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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
1Ranked #76 in The 100 Greatest EastEnders (1985) Characters of All Time for his performance as Patrick Trueman (2015).
2As 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).
3Ranked #84 in the 100 Greatest EastEnders (1985) Characters of All Time for his performance as Patrick Trueman (2010).
4He 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.
5Passions include cricket and tennis.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Hit for Six2007Colin Thompson
The Crouches2003-2005TV SeriesGrandpa Langley Crouch
Children in Need2003TV SeriesPatrick Trueman
Ali G Indahouse2002President Mwepu
Doctors2001TV SeriesDennis Fisher
Dockers1999TV MovieBill Morris
The House of Angelo1997Somers
Bugs1997TV SeriesGage
A Perfect State1997TV SeriesWinston
Teletubbies1997TV SeriesAdditional Voices / Male Trumpet Voice (voice)
The Thin Blue Line1995-1996TV SeriesP.C. Frank Gladstone
The All New Alexei Sayle Show1994-1995TV SeriesVarious Characters
Scarlett1994TV Mini-SeriesRansom
Casualty1994TV SeriesBill
Lovejoy1993TV SeriesEarl Taylor
Bhaji on the Beach1993Leonard Baptiste
Between the Lines1992TV SeriesMr. Pearce
Screenplay1992TV SeriesJohn Johnson
The Bill1990-1992TV SeriesIvan Wilson / Lawrence Joseph / Papa Reeves
Pirate Prince1991TV MovieThomas Newton
Bodger and Badger1991TV SeriesMr. Valentino
Let Him Have It1991West Indian Driver
The Play on One1991TV SeriesKimumwe
Smack and Thistle1991TV MovieChurchill
For the Greater Good1991TV SeriesDr. Lawrence James
King Ralph1991King Mulambon of Zambezi
The Amazing Adventures of Mr. Bean1990Video
Mr. Bean1990TV SeriesThe Invigilator
4 Play1989TV SeriesDefence counsel
Rules of Engagement1989TV Mini-SeriesHarry Cartwright
Boon1988TV SeriesDuke MC
Dramarama1988TV SeriesRaven
Big George Is Dead1987TV MovieTony
The Lenny Henry Show1987TV SeriesSonny
Elphida1987TV MovieHenry
Lebenslinien1987TV SeriesLouis
If Looks Could Kill-The Power of Behaviour1986Video short
Lenny Henry Tonite1986TV Series
Black Silk1985TV SeriesLarry Scott
Theatre Night1985TV SeriesMikey
Maybury1983TV SeriesMr. Lacey
Spaghetti House1982Commander Martin
The Chinese Detective1982TV SeriesTerence Villiers
The Jim Davidson Show1979TV Series
Empire Road1978-1979TV SeriesSebastian Moses
The Last Giraffe1979TV MovieKamua
BBC2 Play of the Week1978TV SeriesGeorge
ITV Playhouse1968-1977TV SeriesAlbert Charles / Major / Derek Page
Crown Court1976TV SeriesJacques Denver
The Fosters1976TV SeriesAndrew Henderson
Love Thy Neighbour1972-1976TV SeriesBill Reynolds
Man About the House1974Rudolph Walker
Girl Stroke Boy1973Mr Delaney
Love Thy Neighbour1973Bill Reynolds
A Warm December1973Minor Role (uncredited)
Divorce His - Divorce Hers1973TV MovieKaduna
All Star Comedy Carnival1972TV MovieBill Reynolds
New Scotland Yard1972TV SeriesHenry Buckingham
Universal Soldier1972Mbote
Spyder's Web1972TV SeriesGeneral Limbo
The Trouble with 2B1972
The Last of the Powerseekers1971TV MovieMr. Nyesi
Hine1971TV SeriesKironewe
10 Rillington Place1971West Indian
Say Hello to Yesterday1971Man in A+E (uncredited)
All the Right Noises1971Gordon
ITV Saturday Night Theatre1969-1970TV SeriesNick / Joe
Diamond Crack Diamond1970TV SeriesHenderson
Oh in Colour1970TV SeriesVarious Characters
Big Brother1970TV Mini-SeriesJames Modola
Mogul1966-1970TV SeriesGregory Almolo / Ken
Paul Temple1970TV SeriesPresident Ikabu
Hadleigh1969TV SeriesSmitty
Doctor Who1969TV SeriesHarper
The Champions1969TV SeriesConference Room Guard
On the Buses1969TV SeriesGeorge
Thirty-Minute Theatre1968TV SeriesThe African / Benjamin Kingara
Theatre 6251968TV SeriesMadu
Mr. Rose1968TV SeriesWorkman
Escape1967TV SeriesTami
Mickey Dunne1967TV SeriesSecond negro
Sanctuary1967TV SeriesPhilip Harte / African Doctor
Comedy Playhouse1967TV SeriesPoliceman
Emergency-Ward 101967TV SeriesPorter
Adam Adamant Lives!1967TV SeriesNikubu
The Witches1966Mark (uncredited)
United!1965TV SeriesLarry Presday
Front Page Story1965TV SeriesPostman
The Wednesday Play1965TV SeriesPoliceman
'Michael' - The Michael Watson Story2017pre-productionUncle Joe
Hero2017/IT.Ras Makonnen
EastEnders2001-2017TV SeriesPatrick Patrick Trueman Patrick Trueman
EastEnders Does Top Hat: Children in Need 20152015TV MoviePatrick Trueman
EastEnders: E202010TV SeriesPatrick

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
EastEnders2003-2016TV Series performer - 5 episodes

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Hero2017/Ithe producers wish to thank

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Road to SilimanjaroDocumentary filmingNarrator
Back in Time for Brixton2016TV SeriesHimself
EastEnders: Back to Ours2015TV SeriesHimself
12 Again2013TV SeriesHimself
What's Up2013TV SeriesHimself
Celebrity Antiques Road Trip2012TV SeriesHimself
Coronation Street: The Big 502010TV MovieHimself (uncredited)
Carnival!2009Documentary
Children in Need2007TV SeriesHimself - Performer
The British Soap Awards 20072007TV SpecialHimself - Audience Member
Another Audience with Shirley Bassey2006TV SpecialHimself - Audience Member
An Audience with Joan Rivers2006TV MovieHimself - Audience Member
The British Soap Awards 20052005TV SpecialHimself - Audience Member
EastEnders: Christmas Party2004TV MoviePerformer
GMTV2003-2004TV SeriesHimself
Breakfast2004TV SeriesHimself
EastEnders: Christmas Party2003TV MoviePerformer / Himself
Loose Women2003TV SeriesHimself
This Is Your Life1975-1999TV Series documentaryHimself / Himself - Guest
Laughter in the House: The Story of British Sitcom1999TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself / 'Bill Reynolds'
Black and White in Colour1992TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Television's Greatest Hits1992TV Series documentaryHimself
It's Childsplay1976TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
British Sitcom: 60 Years of Laughing at Ourselves2016TV Movie documentaryBill Reynolds (uncredited)
Race Against Time2011Video documentaryHarper
War Zone: The End of an Era2009Video documentary shortHarper
Mr. Bean1995TV SeriesExam Invigilator

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