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Willoughby Goddard (1926–2008)


Willoughby Goddard was born on July 4, 1926 in Bicester, Oxfordshire, England. He was an actor, known for The Last Days of Pompeii (1984), Love and Mr Lewisham (1959) and The Man in Room 17 (1965). He was married to Ann Phillips. He died on April 11, 2008 in London, England. See full bio »

Died:

(age 81) in London, England, UK

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Known For

(1984)
Love and Mr Lewisham Mr. Chaffery
(1959)
The Man in Room 17 Sir Geoffrey Norton
(1965)
William Tell Gessler
(1958-1959)

Filmography

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 1987 Porterhouse Blue (TV Mini Series)
Professor Siblington
- Episode #1.4 (1987) ... Professor Siblington
- Episode #1.3 (1987) ... Professor Siblington
- Episode #1.2 (1987) ... Professor Siblington
- Episode #1.1 (1987) ... Professor Siblington
 1987 T-Bag Bounces Back (TV Series)
Uncle Jumbo
- Nikdit the Thief (1987) ... Uncle Jumbo
 1986 God's Outlaw
Cardinal Wolsey
 1986 First Among Equals (TV Mini Series)
Oscar Swann
- Episode #1.8 (1986) ... Oscar Swann
 1986 Return to Treasure Island (TV Mini Series)
Sir Solomon Pridham
- The Map (1986) ... Sir Solomon Pridham
 1985 Young Sherlock Holmes
School Reverend
 1984 The Secret Servant (TV Series)
Master
- Episode #1.2 (1984) ... Master
- Episode #1.1 (1984) ... Master
 1984 The Last Days of Pompeii (TV Mini Series)
Nobleman
- Part 3 (1984) ... Nobleman
- Part 2 (1984) ... (credit only)
- Part 1 (1984) ... Nobleman
 1983 Blackadder (TV Series)
Archbishop
- The Queen of Spain's Beard (1983) ... Archbishop
 1983 Crown Court (TV Series)
Dr. James Gardner
- Night Fever: Part 1 (1983) ... Dr. James Gardner
 1981 The Incredible Mr Tanner (TV Series)
Tom
- The Magic Lantern (1981) ... Tom
 1980 The Good Companions (TV Mini Series)
Large Man
- Slippin' Round the Corner (1980) ... Large Man
 1979-1980 Not the Nine O'Clock News (TV Series)
Stout Man in Non Diet Pepsi commercial / Various / Various Roles
- The Outrageously Expensive Not The Nine O'Clock News (1980) ... Stout Man in Non Diet Pepsi commercial
- Unaired Pilot (1979) ... Various (as Willoughby van Goddard)
- Episode #1.5 (1979) ... Various Roles
 1979 Quincy's Quest
General
 1979 My Son, My Son (TV Mini Series)
Mr. Moscrop
- Episode #1.1 (1979) ... Mr. Moscrop
 1978 The Famous Five (TV Series)
The Man
- Five Go to Mystery Moor (1978) ... The Man
 1978 The Ghosts of Motley Hall (TV Series)
H.R. Fortescue
- Skeleton in the Cupboard: Part 2 (1978) ... H.R. Fortescue
 1978 Daphne Laureola (TV Movie)
Mr. Watson
 1977 Jabberwocky
Eggman (uncredited)
 1977 Joseph Andrews
Fourposter Innkeeper
 1976 The Sweeney (TV Series)
Daniel Kitter
- Sweet Smell of Succession (1976) ... Daniel Kitter
 1976 BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series)
Snaithe
- The Mind Beyond: Stones (1976) ... Snaithe
 1976 Space: 1999 (TV Series)
Taybor
- The Taybor (1976) ... Taybor
 1976 4 Idle Hands (TV Series)
The Dealer
- Do Unto Others (1976) ... The Dealer
 1974 Omnibus (TV Series documentary)
Mayor
- Kafka's Castle (1974) ... Mayor
 1973 Orson Welles' Great Mysteries (TV Series)
Sir Thomas
