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Timothy Carlton


Timothy Carlton was born on October 4, 1939 in Reading, Berkshire, England as Timothy Carlton Congdon Cumberbatch. He is an actor, known for Cold Comfort Farm (1968), The Lotus Eaters (1972) and Sherlock (2010). He has been married to Wanda Ventham since 1976. They have one child. See full bio »

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Known For

Cold Comfort Farm
Cold Comfort Farm Richard Hawk-Monitor
(1968)
The Lotus Eaters
The Lotus Eaters Gerard Mace
(1973)
Sherlock
Sherlock Dad / Mr. Holmes / Sherlock's Father
(2014-2017)
Parting Shots
Parting Shots Commissioner Grosvenor
(1998)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Actor (116 credits)
 2014-2017 Sherlock (TV Series)
Mr. Holmes / Dad / Sherlock's Father
- The Final Problem (2017) ... Mr. Holmes
- His Last Vow (2014) ... Dad
- The Empty Hearse (2014) ... Sherlock's Father (uncredited)
 2015 The Coroner (TV Series)
Donald Sidwell
- Napoleon's Violin (2015) ... Donald Sidwell
 2012 Parade's End (TV Mini-Series)
Duke of Westershire
- Episode #1.2 (2012) ... Duke of Westershire
 2011 Downton Abbey (TV Series)
Judge
- Christmas at Downton Abbey (2011) ... Judge
 2011 Holby City (TV Series)
Leslie Clarke-Jones
- Step on Up (2011) ... Leslie Clarke-Jones
 2009 Midsomer Murders (TV Series)
Chief Constable
- Secrets and Spies (2009) ... Chief Constable
 2007 Stuart: A Life Backwards (TV Movie)
Judge Howarth
 2007 Diamond Geezer (TV Mini-Series)
Sir Nigel Caversham
- Old School Lies (2007) ... Sir Nigel Caversham
 2007 Inspector Lewis (TV Series)
Harris
- Expiation (2007) ... Harris
 2006 Doctors (TV Series)
Ted Jackson
- A Slip of the Mind (2006) ... Ted Jackson
 1997-2004 Heartbeat (TV Series)
Eric Renshaw / Colonel Hepworth / Brian Turner
- In the Bleak Midwinter (2004) ... Brian Turner (as Tim Carlton)
- Mackerel Sky (2003) ... Eric Renshaw
- Bread and Circuses (2002) ... Eric Renshaw
- Hot Rocks (1998) ... Colonel Hepworth
- What the Butler Saw (1997) ... Colonel Hepworth
 2004 Foyle's War (TV Series)
Admiral James Francis
- The French Drop (2004) ... Admiral James Francis
 2003 Poirot (TV Series)
Judge
- Sad Cypress (2003) ... Judge
 2003 Murphy's Law (TV Series)
Sir Peter Jennings
- Electric Bill (2003) ... Sir Peter Jennings
 2001 Victoria & Albert (TV Movie)
Dr. Halford
 2000 Greenfingers
Hampton Court Official
 2000 Dalziel and Pascoe (TV Series)
Jerry Chance
- Above the Law (2000) ... Jerry Chance
 1998 Parting Shots
Commissioner Grosvenor
 1997 The Woman in White (TV Movie)
Glyde's Lawyer
 1997 Wycliffe (TV Series)
Chairman of Rotary Club
- Dance of the Scorpions (1997) ... Chairman of Rotary Club
 1995-1997 Next of Kin (TV Series)
Hugh
- Episode #3.4 (1997) ... Hugh
- Episode #3.3 (1997) ... Hugh
- Episode #3.2 (1997) ... Hugh
- Episode #2.6 (1996) ... Hugh
- Episode #2.5 (1996) ... Hugh
 1995 Keeping Up Appearances (TV Series)
the Salesman
- The Rolls Royce (1995) ... the Salesman
 1994 The House of Eliott (TV Series)
Mr Simpkins
- Episode #3.8 (1994) ... Mr Simpkins
 1994 Bermuda Grace (TV Movie)
Flynn
 1992 London's Burning (TV Series)
Specialist
- Episode #5.5 (1992) ... Specialist
 1990 Haggard (TV Series)
Hugo Maltravers
