John Alderton Biography (1940-)

Born November 27, 1940, in Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, England; son of GordonJohn and Ivy (maiden name, Handley) Alderton; married Jill Browne (an actress; divorced); married Pauline Collins (an actress), 1969; children: (second marriage) Kate (an actress).

Nationality
British
Gender
Male
Occupation
actor
Birth Details
November 27, 1940
Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, England

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Stage Appearances
  • (Stage debut) Badger's Green, Theatre Royal Repertory Company,York, England, 1961
  • (London debut) Harold Crompton, Spring and Port Wine, Mermaid Theatre, then Apollo Theatre, both London, 1965
  • Eric Hoyden, Dutch Uncle, Royal Shakespeare Company, Aldwych Theatre, London, 1969
  • Jimmy Cooper, The Night I Chased the Women with an Eel, Comedy Theatre, London, 1969
  • Stanley, Punch and Judy Stories, Howff Theatre, London, 1973
  • Stanley, Judies, Comedy Theatre, 1974
  • Stanley, The Birthday Party, Shaw Theatre, London, 1975
  • Four roles, Confusions, Apollo Theatre, 1976
  • Film Appearances
  • (Uncredited) First officer, Cleopatra, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1963
  • (Uncredited) RAF "Dakota" navigator, Operation Crossbow (also known as Code Name: Operation Crossbow and The Great Spy Mission),1965
  • Nidge, The Girl Getters (also known as The System), American International, 1966
  • George, Assignment K, Columbia, 1968
  • Anthony Calvert, Duffy, Columbia, 1968
  • Bernard, Hannibal Brooks, United Artists, 1969
  • Bernard Hedges, Please Sir, Rank, 1971
  • Friend, Zardoz, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1974
  • James Herriott, It Shouldn't Happen to a Vet (also known as All Things Bright and Beautiful), 1975
  • Aubrey Bassinger, Unpleasantness at Bludleigh Court, 1976
  • William Bates, Rodney Fails to Qualify, 1976
  • Jacob J. Schnellenhamer, The Rise of Minna Nordstrom, 1976
  • Still Life (also known as Art Killer Framed and Still Life: The Fine Art of Murder), 1988
  • Swaney, Clockwork Mice, 1995
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Dr. Richard Moone, Emergency-Ward 10, 1963-67
  • Bernard Hedges, Please Sir!, 1969
  • Thomas Watkins, Upstairs, Downstairs, 1971
  • George, My Wife Next Door, 1972
  • Wodehouse Playhouse, 1975
  • Charles Danby (a.k.a. C.D.), No, Honestly, 1975
  • The Upchat Line, 1977
  • Thomas Watkins, Thomas and Sarah, 1979
  • Lyall Jarvis, Father's Day, 1983
  • Jack Boult, Forever Green, 1989
  • Movies
  • Vicar, Mr. H Is Late, 1987
  • Family Album, 1995
  • The Astonished Heart, 1995
  • Alastair Bing, The Mrs. Bradley Mysteries: Speedy Death, 1998
  • Specials
  • The Rivals (also known as Play of the Month: The Rivals), 1970
  • Macbeth (also known as Play of the Month: Macbeth), 1970
  • Episodic
  • George, "Georgy Porgy," Tales of the Unexpected, 1980
  • Robert Sandy, "The Surgeon," Tales of the Unexpected, 1988
  • Jim Ryan, "The Enemy Within," Heartbeat, 1998
  • Harry Capper, "Before the Lights Go Out," Peak Practice, 1999

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