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Don Warrington


Along with his brother, Don was raised in Warrington Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, Inspired to act after seeing the film On the Waterfront he got into stage school then became an Assistant Stage Manager. As there was already an actor called Donald Williams Don had to change his name so adopted that of the road he grew up in. In 1973 he got a part in ... See full bio »

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in Trinidad

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Known For

Hamlet
Hamlet Voltimand
(1996)
Land of the Blind
Land of the Blind First Sergeant
(2006)
Death in Paradise
Death in Paradise Commissioner Selwyn Patterson
(2011-2018)
Fat Slags
Fat Slags General Secretary
(2004)

Filmography

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 2011-2018 Death in Paradise (TV Series)
Commissioner Selwyn Patterson
- Melodies of Murder (2018) ... Commissioner Selwyn Patterson
- Meditated in Murder (2018) ... Commissioner Selwyn Patterson
- Murder on the Day of the Dead (2018) ... Commissioner Selwyn Patterson
- The Healer (2018) ... Commissioner Selwyn Patterson
- The Stakes Are High (2018) ... Commissioner Selwyn Patterson
 2017 You, Me and Him
Charles
 2017 Henry IX (TV Series)
Gilbert
- Clearing the Air (2017) ... Gilbert
- Exit Strategy (2017) ... Gilbert
- Reigned In (2017) ... Gilbert
 2016 Sunny D (TV Series)
Lawrence
 2016 King Lear (Video)
King Lear
 2016 The Five (TV Mini-Series)
Ray Kenwood
- Episode #1.9 (2016) ... Ray Kenwood
- Episode #1.7 (2016) ... Ray Kenwood
- Episode #1.6 (2016) ... Ray Kenwood
- Episode #1.5 (2016) ... Ray Kenwood
- Episode #1.4 (2016) ... Ray Kenwood
 2015 BBC Comedy Feeds (TV Series)
Lawrence
- Sunny D (2015) ... Lawrence
 2015 The Ark (TV Movie)
Paul
 2014 Chasing Shadows (TV Mini-Series)
CS Harley Drayton
- Off Radar: Part 2 (2014) ... CS Harley Drayton
- Off Radar: Part 1 (2014) ... CS Harley Drayton
- Only Connect: Part 2 (2014) ... CS Harley Drayton
- Only Connect: Part 1 (2014) ... CS Harley Drayton
 2014/III Night Shift (Short)
Don
 2009-2014 Law & Order: UK (TV Series)
Police Commissioner Eamonn Callaghan
- I Predict a Riot (2014) ... Police Commissioner Eamonn Callaghan
- Honour Bound (2009) ... Police Commissioner Eamonn Callaghan
 2013 Voodoo Magic
Lucky
 2012 Inspector Lewis (TV Series)
Marcus Harding
- Generation of Vipers (2012) ... Marcus Harding
 2011 This Is Jinsy (TV Series)
Chief Thinker
- Vel (2011) ... Chief Thinker
 2011 The Glass Man
Anton
 2011 Waking the Dead (TV Series)
Gideon Barclay
- Conviction: Part 2 (2011) ... Gideon Barclay
- Conviction: Part 1 (2011) ... Gideon Barclay
 2011 M.I.High (TV Series)
Bodleian / Crime
- Ghosts (2011) ... Bodleian / Crime
 2010 Interval (Short)
Sir Jeffries
 2010 Going Postal (TV Mini-Series)
Priest
- Episode #1.1 (2010) ... Priest
 2010 It's a Wonderful Afterlife
Chief Superintendent
 2009-2010 Casualty (TV Series)
Trevor
- A Day in a Life (2010) ... Trevor
- No More Heroes (2009) ... Trevor
- The Devil You Know (2009) ... Trevor
- Second Chance (2009) ... Trevor
- Leave Me Standing (2009) ... Trevor
 2007 Futureshock: Comet (TV Movie)
General Harris
 2007 Expresso (Short)
Mr. Jones (Autopilot)
 2007 Diamond Geezer (TV Mini-Series)
Hector
- Old School Lies (2007) ... Hector
 2006-2007 New Street Law (TV Series)
Judge Ken Winyard / Judge Winyard
- Episode #2.6 (2007) ... Judge Ken Winyard
- Episode #2.5 (2007) ... Judge Ken Winyard
- Episode #2.4 (2007) ... Judge Winyard
- Episode #2.3 (2007) ... Judge Ken Winyard
- Episode #2.2 (2007) ... Judge Ken Winyard
 2006 Doctor Who (TV Series)
The President
- Rise of the Cybermen (2006) ... The President
 2006 Land of the Blind
First Sergeant
 2003-2005 The Crouches (TV Series)
Bailey
- Sunday League (2005) ... Bailey
- Boyz to Men (2005) ... Bailey
- Alarm Bells (2005) ... Bailey
- No Place Like Home (2005) ... Bailey
- While the Cat's Away (2005) ... Bailey
 2004 Fat Slags
General Secretary
 2004 The All Star Comedy Show (TV Movie)
Various Roles
 2003 Holby City (TV Series)
Ethan Hope
- Can't Always Get What You Want (2003) ... Ethan Hope
- Seasons in the Sun (2003) ... Ethan Hope
- Glass Half Empty (2003) ... Ethan Hope
- Desperate Measures (2003) ... Ethan Hope
 2002-2003 Manchild (TV Series)
Patrick
- Episode #2.7 (2003) ... Patrick
- Marriage (2002) ... Patrick
- Art (2002) ... Patrick
- Fiftysomething (2002) ... Patrick
 2002 Believe Nothing (TV Series)
Chairman
