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John Gower (I) (1931–2005)

John Gower was born on October 11, 1931 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. He was an actor, known for Evita (1996), Dixon of Dock Green (1955) and Gaslight Theatre (1965). He died on August 1, 2005 in London, England. See full bio »


(age 73) in London, England, UK

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Known For

Evita Prince Fuspoli
Dixon of Dock Green Obstetrician
Gaslight Theatre A New York loafer / Brother Reuben / Frank Green / Grenadier Captain / Mark Ingestrie / Mark, the gypsy / Philip Armstrong / The Beadle / Vincent Lyle / Wenonga
Emmerdale Tim Bascombe


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 1996 Evita
Prince Fuspoli
 1991 Sherlock Holmes and the Leading Lady (TV Movie)
Count Helmut Giddings
 1990 On the Up (TV Series)
Mr. Norster
- Barbados (1990) ... Mr. Norster
 1973 Emmerdale (TV Series)
Tim Bascombe
- Episode #1.123 (1973) ... Tim Bascombe
 1971 Play for Today (TV Series)
- Thank You Very Much (1971) ... Vearse
 1971 The Ronnie Barker Yearbook (TV Movie)
Various Characters
 1966 Theatre 625 (TV Series)
Monty Underwood
- The Melody Suit (1966) ... Monty Underwood
 1965 Gaslight Theatre (TV Series)
Philip Armstrong / Vincent Lyle / Frank Green / ...
- The Worst Woman in London (1965) ... Philip Armstrong / Vincent Lyle
- The Drunkard or, the Sins of the Parents Shall Be Visited... (1965) ... Frank Green / A New York loafer
- Sweeney Todd or, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street (1965) ... Mark Ingestrie / The Beadle
 1963-1964 Dig This Rhubarb (TV Series)
- Episode #1.14 (1964)
- Episode #1.13 (1964)
- Episode #1.12 (1964)
- Episode #1.11 (1964)
- Episode #1.10 (1964)
 1961 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
- A Date to Remember (1961) ... Obstetrician
 1958 The Diary of Samuel Pepys (TV Mini-Series)
Captain Cocke
- Episode #1.9 (1958) ... Captain Cocke
 1957 Theatre Night (TV Series)
The Macquern
- Zuleika (1957) ... The Macquern
 1955 The Merry Christmas (TV Movie)
Night Watchman
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He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Hamlet", at the Thorndike Theatre in Leatherhead, Surrey, England with Michael York, Douglas Rain, Stephanie Bidmead, Deborah Grant, James Ottaway, Ian Ogilvy, Nicolas Chagrin and David Weston in the cast. Joseph O'Conor was the director. See more »

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Bass singer. His incredibly deep voice was the result of an accident when he was 8 years old. He bumped into a friend carrying a pot of boiling water, and was badly scalded. The shock prematurely broke his voice.

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