Duttine, John 1949–

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Duttine, John 1949–


Full name, John Arthur Duttine; born March (some sources cite May) 15, 1949, in Barnsley (some sources cite Bradford), Yorkshire, England; son of Josef and Caroline Edith (maiden name, Hampton) Duttine; married Mel Martin (an actress), 1998; children: (with Carolyn Hutchinson) Oscar James. Education: Studied acting at the Drama Centre, London.

Addresses: Manager—London Management, 2-4 Noel St., London W1V 3RB, England.

Career: Actor. Member of Watford Repertory Company, 1970–73, Citizens Theatre Company for two years, and Nottingham Repertory Company.

Member: Greenpeace, Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament.

Awards, Honors: Thames Television Award and TV Times Award, both best actor, c. 1980, for To Serve Them All My Days.


Television Appearances; Series:

Rooms, Thames Television, beginning 1974.

Holding On, London Weekend Television, beginning c. 1975.

London Belongs to Me, Thames Television, beginning 1977.

King John, The Devil's Crown (also known as La couronne du diable), BBC, Radiotelevisione Italiana, TF1, and Television Suisse-Romande, beginning 1978.

Donald Radlet, The Mallens (also known as Catherine Cookson's "The Mallens"), Granada Television, 1979–80.

David Powlett-Jones, To Serve Them All My Days, BBC, 1980, also broadcast on Masterpiece Theatre (also known as ExxonMobil Masterpiece Theatre and Mobil Masterpiece Theatre), PBS.

Bill Masen, Day of the Triffids, BBC, 1981.

Frank Scully, The Outsider, Yorkshire Television, 1983.

Mr. Brian Drake, Lame Ducks, BBC, beginning 1984.

Detective superintendent Lance Thorne, A Killing on the Exchange, Anglia Television, 1987.

Dave Drysdale, Ain't Misbehavin', BBC, beginning 1994.

Detective inspector Eric Temple, Out of the Blue, BBC, 1995.

Mark Waters, The Jury, Independent Television (England), 2002, also broadcast on Masterpiece Theatre (also known as ExxonMobil Masterpiece Theatre and Mobil Masterpiece Theatre), PBS.

Sergeant George Miller, Heartbeat (also known as Classic Heartbeat), Independent Television, 2005–.

Gareth Hall, Jane Hall (also known as Jane Hall's Big Bad Bus Ride), Independent Television, 2006.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Walter Pratt, The Nine Tailors (also known as The Lord Peter Wimsey: Nine Tailors), BBC, 1974.

Archie Carver, People Like Us, London Weekend Television, 1977.

John the Evangelist, Jesus of Nazareth (also known as Gesu di Nazareth), NBC, 1977.

Hindley Earnshaw, Wuthering Heights, BBC-2, 1978.

Joe Lowther, A Woman of Substance, syndicated, 1984.

Roger Zimmern, Imaginary Friends, Thames Television, 1987.

Michael Hawkins, Touching Evil II, Independent Television (England), 1998, broadcast as Mystery!: "Touching Evil II" (also known as Mystery!), PBS, 2000.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Tim, A Master of the Marionettes, BBC, 1989.

John Creevey, Talking to Strange Men, TVS Television, 1992.

Detective chief superintendent Jim Hobson, This Is Personal: The Hunt for the Yorkshire Ripper, Independent Television (England), 2000.

Police inspector, Sweet Revenge, [Great Britain], 2001.

John Penellin, The Inspector Lynley Mysteries: A Suitable Vengeance (also known as The Inspector Lynley Mysteries III), BBC, 2003, broadcast on Mystery!, PBS, 2004.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Leo, A Pin to See the Peepshow, BBC, 1973.

Keith Nicholson, "Spend, Spend, Spend," Play for Today, BBC, 1976.

Archie Carver, The Avenue, London Weekend Television, 1977.

Federico, Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Granada Television, 1977.

Alan, "Psy-Warriors," Play for Today, BBC, 1981.

Jimmy, "The Groundling and the Kite," Play for Today, BBC, 1984.

Alan, A Still Small Shout, BBC, 1985.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Thomas Ross, "Interrogation," Softly Softly (also known as Softly Softly: Task Force), BBC, 1973.

Jesse Alty, "Friends," Z Cars, BBC, 1974.

Churchill's People, BBC, c. 1974.

Dr. Frank Crozier, "Nights," Angels, BBC, 1975.

Able seaman Scobie, "Quiet Run Ashore," Warship, BBC, 1976.

Bartlett, "Fairground," Z Cars, BBC, 1976.

Larry, "Coping," Angels, BBC, 1976.

