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Michael Knowles was born on April 26, 1937 in Derby, Derbyshire, England as Michael Sydney Knowles. He is an actor and writer, known for It Ain't Half Hot Mum (1974), Are You Being Served? (1972) and You Rang, M'Lord? (1988). He has been married to Linda James since 1964. They have two children. See full bio »

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Known For

It Ain't Half Hot Mum Captain Jonathan Ashwood
(1974-1981)
Are You Being Served? The Bold Check / The Customer
(1972-1975)
You Rang, M'Lord? The Honourable Teddy Meldrum
(1988-1993)
(1977-1978)

Filmography

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 2016 Walliams & Friend (TV Series)
Dad
- Jack Whitehall (2016) ... Dad
 1995 DJ Kat Show (TV Series)
Norrinton Byng
- Episode dated 1 June 1995 (1995) ... Norrinton Byng
 1994 KTV (TV Series)
Norrington / Various
 1988-1993 You Rang, M'Lord? (TV Series)
The Honourable Teddy Meldrum
- Well, There You Are Then...! (1993) ... The Honourable Teddy Meldrum
- Fall of the House of Meldrum (1993) ... The Honourable Teddy Meldrum
- The Truth Revealed (1993) ... The Honourable Teddy Meldrum
- Come to the Ball (1993) ... The Honourable Teddy Meldrum
- Requiem for a Parrot (1993) ... The Honourable Teddy Meldrum
 1989 The BFG
Head Of The Air Force (voice)
 1988 Brush Strokes (TV Series)
Vicar
- Episode #4.2 (1988) ... Vicar
- Episode #4.1 (1988) ... Vicar
 1988 Vampire's Kiss
Andrew
 1986 The End of the World Man
Sir George
 1983 Cannon and Ball (TV Series)
Ship Captain
- Episode #5.3 (1983) ... Ship Captain
 1974-1981 It Ain't Half Hot Mum (TV Series)
Captain Jonathan Ashwood
- The Last Roll Call (1981) ... Captain Jonathan Ashwood
- The Long Road Home (1981) ... Captain Jonathan Ashwood
- Never the Twain Shall Meet (1981) ... Captain Jonathan Ashwood
- The Last Warrior (1981) ... Captain Jonathan Ashwood
- Aquastars (1981) ... Captain Jonathan Ashwood
 1975-1981 The Dick Emery Show (TV Series)
- Episode #19.6 (1981)
- Episode #18.2 (1980)
- Episode #17.6 (1979)
- Episode #17.4 (1979)
- Episode #17.3 (1979)
 1979 Rings on Their Fingers (TV Series)
Leslie
- Moving Moments (1979) ... Leslie
- Home Market (1979) ... Leslie
 1979 The Dawson Watch (TV Series)
- The Family (1979)
 1977-1978 Come Back Mrs. Noah (TV Series)
Fanshaw
- The Last Chance (1978) ... Fanshaw
- The Housing Problem (1978) ... Fanshaw
- Who Goes Home? (1978) ... Fanshaw
- To the Rescue (1978) ... Fanshaw
- In Orbit (1978) ... Fanshaw
 1977 Jackanory Playhouse (TV Series)
Duke
- The Invisible Guest (1977) ... Duke
 1976 Spy Story
Milkman (uncredited)
 1976 Two's Company (TV Series)
Forbes
- Robert's Record Player (1976) ... Forbes
 1975-1976 Rogue's Rock (TV Series)
Nigel
- El Aziz (1976) ... Nigel
- Up the Spout (1976) ... Nigel
- Penny (1976) ... Nigel
- Double Trouble! (1975) ... Nigel
- Kidnap (1975) ... Nigel
 1976 Yes, Honestly (TV Series)
Assistant Manager
- It Nearly Happened One Night (1976) ... Assistant Manager
 1975 Against the Crowd (TV Series)
Rev. Foster
- We Are All Guilty (1975) ... Rev. Foster
 1975 The Rough with the Smooth (TV Series)
Vicar
- Episode #1.5 (1975) ... Vicar
- Episode #1.2 (1975) ... Vicar
 1972-1975 Are You Being Served? (TV Series)
The Bold Check / The Customer
- Up Captain Peacock (1975) ... The Bold Check
- Pilot (1972) ... The Customer
 1973 Casanova '73 (TV Series)
Judge
- Episode #1.4 (1973) ... Judge
 1972-1973 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series)
Rupert / The Customer
- Are You Being Served? (1972) ... The Customer
 1972 That's Your Funeral
Man with Car (Petrol Station)
 1972 A Christmas Night with the Stars (TV Series)
Radio Producer - Dad's Army segment
- Christmas Night with the Stars 1972 (1972) ... Radio Producer - Dad's Army segment (voice)
 1969-1972 Dad's Army (TV Series)
Captain Stewart / Captain Reed / the Engineer Officer / ...
- Round and Round Went the Great Big Wheel (1972) ... Captain Stewart
- Fallen Idol (1970) ... Captain Reed
- Sgt - Save My Boy! (1970) ... the Engineer Officer
- The Bullet Is Not for Firing (1969) ... Captain Cutts
 1972 The Flesh and Blood Show
Curran
 1972 Scott on... (TV Series)
- The Sex War (1972)
 1972 His Lordship Entertains (TV Series)
Mr. Smith - The Food Inspector
- The Health Inspector (1972) ... Mr. Smith - The Food Inspector
 1971 Sykes and a Big Big Show (TV Series)
- Western (1971)
 1971 Dad's Army
Staff Captain
 1970 Up Pompeii! (TV Series)
Caushus
- The Ides of March (1970) ... Caushus
 1962 Maigret (TV Series)
Shop Customer
- The Reluctant Witnesses (1962) ... Shop Customer (uncredited)
Show Show Writer (2 credits)
Show Show Self (13 credits)

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Personal Details

Other Works:

Wrote, with Harold Snoad, the radio adaptation of Dad's Army (1968). See more »

Spouse:

Linda James  (2 children)
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Considering reading Medicine before deciding to become an actor.

Star Sign:

Taurus

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