Most well-known for taking part in Dr. Wayne Gordon around the 1970s ITV children’s series The Activities of Dark Beauty, Lucas can be known for portraying Inspector Lestrade in the 1968 BBC edition of Sherlock Holmes. His early feature film credits are the 1950s films Family portrait of Alison and X the Unknown. He visitor starred as Judge Parrish on the favorite ITV cleaning soap opera Coronation Road, and he performed Mr. Range inside a 1984 bout of Doctor Who. Given birth to William Clucas, he was raised in Manchester, Lancashire, Britain. He and his modern and fellow British acting professional Christopher Lee both made an appearance in a number of Hammer Productions horror movies.