- Just a Minute (2002) ... Chairman
- Prepare to Meteor Maker (2002) ... Chairman
- Get Rich Quick (2002) ... Chairman
 2001 The Armando Iannucci Shows (TV Series)
Ivy Diner
- Mortality (2001) ... Ivy Diner (uncredited)
 2000 Trick of the Light (Short)
Columbine
 2000 Trial & Retribution (TV Series)
Willard Pembroke
- Episode #4.2 (2000) ... Willard Pembroke
 2000 Arabian Nights (TV Mini-Series)
Hari Ben Karim
- Episode #1.2 (2000) ... Hari Ben Karim
- Episode #1.1 (2000) ... Hari Ben Karim
 1999 Black XXX-Mas (Short)
Black Santa
 1999 Lighthouse
Prison Officer Ian Goslet
 1999 Tube Tales
Preacher (segment "Steal Away")
 1999 CI5: The New Professionals (TV Series)
Ndaka
- Tusk Force (1999) ... Ndaka
 1999 The Seventh Scroll (TV Mini-Series)
Colonel Nogo
- Part Three (1999) ... Colonel Nogo
- Part Two (1999) ... Colonel Nogo
- Part One (1999) ... Colonel Nogo (credit only)
 1999 8 ½ Women
Simon
 1998 Babymother (TV Movie)
Luther - the don
 1997 The Trick (Short)
The Magic Man
 1997 Backup (TV Series)
Youden
- Touched (1997) ... Youden
 1997 Grange Hill (TV Series)
Mr. Phillips
- Pie (1997) ... Mr. Phillips
- Gran (1997) ... Mr. Phillips
- Excluded/Chris & Joanna (1997) ... Mr. Phillips
- Suspended (1997) ... Mr. Phillips
- Birthday (1997) ... Mr. Phillips
 1996 Privateer 2: The Darkening (Video Game)
Canera Helmsman
 1996 Hamlet
Voltimand
 1995 Chiller (TV Series)
John Meyburne
- Number Six (1995) ... John Meyburne
 1994 Red Dwarf: Smeg Ups (Video)
Commander Binks
 1994 The Anatomist's Notebook (Short)
Anatomist
 1993 To Play the King (TV Mini-Series)
Graham Gaunt
- Episode #1.4 (1993) ... Graham Gaunt
- Episode #1.3 (1993) ... Graham Gaunt
- Episode #1.1 (1993) ... Graham Gaunt
 1993 Lovejoy (TV Series)
Felix
- Dainty Dish (1993) ... Felix
 1992 Trainer (TV Series)
DI Raffe
- Episode #2.10 (1992) ... DI Raffe
- Episode #2.9 (1992) ... DI Raffe
 1992 Red Dwarf (TV Series)
Commander Binks
- Holoship (1992) ... Commander Binks
 1990 Camping
Afrikansk ambassadør
 1988 The Lion of Africa (TV Movie)
Henry Piggot
 1985-1987 C.A.T.S. Eyes (TV Series)
Nigel Beaumont
- Backlash (1987) ... Nigel Beaumont
- Family Tradition (1987) ... Nigel Beaumont
- A Naval Affair (1987) ... Nigel Beaumont
- The Big Burn (1987) ... Nigel Beaumont
- Country Weekend (1987) ... Nigel Beaumont
 1984 Fairly Secret Army (TV Series)
Johnson
- When the Talking Had to Stop (1984) ... Johnson
 1984 Bloodbath at the House of Death
Stephen Wilson
 1974-1984 Crown Court (TV Series)
Charles Benjamin / Delroy Conway / Emmanuel Nyopa
- Oddball: Part 1 (1984) ... Charles Benjamin
- A Black and White Case: Part 1 (1983) ... Charles Benjamin
- Black and Blue: Part 1 (1978) ... Delroy Conway
- The Probationer: Part 1 (1974) ... Emmanuel Nyopa
 1983 Live from Pebble Mill (TV Series)
Leroy
- Night Kids (1983) ... Leroy
 1982 Holding the Fort (TV Series)
Lt. Mrwebi
- All Boys Together (1982) ... Lt. Mrwebi
 1981 Triangle (TV Series)
Alan Lansing
- Episode #1.26 (1981) ... Alan Lansing
- Episode #1.25 (1981) ... Alan Lansing
- Episode #1.24 (1981) ... Alan Lansing
- Episode #1.23 (1981) ... Alan Lansing
- Episode #1.22 (1981) ... Alan Lansing
 1980 Rising Damp
Philip Smith
 1979 Play for Today (TV Series)
Jonathan Foot
- Billy (1979) ... Jonathan Foot
 1979 The Last Giraffe (TV Movie)
Peter Mwenga
 1974-1978 Rising Damp (TV Series)
Philip
- Come on in the Water's Lovely (1978) ... Philip
- Under the Influence (1978) ... Philip
- Pink Carnations (1978) ... Philip
- Great Expectations (1978) ... Philip
- Fire and Brimstone (1978) ... Philip
 1976 The XYY Man (TV Series)
Jomo Ibbon
- The Resolution (1976) ... Jomo Ibbon
- The Execution (1976) ... Jomo Ibbon
 1975 Second City Firsts (TV Series)
Dave
- Club Havana (1975) ... Dave
 1975 Against the Crowd (TV Series)
Albert Sharpe II
- Carbon Copy (1975) ... Albert Sharpe II
 1975 Six Days of Justice (TV Series)
Henry Vaughan
- The Good Samaritan (1975) ... Henry Vaughan
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Other Works:

Since 2010 he has provided the "how to contact us" voice for Chris Evans' breakfast programme on BBC Radio 2. See more »

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on Leonard Rossiter] He was a very private man and what he wanted was for the world to see what he did, not know who he was.

Trivia:

He has performed with the National Theatre, the English Shakespeare Company and the Bristol Old Vic. See more »

Trademark:

very precisely enunciated upper-class accent

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