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Rudolph Walker

Biography

Performed the role of Patrick Trueman in the BBC One cleaning soap opera, Eastenders. He was the initial black actor to surface in a major tv series when he portrayed Costs for the sitcom, Like Thy Neighbour. On his 70th birthday, he began a foundation to greatly help minority and disadvantaged kids who wish to pursue a profession in entertainment. He was created to his family members in Trinidad, Western world Indies. He made an appearance in the humor film, Ali G Indahouse, where Sacha Baron Cohen portrayed the name character.

Quick Facts


Full Name Rudolph Walker
Date Of Birth September 28, 1939
Place Of Birth Trinidad And Tobago
Height 1.48 m
Profession TV Actor
Nationality British
Spouse Dounne Alexander
Children Darren Walker, Sheona Walker
Movies 10 Rillington Place, Girl Stroke Boy, Universal Soldier, Divorce His, Divorce Hers, Love Thy Neighbour, Spaghetti House, King Ralph, Hit for Six, Invasion 1897, Classic Cinema: Richard Burton Triple Feature, Divorce Hers, Divorce His
TV Shows Boohbah, The Crouches, The Thin Blue Line, Empire Road, Love Thy Neighbour, United!, EastEnders, A Perfect State
Star Sign Libra

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#Fact
1 Ranked #76 in The 100 Greatest EastEnders (1985) Characters of All Time for his performance as Patrick Trueman (2015).
2 As of 2015 he is the 5th-longest serving actor in the history of EastEnders (1985) (behind only Adam Woodyatt, Steve McFadden, Sid Owen and Perry Fenwick), having played the character Patrick Trueman for 14 years (from 2001 onwards).
3 Ranked #84 in the 100 Greatest EastEnders (1985) Characters of All Time for his performance as Patrick Trueman (2010).
4 He was awarded the O.B.E. (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2006 Queen's Birthday Honours List for his services to drama.
5 Passions include cricket and tennis.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Hit for Six 2007 Colin Thompson
The Crouches 2003-2005 TV Series Grandpa Langley Crouch
Children in Need 2003 TV Series Patrick Trueman
Ali G Indahouse 2002 President Mwepu
Doctors 2001 TV Series Dennis Fisher
Dockers 1999 TV Movie Bill Morris
The House of Angelo 1997 Somers
Bugs 1997 TV Series Gage
A Perfect State 1997 TV Series Winston
Teletubbies 1997 TV Series Additional Voices / Male Trumpet Voice (voice)
The Thin Blue Line 1995-1996 TV Series P.C. Frank Gladstone
The All New Alexei Sayle Show 1994-1995 TV Series Various Characters
Scarlett 1994 TV Mini-Series Ransom
Casualty 1994 TV Series Bill
Lovejoy 1993 TV Series Earl Taylor
Bhaji on the Beach 1993 Leonard Baptiste
Between the Lines 1992 TV Series Mr. Pearce
Screenplay 1992 TV Series John Johnson
The Bill 1990-1992 TV Series Ivan Wilson / Lawrence Joseph / Papa Reeves
Pirate Prince 1991 TV Movie Thomas Newton
Bodger and Badger 1991 TV Series Mr. Valentino
Let Him Have It 1991 West Indian Driver
The Play on One 1991 TV Series Kimumwe
Smack and Thistle 1991 TV Movie Churchill
For the Greater Good 1991 TV Series Dr. Lawrence James
King Ralph 1991 King Mulambon of Zambezi
The Amazing Adventures of Mr. Bean 1990 Video
Mr. Bean 1990 TV Series The Invigilator
4 Play 1989 TV Series Defence counsel
Rules of Engagement 1989 TV Mini-Series Harry Cartwright
Boon 1988 TV Series Duke MC
Dramarama 1988 TV Series Raven
Big George Is Dead 1987 TV Movie Tony
The Lenny Henry Show 1987 TV Series Sonny
Elphida 1987 TV Movie Henry
Lebenslinien 1987 TV Series Louis
If Looks Could Kill-The Power of Behaviour 1986 Video short
Lenny Henry Tonite 1986 TV Series
Black Silk 1985 TV Series Larry Scott
Theatre Night 1985 TV Series Mikey
Maybury 1983 TV Series Mr. Lacey
Spaghetti House 1982 Commander Martin
The Chinese Detective 1982 TV Series Terence Villiers
The Jim Davidson Show 1979 TV Series
Empire Road 1978-1979 TV Series Sebastian Moses
The Last Giraffe 1979 TV Movie Kamua
BBC2 Play of the Week 1978 TV Series George
ITV Playhouse 1968-1977 TV Series Albert Charles / Major / Derek Page
Crown Court 1976 TV Series Jacques Denver
The Fosters 1976 TV Series Andrew Henderson
Love Thy Neighbour 1972-1976 TV Series Bill Reynolds
Man About the House 1974 Rudolph Walker
Girl Stroke Boy 1973 Mr Delaney
Love Thy Neighbour 1973 Bill Reynolds
A Warm December 1973 Minor Role (uncredited)
Divorce His - Divorce Hers 1973 TV Movie Kaduna
All Star Comedy Carnival 1972 TV Movie Bill Reynolds
New Scotland Yard 1972 TV Series Henry Buckingham
Universal Soldier 1972 Mbote
Spyder's Web 1972 TV Series General Limbo
The Trouble with 2B 1972
The Last of the Powerseekers 1971 TV Movie Mr. Nyesi
Hine 1971 TV Series Kironewe
10 Rillington Place 1971 West Indian
Say Hello to Yesterday 1971 Man in A+E (uncredited)
All the Right Noises 1971 Gordon
ITV Saturday Night Theatre 1969-1970 TV Series Nick / Joe
Diamond Crack Diamond 1970 TV Series Henderson
Oh in Colour 1970 TV Series Various Characters
Big Brother 1970 TV Mini-Series James Modola
Mogul 1966-1970 TV Series Gregory Almolo / Ken
Paul Temple 1970 TV Series President Ikabu
Hadleigh 1969 TV Series Smitty
Doctor Who 1969 TV Series Harper
The Champions 1969 TV Series Conference Room Guard
On the Buses 1969 TV Series George
Thirty-Minute Theatre 1968 TV Series The African / Benjamin Kingara
Theatre 625 1968 TV Series Madu
Mr. Rose 1968 TV Series Workman
Escape 1967 TV Series Tami
Mickey Dunne 1967 TV Series Second negro
Sanctuary 1967 TV Series Philip Harte / African Doctor
Comedy Playhouse 1967 TV Series Policeman
Emergency-Ward 10 1967 TV Series Porter
Adam Adamant Lives! 1967 TV Series Nikubu
The Witches 1966 Mark (uncredited)
United! 1965 TV Series Larry Presday
Front Page Story 1965 TV Series Postman
The Wednesday Play 1965 TV Series Policeman
'Michael' - The Michael Watson Story 2017 pre-production Uncle Joe
Hero 2017/I T.Ras Makonnen
EastEnders 2001-2017 TV Series Patrick Patrick Trueman Patrick Trueman
EastEnders Does Top Hat: Children in Need 2015 2015 TV Movie Patrick Trueman
EastEnders: E20 2010 TV Series Patrick

