Kevin Whately


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From the age of one, Kevin Whately lived at Humshaugh near Chollerford in Northumberland. At school he appeared in school plays and when he asked his teacher about acting he was told ' You'll never make a proper living', so he joined a Newcastle accountants. Eventually he moved to London where he attended a drama school, but needing money he spent... See full bio »

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Inspector Morse Detective Sergeant Lewis
(1987-2000)
Inspector Lewis DI Robert Lewis
(2006-2015)
Auf Wiedersehen, Pet Neville Hope
(1983-2004)
(1996)

Filmography

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 2021 Midsomer Murders (TV Series)
Jeremy Whittingdale
- For Death Prepare (2021) ... Jeremy Whittingdale
 2017 Who Shot Simon Cowell? (TV Movie)
DI Robert Lewis
 2016 Still Game (TV Series)
Cameron Hastie
- Job (2016) ... Cameron Hastie
 2006-2015 Inspector Lewis (TV Series)
DI Robert Lewis
- What Lies Tangled: Part 2 (2015) ... DI Robert Lewis
- What Lies Tangled: Part 1 (2015) ... DI Robert Lewis
- Magnum Opus: Part 2 (2015) ... DI Robert Lewis
- Magnum Opus: Part 1 (2015) ... DI Robert Lewis
- One for Sorrow: Part 2 (2015) ... DI Robert Lewis
 2012 Inspector George Gently (TV Series)
Donald McGhee
- Gently in the Cathedral (2012) ... Donald McGhee
 2010 Joe Maddison's War (TV Movie)
Joe Maddison
 2008 The Children (TV Mini Series)
Cameron Miller
- Episode #1.3 (2008) ... Cameron Miller
- Episode #1.2 (2008) ... Cameron Miller
- Episode #1.1 (2008) ... Cameron Miller
 2008 Sunday for Sammy
Neville
 2007 Who Gets the Dog? (TV Movie)
Jack Evans
 2006 Dogtown (TV Series)
Bus Driver
- Interview with a Geographer (2006) ... Bus Driver
 2006 New Tricks (TV Series)
Andrew Simson
- Congratulations (2006) ... Andrew Simson
 2005 The Fourth King (Short)
Narrator (English version, voice)
 2005 Footprints in the Snow (TV Movie)
Kevin Hill
 2005 Dad (TV Movie)
Oliver James
 1983-2004 Auf Wiedersehen, Pet (TV Series)
Neville Hope
- Au Revoir: Part 2 (2004) ... Neville Hope
- Au Revoir: Part 1 (2004) ... Neville Hope
- The End of the Affair (2004) ... Neville Hope
- Dangerous Liaisons (2004) ... Neville Hope
- Moonlighting (2004) ... Neville Hope
 2004 Belonging (TV Movie)
Jacob Copplestone
 2004 Sunday for Sammy 2004 (Video)
Neville Hope
 2004 The Legend of the Tamworth Two (TV Movie)
Wolf
 2003 Promoted to Glory (TV Movie)
Maj. Nigel Hurst
 2003 Little Wolf's Book of Badness (Short)
Akela (voice)
 2003 Comic Relief 2003: The Big Hair Do (TV Special)
Neville Hope
 2002 Silent Cry
Dr. Richard Herd
 2002 Plain Jane (TV Movie)
David Bruce
 2001 Merseybeat (TV Series)
Philip Kitchener
- What Goes Around (2001) ... Philip Kitchener
- Crying Out Loud (2001) ... Philip Kitchener
 2001 Murder in Mind (TV Series)
Nigel Liddy
- Neighbours (2001) ... Nigel Liddy
 2000 Inspector Morse: Rest in Peace (Video)
Sergeant Lewis
 1987-2000 Inspector Morse (TV Series)
Detective Sergeant Lewis
- The Remorseful Day (2000) ... Detective Sergeant Lewis
- Death Is Now My Neighbour (1997) ... Detective Sergeant Lewis
- The Daughters of Cain (1996) ... Detective Sergeant Lewis
- The Way Through the Woods (1995) ... Detective Sergeant Lewis
- Twilight of the Gods (1993) ... Detective Sergeant Lewis
 2000 Purely Belter
Mr. Caird
 2000/I Paranoid
Clive
 1999 What Katy Did (TV Movie)
Dr. Philip Carr
 1999 Pure Wickedness (TV Series)
Geoff Meadows
- Episode #1.4 (1999) ... Geoff Meadows
- Episode #1.3 (1999) ... Geoff Meadows
- Episode #1.2 (1999) ... Geoff Meadows
- Episode #1.1 (1999) ... Geoff Meadows
 1999 Hilltop Hospital (TV Series)
Dr. Matthews
- Gracey Greyshell's Last Day ... Dr. Matthews (voice)
 1999 The People's Passion (TV Special)
Judas
 1997-1998 The Broker's Man (TV Series)