- Captain Rogers (1973) ... Sir Thomas
 1972 The Canterbury Tales
Placebo
 1972 The Onedin Line (TV Series)
Ferns
- Blockade (1972) ... Ferns
 1969-1971 The Mind of Mr. J.G. Reeder (TV Series)
Sir Jason Toovey
- The Treasure House (1971) ... Sir Jason Toovey
- Find the Lady (1971) ... Sir Jason Toovey
- The Fatal Engagement (1971) ... Sir Jason Toovey
- The Willing Victim (1971) ... Sir Jason Toovey
- Death of an Angel (1971) ... Sir Jason Toovey
 1971 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
Bugrov, merchant
- Platonov (1971) ... Bugrov, merchant
 1970 Ace of Wands (TV Series)
Tun-Ju
- The Smile: Part 4 (1970) ... Tun-Ju
- The Smile: Part 3 (1970) ... Tun-Ju
- The Smile: Part 2 (1970) ... Tun-Ju
- The Smile: Part 1 (1970) ... Tun-Ju
 1970 The Worker (TV Series)
Butler
 1970 Charley's Grants (TV Series)
Lord Charley
- Episode #1.6 (1970) ... Lord Charley
- Episode #1.5 (1970) ... Lord Charley
- Episode #1.4 (1970) ... Lord Charley
- Episode #1.3 (1970) ... Lord Charley
- Episode #1.2 (1970) ... Lord Charley
 1970 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series)
Sir Michael Binns
- Better Than a Man (1970) ... Sir Michael Binns
 1970 Smith (TV Mini Series)
Dr. Pottage
- Not Nubbed Yet (1970) ... Dr. Pottage
 1970 The Juggler of Notre Dame
Judge Broadbottom
 1969 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Kell
- The Garbler Strategy (1969) ... Kell
 1969 The Main Chance (TV Series)
Sir Ernest Lang
- What About Justice? (1969) ... Sir Ernest Lang
 1969 Laughter in the Dark
Colonel
 1961-1969 The Avengers (TV Series)
Truman / The Deacon
- Thingumajig (1969) ... Truman
- The Frighteners (1961) ... The Deacon
 1969 The Saint (TV Series)
Boris
- The Ex-King of Diamonds (1969) ... Boris
 1968 The Franchise Trail (TV Movie)
Sir Theodore Plum
 1968 Nearest and Dearest (TV Series)
Arnold Ackroyd
- You Make Me Feel So Young (1968) ... Arnold Ackroyd
 1968 Life with Cooper (TV Series)
Various Roles
- The Second Holiday (1968) ... Various Roles
 1965-1967 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Sir Jumbo Tewksbury / Bernard
- The Fat of the Land (1967) ... Sir Jumbo Tewksbury
- And Did Those Feet? (1965) ... Bernard
 1967 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Larry Lorenzo
- The Price on My Head (1967) ... Larry Lorenzo
 1966 The Baron (TV Series)
Colbert
- The Edge of Fear (1966) ... Colbert
 1966 Conflict (TV Series)
Robert De Beaudricourt
- Saint Joan (1966) ... Robert De Beaudricourt
 1966 The Wrong Box
James White Wragg
 1966 Pardon the Expression (TV Series)
Sir Claude Wagstaffe
- Between the Cover (1966) ... Sir Claude Wagstaffe
 1966 Theatre 625 (TV Series)
Boldero, QC
- The Queen and Jackson (1966) ... Boldero, QC
 1966 The World of Wooster (TV Series)
Mr. Little Senior
- Jeeves Exerts the Old Cerebellum (1966) ... Mr. Little Senior
 1965 Out of the Unknown (TV Series)
Ralph Nimmo
- The Dead Past (1965) ... Ralph Nimmo
 1965 The Man in Room 17 (TV Series)
Sir Geoffrey Norton
- Out for a Duck (1965) ... Sir Geoffrey Norton
- Up Against a Brick Wall (1965) ... Sir Geoffrey Norton
- The Bequest (1965) ... Sir Geoffrey Norton
- Find the Lady (1965) ... Sir Geoffrey Norton
- Safe Conduct (1965) ... Sir Geoffrey Norton
