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Dennis Waterman Biography (1948-)
Born February 24, 1948, in London, England; son of Harry Frank and Rose Juliana (Saunders) Waterman; married Rula Lenska (an actress), 1987; children: Hannah, Julia, Lara. Addresses: AGENT--c/o International Creative Management, 388 Oxford Street, London W1, England.
Favorite roles: Paul in Enemy.
- Birth Details
- February 24, 1948
- London, England
- STAGE DEBUT--Mamillius, The Winter's Tale, Shakespeare Memorial Theatre Company, Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, Stratford-on-Avon, U.K., 1960.
- LONDON STAGE DEBUT--Winthrop Paroo, The Music Man, Adelphi Theatre, 1961.
Credits; PRINCIPAL STAGE APPEARANCES
- The son, Carving a Statue, Haymarket Theatre, London, 1964.
- Colin, Saved, Royal Court Theatre, London, 1965.
- Nick, A Chaste Maid in Cheapside, and Potholer, The Performing Giant, both Royal Court Theatre, 1966.
- Len, Early Morning, and Fabian, Twelfth Night, both Royal Court Theatre,1968.
- Paul, Enemy, Saville Theatre, London, 1969.
- title role, Alfie, Belgrade Theatre, Coventry, U.K., 1976.
- Robert Sackett, Saratoga, Aldwych Theatre, London, 1978.
- George, Same Time Next Year, Old Vic Theatre, London, 1985.
- Also appeared as Hildy, Windy City, 1982; and in Pantomime, London, 1984,then 1986.
Credits; MAJOR TOURS
- George, Same Time Next Year, Australian and New Zealand cities, 1984.
- Duncan and Richard, Double Double, U.K. cities, 1987.
Credits; PRINCIPAL FILM APPEARANCES
- Ted Lewis, Night Train for Inverness, Paramount, 1960.
- Mickey Donovan, Snowball, Rank, 1960.
- Timothy, The Pirates of Blood River, Columbia, 1962.
- Jimpy, Go Kart Go, CFF, 1964.
- Peter, Up the Junction, Paramount, 1968.
- James Anderson, My Lover, My Son, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1970.
- Simon Carlson, Scars of Dracula, American Continental, 1970.
- photographer, This, That, and the Other (also known as A Promise of Bed),Paul Mart, 1970.
- Joe O'Reilly, Wedding Night (also known as I Can't ... I Can't), AmericanInternational, 1970.
- Chris, Fright (also known as Night Legs), British Lion/Allied Artists, 1971.
- Lowrie, Man in the Wilderness, Warner Brothers, 1971.
- Peter, School for Unclaimed Girls (also known as House of Unclaimed Womenand The Smashing Bird I Used to Know), GN, 1973.
- Stephen, The Belston Fox, Rank/Twentieth Century-Fox, 1976.
- Sergeant Carter, Sweeney, EMI, 1977.
- Sergeant Carter, Sweeney 2, EMI, 1978.
- Also appeared in Hell House Girls, 1975; and Alice in Wonderland.
- TELEVISION DEBUT--Just William, 1960.
Credits; PRINCIPAL TELEVISION APPEARANCES; SERIES
- Neville Finch, Fair Exchange, CBS, 1962-63.
- Detective Sergeant George Carter, The Sweeney, syndicated, 1974-78.
- Also Minder, 1979--.
- MINI-SERIES Bobbo, Life and Loves of a She-Devil, BBC, 1986, then Arts and Entertainment, 1987.
- Frank, "The Eyes Have It," Thriller, ITV, then ABC, 1984.
- The World Cup--A Captain's Tale, 1982.
- Minder on the Orient Express, 1986.
- The First Kangaroos, 1987.
- Dennis Waterman: With a Little Help from His Friends.
Credits; PRINCIPAL TELEVISION WORK; MOVIES
- Producer, The World Cup--A Captain's Tale, 1982.
- Oliver!, The Music Man, Downwind of Angels, Waterman, I Could Be Good forYou, and Windy City.
- "I Could Be So Good for You," theme song for Minder, 1979.
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