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Ian Hendry (I) (1931–1984)

Born 13 January 1931 in Ipswich, England, Ian Hendry's career began rather auspiciously--playing the fall guy for a circus clown. After attending London's Central School of Speech and Drama, things started progressing nicely when he starred as "Dr. Geoffrey Brent" in Police Surgeon (1960). This led directly to The Avengers (1961) but, after only ... See full bio »


(age 53) in London, England, UK

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Nominated for 2 BAFTA Film Awards. See more awards »

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 1984 Brookside (TV Series)
Davey Jones
 1983 Jemima Shore Investigates (TV Series)
 1981 Bergerac (TV Series)
Major Furneaux
 1981 Smuggler (TV Mini-Series)
 1981 The Chinese Detective (TV Series)
Eddie Dwyer
 1980 McVicar
Hitchens (uncredited)
 1980 The Enigma Files (TV Series)
Joe Mackie
 1980 For Maddie with Love (TV Series)
Malcolm Laurie
 1979 The Bitch
Thrush Feather
 1979 Crown Court (TV Series)
Frank Edwards
 1978 Return of the Saint (TV Series)
Roy Gates
 1978 Premiere (TV Mini-Series)
 1978 Damien: Omen II
Michael (uncredited)
 1977 Van der Valk (TV Series)
 1977 Supernatural (TV Mini-Series)
Zoltan Vinzenz
 1977 The Sunday Drama (TV Series)
Alex Fleming
 1976 The New Avengers (TV Series)
Irwin Gunner
 1976 Play from 'A' (TV Series)
 1976 Killers (TV Series)
Mr. J.D. Cassels, KC
 1976 Intimate Games
Uncle Rodney
 1976 Shades of Greene (TV Series)
The Man
 1975 Cooper (TV Series)
Officer Bryce
 1975 Village Hall (TV Series)
 1975 Churchill's People (TV Series)
William Davenant
 1975 Professione: reporter
 1975 The Sweeney (TV Series)
Dave Brooker
 1974 The Wide World of Mystery (TV Series)
Terry Spelling / Bob Spelling
 1974 Thriller (TV Series)
Terry Spelling / Bob Spelling
 1974 The Internecine Project
Alex Hellman
 1974 Dial M for Murder (TV Series)
Marvin Stone
 1973 Assassin
The Assassin
 1972-1973 The Lotus Eaters (TV Series)
Erik Shepherd
 1973 Late Night Theatre (TV Series)
 1973 Theater of Blood
Peregrine Devlin
 1972 The Protectors (TV Series)
Insp. Wilson
 1972 The Frighteners (TV Series)
Anthony Ashworth
 1972 All Coppers Are...
Sonny Wade
 1968-1972 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Tony / Paul Venniker / Peter Ware / ...
 1970-1972 ITV Saturday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Nico / Eric Shiffner / Charles Stanton
 1972 Tales from the Crypt
Carl Maitland (segment "Reflection of Death")
 1972 Joy (TV Movie)
 1972 The Jerusalem File
General Mayer
 1972 Suspicion (TV Series)
Freddo Watts
 1971 The Persuaders! (TV Series)
Lord Croxley
 1971 Get Carter
Eric Paice
 1970 The Adventures of Don Quick (TV Series)
Captain Don Quick
 1970 The McKenzie Break
Maj. Perry
 1969 Cry Wolf
 1969 The Gold Robbers (TV Mini-Series)
Tom Goodwin
 1969 The Southern Star
 1969 The Saint (TV Series)
Alessandro Destamio
 1969 Vendetta for the Saint
 1968 Jackanory (TV Series)
 1966-1967 The Informer (TV Series)
Alex Lambert
 1967 Los traidores de San Ángel
Nick Thomas
 1967 Casino Royale
Bit part (uncredited)
 1960-1967 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Paul Du Pre / Colonel Guzzman / Andrew Mayo
 1965-1966 Blackmail (TV Series)
Ronnie Wade / Steve Keen
 1966 Preview Tonight (TV Series)
 1966 The Sandwich Man
Policeman Motor Cycle
 1965 Secret Agent (TV Series)
Wallace / Hagen
 1962-1965 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Richard Bligh / David Simpson
 1965 Theatre 625 (TV Series)
Jean / Richard
 1965 The Hill
Staff Sergeant Williams
 1965 Repulsion
 1960-1964 Armchair Mystery Theatre (TV Series)
Gregory Masters / Harry Walker
 1964 Contest Girl
Don Mackenzie
 1964 This Is My Street
Harry King
 1964 Children of the Damned
Dr. Tom Llewellyn
 1963 The Model Murder Case
Insp. Birkett
 1963 Drama 61-67 (TV Series)
Harry Barnes
 1962 Live Now - Pay Later
Albert Argyle
 1962 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Mini-Series)
Morgan Delt
 1962 The Ginger Man (TV Movie)
Sebastian Balfe Dangerfield
 1961 The Avengers (TV Series)
Dr. David Keel
 1959-1961 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Ben Spray / Harry Carter
 1960 Alice Through the Looking Box (TV Movie)
Dr. Geoffrey Brent
 1960 Police Surgeon (TV Series)
Dr Geoffrey Brent / Dr. Geoffrey Brent / Dr. Goffrey Brent
 1960 Kraft Mystery Theater (TV Series)
Harry Walker
 1960 In the Nick
Ted Ross
 1960 Probation Officer (TV Series)
Christopher Stamp
 1960 Inside Story (TV Series)
 1960 Sink the Bismarck!
Meteorological Officer on 'King George V' (uncredited)
 1959 The Invisible Man (TV Series)
Lieutenant Daniels
 1959 Saturday Playhouse (TV Series)
Richard Coaker
 1959 Crime Sheet (TV Series)
 1959 Television Playwright (TV Series)
 1958-1959 Murder Bag (TV Series)
 1959 Room at the Top
 1959 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Leading Seaman Dembury
 1958 Emergency-Ward 10 (TV Series)
Mr. Clarke
 1957 The Secret Place
Man Inside (uncredited)
 1956 Up in the World
Commando Sergeant (uncredited)
 1956 Calling All Boys (TV Series)
Mr. X
 1955 Simon and Laura
Bit part (uncredited)
 1951 This Is Show Business (TV Series)
Clown (1956)
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Stage play: "Change in the Wind", by Georges Neveux. Role: "Charles-Auguste". Directed by David Buxton. Oxford Playhouse, Oxford, England. See more »

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Heavy drinking affected his later career and probably led to his early death. After his death, a special concert to celebrate his life and work was arranged in order to raise the funds necessary to pay his funeral expenses. See more »

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