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Michael Turner (II) (1921–2012)


Michael Turner was born on July 19, 1921 in Tabankulu, East Province, South Africa as Michael Pierce Turner. He was an actor, known for Cranford (1972), Cry Freedom (1987) and Othello (1965). He was married to Monica Kirton. He died on July 14, 2012 in Wiltshire, England. See full bio »

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(age 90) in Wiltshire, England, UK

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Known For

Cranford Mr Hoggins
(1972)
Cry Freedom Judge Boshoff
(1987)
Othello Gratiano
(1965)
The Black Arrow Bennett Hatch
(1951)

Filmography

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 1998 The Bill (TV Series)
Gavin Watson
- Hard Cash (1998) ... Gavin Watson
 1997 Soulmates
'Coffee Cup' Eddie Williams
 1996 Pie in the Sky (TV Series)
Jimmy Jacob
- Gary's Cake (1996) ... Jimmy Jacob
 1993 Lady Chatterley (TV Mini Series)
Rector Ashby
- Episode #1.1 (1993) ... Rector Ashby
 1992 Boon (TV Series)
Lawrence Bird
- Love or Money (1992) ... Lawrence Bird
 1991 Ruth Rendell Mysteries (TV Series)
Mr. Kershaw
- A New Lease of Death: Part Three (1991) ... Mr. Kershaw
- A New Lease of Death: Part Two (1991) ... Mr. Kershaw
- A New Lease of Death: Part One (1991) ... Mr. Kershaw
 1990 You Only Live Twice: The Radio Play (Video)
Molony (voice)
 1988 Sensations
Frank Bartender
 1987 Cry Freedom
Judge Boshoff
 1987 Pretorius
De Jong
 1986 Screenplay (TV Series)
Pietmeyer
- Drums Along Balmoral Drive (1986) ... Pietmeyer
 1986 Mr Pye (TV Mini Series)
Mr. Porter
- Made for the Moonlight (1986) ... Mr. Porter
- The Perjured Soul (1986) ... Mr. Porter
- The First Martyr (1986) ... Mr. Porter
- Preparing the Way (1986) ... Mr. Porter
 1984 The Biko Inquest (TV Movie)
Dr. Lang, chief district surgeon
 1982 Claire (TV Mini Series)
Jim Williamson
- Episode #1.1 (1982) ... Jim Williamson
 1982 The Brack Report (TV Series)
Frank Sampson
- Chapter 8 (1982) ... Frank Sampson
- Chapter 5 (1982) ... Frank Sampson
 1980-1982 Crossroads (TV Series)
J. Henry Pollard
- Episode #1.3610 (1982) ... J. Henry Pollard
- Episode #1.3295 (1980) ... J. Henry Pollard
 1982 County Hall (TV Series)
Andrew Boughton
- Episode #1.7 (1982) ... Andrew Boughton
 1982 We'll Meet Again (TV Mini Series)
Police Sgt. Wilson
- Hands Across the Sea (1982) ... Police Sgt. Wilson
 1981 Play for Today (TV Series)
Edward
- No Visible Scar (1981) ... Edward
 1981 Prisoners of Conscience (TV Series)
Hoexter
- Nelson Mandela (1981) ... Hoexter
 1981 Masterpiece Theatre: Sons and Lovers (TV Mini Series)
Dr. Jamieson
- Episode #1.6 (1981) ... Dr. Jamieson
 1980 Drake's Venture (TV Movie)
Lord Burghley
 1980 To Serve Them All My Days (TV Mini Series)
Brigadier Cooper
- Part Ten (1980) ... Brigadier Cooper
- Part Nine (1980) ... Brigadier Cooper
- Part Seven (1980) ... Brigadier Cooper
- Part Three (1980) ... Brigadier Cooper
 1980 A Question of Guilt (TV Series)
Dr. Parsons
- Constance Kent: Part 8 (1980) ... Dr. Parsons
- Constance Kent: Part 7 (1980) ... Dr. Parsons
- Constance Kent: Part 6 (1980) ... Dr. Parsons
- Constance Kent: Part 5 (1980) ... Dr. Parsons
- Constance Kent: Part 4 (1980) ... Dr. Parsons
 1979 An Honourable Retirement (TV Movie)
Mr. Harris
 1979 Fallen Hero (TV Series)
Geoffrey Hartford
- Episode #2.6 (1979) ... Geoffrey Hartford
 1979 Suez 1956 (TV Movie)
President Eisenhower
 1979 The Dick Francis Thriller: The Racing Game (TV Series)
Surgeon
- Odds Against (1979) ... Surgeon
 1978 Strangers (TV Series)
Insp. Veevers
- Briscoe (1978) ... Insp. Veevers
 1978 Angels (TV Series)
Howard Webster
- Decisions (1978) ... Howard Webster
 1978 Within These Walls (TV Series)
Coroner
- The Inquest (1978) ... Coroner
 1978 Going Straight (TV Series)
