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Richard Butler (I) (1924–2003)

Richard Butler was born on October 30, 1924 in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England. He was an actor, known for Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994), The Prince and the Pauper (1976) and Special Branch (1969). He died on April 23, 2003 in Surrey, England. See full bio »

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(age 78) in Surrey, England, UK

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Known For

Four Weddings and a Funeral Vicar - Wedding Four
(1994)
The Prince and the Pauper Court Secretary
(1976)
Special Branch Commander Nicholls / Commander Nicols
(1973)
Coronation Street Jim Schofield / Mr Fleming
(1962-1968)

Filmography

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 2002 White Teeth (TV Mini Series)
Mr. Hamilton
- The Temptation of Samad Iqbal (2002) ... Mr. Hamilton
 2000 North Square (TV Series)
Mr Roberts
- Episode #1.5 (2000) ... Mr Roberts
 1999 Heartbeat (TV Series)
Ernest
- Kindness of Strangers (1999) ... Ernest
 1998 Picking up the Pieces (TV Series)
Reg Grimes
- Episode #1.4 (1998) ... Reg Grimes
 1998 Peak Practice (TV Series)
Sam Wilson
- A Child I Dreamed (1998) ... Sam Wilson
 1989-1994 The Bill (TV Series)
Mr. Watson / Ted Harper
- Masquerade (1994) ... Mr. Watson
- Grace of God (1989) ... Ted Harper
 1994 Middlemarch (TV Mini Series)
Mr Powderell
- Episode #1.6 (1994) ... Mr Powderell
- Episode #1.2 (1994) ... Mr Powderell
- Episode #1.1 (1994) ... Mr Powderell
 1994 Four Weddings and a Funeral
Vicar - Wedding Four
 1991 Rich Tea and Sympathy (TV Series)
Alderman Potter
- Sinners & Sea Bass (1991) ... Alderman Potter
 1991 A Perfect Hero (TV Mini Series)
Medic
- Episode #1.6 (1991) ... Medic
 1990 The Jim Henson Hour (TV Series)
Second King
- Food (1990) ... Second King
 1990 Shoot to Kill (TV Movie)
Chief Constable Colin Sampson
 1989 Boon (TV Series)
Ingram
- Love Letters from a Dead Man (1989) ... Ingram
 1989 All Creatures Great and Small (TV Series)
Dr. Allinson
- The Nelson Touch (1989) ... Dr. Allinson (uncredited)
 1989 Traffik (TV Mini Series)
- The Courier (1989)
 1989 Gentlemen and Players (TV Series)
Husband
- Loyalties (1989) ... Husband
 1988 This Is David Lander (TV Series)
Lord Bensingham
- A Question of Trial and Error (1988) ... Lord Bensingham
 1988 The Storyteller (TV Series)
Second King
- The Three Ravens (1988) ... Second King
 1988 Tickets for the Titanic (TV Series)
Mr. Howells
- Everyone a Winner (1988) ... Mr. Howells
 1987 Bust (TV Series)
Official Receiver
- Write Off (1987) ... Official Receiver
 1987 Yesterday's Dreams (TV Series)
Frank
- Too Much Shared (1987) ... Frank
- Wishing and Hoping (1987) ... Frank
- Unfinished Business (1987) ... Frank
- Retracing Old Footsteps (1987) ... Frank
 1987 A Sort of Innocence (TV Series)
Vic
- Episode #1.4 (1987) ... Vic
 1986 The Singing Detective (TV Mini Series)
Grancher
- Heat (1986) ... Grancher
 1986 Strong Medicine (TV Movie)
Martin's Father
 1986 The Lancaster Miller Affair (TV Mini Series)
Charles Colby
 1986 C.A.T.S. Eyes (TV Series)
Vicar
- Passage Hawk (1986) ... Vicar
 1986 King of the Ghetto (TV Series)
Mr Davis
- Episode #1.2 (1986) ... Mr Davis
 1985 The Pickwick Papers (TV Series)
Smangle
- Episode #1.10 (1985) ... Smangle
 1984 The Brief (TV Series)
President
- And Then Where Do You Go? (1984) ... President
 1983 Women (TV Series)
- The Clarion Van (1983)
 1983 Birth of a Nation (TV Movie)
Mr. Griff
 1982 Terry and June (TV Series)
