No photo available. Represent John Dawson? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
STARmeter
SEE RANK
Up 395,958 this week

John Dawson (III) (1919–1984)

John Dawson was born on June 10, 1919. He was an actor, known for Smuggler's Bay (1964), Doctor Who (1963) and Z Cars (1962). He died on May 13, 1984 in East Sheen, Greater London, England. See full bio »

Born:

Hollywood Romances: Our Favorite LGBTQIA+ Couples

Check out some of our favorite LGBTQIA+ couples in Hollywood.

See the gallery

Fall TV Guide: The Best Shows Coming This Year

IMDb's guide to the most anticipated new and returning TV shows coming this fall.

See the full list

Related News

Double Take: Celebrity Twins

Take a look at some of the famous twins of Hollywood, including Cole and Dylan Sprouse, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, and more.

See the full list

On Prime Video

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDb page

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of John Dawson's work have you seen?

User Polls

Known For

Smuggler's Bay Johannes
(1964)
Doctor Who Time Lord
(1976)
Z Cars Mr. Nuttall / Harry Grimshaw / Henley / Mr. Openshaw / Mr. Stringer
(1962-1972)
Six Days of Justice Usher / Mr. Oliver
(1973-1975)

Filmography

Jump to: Actor | Self
Hide Hide Show Show Actor (53 credits)
 1976-1979 Rentaghost (TV Series)
Mr. Mumford / Mr Mumford
- Rentasanta (1979) ... Mr Mumford
- Episode #4.6 (1978) ... Mr Mumford
- Episode #4.5 (1978) ... Mr Mumford
- Episode #4.4 (1978) ... Mr Mumford
- Episode #4.2 (1978) ... Mr Mumford
 1979 A Family Affair (TV Mini Series)
James Simpson
- The Wedding (1979) ... James Simpson
 1978 Scorpion Tales (TV Series)
Waiter
- Truth or Consequence (1978) ... Waiter
 1978 Angels (TV Series)
Jack Fletcher
- Fraternity (1978) ... Jack Fletcher
 1977 Poldark (TV Series)
Mr. Lukey
- Episode #2.12 (1977) ... Mr. Lukey
 1976 Doctor Who (TV Series)
Time Lord
- The Deadly Assassin: Part Two (1976) ... Time Lord
- The Deadly Assassin: Part One (1976) ... Time Lord
 1975 The Brothers (TV Series)
Porter
- End of a Dream (1975) ... Porter
 1973-1975 Six Days of Justice (TV Series)
Usher / Mr. Oliver
- The Brief Facts (1975) ... Usher
- The Good Samaritan (1975) ... Usher
- A Juicy Case (1975) ... Usher
- Belonging (1975) ... Usher
- Black Spot (1973) ... Mr. Oliver
 1975 Late Call (TV Mini Series)
Mr. Martineau
- Episode #1.1 (1975) ... Mr. Martineau
 1974 Moody and Pegg (TV Series)
Man at telephone box
- He - The Go-Between (1974) ... Man at telephone box
 1973 Softly Softly: Task Force (TV Series)
Clerk of the Court
- Trial (1973) ... Clerk of the Court
 1973 Then and Now (TV Series)
English clergyman
- Outside the Machine (1973) ... English clergyman
 1971-1973 The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes (TV Series)
Jacobs / Inspector Fullalove
- The Looting of the Specie Room (1973) ... Jacobs
- The Duchess of Wiltshire's Diamonds (1971) ... Inspector Fullalove
 1972 The Long Chase (TV Series)
Police Sgt
- Episode #1.2 (1972) ... Police Sgt
 1962-1972 Z Cars (TV Series)
Mr. Nuttall / Harry Grimshaw / Henley / ...
- Takes All Sorts (1972) ... Harry Grimshaw
- What D'Yer Mean - Charity?: Part 2 (1968) ... Mr. Nuttall
- What D'Yer Mean - Charity?: Part 1 (1968) ... Mr. Nuttall
- No Stone Unturned (1964) ... Henley
- It Never Rains... (1963) ... Mr. Stringer
 1972 No Exit (TV Series)
Lyle
- Queen's Messenger (1972) ... Lyle
 1972 Man at the Top (TV Series)
Security Guard
- The Knacker's Yard (1972) ... Security Guard
 1971 Owen, M.D. (TV Series)
Bob Jones
- The Bees, Part 2 (1971) ... Bob Jones
- The Bees, Part 1 (1971) ... Bob Jones
 1971 The Witch's Daughter (TV Mini Series)
Mr. Tarbutt
- Episode #1.4 (1971) ... Mr. Tarbutt
- Episode #1.3 (1971) ... Mr. Tarbutt
- Episode #1.2 (1971) ... Mr. Tarbutt
- Episode #1.1 (1971) ... Mr. Tarbutt
 1971 Coronation Street (TV Series)
Mr. Rodgers
- Episode #1.1078 (1971) ... Mr. Rodgers