Mr.Scotcher
- Going Home (1978) ... Mr.Scotcher
 1977 The New Avengers (TV Series)
Dr. George Culver
- Dead Men Are Dangerous (1977) ... Dr. George Culver
 1976 Life and Death of Penelope (TV Series)
Dr. Lewis-Clarke
- The Reaper (1976) ... Dr. Lewis-Clarke
- The Nightmare (1976) ... Dr. Lewis-Clarke
 1975 Centre Play (TV Series)
British diplomat
- Judge the Bloody City (1975) ... British diplomat
 1975 The Main Chance (TV Series)
Dr. Fenway
- Coroner's Verdict (1975) ... Dr. Fenway
 1975 Sam (TV Series)
Harry Carter
- Gains and Losses (1975) ... Harry Carter
- What You Care Is What You Do (1975) ... Harry Carter
 1974-1975 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Mr. Greenwood / Det. Chief Supt. Burton
- Chain of Events (1975) ... Mr. Greenwood
- Stitch-Up (1974) ... Det. Chief Supt. Burton
 1975 Country Tales (TV Series)
- The Postmistress (1975)
 1975 Spy Trap (TV Series)
Captain Palance
- Look for the Ugly (1975) ... Captain Palance
 1975 Public Eye (TV Series)
Graham
- Take No for an Answer (1975) ... Graham
 1975 A Suitable Case for Killing? (TV Movie documentary)
Defence Counsel
 1974 The Case of Eliza Armstrong (TV Series)
Charles Russell, QC
- The Trial, Old Bailey, the Summing Up (1974) ... Charles Russell, QC
- The Trial, Old Bailey, Stead's Defence (1974) ... Charles Russell, QC
- The Trial, Old Bailey, Rebecca Jarrett (1974) ... Charles Russell, QC
- The Trial, Old Bailey, the Prosecution Case (1974) ... Charles Russell, QC
- The Committal, Bow Street, Day 6 (1974) ... Charles Russell, QC
 1973-1974 Crown Court (TV Series)
Chief Inspector Crane / Billy Robson / Major James Fowkes
- Strange Past: Part 1 (1974) ... Billy Robson
- Hidden Scars: Part 1 (1974) ... Major James Fowkes
- Persimmons and Dishwashers Regina v Curl: Part 3 (1973) ... Chief Inspector Crane
- Persimmons and Dishwashers Regina v Curl: Part 2 (1973) ... Chief Inspector Crane
- Persimmons and Dishwashers: Regina v Curl: Part 1 (1973) ... Chief Inspector Crane
 1972-1974 New Scotland Yard (TV Series)
Det. Chief Supt. Clay / Chief Superintendent Petersen
- A Year to Kill (1974) ... Det. Chief Supt. Clay
- All That Glitters (1974) ... Det. Chief Supt. Clay
- A Man of His Word (1974) ... Det. Chief Supt. Clay
- For All Their Faults (1974) ... Det. Chief Supt. Clay
- Death by Misadventure (1974) ... Det. Chief Supt. Clay
 1974 The Brothers (TV Series)
Van der Moewe
- Power for Sale (1974) ... Van der Moewe
 1974 Sporting Scenes (TV Series)
Phillips
- When the Boys Come Out to Play (1974) ... Phillips
 1973 The Adventures of Black Beauty (TV Series)
Waggs
- Lost: Part 2 (1973) ... Waggs
- Lost: Part 1 (1973) ... Waggs
 1968-1973 Z Cars (TV Series)
Chief Supt. Mann / Hamilton Freeling / Superintendent
- The Cinder Path (1973) ... Chief Supt. Mann
- Officer Material...? (1973) ... Chief Supt. Mann
- A Very High Rocket: Part 2 (1970) ... Superintendent
- Should Auld Acquaintance: Part 2 (1968) ... Hamilton Freeling
- Should Auld Acquaintance: Part 1 (1968) ... Hamilton Freeling
 1973 Once Upon a Time (TV Series)
William Cable
- Silver (1973) ... William Cable
 1973 Hunter's Walk (TV Series)
Turner
- The Old Folks at Home (1973) ... Turner
 1973 Justice (TV Series)
County Court Judge
- Covenant for Quiet Enjoyment (1973) ... County Court Judge
 1973 Away from It All (TV Series)
Monsieur Ferret
- The Ripening Seed (1973) ... Monsieur Ferret
 1973 Barlow (TV Series)
Caleb
- Trespass (1973) ... Caleb
 1973 The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes (TV Series)
Inspector Andersen
- The Sensible Action of Lieutenant Holst (1973) ... Inspector Andersen
 1969-1973 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series)
General Krebs / Arnie
- The Death of Adolf Hitler (1973) ... General Krebs
- Nora (1969)