Chelsea Supporter
- No, Councillor (1982) ... Chelsea Supporter
 1982 Scrubbers
Governor
 1981 Second Chance (TV Series)
Donald Gilpin
- April II (1981) ... Donald Gilpin
- August (1981) ... Donald Gilpin
- April (1981) ... Donald Gilpin
 1981 The Man Who Saw Tomorrow
Nostradamus
 1977-1980 Play for Today (TV Series)
Ellis / Harry Moore / Ronald
- The Vanishing Army (1980) ... Ellis
- 'That crazy woman' (1980) ... Harry Moore
- One Day at a Time (1977) ... Ronald
 1979 Fallen Hero (TV Series)
James Watkins
- Episode #2.6 (1979) ... James Watkins
 1979 Scum (TV Movie)
Governor
 1978 BBC2 Play of the Week (TV Series)
Ellis
- The Vanishing Army (1978) ... Ellis
 1978 A Most Public Affair (TV Movie)
Witness
 1976 BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series)
Mr. Harris
- The Mind Beyond: The Man with the Power (1976) ... Mr. Harris
 1976 Bill Brand (TV Mini Series)
Tom Mapson
- Anybody's (1976) ... Tom Mapson
- August for the Party (1976) ... Tom Mapson
- Yarn (1976) ... Tom Mapson
 1976 When the Boat Comes In (TV Series)
Mine Owners' Representative
- Empire Day on the Slag Heap (1976) ... Mine Owners' Representative
 1976 The Prince and the Pauper (TV Series)
Court Secretary
- Episode #1.5 (1976) ... Court Secretary
- Episode #1.4 (1976) ... Court Secretary
 1975 The Naked Civil Servant (TV Movie)
Senior Doctor
 1975 The Growing Pains of P.C. Penrose (TV Series)
Solicitor
- Among Those Appearing (1975) ... Solicitor
 1975 Angels (TV Series)
Mr. Pointer
- Nights (1975) ... Mr. Pointer
 1975 Days of Hope (TV Mini Series)
Walter Citrine
- 1926: General Strike (1975) ... Walter Citrine
 1975 Spy Trap (TV Series)
Mr. Mullin
- April Sixty-Seven (1975) ... Mr. Mullin
 1975 You're on Your Own (TV Series)
Henry Gregg
- Assault (1975) ... Henry Gregg
 1962-1974 Z Cars (TV Series)
James Cregan / Jim Maloney / Fisher / ...
- Occupation (1974) ... Fisher
- Lost: Part 2 (1970) ... James Cregan
- Lost: Part 1 (1970) ... James Cregan
- Hit and Run: Part 2 (1969) ... Jim Maloney
- Hit and Run: Part 1 (1969) ... Jim Maloney
 1974 Crown Court (TV Series)
John Furness
- On Impulse: Part 1 (1974) ... John Furness
 1974 The Nearly Man (TV Movie)
Geoff
 1974 Bedtime Stories (TV Series)
Major Burton
- The Snow Queen (1974) ... Major Burton
 1974 Second City Firsts (TV Series)
Janet's father
- Lunch Duty (1974) ... Janet's father
 1974 A Raging Calm (TV Mini Series)
Mr. Warner
- The Banner of Loyalty (1974) ... Mr. Warner
- Next of Kin (1974) ... Mr. Warner
 1973 Special Branch (TV Series)
Commander Nicholls / Commander Nicols
- Hostage (1973) ... Commander Nicholls
- Assault (1973) ... Commander Nicholls
- A Copper Called Craven (1973) ... Commander Nicols
 1972 Kate (TV Series)
CID Inspector
- Accidents Will Happen (1972) ... CID Inspector
 1972 Holly (TV Series)
Mr. Elliot
- Episode #1.5 (1972) ... Mr. Elliot
- Episode #1.1 (1972) ... Mr. Elliot
 1972 Man at the Top (TV Series)
Ernest Lewis
- You'll Never Understand Women (1972) ... Ernest Lewis
 1971 The Flaxton Boys (TV Series)
Wilf Padgett
- 1928: To See... a Fine Horse (1971) ... Wilf Padgett
 1971 Budgie (TV Series)
Braithwaite
- Grandee Hotel (1971) ... Braithwaite
 1971 A Family at War (TV Series)
Mr Drake
- Believed Killed (1971) ... Mr Drake
 1970 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Prison Governor
- Chariot of Fire (1970) ... Prison Governor
 1970 Softly Softly: Task Force (TV Series)
Dr. Jackley
- Open and Shut (1970) ... Dr. Jackley
 1969 Who-Dun-It (TV Series)
Inspector Fletcher
- Don't Shoot the Cook (1969) ... Inspector Fletcher