 1971 The Doctors (TV Series)
Ronald Curtis
- Episode #1.138 (1971) ... Ronald Curtis
- Episode #1.137 (1971) ... Ronald Curtis
- Episode #1.136 (1971) ... Ronald Curtis
- Episode #1.135 (1971) ... Ronald Curtis
- Episode #1.134 (1971) ... Ronald Curtis
 1967-1970 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series)
Mortuary Attendant / Black
- Notice! Meeting in Progress (1967) ... Black
 1970 Sentimental Education (TV Mini Series)
Doctor
- The Philanderer (1970) ... Doctor
 1970 Doomwatch (TV Series)
Chief Superintendent Charles
- Survival Code (1970) ... Chief Superintendent Charles
 1970 Paul Temple (TV Series)
Cabby
- Kill or Cure (1970) ... Cabby
 1966-1969 Softly Softly (TV Series)
Det. Chief Supt. Donaldson / Bursell / Speaker
- We Shall Miss You (1969) ... Det. Chief Supt. Donaldson
- Material Evidence (1967) ... Bursell
- Sleeping Dogs (1966) ... Speaker
 1969 Counterstrike (TV Series)
Housing Minister
- Backlash (1969) ... Housing Minister
 1969 Out of the Unknown (TV Series)
Digby
- The Fosters (1969) ... Digby
 1967 The Newcomers (TV Series)
Bernard Nelson / Nelson
- Episode #1.183 (1967) ... Bernard Nelson
- Episode #1.182 (1967) ... Bernard Nelson
- Episode #1.179 (1967) ... Bernard Nelson
- Episode #1.174 (1967) ... Bernard Nelson
- Episode #1.173 (1967) ... Bernard Nelson
 1966 Crossroads (TV Series)
Mr. Perkins / Ernie Perkins
- Episode #1.532 (1966) ... Mr. Perkins
- Episode #1.531 (1966) ... Mr. Perkins
- Episode #1.529 (1966) ... Ernie Perkins
- Episode #1.525 (1966) ... Mr. Perkins
- Episode #1.518 (1966) ... Ernie Perkins
 1966 Adam Adamant Lives! (TV Series)
Minister
- The Last Sacrifice (1966) ... Minister
 1965 The Mask of Janus (TV Series)
Edward Martin
- The Cold Equation (1965) ... Edward Martin
 1965 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Mr. Ford
- Castles in the Air (1965) ... Mr. Ford
 1965 The Flying Swan (TV Series)
Head Waiter
- The Waiting Time (1965) ... Head Waiter
- The Gold Rosette (1965) ... Head Waiter
- The Tyrant (1965) ... Head Waiter
 1965 Compact (TV Series)
Mr. Arundale
- Thunder on the Left (1965) ... Mr. Arundale
- Fare Thee Well, for I Must Leave Thee (1965) ... Mr. Arundale
 1964 The Indian Tales of Rudyard Kipling (TV Series)
Defence Counsel
- Black Jack (1964) ... Defence Counsel
 1964 Smuggler's Bay (TV Series)
Johannes
- On the Beach (1964) ... Johannes
- Found... and Lost Again (1964) ... Johannes
 1964 Mary Barton (TV Series)
Superintendent
- Trial (1964) ... Superintendent
- Murder (1964) ... Superintendent
 1963 Moonstrike (TV Series)
Major Nord
- The Last Mission (1963) ... Major Nord
 1963 Suspense (TV Series)
Police Sergeant / Mr. Anderson
- Destiny Sixty-Three (1963) ... Police Sergeant
- Call from a Customer (1963) ... Mr. Anderson
 1962 Mr. Pastry's Pet Shop (TV Series)
Producer
- Where There's a Trill, There's a Way (1962) ... Producer
 1962 Mr. Pastry's Progress (TV Series)
Colonel Maitland
- The Trainspotters (1962) ... Colonel Maitland
 1961 Deadline Midnight (TV Series)
Stannard
- Libel Story (1961) ... Stannard
 1961 Court of Mystery (TV Series)
Master of the Clan Maclntyre
- The Ship That Vanished (1961) ... Master of the Clan Maclntyre
 1961 Probation Officer (TV Series)
Carmody
- Episode #2.33 (1961) ... Carmody
 1960 On Trial (TV Series)
1st Clerk of the Court
- The Dilke Case (1960) ... 1st Clerk of the Court
 1960 Armchair Mystery Theatre (TV Series)
Detective Bell
- Flight from Treason (1960) ... Detective Bell
 1960 Dead Lucky
Cashier
 1959 Body Found (TV Movie)
Photographer
 1959 Quatermass and the Pit (TV Mini Series)
Sightseer / Man in Crowd
- Hob (1959) ... Sightseer (uncredited)
- The Enchanted (1959) ... Man in Crowd (uncredited)
Show Show Self (1 credit)
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia:

Dawson was originally cast as William E. Simms in Adam Adamant Lives! (1966), but was replaced by Jack May.

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed