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Derek Royle (1928–1990)

Royle started show business as an acrobat, performing as a member of the group "The Adonis Three". After studying at the Royal Academy of Art, he performed in London's West End and on television as the acrobatic Dr. Hogg in the 1970s series "Hogg's Back". See full bio »

Died:

(age 61) in London, England, UK

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Will Shakespeare William Kempe
(1978)
Brian Rix Presents ... Hamid / Hans / Herr Winkelkopf / Morgan / On the telephone / Professor Hogg / Sidney Pudney / The Mayor / Van Driver / Waiter / Yashi Isuzu
(1965-1971)
(1964)
Six with Rix Bernard Fret / Henderson / Jackson / Pepys / Roger Holly / Slim
(1972)

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 1989 'Allo 'Allo! (TV Series)
Ernest Leclerc
- Rising to the Occasion (1989) ... Ernest Leclerc
- Crabtree's Podgeon Pist (1989) ... Ernest Leclerc
- The Crooked Fences (1989) ... Ernest Leclerc
- The Airmen De-Nicked (1989) ... Ernest Leclerc
- The Nicked Airmen (1989) ... Ernest Leclerc
 1989 The Bill (TV Series)
Car Driver
- Traffic (1989) ... Car Driver
 1989 Laura and Disorder (TV Series)
Marriott
- The Squat (1989) ... Marriott
- Confrontation (1989) ... Marriott
 1989 Wonderworks: Young Charlie Chaplin (TV Series)
Workhouse Registrar
- Episode #1.5 (1989) ... Workhouse Registrar
- Episode #1.4 (1989) ... Workhouse Registrar
- Episode #1.3 (1989) ... Workhouse Registrar
 1988 Indiscreet (TV Movie)
Lawford
 1987 A Dorothy L. Sayers Mystery (TV Series)
The Rev. Arthur Boyes
- Strong Poison: Episode One (1987) ... The Rev. Arthur Boyes
 1986 Chance in a Million (TV Series)
Jervis
- Guess Who's Not Coming to Dinner (1986) ... Jervis
 1986 The Setbacks (TV Series)
Various
- Moving Out (1986) ... Various
- Moving On (1986) ... Various
- Moving Up (1986) ... Various
- Moving In (1986) ... Various
 1986 Langley Bottom (TV Series)
Ernie
- Safari Supper (1986) ... Ernie
- Marriage Misguidance (1986) ... Ernie
 1986 Dramarama (TV Series)
The Professor / Frank Lucas
- The Come-Uppance of Captain Katt (1986) ... The Professor / Frank Lucas
 1986 The Clairvoyant (TV Series)
Driver
- Episode #1.5 (1986) ... Driver
 1986 C.A.T.S. Eyes (TV Series)
Ernie Lucas
- Hit List (1986) ... Ernie Lucas
 1985 The Benny Hill Show (TV Series)
Vagrant
- Carmen (1985) ... Vagrant (uncredited)
- The B-Team (1985)
 1984 Call Earnshaw (TV Movie)
Higgins
 1984 Juliet Bravo (TV Series)
Ernie
 1983 The Happy Apple (TV Series)
George
- Everything Must Go (1983) ... George
 1983 The Gaffer (TV Series)
Car Park Attendant
- Council of War (1983) ... Car Park Attendant
 1983 Number 10 (TV Mini-Series)
Turnham
- The Iron Duke (1983) ... Turnham
 1983 Tom, Dick and Harriet (TV Series)
Stan Doolittle
- From Here to Maternity (1983) ... Stan Doolittle
 1982 Shine on Harvey Moon (TV Series)
Civil Defence Man
- Getting to Know You (1982) ... Civil Defence Man
 1981 Diamonds (TV Series)
Alfred Jackson
- The Kremer Claim (1981) ... Alfred Jackson
 1980 Life Begins at Forty (TV Series)
Maurice Brough
- Blue for a Girl (1980) ... Maurice Brough
 1980 Death Watch
Matthieson
 1979 Fawlty Towers (TV Series)
Mr. Leeman
- The Kipper and the Corpse (1979) ... Mr. Leeman
 1978 Will Shakespeare (TV Mini-Series)
William Kempe
- Rebellion's Masterpiece (1978) ... William Kempe
- The Loved Boy (1978) ... William Kempe
- Of Comfort and Despair (1978) ... William Kempe
- Alms for Oblivion (1978) ... William Kempe
- Dead Shepherd (1978) ... William Kempe
 1976 Dickens of London (TV Mini-Series)
Tradesman
- Mask (1976) ... Tradesman
 1975-1976 Hogg's Back (TV Series)
Dr. Hogg
- Episode #2.6 (1976) ... Dr. Hogg
- Episode #2.5 (1976) ... Dr. Hogg
- Episode #2.4 (1976) ... Dr. Hogg
- Episode #2.3 (1976) ... Dr. Hogg
- Episode #2.2 (1976) ... Dr. Hogg
 1975 The Dick Emery Show (TV Series)
- Episode #14.5 (1975)
 1973-1974 Men of Affairs (TV Series)
Fred / Hotel porter / Withers
- Silver Threads (1974) ... Fred
- To Russia With... (1973) ... Hotel porter
- May We Have Our Ball Back? (1973) ... Withers
 1974 The Man Who Couldn't Get Enough
Sir Bernard Storm
 1973 Tiffany Jones
Foreign Office man
 1972 Six with Rix (TV Series)
Slim / Bernard Fret / Roger Holly / ...
- Madame Louise (1972) ... Slim
- A Spot of Bother (1972) ... Bernard Fret
- Aren't Men Beasts! (1972) ... Roger Holly
- One Wild Oat (1972) ... Pepys
- Will Any Gentleman? (1972) ... Jackson
 1965-1971 Brian Rix Presents ... (TV Series)
Professor Hogg / Morgan / Hamid / ...
- She's Done It Again! (1971) ... Professor Hogg
- Reluctant Heroes (1971) ... Morgan
- Stand by Your Bedouin! (1970) ... Hamid
- Lord Arthur Savile's Crime (1970) ... Herr Winkelkopf
- Clutterbuck (1970) ... Waiter
 1971 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series)
The Hall Porter
- A Settled Sort of Life (1971) ... The Hall Porter
 1970 Here Come the Double Deckers! (TV Series)
Mr. Beaumont
- United We Stand (1970) ... Mr. Beaumont
 1968 Work Is a 4-Letter Word
Briggs
 1967 Magical Mystery Tour (TV Movie)
Jolly Jimmy
 1966 One for the Pot (TV Movie)
Stanley Bowater-Smith
 1966 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series)
Mr. Swann
- Seven Year Hitch (1966) ... Mr. Swann
 1965 Blackmail (TV Series)
Corporal Venn
- The Taming of Trooper Tanner (1965) ... Corporal Venn
 1965 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Taxi Driver
- The End of Arthur's Marriage (1965) ... Taxi Driver
 1965 Hugh and I (TV Series)
 1964 The Sicilians
Porter
 1964 Laughter from the Whitehall (TV Series)
Cpl. Flight
- Simple Spymen (1964) ... Cpl. Flight
 1964 You and the World (TV Series)
Dad
- Making Friends (1964) ... Dad
- Using Your Money (1964) ... Dad
 1963 Emergency-Ward 10 (TV Series)
Steve Compton
- Episode #1.665 (1963) ... Steve Compton
 1962 Mr. Toby's Christmas (TV Series)
Tom
- Episode #1.2 (1962) ... Tom
 1961 The Arson Squad (TV Movie)
Dick Payne
 1959 The Case of Private Hamp (TV Movie)
Corporal Barnes
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in Ray Cooney's play, "Two Into One", at the Shaftesbury Theatre in London, England with Donald Sinden, Michael Williams, Barbara Murray, Jane Downs and Lionel Jeffries in the cast. See more »
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Trivia:

Father of Carol Royle and Amanda Royle.

Star Sign:

Virgo

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