- Strategems (1990) ... Hugo Maltravers
 1989 Stay Lucky (TV Series)
Howard Longhurst
- Fool's Gold (1989) ... Howard Longhurst
- The Howling (1989) ... Howard Longhurst
 1989 Saracen (TV Series)
Carmichael
- Crossfire (1989) ... Carmichael
 1989 Voice of the Heart (TV Movie)
John Harrison-Avery
 1985-1988 Minder (TV Series)
Assistant Commissioner / Granger
- An Officer and a Car Salesman (1988) ... Assistant Commissioner
- Life in the Fast Food Lane (1985) ... Granger
 1988 Wyatt's Watchdogs (TV Series)
Toby Todd
- Mark It or Bust (1988) ... Toby Todd
 1988 Tumbledown (TV Movie)
Lt. Colonel Bill Kirke
 1988 Dramarama (TV Series)
Lord Towers
- The Wrong Button (1988) ... Lord Towers
 1987 The Beiderbecke Tapes (TV Mini-Series)
Carstairs
- Episode #1.2 (1987) ... Carstairs
 1987 Pulaski: The TV Detective (TV Series)
Hilary
- No Guns Please We're British (1987) ... Hilary
- Tough Guys Don't Blink (1987) ... Hilary
- The Lone Granger (1987) ... Hilary
- Violence, Love and Ratings (1987) ... Hilary
 1987 C.A.T.S. Eyes (TV Series)
Commander Hutchins
- A Naval Affair (1987) ... Commander Hutchins
 1984-1987 Don't Wait Up (TV Series)
Martin
- Episode #4.3 (1987) ... Martin
- Episode #4.1 (1987) ... Martin
- Episode #2.6 (1984) ... Martin
 1986 Executive Stress (TV Series)
Peter Stuart
- Episode #1.7 (1986) ... Peter Stuart
- Episode #1.6 (1986) ... Peter Stuart
- Episode #1.3 (1986) ... Peter Stuart
- Episode #1.2 (1986) ... Peter Stuart
- Episode #1.1 (1986) ... Peter Stuart
 1984 Oxbridge Blues (TV Series)
Ned
- Similar Triangles (1984) ... Ned
 1984 Fresh Fields (TV Series)
Mr. Highsmith
- Des. Det. Res. (1984) ... Mr. Highsmith
 1984 The Hello Goodbye Man (TV Series)
Geoff
- Episode #1.6 (1984) ... Geoff
 1984 Bergerac (TV Series)
Peter Marshall
- The Company You Keep (1984) ... Peter Marshall
 1983 High Road to China
Officer
 1982 The Scarlet Pimpernel (TV Movie)
Count de Beaulieu
 1982 The New Adventures of Lucky Jim (TV Series)
Frank
- A Foot in the Door (1982) ... Frank
 1982 Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series)
Walter Jameson
- Who's Got the Lady? (1982) ... Walter Jameson
 1982 Goodbye, Mr. Kent (TV Series)
Royston Merrick
- Episode #1.3 (1982) ... Royston Merrick
 1981 Cribb (TV Series)
Supt. Wilmot
- The Hand That Rocks the Cradle (1981) ... Supt. Wilmot
 1977-1981 When the Boat Comes In (TV Series)
Edward Mostyn / Captain Mostyn
- Action! (1981) ... Edward Mostyn
- Please Say Goodbye Before You Go (1977) ... Captain Mostyn
 1981 Robin's Nest (TV Series)
Charles Montague
- The Headhunters of S.W.6 (1981) ... Charles Montague
 1980 The Professionals (TV Series)
Seymour
- Slush Fund (1980) ... Seymour
 1980 Turtle's Progress (TV Series)
James Glenn
- Episode #2.4 (1980) ... James Glenn
 1980 The Enigma Files (TV Series)
Peter Spencer
- Every Picture Tells a Story (1980) ... Peter Spencer
 1980 Gauguin the Savage (TV Movie)
De Monfreid
 1980 Watch This Space (TV Series)
- Cleo's Milk (1980)
- Mistress Fortune (1980)
 1979 Fallen Hero (TV Series)
Bob Marshall
- Episode #2.6 (1979) ... Bob Marshall
 1979 The Bitch
Jamie (as Tim Carlton)
 1979 Dick Barton: Special Agent (TV Series)
Ashe
- Adventure Two: Part 7 (1979) ... Ashe
- Adventure Two: Part 6 (1979) ... Ashe
