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Olaf Pooley (1914–2015)

He was born in Parkstone, Dorset, England. His father was English and his mother was Danish. Olaf was a student of architecture at the Architectural Association, London, and of painting at the Chelsea School of Art. In Paris, he studied under the tutelage of Marcel Grommaire, at the Acedemie Colorossi. He has exhibited in Europe, including with ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Adventures of Ben Gunn
(1958)
Star Trek: Voyager
(2000)
Doctor Who
Doctor Who Professor Stahlman / Director Stahlman
(1970)
The Password Is Courage
The Password Is Courage German Doctor
(1962)

Filmography

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 2005 Fellini's Donut (Short)
The Baker
 2001 An Evening with Rosanne Seaborn (TV Movie)
The Husband
 2000 Star Trek: Voyager (TV Series)
Cleric
- Blink of an Eye (2000) ... Cleric
 1996 Beastmaster III: The Eye of Braxus (TV Movie)
Maldor
 1996 Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (TV Series)
Judge
- Eye for an Eye (1996) ... Judge
 1992 L.A. Law (TV Series)
Dr. Stanley Schulan
- Great Balls Afire (1992) ... Dr. Stanley Schulan
 1990 TECX (TV Series)
Eric Peterson
- Rock a Buy Baby (1990) ... Eric Peterson
 1989 The Paradise Club (TV Series)
Sir David Huxley
- Sins of the Fathers: Part One (1989) ... Sir David Huxley
 1989 Nightmare Classics (TV Series)
John the Gardner
- The Turn of the Screw (1989) ... John the Gardner
 1986 Hill Street Blues (TV Series)
Jaeger
- Suitcase (1986) ... Jaeger
 1985 MacGyver (TV Series)
Dr. Sidney Marlowe
- Pilot (1985) ... Dr. Sidney Marlowe
 1985 Wallenberg: A Hero's Story (TV Movie)
Tibor Moritz
 1984 Gone Are the Dayes (TV Movie)
Grand Master
 1984 Scarecrow and Mrs. King (TV Series)
Claude
- The Artful Dodger (1984) ... Claude
 1983 Mr. Smith (TV Series)
 1982 The Tragedy of King Lear (Video)
The Doctor
 1979 A Deadly Game (TV Movie)
Soviet First Secretary
 1979 Atom Spies (TV Movie)
Lord Halifax
 1978 A Horseman Riding By (TV Series)
Professor Scholtzer
- 1914: Call to Arms (1978) ... Professor Scholtzer
- 1914: The Last Hot Summer (1978) ... Professor Scholtzer
 1978 Shadows (TV Series)
Wizard
- The Silver Apple (1978) ... Wizard
 1978 The Sandbaggers (TV Series)
Lars Torvik
- First Principles (1978) ... Lars Torvik
 1978 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Josef Dzierzinski
- Forty Weeks (1978) ... Josef Dzierzinski
 1977 Marie Curie (TV Mini-Series)
Gustave Terry
- Episode #1.5 (1977) ... Gustave Terry
- Episode #1.4 (1977) ... Gustave Terry
 1977 The Velvet Glove (TV Series)
Bishop
- Married Love (1977) ... Bishop
 1976 Killers (TV Series)
Dr. Cecil Pooley
- Murder at the Metropole (1976) ... Dr. Cecil Pooley
 1974 The Zoo Gang (TV Series)
Inspector
- The Twisted Cross (1974) ... Inspector
 1974 Fall of Eagles (TV Mini-Series)
Police President Baron Krauss
- Requiem for a Crown Prince (1974) ... Police President Baron Krauss
 1974 Special Branch (TV Series)
Eastry Senior
- Jailbait (1974) ... Eastry Senior
 1973 The Protectors (TV Series)
Commissioner Braun
- Wam: Part 2 (1973) ... Commissioner Braun
 1973 The Pathfinders (TV Series)
Leidig
- Operation Pickpocket (1973) ... Leidig
 1971 Crucible of Horror
Reid
