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Richard Owens (I) (1931–2015)


Richard Owens was born on September 26, 1931 in Bristol, England as John Richard Owens. He was an actor, known for The Avengers (1961), The Mayor of Casterbridge (1978) and ITV Television Playhouse (1955). He was married to Polly Adams. He died on November 3, 2015 in Wimbledon, Surrey, England. See full bio »

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Known For

The Avengers Mechanic / Perowne
(1967-1969)
Emergency-Ward 10 Norman Hutton
(1964)

Filmography

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 2002 The Abduction Club
Pompus Bore
 1993 Inspector Morse (TV Series)
Dr. Mathew Brewster
- Deadly Slumber (1993) ... Dr. Mathew Brewster
 1988 Tumbledown (TV Movie)
RAF Officer
 1987 Drummonds (TV Series)
Mr. Quayle
- Braindead and Tinman (1987) ... Mr. Quayle
 1985 Oscar (TV Series)
Member of Parliament
- Gilded Youth (1985) ... Member of Parliament
 1983 Rumpole of the Bailey (TV Series)
Det. Inspector Limmeridge
- Rumpole and the Last Resort (1983) ... Det. Inspector Limmeridge
 1983 Tightrope to Terror
John
 1983 The Fourth Arm (TV Series)
Group Captain Edwardes
- Episode #1.1 (1983) ... Group Captain Edwardes
 1982 Break Point (TV Mini Series)
Mr. Roberts
- Episode #1.6 (1982) ... Mr. Roberts
- Episode #1.5 (1982) ... Mr. Roberts
 1980 The Gentle Touch (TV Series)
Dr Bill Ryder
- Decoy (1980) ... Dr Bill Ryder
 1980 Enemy at the Door (TV Series)
Will
- The Right Blood (1980) ... Will
 1979 Collision Course (TV Movie)
Captain Tahn
 1979 Henry IV Part I (TV Movie)
Owen Glendower
 1978 The BBC Television Shakespeare (TV Series)
Thomas Mowbray
- Richard II (1978) ... Thomas Mowbray
 1978 The Clifton House Mystery (TV Mini Series)
Clifford
- Episode #1.6 (1978) ... Clifford
 1978 The Mayor of Casterbridge (TV Mini Series)
Newson
- Episode #1.7 (1978) ... Newson
- Episode #1.6 (1978) ... Newson
- Episode #1.1 (1978) ... Newson
 1976 Rentaghost (TV Series)
P.C. Rigby
- Episode #1.4 (1976) ... P.C. Rigby
 1975 Great Big Groovy Horse (TV Movie)
 1975 Don't Drink the Water (TV Series)
Keith
- Fred (1975) ... Keith
 1974 Upstairs, Downstairs (TV Series)
Lt. Bowman
- If You Were the Only Girl in the World (1974) ... Lt. Bowman
 1974 Bonny! (TV Series)
Jed Hamburger III
- Meanwhile, Back at the Ranch (1974) ... Jed Hamburger III
 1974 Justice (TV Series)
Mr. Ternton
- Collision Course (1974) ... Mr. Ternton
 1974 Pianorama (Short)
 1972 Vampire Circus
Dr. Kersh
 1971 Budgie (TV Series)
Singleman
 1971 Sense and Sensibility (TV Series)
Colonel Brandon
- Resolution (1971) ... Colonel Brandon
- Sisters in Misfortune (1971) ... Colonel Brandon
- A Parting and a Journey (1971) ... Colonel Brandon
- Farewell to Norland (1971) ... Colonel Brandon
 1970 W. Somerset Maugham (TV Series)
Waiter
- The Unconquered (1970) ... Waiter
 1969 My Partner the Ghost (TV Series)
Police Sergeant Bodyguard
- Vendetta for a Dead Man (1969) ... Police Sergeant Bodyguard
 1969 The Champions (TV Series)
George Brading
- Autokill (1969) ... George Brading
 1969 The First Lady (TV Series)
PC Cranwell
- The Battle of Waterloo Street (1969) ... PC Cranwell
 1969 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series)
Lt Gesner
- The Victims: Frontier (1969) ... Lt Gesner
 1967-1969 The Avengers (TV Series)
