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Brian Murphy was born on September 25, 1932 in Ventnor, Isle of Wight, England as Brian Trevor John Murphy. He is an actor, known for Man About the House (1973), Last of the Summer Wine (1973) and The Catherine Tate Show (2004). He has been married to Linda Regan since March 14, 1995. He was previously married to Carol Gibson. See full bio »

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Known For

Man About the House
Man About the House George Roper
(1973-1976)
Last of the Summer Wine
(2003-2010)
The Catherine Tate Show
(2005-2006)
George and Mildred
George and Mildred George Roper
(1980)

Filmography

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 2018 Claude (TV Series)
Mr. Lovelybuns
- Gone Sock (2018) ... Mr. Lovelybuns (voice)
 2016/IV After Hours (Short)
Drunk Man
 1999-2016 Casualty (TV Series)
Frank Haines / Walter Burnley
- Hopelessly Addicted (2016) ... Frank Haines
- To Have and to Hold (1999) ... Walter Burnley
 2014 Holby City (TV Series)
Charlie Evans
- The Art of Losing (2014) ... Charlie Evans
 2013 Man Down (TV Series)
Mr. Field-Williams
- Christmas Special (2013) ... Mr. Field-Williams
 2011-2013 The Cafe (TV Series)
Mr. Jack Dobson
- Reap What You Sow (2013) ... Mr. Jack Dobson
- Stags or Hens (2013) ... Mr. Jack Dobson
- Time and Tide (2013) ... Mr. Jack Dobson
- There Were Three in the Bed (2013) ... Mr. Jack Dobson
- Connection Failure (2013) ... Mr. Jack Dobson
 2013 Plebs (TV Series)
Victor
- Bananae (2013) ... Victor
 2012 Run for Your Wife
Allotment man
 2011 This Is Jinsy (TV Series)
Melty Harris
- Kelpman (2011) ... Melty Harris
 2011 Grave Tales
Arthur
 2011 White Van Man (TV Series)
Albert
- Beginnings and Ends (2011) ... Albert
 2010 Benidorm (TV Series)
Clive Mitchell
- Christmas Special (2010) ... Clive Mitchell
 2010 Paul O'Grady Live (TV Series)
Alvin
- Episode #1.6 (2010) ... Alvin (uncredited)
 2003-2010 Last of the Summer Wine (TV Series)
Alvin
- How Not to Cry at Weddings (2010) ... Alvin
- Look Whose Wheel's Come Off (2010) ... Alvin
- Howard and the Great Outdoors (2010) ... Alvin
- Happy Camping (2010) ... Alvin
 2010 Hustle (TV Series)
Larry
- The Thieving Mistake (2010) ... Larry
 2006 The Slammer (TV Series)
Alan
- Episode #1.12 (2006) ... Alan
 2005-2006 The Catherine Tate Show (TV Series)
Neville
- Gingers for Justice (2006) ... Neville
- 1951-2006 (2006) ... Neville
- Marrying Mohammed (2005) ... Neville
- Wedding Banquet (2005) ... Neville
- Dog Obedience (2005) ... Neville
 2006 The Booze Cruise III: The Scattering (TV Movie)
Maurice
 2005 The Booze Cruise II: The Treasure Hunt (TV Movie)
Maurice Stringer
 2005 Room 36
George Roberts
 2004 The All Star Comedy Show (TV Movie)
Various Roles
 2003 The Booze Cruise (TV Movie)
Maurice
 2000 The Mumbo Jumbo
Mr. Tipple
 2000 Sunburn (TV Series)
Sid Dawson
- Episode #2.2 (2000) ... Sid Dawson
 1999 The Bill (TV Series)
Danny the Elf
- When the Snow Lay Round About (1999) ... Danny the Elf
 1999 Hilltop Hospital (TV Series)
Dr. Atticus
- Gracey Greyshell's Last Day ... Dr. Atticus (voice)
 1999 Mrs. Merton and Malcolm (TV Series)
Arthur Capstick