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
EastEnders 2003-2016 TV Series performer - 5 episodes

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Hero 2017/I the producers wish to thank

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Road to Silimanjaro Documentary filming Narrator
Back in Time for Brixton 2016 TV Series Himself
EastEnders: Back to Ours 2015 TV Series Himself
12 Again 2013 TV Series Himself
What's Up 2013 TV Series Himself
Celebrity Antiques Road Trip 2012 TV Series Himself
Coronation Street: The Big 50 2010 TV Movie Himself (uncredited)
Carnival! 2009 Documentary
Children in Need 2007 TV Series Himself - Performer
The British Soap Awards 2007 2007 TV Special Himself - Audience Member
Another Audience with Shirley Bassey 2006 TV Special Himself - Audience Member
An Audience with Joan Rivers 2006 TV Movie Himself - Audience Member
The British Soap Awards 2005 2005 TV Special Himself - Audience Member
EastEnders: Christmas Party 2004 TV Movie Performer
GMTV 2003-2004 TV Series Himself
Breakfast 2004 TV Series Himself
EastEnders: Christmas Party 2003 TV Movie Performer / Himself
Loose Women 2003 TV Series Himself
This Is Your Life 1975-1999 TV Series documentary Himself / Himself - Guest
Laughter in the House: The Story of British Sitcom 1999 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself / 'Bill Reynolds'
Black and White in Colour 1992 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself
Television's Greatest Hits 1992 TV Series documentary Himself
It's Childsplay 1976 TV Series Himself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
British Sitcom: 60 Years of Laughing at Ourselves 2016 TV Movie documentary Bill Reynolds (uncredited)
Race Against Time 2011 Video documentary Harper
War Zone: The End of an Era 2009 Video documentary short Harper
Mr. Bean 1995 TV Series Exam Invigilator

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