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Alan David


Well-known for his role as Harry around the 1970s English sitcom The Squirrels as well as for his portrayal of Llewellyn Ap Caradog about the first 2000s BBC comedy series The Green Green Lawn, he’s also significant for playing Tancred Taylour about Foxy Woman and Bernie about Building Out. Early in his profession, he visitor starred on the authorities episode The Sweeney. A stage performer and a display actor, he made an appearance in various Royal Shakespeare Organization productions and in addition acted in performs in the Royal Courtroom Theater, the Almeida Theater, and the Country wide Theater. He spent his early years in Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales. After relocating to London, Britain, he elevated two children along with his wife. He and Jake Canuso had been both series regulars around the ITV sitcom Benidorm.

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Full Name Alan David
Date Of Birth December 29, 1941
Place Of Birth Wales
Profession TV Actor
Nationality Welsh
Parents William Henry Grier, Aretas Ruth Dudley Grier
Awards NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special, TV Land Groundbreaking Show Award, Volpi Cup for Best Actor
Movies The Painted Veil, The Oxford Murders, The Secret Diaries of Miss Anne Lister, Margery and Gladys, Gonks Go Beat, Dead Gorgeous, Sound of Nothing, The Merchant of Venice, December Flower, To the Manor Born: Silver Wedding Anniversary, Don't Get Me Started, Thicker Than Water, Road, Devils Advocate, Game of the Year
TV Shows The Green Green Grass, Virtual Murder, The Squirrels, Making Out, Sam, Chris Cross, Honey for Tea, A Perfect State, Foxy Lady, There Comes A Time...
Star Sign Capricorn

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The Hollow Crown2016TV SeriesBishop of Ely
The Last Kingdom2015TV SeriesBishop Alewold
Doc Martin2015TV SeriesMr. Jarvis
Benidorm2015TV SeriesGlynn / Glyn
Still Open All Hours2014TV SeriesOld Bentinck
The Suspicions of Mr Whicher: The Ties That Bind2014TV MovieMagistrate
Land Girls2011TV SeriesDr. Wally Morgan
The Secret Diaries of Miss Anne Lister2010TV MovieUncle Lister
The Green Green Grass2005-2009TV SeriesLlewellyn
Cerná sanitka2008TV Series
The Oxford Murders2008Mr. Higgins
To the Manor Born2007TV SeriesEmmeridge
Gavin & Stacey2007TV SeriesGriff
Hustle2007TV SeriesVino Vinnie
Holby City2007TV SeriesGerry Culver
The Painted Veil2006Mr. Garstin
High Hopes2006TV SeriesKenton Wolf
EastEnders2005TV SeriesMr. Banks
Coming Up2005TV SeriesMichael
Empire2005TV Mini-SeriesQuinitilius
Doctor Who2005TV SeriesGabriel Sneed
The Royal2005TV SeriesMr. Forbes
Wimbledon2004Doctor Taylor
The Catherine Tate Show2004TV SeriesVarious Characters
The Last Detective2004TV SeriesTecwyn Hughes
Margery and Gladys2003TV MovieGordon Thompson
The Murder Game2003TV SeriesGeorge Hawick
Ready When You Are Mr. McGill2003TV MovieMr. Carter
Heartbeat1994-2002TV SeriesSam Smithers / Fillingham
The Bill1997-2002TV SeriesMr. Barlow / John Harper
Dead Gorgeous2002TV MovieMr. Greeley
The Man Who Cried2000Welsh Teacher
In Defence2000TV SeriesFynes
The Great Indoors2000ShortCyril Davies
Goodnight Sweetheart1999TV SeriesClement Attlee MP
Casualty1990-1999TV SeriesChristopher Allen / David Clarke
Maisie Raine1998TV SeriesWilliam Holgate
Mortimer's Law1998TV SeriesDetective Inspector Chisholm
Wokenwell1997TV SeriesRev. Kettle
A Perfect State1997TV SeriesGareth
The Thin Blue Line1996TV SeriesGasforth FC Manager
Hetty Wainthropp Investigates1996TV SeriesBill Jason
The Legacy of Reginald Perrin1996TV SeriesBrian Deacon
The Brittas Empire1996TV SeriesMr Humphries
The Vet1996TV SeriesDennis Eaves
Devil's Advocate1995TV MovieProf. Schlieman
Chris Cross1993-1995TV SeriesMr. Rogers
Chiller1995TV SeriesDr. Getty
The Detectives1995TV SeriesSeargent
Peak Practice1994TV SeriesRichard Morris
Honey for Tea1994TV SeriesDr. Basil Quinn
Headhunters1994TV SeriesPhilip
In Suspicious Circumstances1994TV SeriesThe Chief Constable
Don't Get Me Started1994Barry Lewis
Screenplay1987-1993TV SeriesSir Aeneas MacPherson / Mr. Cartwright / Jerry
Lovejoy1993TV SeriesBible Joe
Cracker1993TV SeriesHanrahan
Thicker Than Water1993TV MovieChief Superintendent
Maigret1993TV SeriesFrancois Paré
Inspector Morse1993TV SeriesSir Watkin Davies
Virtual Murder1992TV SeriesProfessor Griffiths
Gone to the Dogs1991TV Mini-SeriesBank Manager
Making Out1989-1991TV SeriesBernie
Sleepers1991TV SeriesK1
Screen One1989TV SeriesMr. Smout
Hard Cases1989TV SeriesMr. Dyce
How to Be Cool1988TV SeriesMr. Staines
December Flower1987TV MovieCemetery Superintendent
The Twilight Zone1986TV SeriesSecurity (segment "The After Hours")
Love and Marriage1986TV SeriesJack
Remington Steele1986TV SeriesNewsreader #2
Time for Murder1985TV SeriesJeremy Semper
Bulman1985TV SeriesWilliams
Summer Season1985TV SeriesThe Rev Prothero
There Comes a Time1985TV SeriesDr. Harry Eaton
Juliet Bravo1984TV SeriesWilkinson
Sakharov1984TV Movie
Foxy Lady1982-1984TV SeriesTancred Taylour
Bergerac1981TV SeriesGidleigh
Angels1981TV SeriesSales rep
Together1981TV SeriesRussell Patterson
Crown Court1975-1981TV SeriesBilly Squires / Police Sgt Edwards
The Merchant of Venice1980TV MovieSolanio
Shoestring1979-1980TV SeriesDr. Ben Fischer
Minder1980TV SeriesChef
Armchair Thriller1980TV SeriesOllie Milton / Ollie MIlton
Enemy at the Door1980TV SeriesFeldwebel Fellner
The Squirrels1974-1977TV SeriesHarry
The Sweeney1976TV SeriesBlakeney
Big Boy Now!1976TV SeriesDecorator
Emmerdale1974-1976TV SeriesDick Robertshaw
Sam1973-1975TV SeriesMaurice 'Granny' Naylor / Roly
The Life of Riley1975TV SeriesIslwyn Roberts
The Inheritors1974TV SeriesSaunders
Thirty Minutes Worth1973TV Series
Love Story1973TV SeriesMr. Snelling
Coronation Street1973TV SeriesGlyn Thomas
Play for Today1973TV SeriesBoat Hirer



This Is Your Life1982TV Series documentaryHimself

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