Alec Baker, Coronation Street (also known as Corrie, Florizel Street, and Where No Bird Sings), Independent Television (England) and CBC, 1977.

Lennie Brooks, "Clever Dick," Strangers, Granada Television, 1979.

Dr. Roger Ashburn, "Hit and Run," Tales of the Unexpected (also known as Roald Dahl's "Tales of the Unexpected"), Anglia Television and syndicated, 1982.

Max, "The Skeleton Key," Tales of the Unexpected (also known as Roald Dahl's "Tales of the Unexpected"), Anglia Television and syndicated, 1982.

Garvin, "The Intercessor," Shades of Darkness, Granada Television, 1983, broadcast on Mystery!, PBS, 1984.

Dave, "Family Man," Love and Marriage, Yorkshire Television, 1985.

"Lost Property," Unnatural Causes, Independent Television, 1986.

Paul Melthorn (member of Parliament), "Face Value," Heartbeat (also known as Classic Heartbeat), Independent Television, 1992.

Nikolai Herzen, "Face the Music," Love Hurts, BBC, 1993.

Nikolai Herzen, "For a Few Dollars More," Love Hurts, BBC, 1993.

Himself, "Episode 2.7," The Good Sex Guide, [Great Britain], 1994.

Queen's counsel Robert Stirling, "Devil's Advocate," Taggart, Independent Television, 1996.

Stephen Wakeman, "Treasure," Dangerfield, BBC, 1996.

Duncan, "Odds Against," Pilgrim's Rest, BBC, 1997.

Robin Layton, "Live and Learn," Noah's Ark, Carlton Television, 1997.

Andrew Cross, "Vacant Possession," The Bill, Independent Television, 1998.

Dr. Matthew Dixon, "The Doctor's Opinion," Verdict, Yorkshire Television, 1998.

Will Saxby, "Blood Will Out," Midsomer Murders, Independent Television and Arts and Entertainment, 1999.

Larry Pearce, "Masquerade," Peak Practice, Independent Television, 2000.

Barry George, "Nothing but the Truth," Tonight with Trevor McDonald, Independent Television, 2001.

Mick Fletcher, "Scent of the Roses," Casualty, BBC, 2001.

Ray Lyons, "Cruise Control," The Bill, Independent Television, 2001.

Danny Macer, "For Love nor Money," Dalziel and Pascoe, BBC, 2002.

Graham Bryant, "Count on Me," Where the Heart Is, Independent Television, 2002.

John Taylor, Rockface, BBC, 2002.

Little Mo's lawyer, EastEnders (also known as East 8), BBC, 2002.

John Pembrey, "Reading, Writing and Gangbanging," M.I.T.: Murder Investigation Team (also known as M.I.T. and Murder Investigation Team), Independent Television, 2003.

Tom Jennings, "Against Protocol," Casualty, BBC, 2003.

Gavin Street, "Breaking Point," The Courtroom, Channel 4 (England), 2004.

Gavin Street, "One in Six," The Courtroom, Channel 4, 2004.

Gavin Street, "Responsible Adults," The Courtroom, Channel 4, 2004.

Gavin Street, "The Right to Die with Dignity," The Courtroom, Channel 4, 2004.

Film Appearances:

Rod Walker, Who Dares Wins (also known as The Final Option), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1982.

John, The Hawk, Castle Hill Productions, 1993.

Radio Appearances:

"The Day of the Screech-Owl," Saturday Night Theatre, BBC Radio 4, 1984.

Time and the Conways, 1994.

Wuthering Heights (miniseries), BBC Radio 4, 1995.

Kalangadog Junction (series), BBC Radio 2, 1996.

Stage Appearances:

Osric and other characters, Hamlet, Glasgow Citizens Theatre, Glasgow, Scotland, 1970.

Hamlet, Leatherhead Theatre, 1984.

Richard II, 1987.

Frank Hunter, The Browning Version, Royalty Theatre, London, 1988.

Jack Wakefield, Harlequinade, Royalty Theatre, 1988.

The actor, The Woman in Black, Lyric (Hammersmith) Theatre, then Strand Theatre, both London, 1989.

Marc Antony, Julius Caesar, Compass Theatre Company, 1990.

The Woman in Black, Spoleto Festival, 1996.

Marc, Art, Harrogate Theatre, London, 2003.

Appeared as Antony, Antony and Cleopatra, as Danforth, The Crucible, and as Danton, Danton's Death, all Glasgow Repertory Company.

Major Tours:

The Women in Black, various tours, c. 1990–96.

Same Time Next Year, c. 1992.

Marc, Art, British cities, 2003.