Rawle, Jeff 1951-

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Rawle, Jeff 1951-


Born July 20, 1951, in Birmingham, England; Education: Trained at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.


Agent—Jonathan Altaras Associates, 11 Garrick St., Covent Garden, London WC2E 9AR, England; (voice) Castaway Agency, 7 Garrick St., Covent Garden, London WC2E 9AR, England.


Actor and writer. Provided voice work for several advertisements. Worked at the Sheffield Playhouse.


Television Appearances; Series:

Billy Fisher (title role), Billy Liar, London Weekend Television, 1973-74.

Sergeant Ridley, Fortunes of War, BBC, 1987, broadcast on Masterpiece Theatre (also known as ExxonMobil Masterpiece Theatre and Mobil Masterpiece Theatre), PBS, c. 1988.

John Price, The Gift, BBC, 1990.

George Dent, Drop the Dead Donkey, Channel 4 (England), 1990-98.

Service police officer, A Perfect Hero, London Weekend Television, 1991, broadcast on Masterpiece Theatre (also known as ExxonMobil Masterpiece Theatre and Mobil Masterpiece Theatre), PBS, 1992.

Voice, Budgie the Little Helicopter (animated), Independent Television (England), 1994-96.

Paul Cooper, Faith in the Future, Independent Television, 1995-98.

Narrator, Stephen Hawking's Universe (documentary), PBS, 1997.

Colin, Microsoap, BBC and Disney Channel, 1998-2000.

Roger Fenn, Doc Martin, Independent Television, 2004-2005.

Duncan Amis, Fear Stress and Anger, BBC-2, 2007.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Ezra Pratt, The Life and Times of Henry Pratt, Independent Television (England), 1992.

Father Peregrine Glover, Death in Holy Orders (also known as Dalgliesh: Death in Holy Orders), BBC, 2003, broadcast on Mystery!, PBS, 2003.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Phoelix, Channel 4 (England), 1980.

Run for the Lifeboat, BBC, 1988.

Testimony of a Child, BBC, 1989.

Derek, Lord of Misrule, [Great Britain], 1996.

Neville, Neville's Island, Yorkshire Television, 1998.

Mr. Charlton, Take a Girl Like You, BBC, 2001, broadcast on Masterpiece Theatre (also known as ExxonMobil Masterpiece Theatre and Mobil Masterpiece Theatre), PBS, 2001.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Brian Partington, Singles, Independent Television (England), 1981.

Frank, I Saw You, Carlton Television, 2000.

Graham Hammond, The Deputy, BBC, 2004.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Colin, "The Water Maiden," Bedtime Stories, BBC, 1974.

"Bad Day at Black Cape," Crown Court, Independent Television (England), 1975.

Diederick, "The Professor," Van der Valk, Independent Television, 1977.

Pusher, "A Game for Two Players," The Wilde Alliance, Yorkshire Television, 1978.

"Never a Cross Word," Leave It to Charlie, Independent Television, 1979.

Franks, "Charlie Boy," Hammer House of Horror, Associated Television, 1980.

Steve Ramsey, "Lies and Liars," Juliet Bravo, BBC, 1981.

Mitch, "Almost Like a Holiday," Bergerac, BBC, 1983.

Jeff Harris, Angels, BBC, 1983 (multiple episodes).

Plantagenet, "Frontios: Part 1," Doctor Who, BBC, 1984.

Chalky, "Steele Searching: Parts 1 & 2," Remington Steele, NBC, 1985.

Guy, "Humpty Dumpty," Call Me Mister, BBC, 1986.

Maurice (also known as Billy Clutterbuck), "Credit Where It's Due," Boon, Independent Television, 1987.

Derek Pardoe, "Alarms and Embarrassments," The Bill, Independent Television, 1988.

Bob Benchley, "A List of Abuses," This Is David Harper, Channel 4 (England), 1990.

Len Jackson, "Silent Night," Casualty, BBC, 1992.

Mark, "SOS from a Gemini," Moon and Son, BBC, 1992.

Jehovah's Witness, "Uneasy Rider," Minder, Independent Television, 1993.

Graham, Rides, BBC, 1993 (multiple episodes).

Reverend Jordan, "The Last Rites," Wycliffe, Independent Television, 1994.

Guest, The Good Sex Guide, Independent Television, 1994.

Jeff Jarndyce, "Legal System," Look at the State We're In!, BBC-2, 1995.

Guest, Late Lunch, Channel 4, 1998.

Raymond Miles, "Mens Sana," Dalziel and Pascoe, BBC, 2002.

Derrick Seagrove, "A Talent for Life," Midsomer Murders, Independent Television, BBC, and Arts and Entertainment, 2003.

Voice of Simon, "Christmas Eve," Bedtime Stories, BBC, c. 2003.

Banks, "Doing Time," The Royal, Independent Television, 2004.

John Marshall, "A Late Flowering," Doctors, BBC, 2004.

Ken Simmer, "Scent of a Kill," Heartbeat (also known as Classic Heartbeat), Independent Television, 2004.

Union leader, "Powerless," My Dad's the Prime Minister, BBC, 2004.

George Emerson, William and Mary, Independent Television, c. 2004.

Cox, "Never Go Back," Ultimate Force, Independent Television, 2005.

Home secretary, "Episode 1" (also known as "Surreal World"), Spooks (also known as MI-5, Eidiki omada Dioxis eglimatos, Erikoisjoukkue, and Sta adyta tia MI-5), BBC and Arts and Entertainment, 2005.

Home secretary, "The Special—Part II" (also known as "Surreal World"), Spooks (also known as MI-5, Eidiki omada Dioxis eglimatos, Erikoisjoukkue, and Sta adyta tia MI-5), BBC and Arts and Entertainment, 2005.

Roger Nash, "Team Holby," Holby City (also known as Holby), BBC, 2005.

Ron Fell, "It's Kinda Rock 'n' Roll," Holby City (also known as Holby), BBC, 2005.

Steve Markham, "Near Death Experience," A Touch of Frost, Independent Television, 2005.

Dominic Sylvester, "Dangerous Liaisons," The Last Detective, