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Martin Read (I)

Martin Read was born on November 11, 1944 in the UK. He is known for his work on The Sweeney (1974), Kavanagh QC (1995) and The Darling Buds of May (1991). See full bio »

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Known For

The Sweeney DC Jimmy Thorpe
(1975)
Kavanagh QC D.C.I. Arthur Hanks
(1999)
The Darling Buds of May Sgt. Wilson / Sergeant Wilson / Sgt Wilson
(1991-1993)
Juggernaut Kelsey
(1974)

Filmography

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 2005-2012 Doctors (TV Series)
Geoff Hodson / Walter Darnell / Ernie Darrow
- The Stranger (2012) ... Geoff Hodson (as Martyn Read)
- Angels and Shadows (2007) ... Walter Darnell (as Martyn Read)
- Father Hen (2005) ... Ernie Darrow (as Martyn Read)
 2008 Lady Godiva
William de Coverley (uncredited)
 1991-2002 The Bill (TV Series)
Probation Officer / Coroner / Mr. Shaw / ...
- 052: Saving Face (2002) ... Probation Officer (as Martyn Read)
- A Question of Trust: Part 2 (1999) ... Coroner (as Martyn Read)
- Back-Up (1998) ... Mr. Shaw (as Martyn Read)
- All or Nothing (1996) ... (as Martyn Read)
- Cause for Complaint (1993) ... Mr. Thomas (as Martyn Read)
 2001 Coronation Street (TV Series)
Judge
- Episode #1.5000 (2001) ... Judge (as Martyn Read)
 2000 Gangster No. 1
Rough Diamond (as Martyn Read)
 2000 The Miracle Maker (voice)
 1999 Casualty (TV Series)
Perry Kennedy
- Truth or Dare (1999) ... Perry Kennedy (as Martyn Read)
 1999 Kavanagh QC (TV Series)
D.C.I. Arthur Hanks
- End Game (1999) ... D.C.I. Arthur Hanks (as Martyn Read)
 1996 The 10 Percenters (TV Series)
Inspector Dewinter
- Every Cloud (1996) ... Inspector Dewinter (as Martyn Read)
 1995 Beyond Reason (TV Movie)
Desmond Squire (as Martyn Read)
 1995 Chandler & Co (TV Series)
Gordon Breaker
- Money for Nothing (1995) ... Gordon Breaker (as Martyn Read)
 1995 The Governor (TV Series)
Booth
- Episode #1.4 (1995) ... Booth (as Martyn Read)
 1994 The House of Eliott (TV Series)
Barney Kemp
- Episode #3.10 (1994) ... Barney Kemp (as Martyn Read)
- Episode #3.9 (1994) ... Barney Kemp (as Martyn Read)
- Episode #3.8 (1994) ... Barney Kemp (as Martyn Read)
 1991-1993 The Darling Buds of May (TV Series)
Sgt. Wilson / Sgt Wilson / Sergeant Wilson
- Climb the Greasy Pole: Part 2 (1993) ... Sgt Wilson (as Martyn Read)
- The Happiest Days of Your Life: Part 2 (1993) ... Sgt. Wilson (as Martyn Read)
- The Happiest Days of Your Life: Part 1 (1993) ... Sgt. Wilson (as Martyn Read)
- The Season of Heavenly Gifts: Part 2 (1992) ... Sgt. Wilson (as Martyn Read)
- The Season of Heavenly Gifts: Part 1 (1992) ... Sgt. Wilson (as Martyn Read)
 1993 Inspector Morse (TV Series)
Sergeant Brenner
- The Day of the Devil (1993) ... Sergeant Brenner (as Martyn Read)
 1992 Love Hurts (TV Series)
Passing Driver
- Crawling from the Wreckage (1992) ... Passing Driver (as Martyn Read)
 1991 Minder (TV Series)
Policeman
- A Bouquet of Barbed Wine (1991) ... Policeman (as Martyn Read)
 1991 The Chief (TV Series)
Chief Supt. Derry
- Episode #2.1 (1991) ... Chief Supt. Derry (as Martyn Read)
 1990 The Tragedy of Flight 103: The Inside Story (TV Movie documentary)
X Ray Scanner (as Martyn Read)
 1988-1989 Streets Apart (TV Series)
Michael Blake
- Episode #2.1 (1989) ... Michael Blake (voice, as Martyn Read)
- Episode #1.6 (1988) ... Michael Blake (as Martyn Read)
 1988 Rumpole of the Bailey (TV Series)
Supt. Rodney
- Rumpole and Portia (1988) ... Supt. Rodney (as Martyn Read)
 1988 Doctor Who (TV Series)
Security Guard
- Silver Nemesis: Part One (1988) ... Security Guard (as Martyn Read)
 1988 London's Burning (TV Series)
A.D.O.
- Episode #1.3 (1988) ... A.D.O. (as Martyn Read)
 1988 Hannay (TV Series)
Privitt
- A Point of Honour (1988) ... Privitt (as Martyn Read)
 1986 C.A.T.S. Eyes (TV Series)
1st Observer
- Hit List (1986) ... 1st Observer (as Martyn Read)
 1986 The Collectors (TV Series)
Paul Rankin
- The Great Ice-Cream War (1986) ... Paul Rankin (as Martyn Read)
 1985 Operation Julie (TV Movie)
D.C.I. Gordon Hales (as Martyn Read)
 1985 Oscar (TV Series)
Head Warder at Pentonville
- De Profundis (1985) ... Head Warder at Pentonville
 1984 Miss Marple: The Body in the Library (TV Mini-Series)
Hugo McLean
- Part 3 (1984) ... Hugo McLean (as Martyn Read)