 1969 The Mind of Mr. J.G. Reeder (TV Series)
Chief Inspector Payne
- The Green Mamba (1969) ... Chief Inspector Payne
 1969 The First Lady (TV Series)
Arthur Grindrod
- The Battle of Waterloo Street (1969) ... Arthur Grindrod
 1968 Sherlock Holmes (TV Series)
Harold Baker
- The Blue Carbuncle (1968) ... Harold Baker
 1968 City '68 (TV Series)
Harry Garbutt
- The System: The House That Jigger Built (1968) ... Harry Garbutt
 1962-1968 Coronation Street (TV Series)
Jim Schofield / Mr Fleming
- Episode #1.782 (1968) ... Mr Fleming
- Episode #1.201 (1962) ... Jim Schofield
- Episode #1.200 (1962) ... Jim Schofield
 1967 Softly Softly (TV Series)
Maitland
- The Linkman (1967) ... Maitland
- The Investors (1967) ... Maitland
 1965 Jury Room (TV Series)
Mr. Harris
- The Baccarat Scandal (1965) ... Mr. Harris
 1965 Armchair Mystery Theatre (TV Series)
Bob Glossop
- The Welcome (1965) ... Bob Glossop
 1965 The Sullavan Brothers (TV Series)
Mr. Burnley
- The Salvation Man (1965) ... Mr. Burnley
 1965 Six Shades of Black (TV Series)
Mr. Willis
- The Finer Things of Life (1965) ... Mr. Willis
 1965 Front Page Story (TV Series)
Mark Atkinson
- The Vital Contact (1965) ... Mark Atkinson
 1965 Public Eye (TV Series)
Drummond
- The Morning Wasn't So Hot (1965) ... Drummond
 1965 The Scales of Justice (TV Series)
William Milsom
- The Hidden Face (1965) ... William Milsom
 1957-1964 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
George / Tom Thistleton
- The Girl in the Picture (1964) ... George
- The Mortimer Touch (1957) ... Tom Thistleton
 1964 Cluff (TV Series)
Spence
- The Manufacturer's Wife (1964) ... Spence
 1964 The Villains (TV Series)
Cyril Battersby / Mr. Machin
- Big Fleas Have Little Fleas (1964) ... Cyril Battersby
- Amateurs (1964) ... Mr. Machin
 1963-1964 Sergeant Cork (TV Series)
John Sinclair / George Morton
- The Case of the Penny Plains (1964) ... John Sinclair
- The Case of the Girl Upstairs (1963) ... George Morton
 1964 Hide and Seek
Party Guest
 1964 It's Dark Outside (TV Series)
Arthur Tulk
- The Grim World of the Brothers Tulk (1964) ... Arthur Tulk
 1963 Friday Night (TV Series)
Frank Crowe
- The Stop-Out (1963) ... Frank Crowe
 1963 Boyd Q.C. (TV Series)
Mr. Holden
- By Gas: That's Murder (1963) ... Mr. Holden
 1963 Maupassant (TV Series)
Hautot
- Fathers and Sons (1963) ... Hautot
 1963 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Harry Dennis
- The Seventh Wave (1963) ... Harry Dennis
 1963 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Harold
 1962 The Last Man Out (TV Series)
Major Bruckner
- The Turning Point (1962) ... Major Bruckner
 1962 Silent Evidence (TV Series)
Dr. Curtis
- The Chosen Instrument (1962) ... Dr. Curtis
 1962 Television Club (TV Series)
Mr. Blakeley
- The Wade Family: Camping on the Farm (1962) ... Mr. Blakeley
- The Wade Family: On the Farm (1962) ... Mr. Blakeley
 1961 The Avengers (TV Series)
Herbert Truscott
- The Deadly Air (1961) ... Herbert Truscott
 1960 Probation Officer (TV Series)
Mr. Bradshaw / Mr. Barrow
- Episode #2.10 (1960) ... Mr. Bradshaw
- Episode #1.39 (1960) ... Mr. Barrow
 1960 On Trial (TV Series)
Captain Simcoe
- Admiral Byng (1960) ... Captain Simcoe
 1960 Suspense (TV Series)
Mr. Fenton
- Trump Card (1960) ... Mr. Fenton
 1957 The Grove Family (TV Series)
Police Constable
- Holding the Baby (1957) ... Police Constable
 1957 No Shepherds Watched (TV Movie)
Sgt. Chadwick
 1951 To Live in Peace (TV Movie)
Corporal Martiez (1st April 1952 version)
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