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Robert McBain (1932–2004)

Robert McBain was born on October 9, 1932 in Wembley, Middlesex, England as Robert Digby Bosher. He was an actor, known for A Fish Called Wanda (1988), Armchair Cinema (1973) and High and Dry (1985). He was married to Maggie Henderson, Patricia Brake and Ann Clarke. He died on April 24, 2004 in London, England. See full bio »


(age 71) in London, England, UK

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Known For

A Fish Called Wanda
A Fish Called Wanda Hotel Clerk
Armchair Cinema
Armchair Cinema T.V. Director
High and Dry
High and Dry Graham Winters
Softly Softly
Softly Softly Tony Packham


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 2003 Casualty (TV Series)
Bob Jones
 1996 London Suite (TV Movie)
 1995 Just William (TV Series)
Mr. Weller
 1995 London's Burning (TV Series)
 1995 Castles (TV Series)
Dennis Sinclair
 1995 Harry (TV Series)
Councillor Dobson
 1995 The Upper Hand (TV Series)
Doctor Thomas
 1994 The House of Eliott (TV Series)
Harry Bannister
 1993 Brighton Belles (TV Series)
 1993 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series)
 1992 Maigret (TV Series)
James Stuart
 1987-1992 Taggart (TV Series)
Keith Dempster / Dr. Carson
 1991 Keeping Up Appearances (TV Series)
The committee member / Frank
 1991 She-Wolf of London (TV Series)
Conrad Stipe
 1990 Capital City (TV Series)
 1990 Medics (TV Series)
Professor Yardley
 1990 Bullseye!
 1990 Press Gang (TV Series)
Roderick Marsh
 1989 The Bill (TV Series)
Supt. Vickers
 1989 Brush Strokes (TV Series)
Man in Personnel
 1988 Deadline (TV Movie)
Sandy McCulloch
 1984-1988 Bergerac (TV Series)
George Beck / Tommy O'Dell
 1988 Indiscreet (TV Movie)
 1988 A Fish Called Wanda
Hotel Clerk
 1988 Sophia and Constance (TV Series)
Dr. Stirling
 1988 Rude Health (TV Series)
Dr. Carstairs
 1988 Small World (TV Mini-Series)
 1987 Out of Order
CO Armstrong
 1987 London Embassy (TV Mini-Series)
Major Whiffen
 1986 Howards' Way (TV Series)
Andrew Norfolk
 1986 Call Me Mister (TV Series)
Club steward
 1985 Operation Julie (TV Movie)
A.C.C. Soames
 1985 High and Dry (TV Series)
Graham Winters
 1985 Mr. Palfrey of Westminster (TV Series)
Manager of Shop
 1984 Just Good Friends (TV Series)
the Dentist
 1984 Ordeal by Innocence
Hotel Manager
 1984 The Hello Goodbye Man (TV Series)
Mr. Letchwood
 1983 Spooky (TV Series)
The Earl
 1983 Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series)
Ambulance Driver
 1978-1982 The Professionals (TV Series)
Deville / Mr. Lewis
 1982 The Agatha Christie Hour (TV Series)
Police Superintendent
 1982 Frost in May (TV Mini-Series)
 1982 Seconds Out (TV Series)
 1981 Private Schulz (TV Series)
Army Captain
 1981 Grange Hill (TV Series)
French Customs Officer
 1980 Murphy's Stroke (TV Movie)
 1979 Rumpole of the Bailey (TV Series)
Joseph Truscott
 1979 Fawlty Towers (TV Series)
Mr. Xerxes
 1979 The Dick Emery Show (TV Series)
 1978 Rings on Their Fingers (TV Series)
Arguing Man
 1978 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
 1978 The Devil's Crown (TV Series)
 1977 Beryl's Lot (TV Series)
Labour Exchange Official
 1976 When the Boat Comes In (TV Series)
 1976 Happy Ever After (TV Series)
Mr. Groves
 1976 Hadleigh (TV Series)
Police Inspector
 1975 Second Time Around (TV Series)
 1974 The Top Secret Life of Edgar Briggs (TV Series)
Bread Van Driver
 1974 Upstairs, Downstairs (TV Series)
Hamish Matthews / Hamish Mathews
 1974 Armchair Cinema (TV Series)
T.V. Director
 1974 The Carnforth Practice (TV Series)
Dr. Stanton
 1974 The Fortunes of Nigel (TV Mini-Series)
 1973 Moonbase 3 (TV Series)
Gregor Semyonov
 1973 Cheri (TV Series)
Dr. Arnaud
 1972 Play for Today (TV Series)
 1972 Spy Trap (TV Series)
David Miller
 1971 Bachelor Father (TV Series)
 1971 Little Big Time (TV Series)
The Deferential Gearbox
 1970 Menace (TV Series)
 1968-1969 Not in Front of the Children (TV Series)
Bill Perry
 1969 The Power Game (TV Series)
Simon Davey
 1969 The Ugliest Girl in Town (TV Series)
 1968 Theatre 625 (TV Series)
 1967 Dr. Finlay's Casebook (TV Series)
Toby Wheeler
 1967 King of the River (TV Series)
 1967 Adam Adamant Lives! (TV Series)
 1967 Orlando (TV Series)
TV Interviewer
 1966 Meet the Wife (TV Series)
 1966 The Corridor People (TV Series)
Jolyon de Farge
 1966 The Marriage Lines (TV Series)
 1966 Softly Softly (TV Series)
Tony Packham
 1965 Six Shades of Black (TV Series)
Charlie Crosse
 1965 World of His Own (TV Series)
 1964 The Big Noise (TV Series)
 1964 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
John Ferris
 1964 Love Story (TV Series)
 1963 Z Cars (TV Series)
Mr. Reardon
 1962 Maigret (TV Series)
Second Police Officer

Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in Michel Vinaver's play, "The Neighbours," at the Orange Tree Theatre in London, England with Philip York, Helen Ryan, Dilys Hamlett, Auriol Smith, David Gooderson, Emma Gregory, and Pascal Langdale in the cast. See more »

Alternate Names:

Bob McBain

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