 1971 The Johnstown Monster
Professor Chislehurst
 1971 Jason King (TV Series)
Gorini
- A Page Before Dying (1971) ... Gorini
 1971 Doomwatch (TV Series)
Dr. Ensor
- By the Pricking of My Thumbs... (1971) ... Dr. Ensor
 1970 Doctor Who (TV Series)
Professor Stahlman / Director Stahlman
- Inferno: Episode 7 (1970) ... Professor Stahlman
- Inferno: Episode 6 (1970) ... Professor Stahlman
- Inferno: Episode 5 (1970) ... Director Stahlman
- Inferno: Episode 4 (1970) ... Professor Stahlman
- Inferno: Episode 3 (1970) ... Professor Stahlman
 1970 Codename (TV Series)
Istov
- The Quickness of the Hand (1970) ... Istov
 1970 The Culture Vultures (TV Series)
TV Interviewer
- Episode #1.1 (1970) ... TV Interviewer
 1969 Paul Temple (TV Series)
John Blight
- Who Dies Next (1969) ... John Blight
 1969 Destiny of a Spy (TV Movie)
Igor Trubenoff
 1969 The Assassination Bureau
Swiss Cashier
 1961-1968 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Captain Bailey / Mark Fuller
- Berserk (1968) ... Captain Bailey
- The Tommy Fuller Story (1961) ... Mark Fuller
 1968 The Expert (TV Series)
Adams
- He's Good for It (1968) ... Adams
 1968 Detective (TV Series)
Mr. Nash
- Crime of Passion (1968) ... Mr. Nash
 1967 Not in Front of the Children (TV Series)
Mr. Wyatt-Pearson
- The Word (1967) ... Mr. Wyatt-Pearson
 1967 Mogul (TV Series)
Aircraft Captain
- Think Big (1967) ... Aircraft Captain
 1966 Naked Evil
Father Goodman
 1966 The Master (TV Series short)
The Master
- Death by Misadventure (1966) ... The Master
- World of Disbelief (1966) ... The Master
- The Squadron Leader (1966) ... The Master
- Behind the Antlers (1966) ... The Master
- Totty McTurk (1966) ... The Master
 1965 Sherlock Holmes (TV Series)
Lascar
- The Man with the Twisted Lip (1965) ... Lascar
 1964 The Plane Makers (TV Series)
Walter MacDonald, MP
- The Salesmen (1964) ... Walter MacDonald, MP
 1964 ITV Sunday Night Drama (TV Series)
Undertaker
- Sunday Mystery Theatre: Dig Here (1964) ... Undertaker
 1963 The Third Man (TV Series)
Profesor Beesley
- A King's Ransom (1963) ... Profesor Beesley
 1961-1963 Ghost Squad (TV Series)
Kobelik / Dr. Lundveken
- The Menacing Mazurka (1963) ... Kobelik
- Million Dollar Ransom (1961) ... Dr. Lundveken
 1962 The Battleaxe
 1962 The Password Is Courage
German Doctor
 1962 Richard the Lionheart (TV Series)
Sheik Mahmoud / Pilgrim
- The Great Enterprise (1962) ... Sheik Mahmoud
- The Strange Monks of Latroun (1962) ... Pilgrim
 1961-1962 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Mini-Series)
Krotkin / Gerald Westaway
- Hedgehog (1962) ... Krotkin
- Hullo Ragtime (1961) ... Gerald Westaway
 1962 Probation Officer (TV Series)
Camile Paro
- Episode #4.14 (1962) ... Camile Paro
 1962 Top Secret (TV Series)
Colonel Robeldo
- The Life Stealers (1962) ... Colonel Robeldo
 1961 Maigret (TV Series)
Albert
- Love from Felicie (1961) ... Albert
 1960-1961 Deadline Midnight (TV Series)
Mark Byron / Lucas
- Take Over (1961) ... Mark Byron
- Bid for Glory (1961) ... Mark Byron
- Episode #1.9 (1960) ... Lucas
 1960 The Herries Chronicle (TV Series)
Othello
- Rogue Herries - 1762 (1960) ... Othello
 1960 The Roving Reasons (TV Series)
- The Oslo Ostler (1960)
 1960 Sink the Bismarck!
Officer of the Watch on 'Sheffield' (uncredited)
