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Rod Burton (II)

Rod Burton was born in Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England. He is known for his work on Rod, Jane and Freddy (1981), Rainbow (1972) and Flicks (1984). See full bio »

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Known For

Rod, Jane and Freddy
Rod, Jane and Freddy Rod / Bookworm / Captain Neutron / Charlie / Colonel Badger / Honest Ned Groat / Hyronymous the Garden Gnome / Lord Chinkee / Man with Shadow / Mr. Smithers / Nod / Percival Poncenbury-Pricklewaithe / Scarecrow / Shadow / Sir Brian de Bolfrey / Storyteller / Sun / Sunny / The Emperor / The Funny Shape / The Mad Hatter / Thimble the Tailor / Tom / Tugboat Ted / Wild Buffalo Bill Hiccup / Wizard / Wobbert Wobbly / Zap
(1981-1991)
Rainbow
Rainbow Rod / Bungle's pickled onion / Mr. Tick-Tock / One of the Blamanges / Rod (singer) / Wizard Wellbeloved
(1974-1989)
Flicks
Flicks Music Department
(1984-1987)
Sooty & Co.
(1993)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Actor (6 credits)
 1993 Sooty & Co. (TV Series)
Rod
- New Friends (1993) ... Rod
 1977-1992 The Sooty Show (TV Series)
Rod
- Happy Birthday Sooty (1992) ... Rod
- Episode #15.7 (1977) ... Rod
 1981-1991 Rod, Jane and Freddy (TV Series)
Rod / Scarecrow / Mr. Smithers / ...
- Rhythm (1991) ... Rod
- Country Matters (1991) ... Rod
- Tricks of the Trade (1991) ... Rod
- Body Movement (1991) ... Rod
- Musical Instruments (1991) ... Rod
 1974-1989 Rainbow (TV Series)
Rod / One of the Blamanges / Bungle's pickled onion / ...
- Sympathy (1989) ... Rod
- Problem Solving: Mystery 2 (1989) ... Rod
- Greed (1989) ... Rod
- Non-Pliable (1989) ... Rod
- Ice and Snow: Explorers (1988) ... Rod
 1980 Gridlock (TV Movie)
Skeeter
 1978 Husbands, Wives & Lovers (TV Series)
Snake
- Predictions Come True (1978) ... Snake
Hide Hide Show Show Music department (2 credits)
 1976-1989 Rainbow (TV Series) (songs - 567 episodes)
- Non-Pliable (1989) ... (songs)
- Just One of Those Days (1988) ... (songs)
- Generosity (1988) ... (songs)
- Apes (1988) ... (songs)
- What's Going On (1988) ... (songs)
 1984-1987 Flicks (TV Series) (singer - 65 episodes)
- Andy and the Lion (1987) ... (singer: theme song)
- Waffles (1987) ... (singer: theme song)
- Lentil (1987) ... (singer: theme song)
- The Fox Went Out on a Chilly Night (1987) ... (singer: theme song)
- Make Way for Ducklings (1987) ... (singer: theme song)
Hide Hide Show Show Soundtrack (2 credits)
  Rod, Jane and Freddy (TV Series) (1 episode, 1990) (performer - 81 episodes, 1983 - 1991) (writer - 81 episodes, 1983 - 1991) (arranger - 3 episodes, 1988 - 1989)
- Rhythm (1991) ... (performer: "Rhythm", "My Little Metal Band", "Oh Really", "Rhythm" (reprise) - uncredited) / (writer: "Rhythm", "The Train to Kalamazoo", "My Little Metal Band", "Oh Really", "Rhythm" (reprise) - uncredited)
- Country Matters (1991) ... (performer: "The Animals Love To Sing For You", "The Village Blacksmith", "Cock A Doodle Dooe", "We're Country People" - uncredited) / (writer: "The Animals Love To Sing For You", "The Village Blacksmith", "We're Country People" - uncredited)
- Tricks of the Trade (1991) ... (performer: "Magic", "Little Dancer", "Tricks Of The Trade" - uncredited) / (writer: "Magic", "Little Dancer", "Down On The Farm", "Tricks Of The Trade" - uncredited)
- Body Movement (1991) ... (performer: "The Way You're Moving", "The Wobbling Song" - uncredited) / (writer: "The Way You're Moving", "When I Hear That Crazy Rhythm", "The Wobbling Song" - uncredited)
- Musical Instruments (1991) ... (performer: "If I Were Part of an Orchestra", "A Bunch of Bananas", "Follow Me") / (writer: "If I Were Part of an Orchestra", "Mr. Piano", "A Bunch of Bananas", "Follow Me")
  Rainbow (TV Series) (performer - 120 episodes, 1981 - 1989) (writer - 119 episodes, 1981 - 1989)
- Non-Pliable (1989) ... (performer: "Three Little Pigs") / (writer: "Three Little Pigs")
- Just One of Those Days (1988) ... (performer: "Just One of Those Days" - uncredited) / (writer: "Just One of Those Days" - uncredited)
- Generosity (1988) ... (performer: "Happy Birthday", "If You Sing My Song" - uncredited) / (writer: "If You Sing My Song" - uncredited)
- Apes (1988) ... (performer: "The Junglie Song") / (writer: "The Junglie Song")
- What's Going On (1988) ... (performer: "The Painting Song" - uncredited) / (writer: "The Painting Song" - uncredited)
Hide Hide Show Show Writer (1 credit)
 1981-1991 Rod, Jane and Freddy (TV Series) (writer - 120 episodes)
- Rhythm (1991) ... (writer)
- Country Matters (1991) ... (writer)
- Tricks of the Trade (1991) ... (writer)
- Body Movement (1991) ... (writer)
- Musical Instruments (1991) ... (writer)
Hide Hide Show Show Composer (1 credit)
 1981-1991 Rod, Jane and Freddy (TV Series) (57 episodes)
- Colours 2 (1990)
- Dressing Up (1990)
- Entertainment (1989)
- Counting (1989)
Hide Hide Show Show Self (2 credits)
 2013 50 Greatest Kids Shows (TV Movie documentary)
Himself (as Rod)
 2008 50 Ways to Leave Your TV Lover (TV Movie documentary)
Himself
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Rod

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)

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