James 'Jimmy' Griffin
- Swansong (1998) ... James 'Jimmy' Griffin
- Keyman (1998) ... James 'Jimmy' Griffin
- Kith and Kin (1998) ... James 'Jimmy' Griffin
- Playback (1998) ... James 'Jimmy' Griffin
- Horses for Courses (1998) ... James 'Jimmy' Griffin
 1997 Gobble (TV Movie)
Colin Worsfold, a civil servant
 1996 The English Patient
Hardy
 1996 Trip Trap (TV Movie)
Ian Armstrong
 1993-1995 Peak Practice (TV Series)
Dr. Jack Kerruish
- Other Lives (1995) ... Dr. Jack Kerruish
- Life and Soul (1995) ... Dr. Jack Kerruish
- Nobody's Fault (1995) ... Dr. Jack Kerruish
- Giving Up (1995) ... Dr. Jack Kerruish
- Bedside Manners (1995) ... Dr. Jack Kerruish
 1994 Screen Two (TV Series)
Sam Hopkins
- Skallagrigg (1994) ... Sam Hopkins
 1992 B & B
Steve Shepherd
 1991 Jackanory (TV Series)
Storyteller
- Bill's New Frock: Part 3 (1991) ... Storyteller
- Bill's New Frock: Part 2 (1991) ... Storyteller
- Bill's New Frock: Part 1 (1991) ... Storyteller
 1990 Screenplay (TV Series)
Neil Baldwin
- Night Voice (1990) ... Neil Baldwin
 1988 You Must Be the Husband (TV Series)
Hugo Mansell
- A Bit Prickly in the Morning (1988) ... Hugo Mansell
 1988 Look and Read (TV Series)
Ray Hilton
- Geordie Racer: Part 10 - Run! (1988) ... Ray Hilton
- Geordie Racer: Part 7 - Lost Bird (1988) ... Ray Hilton
 1987 Alas Smith & Jones (TV Series)
- Episode #4.3 (1987)
 1985 Miss Marple: A Murder Is Announced (TV Mini Series)
Detective Sergeant Fletcher
- Part 3 (1985) ... Detective Sergeant Fletcher
- Part 2 (1985) ... Detective Sergeant Fletcher
- Part 1 (1985) ... Detective Sergeant Fletcher
 1983 Icebound in the Antarctic (TV Mini Series)
Jameson Adams
- Our Dead Bodies Must Tell the Tale (1983) ... Jameson Adams
 1982 The Return of the Soldier
Hostile Soldier's Mate
 1981 Coronation Street (TV Series)
Kevin
- Episode #1.2067 (1981) ... Kevin
- Episode #1.2066 (1981) ... Kevin
 1980 Strangers (TV Series)
Michael Hobb
- Retribution (1980) ... Michael Hobb
 1980 Juliet Bravo (TV Series)
PC Chris Evans
- Coming Back (1980) ... PC Chris Evans
 1980 Angels (TV Series)
Norman Pollard
- Episode #6.6 (1980) ... Norman Pollard
- Episode #6.5 (1980) ... Norman Pollard
- Episode #6.3 (1980) ... Norman Pollard
 1980 Fair Stood the Wind for France (TV Mini Series)
Lancaster crew
- Episode #1.1 (1980) ... Lancaster crew
 1980 BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series)
Bob Smith
- The Dig (1980) ... Bob Smith
 1979 Shoestring (TV Series)
Bobby Treen
- The Partnership (1979) ... Bobby Treen
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in Roy MacGregor's play, "Snakes in the Grass, " in a Peter Hall Company production at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Trevor Cooper, Greg Hicks, Sheila Reid, John Normington, and Jason Hughes in the cast. Dominic Dromgoole was director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

7 Interviews | 1 Article | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Kevin Whatley

Height:

5' 11" (1.81 m)

Spouse:

Madelaine Newton  (2 children)
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Personal Quote:

[on John Thaw] John had a wonderful sense of humor which is belied sometimes by journalists' impression of him as irascible. He loathed the whole celebrity circuit. In between takes he was like an Irish storyteller in a bar - he wouldn't tell jokes, just stories and you would find yourself rolling around and crying with laughter. He was a wonderful mimic, particularly of people on the set rather ... See more »

Trivia:

Lives in Woburn Sands. This is in the Thames Valley police district. The same district where his character Inspector Lewis serves in both the Morse and Inspector Lewis productions. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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