- Part 2 (1984) ... Hugo McLean (as Martyn Read)
 1984 Yes Minister (TV Series)
Reporter
- Party Games (1984) ... Reporter (as Martyn Read)
 1984 The Brief (TV Series)
PC Lamb
- Landscape (1984) ... PC Lamb (as Martyn Read)
 1984 Dramarama (TV Series)
Police Inspector Johnson
- Snoop! (1984) ... Police Inspector Johnson (as Martyn Read)
 1984 Tucker's Luck (TV Series)
Neil
- Going Through The Motions (1984) ... Neil (as Martyn Read)
 1984 The Jewel in the Crown (TV Mini-Series)
Major Blake
- The Division of the Spoils (1984) ... Major Blake (as Martyn Read)
 1984 Winter Sunlight (TV Mini-Series)
CID man
- Episode #1.3 (1984) ... CID man (as Martyn Read)
 1983 Hi-de-Hi! (TV Series)
Police Sergeant
- Save Our Heritage (1983) ... Police Sergeant (as Martyn Read)
 1983 The Cleopatras (TV Mini-Series)
Geminius
- 35 BC (1983) ... Geminius (as Martyn Read)
 1983 The Home Front (TV Series)
Dyson
- At the Grammar (1983) ... Dyson (as Martyn Read)
 1980-1982 Flesh and Blood (TV Series)
Les Turner
- Episode #2.9 (1982) ... Les Turner (as Martyn Read)
- Episode #2.8 (1982) ... Les Turner (as Martyn Read)
- Episode #2.7 (1982) ... Les Turner (as Martyn Read)
- Episode #2.6 (1982) ... Les Turner (as Martyn Read)
- Episode #2.5 (1982) ... Les Turner (as Martyn Read)
 1981 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Policeman
- Sin with Our Permission (1981) ... Policeman (as Martyn Read)
 1980 The Dick Emery Hour (TV Movie) (as Martyn Read)
 1980 Buccaneer (TV Series)
Airport official
- Eldorado (1980) ... Airport official (as Martyn Read)
 1980 The Latchkey Children (TV Series)
Desk Sergeant
- Episode #1.4 (1980) ... Desk Sergeant (as Martyn Read)
 1979 Spearhead (TV Series)
Commanding Officer
- Repercussions (1979) ... Commanding Officer
- Pressures (1979) ... Commanding Officer
 1979 Turtle's Progress (TV Series)
George Brayford
- Episode #1.6 (1979) ... George Brayford
 1979 Maggie and Her (TV Series)
Reg
- Reg and the Computer (1979) ... Reg
 1979 Blake's 7 (TV Series)
Nagu
- Voice from the Past (1979) ... Nagu
 1979 House of Caradus (TV Series)
Col. Lethaby
- Illuminations (1979) ... Col. Lethaby
 1977 The Other One (TV Series)
Fred
- Episode #1.5 (1977) ... Fred
- Episode #1.4 (1977) ... Fred
- Episode #1.2 (1977) ... Fred
 1977 Target (TV Series)
Police sergeant
- Vandraggers (1977) ... Police sergeant
 1977 The Sunday Drama (TV Series)
Policeman
- The Cuckoo Calls (1977) ... Policeman
 1973-1977 General Hospital (TV Series)
Dr. Soper / Doctor in Restaurant
- Unknown Quantity (1977) ... Dr. Soper
- Episode #1.29 (1973) ... Doctor in Restaurant
 1977 Jubilee (TV Series)
Landlord
- Street Party (1977) ... Landlord
 1976 Romeo and Juliet (TV Movie)
Officer of the Guard
 1976 Softly Softly: Task Force (TV Series)
Cochrane
- There's Always Tomorrow (1976) ... Cochrane
 1976 Murder (TV Series)
George Smith
- Nobody's Conscience (1976) ... George Smith
 1976 Clayhanger (TV Series)
Steward
- Laid Aside (1976) ... Steward
 1976 Warship (TV Series)
Cmdr. Creegan
- The Ides of Mark (1976) ... Cmdr. Creegan
 1976 Poldark (TV Series)
Gamekeeper
- Episode #1.16 (1976) ... Gamekeeper
 1975 The Sweeney (TV Series)
DC Jimmy Thorpe
- Faces (1975) ... DC Jimmy Thorpe
- Golden Boy (1975) ... DC Jimmy Thorpe
- Queen's Pawn (1975) ... DC Jimmy Thorpe
- Thin Ice (1975) ... DC Jimmy Thorpe
- Jackpot (1975) ... DC Jimmy Thorpe
 1975 Thriller (TV Series)
Timothy Bryant
- Mirror of Deception (1975) ... Timothy Bryant
 1975 Z Cars (TV Series)
PC Fisk
- Snouts (1975) ... PC Fisk
- Transit (1975) ... PC Fisk
 1975 Within These Walls (TV Series)
Inspector Lawrence
- When the Door Opens (1975) ... Inspector Lawrence
 1974 Juggernaut
Kelsey
 1974 The Inheritors (TV Series)
Fullerton
- The Inheritors (1974) ... Fullerton
 1974 Village Hall (TV Series)
Maurice Colbeck
- Friendly Encounter (1974) ... Maurice Colbeck
 1974 Dracula (TV Movie)
Coastguard
 1973 Arthur of the Britons (TV Series)
Messenger
- The Marriage Feast (1973) ... Messenger
 1973 Nobody Is Norman Wisdom (TV Series)
Policeman
- Episode #1.4 (1973) ... Policeman
 1972 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Mr. Brown
- The Fingerman (1972) ... Mr. Brown
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Scorpio

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