 1964-1965 Scott on... (TV Series)
Fishfinger
- Food (1965)
- Birds (1964) ... Fishfinger
 1965 Public Eye (TV Series)
Chambers
- A Harsh World for Zealots (1965) ... Chambers
 1963 Zero One (TV Series)
David Roberts
- Discord (1963) ... David Roberts
 1962 Richard the Lionheart (TV Series)
Arnold de Chatillon
- The Lord of Kerak (1962) ... Arnold de Chatillon
 1962 Ghost Squad (TV Series)
Slim Salmon
- The Missing People (1962) ... Slim Salmon
 1962 The Rag Trade (TV Series)
- The Client (1962)
 1962 The Cheaters (TV Series)
Duncan
- The Dashing Major (1962) ... Duncan
 1962 Carry on Cruising
Large Man
 1962 Oliver Twist (TV Mini Series)
Mr. Bumble
- Episode #1.13 (1962) ... Mr. Bumble
- Episode #1.9 (1962) ... Mr. Bumble
- Episode #1.8 (1962) ... Mr. Bumble
- Episode #1.7 (1962) ... Mr. Bumble
- Episode #1.6 (1962) ... Mr. Bumble
 1962 The Golden Rabbit
Clitheroe
 1962 Under Western Eyes (TV Movie)
General Tulin
 1961 Winning Widows (TV Series)
- New Husbands (1961)
 1961 Top Secret (TV Series)
Fombona
- Shakedown at Saramino (1961) ... Fombona
 1961 Fate Takes a Hand
Rollenshaw
 1961 The Long Shadow
Schober
 1956-1961 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Wensley / Edward Wright
- The Paper Palace (1961) ... Wensley
- A Box at the Adelphi (1956) ... Edward Wright
 1961 Double Bunk
Prospective Purchaser
 1961 The Secret Partner
Hotel Keeper
 1960 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Series)
Chairman of the Magistrates
- A Subject of Scandal and Concern (1960) ... Chairman of the Magistrates
 1960 The Millionairess
President
 1960 Danger Man (TV Series)
McFadden
- The Journey Ends Halfway (1960) ... McFadden
 1960 International Detective (TV Series)
Inspector Pilsen
- The Bismarck Case (1960) ... Inspector Pilsen
 1957-1960 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Mr Pettigrew / Molnar / Mr. Parfitt
- Once a Crook (1960) ... Mr Pettigrew
- Evening in Hochsberg (1957) ... Molnar
- The Great Adventure (1957) ... Mr. Parfitt
 1960 Inn for Trouble
Sergeant Saunders
 1960 Man from Interpol (TV Series)
Harry Russell
- A Nest of Vipers (1960) ... Harry Russell
 1959 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Wardley
- Roast Goose and Walnut Stuffing (1959) ... Wardley
 1959 Bleak House (TV Mini Series)
Mr. Chadband
- Episode #1.5 (1959) ... Mr. Chadband
 1959 The History of Mr. Polly (TV Series)
Mr. Rumbold
- Episode #1.4 (1959) ... Mr. Rumbold
 1958-1959 The Invisible Man (TV Series)
Crowther
- Bank Raid (1959) ... Crowther
- Pilot Story (1958) ... Crowther
 1959 The Common Room (TV Series)
Mr. Broome
- Rocket to the Moon and Back (1959) ... Mr. Broome
 1959 Charlesworth (TV Series)
Calvarez
- Money to Burn (1959) ... Calvarez
 1958-1959 William Tell (TV Series)
Gessler
- The Master Spy (1959) ... Gessler
- Secret Weapon (1959) ... Gessler
- The Lost Letter (1959) ... Gessler
- The Raid (1959) ... Gessler
- The General's Daughter (1959) ... Gessler
 1959 Love and Mr Lewisham (TV Series)
Mr. Chaffery
- Part 5 (1959) ... Mr. Chaffery
- Part 4 (1959) ... Mr. Chaffery
- Part 3 (1959) ... Mr. Chaffery
- Part 2 (1959) ... Mr. Chaffery
 1958 Heart of a Child
Stott
 1958 Television World Theatre (TV Series)
The Trumpeter