Perowne / Mechanic
- Who Was That Man I Saw You With? (1969) ... Perowne
- The £50,000 Breakfast (1967) ... Mechanic
 1967-1968 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Police Patrolman / Gower / PC
- A Quiet Sunday (1968) ... Police Patrolman
- Ania (1968) ... Gower
- The Party (1967) ... PC
 1967 Man in a Suitcase (TV Series)
Lorry Driver's Mate
- Essay in Evil (1967) ... Lorry Driver's Mate
 1966-1967 The Saint (TV Series)
Cody / Shoni Morgan
- Island of Chance (1967) ... Cody
- The House on Dragon's Rock (1966) ... Shoni Morgan
 1966 ITV Sunday Night Drama (TV Series)
Centurion
- Four Triumphant: St Andrew (1966) ... Centurion
 1966 Ransom for a Pretty Girl (TV Mini Series)
Plainclothes policeman
 1964-1966 Redcap (TV Series)
Corporal Ball / Private Arve
- Crime Passionel (1966) ... Corporal Ball
- The Man They Did (1964) ... Private Arve
 1966 The Baron (TV Series)
Sergeant Richards
- Portrait of Louisa (1966) ... Sergeant Richards
 1964-1965 Secret Agent (TV Series)
James / Naval Lieutenant
- The Black Book (1965) ... James
- A Date with Doris (1964) ... Naval Lieutenant
 1965 Undermind (TV Series)
Reynolds
- End Signal (1965) ... Reynolds
 1965 The Flying Swan (TV Series)
Geoff Hunter
- Double Trouble (1965) ... Geoff Hunter
- Trial Run (1965) ... Geoff Hunter
- Lady in Waiting (1965) ... Geoff Hunter
 1965 Night Train to Surbiton (TV Mini Series)
Plainclothes Policeman
- Episode #1.5 (1965) ... Plainclothes Policeman
 1965 Public Eye (TV Series)
Det. Con. Roberts
- All for a Couple of Ponies (1965) ... Det. Con. Roberts
 1964 Emergency-Ward 10 (TV Series)
Norman Hutton
- Episode #1.746 (1964) ... Norman Hutton
- Episode #1.744 (1964) ... Norman Hutton
- Episode #1.743 (1964) ... Norman Hutton
- Episode #1.742 (1964) ... Norman Hutton
- Episode #1.741 (1964) ... Norman Hutton
 1964 Detective (TV Series)
Edgar Bray
- Death of a Fellow Traveller (1964) ... Edgar Bray
 1964 Compact (TV Series)
Jack Townsend
- The Kiss of Life (1964) ... Jack Townsend
- The Unexpected (1964) ... Jack Townsend
- Parties and Quarrels (1964) ... Jack Townsend
- A Ray of Hope (1964) ... Jack Townsend
- Business Not Blackmail (1964) ... Jack Townsend
 1964 Story Parade (TV Series)
Don Saxby
- Shadow of Guilt (1964) ... Don Saxby
 1964 Taxi! (TV Series)
Police Constable
- It's a Long Way Home (1964) ... Police Constable
 1964 Sergeant Cork (TV Series)
Docker
- The Case of the Fourth Visitor (1964) ... Docker
 1963 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Jim
- December Child (1963) ... Jim
 1961 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Bill Melton
- Silent Witnesses (1961) ... Bill Melton
 1958 Charlesworth at Large (TV Series)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He performed in the Billy Barnes revue, "The Billy Barnes Revue", at the Lyric Theatre in Hammersmith, London, England with Joyce Jameson, Ann Morgan Guilbert, Patty Regan, Jackie Joseph, Ronnie Stevens, Ted Rogers and Terence Cooper in the cast. Bob Rodgers was the director. See more »

Spouse:

Polly Adams  (divorced)  (2 children)

Children:

Susannah Harker
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Trivia:

Ex-father-in-law of Iain Glen. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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