 1972 Cranford (TV Series)
Mr Hoggins
- Part 4 (1972) ... Mr Hoggins
- Part 3 (1972) ... Mr Hoggins
- Part 2 (1972) ... Mr Hoggins
 1972 Villains (TV Series)
Mr. Lillicoe
- Knocker (1972) ... Mr. Lillicoe
 1972 Van der Valk (TV Series)
Dr. Smeding
- One Herring's Not Enough (1972) ... Dr. Smeding
 1972 Callan (TV Series)
Det Inst Vanstone
- The Carrier (1972) ... Det Inst Vanstone
 1970 Diamond Crack Diamond (TV Series)
Commander Todd
- Diamond Alone (1970) ... Commander Todd
 1970 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Probation Officer
- Chariot of Fire (1970) ... Probation Officer
 1969 Strange Report (TV Series)
Taran
 1969 Big Breadwinner Hog (TV Series)
Mr. Eberhart
- Hogarth Accepts Responsibility (1969) ... Mr. Eberhart
- Immature, Unsatisfactory Work... (1969) ... Mr. Eberhart
- Hogarth Can Do Better (1969) ... Mr. Eberhart
 1969 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Chief Insp. Parker
- Murder: Nobody Knows (1969) ... Chief Insp. Parker
 1967-1968 City '68 (TV Series)
Cuff
- The System: Them Down There (1968) ... Cuff
- The Shooting War (1967)
 1968 Doctor Who (TV Series)
Jarvis Bennett
- The Wheel in Space: Episode 6 (1968) ... Jarvis Bennett
- The Wheel in Space: Episode 5 (1968) ... Jarvis Bennett
- The Wheel in Space: Episode 4 (1968) ... Jarvis Bennett
- The Wheel in Space: Episode 3 (1968) ... Jarvis Bennett
- The Wheel in Space: Episode 2 (1968) ... Jarvis Bennett
 1968 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
- No Easy Walk (1968)
 1968 The Avengers (TV Series)
Crayford
- Have Guns - Will Haggle (1968) ... Crayford
 1968 A Man of our Times (TV Series)
Ted Harvey
- Uncle Richard Knows Him Better Than You (1968) ... Ted Harvey
 1967 The Gamblers (TV Series)
PC Bell
- How Well Do You Know This Man? (1967) ... PC Bell
 1967 Inheritance (TV Series)
Henry Brigg
- Reunion (1967) ... Henry Brigg
- Murder (1967) ... Henry Brigg
 1967 Escape (TV Series)
Gynt
- A Bad Risk (1967) ... Gynt
 1967 Send Foster (TV Series)
Mr. Black
- Family Likeness (1967) ... Mr. Black
 1967 A Flea in Her Ear (TV Movie)
Augustin Ferraillon
 1967 The Fellows (TV Series)
Nashe
- Inside Out: Part Two (1967) ... Nashe
- Arson (1967) ... Nashe
 1967 Emergency-Ward 10 (TV Series)
Jack English
- A Matter of Will (1967) ... Jack English
 1966 Knock on Any Door (TV Series)
Arthur Burton
- Sunday in Prospective (1966) ... Arthur Burton
 1965 Othello
Gratiano
 1963 Bud (TV Series)
- Episode #1.4 (1963)
 1963 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Series)
Inspector
- Just You Wait (1963) ... Inspector
 1962 Crosstrap
Hoagy
 1959 The Moonstone (TV Series)
Bank teller
- Episode #1.7 (1959) ... Bank teller
- Episode #1.4 (1959) ... Bank teller
 1955 Sherlock Holmes (TV Series)
Dr. Henry Reeves
- The Case of the Exhumed Client (1955) ... Dr. Henry Reeves
 1951 Sara Crewe (TV Series)
Mr. Carmichael
- The Party (1951) ... Mr. Carmichael
 1951 For the Children (TV Series)
The 2nd gambler
- The Fate of the City (1951) ... The 2nd gambler
 1951 The Black Arrow (TV Series)
Bennett Hatch
- Part 2 (1951) ... Bennett Hatch
- Part 1 (1951) ... Bennett Hatch
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He acted in Carl Zuckmayer's play, "The Captain of Kopenick", in a National Theatre production at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Paul Scofield (first role in the National Theatre), Jim Dale, Denis Quilley, John Moffatt, Benjamin Whitrow, Gerald James, David Ryall, Bill Fraser, William Hobbs, Riggs O'Hara, Bernard ... See more »
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South African-born character actor, prolific in British films and television from the early 1950's. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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