- Episode #1.6 (1999) ... Arthur Capstick
- Episode #1.5 (1999) ... Arthur Capstick
- Episode #1.4 (1999) ... Arthur Capstick
- Episode #1.3 (1999) ... Arthur Capstick
- Episode #1.2 (1999) ... Arthur Capstick
 1998 The Break-In (Short)
Harry
 1998 Jonathan Creek (TV Series)
Ken Speed
- Mother Redcap (1998) ... Ken Speed
 1997 Day Release
 1997 Paul Merton in Galton and Simpson's... (TV Series)
Uncle Arthur / Father
- Being of Sound Mind (1997) ... Uncle Arthur
- Visiting Day (1997) ... Father
 1997 Western Lights: Laugh Until You Die (TV Movie)
Ricky Chapple
 1997 The Famous Five (TV Series)
Mr. Wooh
- Five Are Together Again (1997) ... Mr. Wooh
 1996 Pond Life (TV Series)
Len
- Glastonbury (1996) ... Len (voice)
 1996 Mike & Angelo (TV Series)
Mervyn K. Mertz
- An Actor's Life for Me (1996) ... Mervyn K. Mertz
 1996 Delta Wave (TV Series short)
Mr. Seffel
 1995 Paul Merton's Life of Comedy (TV Series)
Grandad's Friend
- Happy Ever After (1995) ... Grandad's Friend
- Lost Youth (1995) ... Grandad's Friend
 1995 Next of Kin (TV Series)
Salesman
- Episode #1.4 (1995) ... Salesman
 1994 One Foot in the Grave (TV Series)
Mr Foskett
- The Man Who Blew Away (1994) ... Mr Foskett
 1993 Wizadora (TV Series)
Stan
 1992 Boon (TV Series)
Buster
- Shot in the Dark (1992) ... Buster
 1987 All in Good Faith (TV Series)
Greg Sproat
- The Patience of Job (1987) ... Greg Sproat
 1986 Cinderella: The Shoe Must Go On (TV Movie)
Amnesia
 1986 T-Bag Strikes Again (TV Series)
King
- Charlie Chuckles (1986) ... King
 1984-1985 Lame Ducks (TV Series)
Ansell
- Episode #2.6 (1985) ... Ansell
- Episode #2.5 (1985) ... Ansell
- Episode #2.4 (1985) ... Ansell
- Episode #2.3 (1985) ... Ansell
- Episode #2.2 (1985) ... Ansell
 1985 On Your Way Riley (TV Movie)
Arthur Lucan / Old Mother Riley
 1982 L for Lester (TV Series)
Lester Small
- Episode #1.6 (1982) ... Lester Small
- Episode #1.5 (1982) ... Lester Small
- Episode #1.4 (1982) ... Lester Small
- Episode #1.3 (1982) ... Lester Small
- Episode #1.2 (1982) ... Lester Small
 1982 It's Your Move (TV Short)
Chauffeur
 1981 Theatre Box (TV Series)
Hubert Dibble
- Reasons to Be Cheerful (1981) ... Hubert Dibble
 1981 Asalto al casino
Archibald
 1981 The Incredible Mr Tanner (TV Series)
Ernest Tanner
- The House Hunters (1981) ... Ernest Tanner
- The Wallet (1981) ... Ernest Tanner
- The Better Half (1981) ... Ernest Tanner
- The Magic Lantern (1981) ... Ernest Tanner
- The Good Samaritan (1981) ... Ernest Tanner
 1980 George and Mildred
George Roper
 1976-1979 George & Mildred (TV Series)
George Roper
- The Twenty Six Year Itch (1979) ... George Roper
- I Gotta Horse (1979) ... George Roper
- Fishy Business (1979) ... George Roper
- A Military Pickle (1979) ... George Roper
- A Driving Ambition (1979) ... George Roper
 1979 The Plank (TV Short)
Truck Driver
 1973-1976 Man About the House (TV Series)
George Roper
- Another Bride, Another Groom (1976) ... George Roper
- Fire Down Below (1976) ... George Roper
- Mum Always Liked You Best (1976) ... George Roper
- The Sunshine Boys (1976) ... George Roper
- The Generation Game (1976) ... George Roper
 1974 Man About the House
George Roper