- Adventure Two: Part 5 (1979) ... Ashe
- Adventure Two: Part 4 (1979) ... Ashe
- Adventure Two: Part 3 (1979) ... Ashe
 1977-1979 The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin (TV Series)
Colin Pillock
- Timebomb (1979) ... Colin Pillock
- Extreme Solution (1977) ... Colin Pillock
 1978 Backs to the Land (TV Series)
Captain Lillie
- Waits and Desperate Measures (1978) ... Captain Lillie
- Let's Talk Turkey (1978) ... Captain Lillie
 1977 Coronation Street (TV Series)
Richard Cresswell
- Episode #1.1744 (1977) ... Richard Cresswell
 1977 Ripping Yarns (TV Series)
Nicholson
- Escape from Stalag Luft 112 B (1977) ... Nicholson
 1977 Just William (TV Series)
Roger
- Only Just in Time (1977) ... Roger
 1974-1977 Crown Court (TV Series)
Jeremy Halstead / Alexander Mitchley
- A Swinging Couple: Part 3 (1977) ... Jeremy Halstead
- A Swinging Couple: Part 2 (1977) ... Jeremy Halstead
- A Swinging Couple: Part 1 (1977) ... Jeremy Halstead
- Midnight with No Pain: Part 1 (1974) ... Alexander Mitchley
 1977 Yes, Honestly (TV Series)
Toby
- Entertaining Mr. Roscoe (1977) ... Toby
 1976 The Cedar Tree (TV Series)
Gerald
- Gerald: Part 2 (1976) ... Gerald
- Gerald: Part 1 (1976) ... Gerald
 1976 The Crezz (TV Series)
Paul Morgan
- The Longest Day (1976) ... Paul Morgan
 1976 Wodehouse Playhouse (TV Series)
Algy Crufts
- Mr. Potter Takes a Rest Cure (1976) ... Algy Crufts
 1975 That Lucky Touch
Tank commander
 1975 Armchair Cinema (TV Series)
Mr. Ray
- In Sickness and in Health (1975) ... Mr. Ray
 1975 Rutland Weekend Television (TV Series)
Extra
- Rutland Weekend Gibberish (1975) ... Extra (uncredited)
 1975 The Fight Against Slavery (TV Mini-Series)
George Stephen
- Free Paper Come (1975) ... George Stephen
 1975 The Sweeney (TV Series)
Justin
- Cover Story (1975) ... Justin
 1974 No, Honestly (TV Series)
Max Montifichet
- Having Them Back (1974) ... Max Montifichet
 1974 The Brothers (TV Series)
Redmayne - Solicitor
- The Guilt Beneath the Gingerbread (1974) ... Redmayne - Solicitor
 1974 Marked Personal (TV Series)
Christopher Tate
- Episode #1.78 (1974) ... Christopher Tate
- Episode #1.77 (1974) ... Christopher Tate
 1974 The Onedin Line (TV Series)
William Blanshard
- Over the Horizon (1974) ... William Blanshard
 1973 The Lotus Eaters (TV Series)
Gerard Mace
- And If You Have the Time Lord (1973) ... Gerard Mace
- The Well Diggers (1973) ... Gerard Mace
- Beside a Crooked Stile (1973) ... Gerard Mace
- A Very Long Spoon (1973) ... Gerard Mace
- A Kind of Treason (1973) ... Gerard Mace
 1973 A Touch of Class
Gay worker (uncredited)
 1973 The Flaxton Boys (TV Series)
Officer
 1973 Now Look Here (TV Series)
Neil Collinson
- Episode #2.7 (1973) ... Neil Collinson
- Episode #2.6 (1973) ... Neil Collinson
- Episode #2.3 (1973) ... Neil Collinson
- Episode #2.2 (1973) ... Neil Collinson
 1972 Doctor in Charge (TV Series)
Rich Young Man
- An Officer and a Gentleman (1972) ... Rich Young Man
 1972 The Main Chance (TV Series)
Purcell Browne
- Love's Old Sweet Song (1972) ... Purcell Browne
 1972 Six Days of Justice (TV Series)
Rogers
- Open House (1972) ... Rogers
 1972 The Liver Birds (TV Series)
Giles
- Birds on Horseback (1972) ... Giles
 1972 Callan (TV Series)
Kane
