Desmond McNamara

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Desmond McNamara was born in 1938 in the UK. He is an actor, known for Shakespeare in Love (1998), Hazell (1978) and The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1984). See full bio »

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(1998)
Hazell Cousin Tel
(1978-1979)
Travelling Man Jimmy Nolan
(1984)

Filmography

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 2006 The Spotter (Short)
Mr. Jackson
 2005 Doctors (TV Series)
Reg Johnson
- The Hand That Feeds You (2005) ... Reg Johnson
 1988-2005 The Bill (TV Series)
Alfie Dobbs / Butch / Albert Styles / ...
- 302: The Decoy - Part 1 (2005) ... Butch
- 086: Dropout Factory (2003) ... Albert Styles
- Blood and Money (2001) ... Dave Ronson
- Wheels (2000) ... Arthur Selway
- Joker (1997) ... Ray
 2004 EastEnders (TV Series)
Bob
 2004 Doctors and Nurses (TV Series)
Harry
- Seeing Stars (2004) ... Harry
 2003 The Last Detective (TV Series)
Block
- Pilot (2003) ... Block
 2001 Lucky Break
Arthur
 1998-2000 Casualty (TV Series)
Bert / Tom Logan
- Blood Brothers (2000) ... Bert
- Miracle on Casualty (1998) ... Tom Logan
 1999 Maisie Raine (TV Series)
Tom Baker
- European Forty Five (1999) ... Tom Baker
 1999 S Club 7 in Miami (TV Series)
Caretaker
- Take Off (1999) ... Caretaker (as Desmond MacNamara)
 1998 Shakespeare in Love
Crier
 1997 Animal Ark (TV Series)
Ernie Bell
- Goat in the Garden (1997) ... Ernie Bell
 1995 Wycliffe (TV Series)
Bill Marrack
- Wild Oats (1995) ... Bill Marrack (as Des McNamara)
 1995 The Plant (TV Movie)
Paul
 1994 A Pin for the Butterfly
Crazy Old Man (as Des McNamara)
 1994 Staggered
Traffic Policeman
 1994 Pie in the Sky (TV Series)
Mr Lowe
- Endangered Species (1994) ... Mr Lowe
 1982-1994 Minder (TV Series)
Gossip / Les / Reggie
- Bring Me the Head of Arthur Daley (1994) ... Gossip
- No Way to Treat a Daley (1993) ... Les
- Another Bride, Another Groom (1982) ... Reggie
 1991 Birds of a Feather (TV Series)
Desmond
- Favour of the Month (1991) ... Desmond
 1991 Five Children and It (TV Series)
Mr. Peasmarsh
- Episode Two (1991) ... Mr. Peasmarsh
 1990 This Is David Harper (TV Series)
Colin Foley
- Partners in Crime? (1990) ... Colin Foley
 1990 The Chief (TV Series)
Terry Salter
- Episode #1.4 (1990) ... Terry Salter
 1988-1989 Streets Apart (TV Series)
Cliff
- Episode #2.6 (1989) ... Cliff
- Episode #2.5 (1989) ... Cliff
- Episode #2.4 (1989) ... Cliff
- Episode #2.3 (1989) ... Cliff
- Episode #2.2 (1989) ... Cliff
 1989 Close to Home (TV Series)
Puppy owner
- The Contract (1989) ... Puppy owner
 1988 South of the Border (TV Series)
Airport security guard
- Episode #1.2 (1988) ... Airport security guard
 1988 Les Girls (TV Series)
Jimmy
- Old Fruit (1988) ... Jimmy
 1988 King & Castle (TV Series)
Tony Bates
- Dim Sums (1988) ... Tony Bates
 1988 Hard Cases (TV Series)
Fast Eddie Finnegan / Easi Eddie Finnegan
- Episode #1.3 (1988) ... Fast Eddie Finnegan
- Episode #1.2 (1988) ... Easi Eddie Finnegan
 1987 Vanity Fair (TV Series)
Capt. MacMurdo
- After the Battle (1987) ... Capt. MacMurdo
 1987 All at Number 20 (TV Series)
Frankie
- The Prowler (1987) ... Frankie
- The Tea Leaf (1987) ... Frankie
 1987 Fortunes of War (TV Mini-Series)
Galpin
- Romania: June 1940 (1987) ... Galpin
- Romania: January 1940 (1987) ... Galpin
- The Balkans: September 1939 (1987) ... Galpin
 1987 A Dorothy L. Sayers Mystery (TV Series)
Padgett
- Gaudy Night: Episode Three (1987) ... Padgett
- Gaudy Night: Episode Two (1987) ... Padgett
