Character actor popular for his recurring function seeing that Grouty on Porridge who have became more popular to American viewers for his function seeing that Maester Aemon in Video game of Thrones. He became a member of the Wolverhampton Repertory theatre and offered in World Battle II prior to making his film debut in 1959. His initial starring role is at the 1964 film Smokescreen. He previously another notable continuing function in the series Resident Smith and a significant function in Chancer. He initial wedded Billie Whitelaw and wedded Lillias Walker. He made an appearance in the film THE LIFE SPAN and Loss of life of Peter Retailers.