- Rules of the Game (1972) ... Kane
 1972 The Regiment (TV Series)
Lt. Harry Tennant
- The Fortunes of Peace (1972) ... Lt. Harry Tennant
 1971-1972 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series)
Naismith / Jeremy Bathurst
- Idle at Work (1972) ... Naismith
- It's Awfully Bad for Your Eyes, Darling (1971) ... Jeremy Bathurst
 1971 Whack-O! (TV Series)
Boddington
- Episode #8.4 (1971) ... Boddington
 1971 The Two Ronnies (TV Series)
Announcer
- Episode #1.6 (1971) ... Announcer
 1971 It's Awfully Bad for Your Eyes, Darling (TV Series)
Jeremy Bathurst
- Pilot (1971) ... Jeremy Bathurst
 1971 The Rough with the Smooth (TV Series)
- Pilot (1971)
 1970 The Goodies (TV Series)
- The Greenies (1970)
 1970 No, That's Me Over Here! (TV Series)
- Wedding (1970)
- Religion (1970)
 1970 A Family at War (TV Series)
Rupert Innes
- Is Your Journey Really Necessary? (1970) ... Rupert Innes
 1970 The Breaking of Bumbo
Bean
 1970 Fraud Squad (TV Series)
Peter Hughes
- The Martin Kessel File (1970) ... Peter Hughes
 1969 Happy Ever After (TV Series)
John Gardner
- The Party Piece (1969) ... John Gardner
 1969 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
Freddie Peel
- Charley's Aunt (1969) ... Freddie Peel
 1969 Who-Dun-It (TV Series)
Reggie Pringle
- Death of a Cavalier (1969) ... Reggie Pringle
 1969 Z Cars (TV Series)
Dr. Ian Warren
- Not That Sort of Policeman: Part 1 (1969) ... Dr. Ian Warren
 1969 Dad's Army (TV Series)
Lieut. Hope Bruce
- The Lion Has Phones (1969) ... Lieut. Hope Bruce
 1969 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Roger List
- Double Agent (1969) ... Roger List
 1969 Baby Love
Jeremy (The Admiral)
 1969 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Officer
- The Big Flame (1969) ... Officer
 1969 The Fossett Saga (TV Series)
Lord Camberley
- Episode #1.1 (1969) ... Lord Camberley
 1968 Gazette (TV Series)
Lucas
- Exposure (1968) ... Lucas
 1968 Cold Comfort Farm (TV Mini-Series)
Richard Hawk-Monitor
- Doom (1968) ... Richard Hawk-Monitor
- Woodshed (1968) ... Richard Hawk-Monitor
 1968 Virgin of the Secret Service (TV Series)
Captain Watts
- The Great Ring of Akba (1968) ... Captain Watts
 1968 Public Eye (TV Series)
John Ingleby
- The Bromsgrove Venus (1968) ... John Ingleby
 1968 A Man of our Times (TV Series)
Feathers
- The Two Legged Chameleon (1968) ... Feathers
 1967 Market in Honey Lane (TV Series)
Geoffrey Ashe (1968)
 1966 Theatre 625 (TV Series)
Geoffrey Lawrence
 1965-1966 The World of Wooster (TV Series)
Claude / Claud
 1962 The Last Man Out (TV Series)
Lieutenant / Signals Messenger
- The Way Out (1962) ... Lieutenant
- Father Pierre (1962) ... Signals Messenger

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Other Works:

He acted in Carlo Goldoni's play, "The Artful Widow", that was adapted by Frederick Davies and Sparks for Greenwich Theatre in London, England with Diane Cilento, Frank Barrie, Richard Kane, Michael Deacon, John Kane and Richard Mayes in the cast. Ian Watt Smith was the director. See more »

Alternate Names:

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Second husband of Wanda Ventham. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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