 1960 The Four Just Men (TV Series)
Lorenzo
- The Rietti Group (1960) ... Lorenzo
 1959 The Invisible Man (TV Series)
Manager
- Odds Against Death (1959) ... Manager
 1959 Left Right and Centre
T.V. Newscaster
 1959 The Common Room (TV Series)
Mr. Turnbull
- If Music Be the Food of Love (1959) ... Mr. Turnbull
 1958 Leave It to Todhunter (TV Series)
Digby Powell-Hancock, MP
- Cherchez l'Homme (1958) ... Digby Powell-Hancock, MP
 1958 The Adventures of Ben Gunn (TV Series)
Billy Bones
- The Honest Seaman (1958) ... Billy Bones
- How the Treasure Was Buried (1958) ... Billy Bones
- The Winning of the Treasure (1958) ... Billy Bones
- The Taking of the Walrus (1958) ... Billy Bones
 1958 The Money Man (TV Mini-Series)
Gober
- Episode #1.6 (1958) ... Gober
- Episode #1.4 (1958) ... Gober
- Episode #1.1 (1958) ... Gober
 1958 Television World Theatre (TV Series)
Chow, Clerk of the Court
- The Circle of Chalk (1958) ... Chow, Clerk of the Court
 1958 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Zavala
- Montserrat (1958) ... Zavala
 1957 Windom's Way
Colonel Lupat (uncredited)
 1950-1957 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Mirza / Havildar Khan / Sebastian / ...
- The Tempest (1956) ... Sebastian
- Rebecca (1954) ... Jack Favell
 1956 Anastasia
Zhadanov (uncredited)
 1956 Aggie (TV Series)
Detective Inspector
- The Chiseller (1956) ... Detective Inspector
 1956 The Iron Petticoat
Major Osip Feodor Ganovich
 1956 The Gamma People
Bikstein
 1955 Colonel March of Scotland Yard (TV Series)
Carlmeddy
- The Abominable Snowman (1955) ... Carlmeddy
 1954 Gravelhanger (TV Series)
Charles Hartopp
- The Secret of Rudiger Maltzan (1954) ... Charles Hartopp
- The Secret of Francis Grayle (1954) ... Charles Hartopp
- Rabbit Island (1954) ... Charles Hartopp
- Follow My Leader (1954) ... Charles Hartopp
- Death in a Ditch (1954) ... Charles Hartopp
 1954 Clementina (TV Series)
1st Landlord
- A Man Needs His Friends (1954) ... 1st Landlord
 1952 Mr. Potts Goes to Moscow
Roblettski
 1952 Glory at Sea
German Interrogation Officer (uncredited)
 1952 Portrait by Rembrandt (TV Movie)
Hendrick Uylenburch
 1952 The Woman's Angle
Fudolf Mansell
 1951 Hell Is Sold Out
Cheri, male secretary
 1950 She Shall Have Murder
Mr. White
 1950 Highly Dangerous
Detective-Interrogator
 1949 Summer Day's Dream (TV Movie)
Dr. Bahru, an Indian Research Chemist
 1949 The Lost People
Milosh
 1949 The Huggetts Abroad
Straker
 1949 The Case of Thomas Pyke (TV Movie)
Ludovic
 1948 The Chronicles of Ben (TV Mini-Series)
Bill
- The Room at the Top (1948) ... Bill
 1948 Penny and the Pownall Case
Von Leicher
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It seems to me that the art of painting must be one of the most difficult forms of art there is - though I hasten to add they are all difficult. How many truly great works are produced in this medium per century, let alone per annum - particularly considering the miles of canvas that receives its quota of expensive pigment each year? It has to be admittedly, mighty few. I have personally ... See more »

Trivia:

He was a close friend of Sir Alec Guinness for many years. See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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