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Colin Dexter (1930–2017)

Colin Dexter was born on September 29, 1930 in Stamford, Lincolnshire, England as Norman Colin Dexter. He was a writer and actor, known for Endeavour (2012), Inspector Lewis (2006) and Inspector Morse (1987). He was married to Dorothy Cooper. He died on March 21, 2017 in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England. See full bio »

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Known For

Endeavour Writer
(2012-2019)
(2006-2015)
(1987-2000)

Filmography

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  Endeavour (TV Series) (characters - 23 episodes, 2012 - 2018) (characters by - 3 episodes, 2019)
- Episode #6.3 (2019) ... (characters by)
- Episode #6.2 (2019) ... (characters by)
- Episode #6.1 (2019) ... (characters by)
- Icarus (2018) ... (characters)
- Quartet (2018) ... (characters)
  Inspector Lewis (TV Series) (inspired by the Inspector Morse novels of - 42 episodes, 2006 - 2015) (characters - 22 episodes, 2006 - 2012)
- What Lies Tangled: Part 2 (2015) ... (inspired by the Inspector Morse novels of)
- What Lies Tangled: Part 1 (2015) ... (inspired by the Inspector Morse novels of)
- Magnum Opus: Part 2 (2015) ... (inspired by the Inspector Morse novels of)
- Magnum Opus: Part 1 (2015) ... (inspired by the Inspector Morse novels of)
- One for Sorrow: Part 2 (2015) ... (inspired by the Inspector Morse novels of)
 2000 Inspector Morse: Rest in Peace (Video) (characters)
  Inspector Morse (TV Series) (characters - 17 episodes, 1990 - 1993) (novel - 10 episodes, 1987 - 2000) (idea - 3 episodes, 1989) (story - 3 episodes, 1987 - 1989)
- The Remorseful Day (2000) ... (novel)
- The Wench Is Dead (1998) ... (novel)
- Death Is Now My Neighbour (1997) ... (novel)
- The Daughters of Cain (1996) ... (novel)
- The Way Through the Woods (1995) ... (novel)
 2000 The Last Morse: A Documentary (TV Movie documentary) (characters)
 1993 Morse's Oxford (Video documentary short)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel: "The Remorseful Day", 1999 See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 2 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Alan Dexter
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Personal Quote:

Morse was popular because of his foibles. See more »

Trivia:

When, after appearing in silent walk-ons in most "Inspector Morse" episodes, he was actually given a line to utter in the seventh series (two words), he claimed it as the fulfilment of a long-held ambition and often mentioned it in the biographical note he would append to his books. See more »

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Libra

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