 1974 South Riding (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. Hubbard
- In Sickness and in Health (1974) ... Mr. Hubbard
 1973 The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club (TV Mini-Series)
Detective
- Mr. Oliver (1973) ... Detective
 1972 The Ragman's Daughter
Tony's father
 1972 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Percy Sinclair
- Ada (1972) ... Percy Sinclair
 1972 Alcock and Gander (TV Series)
Pluthero
- Soho Is Too Small (1972) ... Pluthero
 1972 Callan (TV Series)
Reeves
- None of Your Business (1972) ... Reeves
 1972 The Moonstone (TV Series)
Septimus Luker
- Episode #1.5 (1972) ... Septimus Luker
- Episode #1.4 (1972) ... Septimus Luker
- Episode #1.3 (1972) ... Septimus Luker
 1971 The Boy Friend
Peter
 1971 The Devils
Adam
 1970 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Driver
- A Sound from the Sea (1970) ... Driver
 1970 The Misfit (TV Series)
The drunk
- On Protest (1970) ... The drunk
 1969 The Activist
Member of Steering Committee
 1969 Sez Les (TV Series)
Various Characters (Series 1-2) (1969)
 1968 Resurrection (TV Mini-Series)
Kriltsov
- Resurrection (1968) ... Kriltsov
- Temptation (1968) ... Kriltsov
 1968 Love Story (TV Series)
Party guest #1
- S for Sugar, A for Apple, M for Missing (1968) ... Party guest #1
 1967 Baker's Half-Dozen (TV Series)
Captain Skelton
- The Guy Fawkes Night Massacre (1967) ... Captain Skelton
 1967 The White Rabbit (TV Mini-Series)
Perkins
- The Beginning (1967) ... Perkins
 1965-1966 Blackmail (TV Series)
Fletcher / Talbut
- Vacant Possession (1966) ... Fletcher
- Cobb (1965) ... Talbut
 1966 Drama 61-67 (TV Series)
Nick
 1965 San Ferry Ann
 1965 A World of Comedy (TV Mini-Series)
Motoris / Hairdresser / Engine Driver / ...
- The Enormous Ear (1965) ... Motoris / Hairdresser / Engine Driver / ...
- Innocent But Insane (1965) ... Motoris / Hairdresser / Engine Driver / ...
 1964 Six (TV Series)
Mr. Gowing
 1964 Comedy Workshop: Love and Maud Carver
Guardsman / Tramp
 1963 The Plane Makers (TV Series)
Sorbo
- "Costigan's Rocket" (1963) ... Sorbo
 1963 Sparrows Can't Sing
Jack
 1963 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Man with alsation
- The Wedding Dress (1963) ... Man with alsation
 1962 Z Cars (TV Series)
Barman
- Family Feud (1962) ... Barman
- Friday Night (1962) ... Barman
 1961 The Interrogator (TV Movie)
Corporal Doggart
 1961 The Avengers (TV Series)
Haslam
- The Springers (1961) ... Haslam
 1960 Probation Officer (TV Series)
Max Fletcher
- Episode #2.1 (1960) ... Max Fletcher
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He acted in Brendan Behan's play, "The Hostage", at the Wyndham's Theatre in London, England with Howard Goorney, Eileen Kennally, Nigel Davenport, Ann Beach and Alfred Lynch in the cast. Joan Littlewood was the director. Sean Kenny was the designer. See more »

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Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Trivia:

24 January, Attended the 2nd Renown Festival of Film with Vera Day, Christopher Beeny, Patricia Dainton, and Derek Fowlds.

Star Sign:

Libra

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