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Desmond Carrington (1926–2017)

Desmond Carrington was born on May 23, 1926 in Bromley, Kent, England as Desmond Herbert Carrington. He was an actor, known for Billy Bunter of Greyfriars School (1952), Softly Softly (1966) and Emergency-Ward 10 (1957). He died on February 1, 2017 in Perth, Scotland. See full bio »

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(age 90) in Perth, Scotland, UK

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Known For

Billy Bunter of Greyfriars School
Billy Bunter of Greyfriars School Wingate / Wingate - Prefect
(1955-1956)
Softly Softly
Softly Softly Reverend Beaumont
(1966)
Emergency-Ward 10
Emergency-Ward 10 Dr. Chris Anderson / Chris Anderson
(1958-1964)
The Plane Makers
(1963)

Filmography

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 1987 Worlds Beyond (TV Series)
Doctor Lawson
- The Haunted Garden (1987) ... Doctor Lawson
 1967 Calamity the Cow
Uncle Jim
 1966 Softly Softly (TV Series)
Reverend Beaumont
- The Short Cut (1966) ... Reverend Beaumont
 1958-1964 Emergency-Ward 10 (TV Series)
Dr. Chris Anderson / Chris Anderson
- Episode #1.717 (1964) ... Dr. Chris Anderson
- Episode #1.716 (1964) ... Dr. Chris Anderson
- Episode #1.714 (1964) ... Dr. Chris Anderson
- Episode #1.713 (1964) ... Dr. Chris Anderson
- Episode #1.711 (1964) ... Dr. Chris Anderson
 1963 The Plane Makers (TV Series)
 1959 African Patrol (TV Series)
Greenway
- Man and Beast (1959) ... Greenway
 1955-1956 Billy Bunter of Greyfriars School (TV Series)
Wingate - Prefect / Wingate
- Bunter the Bold (1956) ... Wingate - Prefect
- Bunter Knows How (1955) ... Wingate
 1949 The People at No. 19 (Short)
Ken
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 2007 Timeshift (TV Series documentary)
Himself
 1987 This Is Your Life (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- David Jacobs (1987) ... Himself
 1972 Come Dancing (TV Series)
Himself - Compère
- Episode dated 7 January 1972 (1972) ... Himself - Compère
 1964 Thank Your Lucky Stars (TV Series)
Himself - Guest DJ
- Episode #6.5 (1964) ... Himself - Guest DJ
- Episode #5.17 (1964) ... Himself - Guest DJ
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Recorded Les Barker's "The Undead Parrot" for the charitable album "Missing Persians File". See more »

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1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »
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Trivia:

Has been broadcasting since 1945, when he effectively conned Ceylon's British Forces Broadcasting station - Radio SEAC - in Colombo into believing he was highly experienced in the field. A fellow DJ was David Jacobs; the two struck up a lifelong friendship. See more »

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