Derek Fowlds Biography (1937-)

Born September 2, 1937, in Balham, London, England; son of James Witney and Ketha Muriel (maiden name, Treacher) Fowlds; married Wendy Tory, 1964 (marriage ended, 1973); married Leslie Judd, 1974 (marriage ended, 1978); children: (first marriage) James, Jeremy. Addresses: Agent: Caroline Dawson and Associates, 19 Sydney Mews, London Sw3 6HL, England.

Birth Details
September 2, 1937
London, United Kingdom

Famous Works

  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Mr. Derek, The Basil Brush Show, 1969-1973
  • Bernard Wooley, Yes, Minister, BBC (England), then PBS, 1982
  • Peter Bonamy, Affairs of the Heart, c. 1983
  • Bernard Wooley, Yes, Prime Minister, BBC, then PBS, 1986
  • Sergeant Oscar Blaketon, Heartbeat, 1992-?
  • Appeared as Crombie in the series Die Kinder.
  • Miniseries
  • John Gutteridge, Firm Friends, 1992
  • Himself, Laughter in the House: The Story of British Sitcom, 1999
  • Episodic
  • Hughie, "The Reluctant Thief," The Protectors, 1964
  • Tim Coles, "The Night-lifers," Gideon's Way, 1965
  • Bruce, "Goddess of Love," The Man in Room 17, 1966
  • Hollister, "Turbot on Ice," Fraud Squad, 1969
  • Ricky Hart, "The Candidate," Robin's Nest, 1978
  • Moscrop, "Mad Hatter's Holiday," Cribb, 1981
  • Meadhurst, "Dead Men Do Tell Tales," Minder, 1982
  • Kurt Friedman/Michael Robson, "The Settling of the Sun," Inspector Morse, ITV (England), 1988, then Mystery! PBS, 1990
  • Jack Fentiman, "Best Left Buried," Boon, 1990
  • Himself, "Derek Fowlds," This Is Your Life, 1993
  • Himself, "Heartbeat vs. Peak Practice," All-Star Family Fortunes,2001
  • Made television debut in "Captain Video's Story," Armchair 30; also appeared in the series Casualty, Darling Buds of May, TheDetectives, Dr. Finlay's Casebook, Miss Jones and Son, Play for Today, and The Villains.
  • Other
  • Custard pie expert, The Year of the Sex Olympics (also known as Theatre 625: The Year of the Sex Olympics), 1968
  • Max Lerner, The Doll, 1982
  • Cumbridge, They Never Slept, BBC (England), 1990
  • Himself, Paul Eddington: A Life Well Lived (special), 2001
  • Also appeared in Captive Audience, Edward VII, IntensiveCare, My Son, My Son, Perfect Strangers, Rings on TheirFingers, Rules of Enjoyment, Strangers, and Van der Volk.
  • Stage Appearances
  • John Keller, The Miracle Worker, Wyndham's Theatre, London, 1961
  • Tod Roberts, The Pander Touch, Lyric Theatre, London, 1961
  • Anthony Stewart, Race against Time, Lyric Theatre, 1961
  • Bill Turner, Empress with Teapot, Royal Court Theatre, London, 1961
  • Les Thornton, How Are You, Johnnie?, Vaudeville Theatre, London, 1963
  • 252 Wingate (Chas), Chips with Everything, Royal Court Theatre, then (Broadway debut) Plymouth Theatre, both 1963
  • Melchior Gabor, Spring Awakening, Royal Court Theatre, 1965
  • Gary, Spitting Image, Hampstead Theatre Club, then Duke of York'sTheatre, both London, 1968
  • Father Penny, Child's Play, Queen's Theatre, London, 1971
  • Anthony, A Private Matter, Vaudeville Theatre, 1973
  • Terry, "Mother Figure," Martin, "Between Mouthfuls," Stewart, "Gosforth'sFete," and Ernest, "A Talk in the Park," Confusions, Apollo Theatre,London, 1976
  • Runnicier, No Sex Please, We're British, Strand Theatre, London, 1979-1980
  • Colclough, Mindkill, Greenwich Theatre, London, 1982
  • John Smith, Run for Your Wife, Criterion Theatre, London, 1986
  • Rattle of a Simple Man, Sydney, Australia, 1987-1988
  • George, Distant Sun, Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Edinburgh, Scotland, 2001
  • Also appeared in productions of Billy Liar, Hamlet, LookHomeward Angel, and Macbeth.
  • Film Appearances
  • Carson, We Joined the Navy (also known as We Are in the Navy Now), Warner Bros./Pathe, 1962
  • Gillibrand, Doctor in Distress, Rank, 1963
  • Murchison, East of Sudan, BLC, 1964
  • Bash, Tamahine, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1964
  • Hot Enough for June (also known as Agent 008 3/4 and Agent 8 3/4), 1964
  • Johann, Frankenstein Created Woman (also known as FrankensteinMade Women), Seven Arts-Hammer/Twentieth Century-Fox, 1965
  • Maxime, Hotel Paradiso, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1966
  • Geoffrey, School for Unclaimed Girls (also known as Hell HouseGirls, House of Unclaimed Women, and The Smashing Bird I Used to Know), Grand National, 1973
  • Captain Peters, The 'Copter Kids, Children's Film Foundation, 1976
  • Dan, Beyond the Fog (also known as Horror of Snape Island,Horror on Snape Island, and Tower of Evil), Independent-International, 1981
  • Dutch, Round the Bend (also known as Over the Hill), Rank,1992
  • Also appeared in the films After Celia and Mistress Pamela.

Further Reference


    • Cultv,, January 12, 2002

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