- Gaudy Night: Episode One (1987) ... Padgett
 1987 Bergerac (TV Series)
Reporter
- The Deadly Virus (1987) ... Reporter
 1986 The Great Paper Chase (TV Movie)
Lovelace
 1986 Big Deal (TV Series)
Des Parsons
- Tuppence Coloured (1986) ... Des Parsons
 1986 Starting Out (TV Series)
Mr. Barnes
- Life and Death (1986) ... Mr. Barnes
- Escapes (1986) ... Mr. Barnes
 1986 Running Scared (TV Series)
Mick Prescott
- Episode #1.6 (1986) ... Mick Prescott
- Episode #1.5 (1986) ... Mick Prescott
- Episode #1.4 (1986) ... Mick Prescott
- Episode #1.3 (1986) ... Mick Prescott
- Episode #1.2 (1986) ... Mick Prescott
 1985 Tucker's Luck (TV Series)
Mr. Wilson
- Tom Robinson (1985) ... Mr. Wilson
- Bookends/Vanished (1985) ... Mr. Wilson
 1985 Roll Over Beethoven (TV Series)
Lem
- Episode #1.13 (1985) ... Lem
- Episode #1.12 (1985) ... Lem
- Episode #1.11 (1985) ... Lem
- Episode #1.10 (1985) ... Lem
- Episode #1.9 (1985) ... Lem
 1985 C.A.T.S. Eyes (TV Series)
Binks
- Cross My Palm with Silver (1985) ... Binks
 1985 Dempsey and Makepeace (TV Series)
Charlie Wilson
- Blind Eye (1985) ... Charlie Wilson
 1984 Travelling Man (TV Series)
Jimmy Nolan
- Grasser (1984) ... Jimmy Nolan
 1984 The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (TV Series)
John Horner
- The Blue Carbuncle (1984) ... John Horner
 1984 The Kit Curran Radio Show (TV Series)
Mr. Bickley
- Election Fever (1984) ... Mr. Bickley
 1983 Jury (TV Series)
John Bannister
- Verdict (1983) ... John Bannister
- Decisions (1983) ... John Bannister
- Ann (1983) ... John Bannister
- Elizabeth and Steve (1983) ... John Bannister
- Mick (1983) ... John Bannister
 1982 The Gentle Touch (TV Series)
Micky Scott
- Vigil (1982) ... Micky Scott
 1981 Only Fools and Horses (TV Series)
Earl
- Christmas Crackers (1981) ... Earl
 1981 Kinvig (TV Series)
Charley
- The Big Benders (1981) ... Charley
 1981 Play for Today (TV Series)
Donald Morgan
- The Sin Bin (1981) ... Donald Morgan
 1980 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Frank
- Visitors for Anderson (1980) ... Frank
 1979 Saint Joan (TV Movie)
English soldier
 1979 Charles Endell, Esq (TV Series)
Sleeper Attendant
- Glasgow Belongs to Me (1979) ... Sleeper Attendant
 1978-1979 Hazell (TV Series)
Cousin Tel
- Hazell and the Greasy Gunners (1979) ... Cousin Tel
- Hazell Gets the Part (1979) ... Cousin Tel
- Hazell and Hyde (1979) ... Cousin Tel
- Hazell and the Suffolk Ghost (1979) ... Cousin Tel
- Hazell and the Big Sleep (1979) ... Cousin Tel
 1976-1978 Crown Court (TV Series)
George Mitchell / Sgt. Beale
- Cat in Hell: Part 1 (1978) ... George Mitchell
 1978 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
Eric Swash
- Flint (1978) ... Eric Swash
 1976 Adventures of a Taxi Driver
First Robber
 1975 Carry on Laughing! (TV Series)
Minstrel
- Short Knight, Long Daze (1975) ... Minstrel
- Under the Round Table (1975) ... Minstrel
 1970 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Guildenstern
- Hamlet (1970) ... Guildenstern
 1970 Nearest and Dearest (TV Series)
Waiter
- When Love Walks In (1970) ... Waiter

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He acted in Lillian Hellman's adaptation of Emmanuel Robles' play, "Montserrat," at the Vanbrugh Theatre Club in a RADA (Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts) production in London, England with Hugh Ross, David Bradley, and Richard Beckinsale in the cast. Heinz Bernard was director.

Alternate Names:

Desmond MacNamara | Des McNamara
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