No photo available. Represent Claude Close? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
STARmeter
SEE RANK
Up 335,294 this week

Claude Close (1956–2011)

Claude Close was born on August 16, 1956 in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England as Andrew Close. He was an actor, known for Once Upon a Time in the North (1994), Poirot (1989) and Coronation Street (1960). He was married to Peta Close. He died on October 7, 2011 in the UK. See full bio »

Died:

(age 55) in UK

Want to Make a Cult Classic? Start With a Classic Cult

Paul Rust, writer and star of Netflix's "Love," was really into cults when he wrote a script he now calls "100% unproduceable."

Watch now on "UnMade"

Related News

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Claude Close's work have you seen?

User Polls

Known For

(1994)
Poirot Doncaster Sergeant
(1992)
Coronation Street Tudor Parry-Jones / Preston King
(1990-2003)
Kavanagh QC Hedges
(1995)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Actor (21 credits)
 2011 Sirens (TV Series)
Andrew
- King of the Jungle (2011) ... Andrew
 1994-2006 Heartbeat (TV Series)
Fred Bostock / Walter Roscoe
- Hearts and Flowers (2006) ... Fred Bostock
- Love Child (1994) ... Walter Roscoe
 2006 ChuckleVision (TV Series)
Herman von Gruppe
- Oompah Oompah (2006) ... Herman von Gruppe
 2005 Derek (Video)
Mr. Perfect Nigel
 2004 Max & Paddy's Road to Nowhere (TV Mini-Series)
Farmer
- Episode #1.5 (2004) ... Farmer
 1990-2003 Coronation Street (TV Series)
Tudor Parry-Jones / Preston King
- Episode #1.5557 (2003) ... Preston King
- Episode #1.5556 (2003) ... Preston King
- Episode #1.3143 (1990) ... Tudor Parry-Jones
- Episode #1.3142 (1990) ... Tudor Parry-Jones
- Episode #1.3137 (1990) ... Tudor Parry-Jones
 2003 The Eustace Bros. (TV Series)
Workman
- Episode #1.3 (2003) ... Workman
 2002 At Home with the Braithwaites (TV Series)
Alan / Alun
- Episode #3.5 (2002) ... Alan
- Episode #3.4 (2002) ... Alan
- Episode #3.3 (2002) ... Alun
 2001 Cold Feet (TV Series)
Harry Burgess
- Episode #4.6 (2001) ... Harry Burgess
 2001 Barbara (TV Series)
Postman 1
- Sisters (2001) ... Postman 1
 1990-2000 Children's Ward (TV Series)
Mr. Shaeffer / Big Bob
- Episode #12.9 (2000) ... Big Bob
- Episode #12.8 (2000) ... Big Bob
- Episode #3.8 (1990) ... Mr. Shaeffer
- Episode #3.7 (1990) ... Mr. Shaeffer
- Episode #3.6 (1990) ... Mr. Shaeffer
 1996-1997 Dalziel and Pascoe (TV Series)
Desk Sergeant / Duty Sergeant
- Ruling Passion (1997) ... Desk Sergeant
- A Clubbable Woman (1996) ... Duty Sergeant
 1996 Hillsborough (TV Movie)
Additional Cast
 1996 The Bill (TV Series)
Mr. Cullis
- Finishing School (1996) ... Mr. Cullis
 1995 Kavanagh QC (TV Series)
Hedges
- Nothing But the Truth (1995) ... Hedges
 1994 Screen Two (TV Series)
YTS Officer
- Criminal (1994) ... YTS Officer
 1994 Once Upon a Time in the North (TV Series)
Norman / Referee
- The Time Morris Launched His Boat (1994) ... Norman
- The Time Sean Got Into the Final (1994) ... Referee
 1992 Poirot (TV Series)
Doncaster Sergeant
- The ABC Murders (1992) ... Doncaster Sergeant
 1987-1989 Dramarama (TV Series)
Officer / Mr. Fisher
- Ghost Story (1989) ... Officer
- Badger on the Barge (1987) ... Mr. Fisher
 1988 All Creatures Great and Small (TV Series)
Winston Mallock
- Only One Woof (1988) ... Winston Mallock
 1985 Happy Families (TV Series)
Garage Boss
- Cassie (1985) ... Garage Boss
Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

(1999, April - May) Appeared as Francisco, Duke of Florence in the John Webster play "The White Devil" at the Haymarket Theatre, Leicester, England.
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia:

His brother is the writer, Marvin Close.

Star Sign:

Leo

Contribute to This Page

Stream Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial

IMDb Freedive: Watch Movies and TV Series for Free

Watch Hollywood hits and TV favorites for free with IMDb Freedive. Start streaming on IMDb and Fire TV devices today!

Start watching



Recently Viewed