
The Regular Soldiers: Pte. O'Brien / Pte O'Brien
 1956 The Count of Monte Cristo (TV Series)
Baron Buray / Valpezzo
 1950-1956 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Richard Pengelly / Mick Egan / Oliver North / ...
 1956 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
Crewman / Officer
 1956 The Man Who Never Was
French (uncredited)
 1956 Colonel March of Scotland Yard (TV Series)
 1956 Tears for Simon
Farmer with Shotgun (uncredited)
 1956 Helen of Troy
 1956 The Alien Sky (TV Movie)
John Steele
 1955-1956 Rheingold Theatre (TV Series)
Zanos / Surgeon Lt. Donald Reynell, RCNVR
 1955 Lilli Palmer Theatre (TV Series)
 1955 Passage Home
 1955 The Dark Avenger
First French Knight
 1954 Barbara's Wedding (TV Short)
 1954 Campbell Summer Soundstage (TV Series)
 1953 The Long Rope
Mick Jordan
 1953 The Will (TV Short)
Philip Ross
 1953 Wednesday Theatre (TV Series)
Dick Pascoe
 1953 Noose for a Lady
Jonas Rigg
 1953 Shadow of the Vine (TV Movie)
Arthur Heath
 1953 The Pickwick Papers (TV Series)
Mr. Bob Sawyer
 1952 Gambler and the Lady
John - Waiter at Max's Dive (uncredited)
 1952 The Infinite Shoeblack (TV Movie)
Andrew Berwick
 1952 The Mask (TV Short)
James Glasson
 1952 Time, Gentlemen, Please!
Bill Jordan
 1952 Ivanhoe
Castle Guard Yelling 'Horseman Approaching from the South!' (uncredited)
 1952 Derby Day
Foster - Berkeley's Butler (uncredited)
 1952 Leading Question (TV Short)
Peace-be-with-us Smith
 1952 The Marvellous History of St. Bernard (TV Movie)
 1952 Death of an Angel
Jim Pollard (uncredited)
 1951 Out of True (Short)
Dr. Dale
 1951 Milestones (TV Movie)
Arthur Preece
 1951 A Tomb with a View (TV Movie)
Alec Lanch
 1951 The Fifty Mark (TV Movie)
Roy Clarke
 1951 The Empty Street (TV Short)
 1951 Cloudburst
 1951 Rush Job (TV Movie)
Cliff Whatley
 1951 The Dark Man
Policeman at Hospital (uncredited)
 1950 Marion (TV Movie)
George Saunders
 1949 The Coventry Nativity Play (TV Movie)
First soldier
 1949 The Big Story (TV Series)
 1949 The Third Man
British Military Policeman in Sewer Chase (uncredited)
 1948 Good Friday (TV Movie)
Herod (1950 version)
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In 1964, he starred in an unsold pilot for a proposed ABC adventure series called "The Yellow Bird".

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Bob Brown


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He appeared in two unrelated adaptations of Walter Scott's 1820 novel "Ivanhoe": Ivanhoe (1952) and Ivanhoe (1958). See more »

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