- Amphitryon 38 (1958) ... The Trumpeter
 1958 My Pal Bob (TV Series)
- Episode #2.3 (1958)
 1957 The New Adventures of Martin Kane (TV Series)
Malish
- The Alpine Story (1957) ... Malish
 1957 El Bandido (TV Movie)
Peppini Quesero
 1954-1957 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Prime Minister / Attorney General / Knowles / ...
- The Apple Cart (1957) ... Prime Minister
- The Letter (1956) ... Attorney General
- Henry Irving (1956) ... Knowles
- The Seddons (1956) ... Mr. Marshall Hall, KC
- The Leader of the House (1955) ... William Boumphrey
 1957 The Gay Cavalier (TV Series)
Tom Bulstrode
- Dragon's Heart (1957) ... Tom Bulstrode
 1957 A Choice of Partners (TV Movie)
Mr. McKeart
 1957 Stranger in Town
Publican
 1957 Drake's Progress (TV Series)
- Episode #1.2 (1957)
- Episode #1.1 (1957)
 1957 The Adventures of Peter Simple (TV Series)
Doctor
- A Violent End (1957) ... Doctor
 1957 The Royal Astrologers (TV Movie)
Father Mole-Cricket
 1956-1957 The Buccaneers (TV Series)
Sir Gilbert Pym / Phineas Bunch
- Blood Will Tell (1957) ... Sir Gilbert Pym
- Marooned (1956) ... Phineas Bunch
 1956 The Goose Girl (TV Movie)
King Percy
 1956 Aggie (TV Series)
Haji Fazil
- Halvah (1956) ... Haji Fazil
 1956 A Touch of the Sun
Golightly
 1956 David Copperfield (TV Mini Series)
Mr. Creakle
- Part 2 (1956) ... Mr. Creakle
 1956 The Green Man
Statesman
 1956 The Adventures of the Big Man (TV Series)
Grantley
- The Gun Runners (1956) ... Grantley
 1956 Victoria (TV Movie)
The Duke of Sussex
 1956 Rheingold Theatre (TV Series)
Berthold III
- Point of View (1956) ... Berthold III
 1956 Jane Eyre (TV Series)
Mr. Brocklehurst
- Episode #1.1 (1956) ... Mr. Brocklehurst
 1956 Theatre Royal (TV Series)
Sergeant Fischer
- The Assassin (1956) ... Sergeant Fischer
 1955 Take It Away (TV Movie)
Bishop Dignity
 1955 As I Was Saying (TV Series)
Diver Wragg
- A Deal in Diving (1955) ... Diver Wragg
 1954 The Dancing Bear (TV Series)
E. Roberston Caldwell
- The Final Link (1954) ... E. Roberston Caldwell
- Helga (1954) ... E. Roberston Caldwell
- Josef (1954) ... E. Roberston Caldwell
- Julius (1954) ... E. Roberston Caldwell
- Kurt (1954) ... E. Roberston Caldwell
 1954 Man with a Million
Stockbroker (uncredited)
 1950 Bait
John Hartley
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in John Arden's play, "Serjeant Musgrave's Dance," at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Albert Finney, Alun Armstrong, Max Wall, Graham Crowden, Eileen Atkins, Stephen McGann, and Derek Thompson in the cast. Albert Finney was director. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Willoughby van Goddard

Spouse:

Ann Phillips  (his death)  (1 child)
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Trivia:

Heavyweight character actor, first acted on stage in 1943. For several seasons in repertory, including a stint with the Old Vic in Bristol. Was known for his 'villainous gourmands', particularly Landburger Gessler in 'William Tell' on TV and Sir Toby Belch in Shakespeare's 'Twelfth Night' on stage. Also a memorable Mr. Bumble in he 1962 BBC miniseries 'Oliver Twist'. See more »

Trademark:

playing massively-built villains

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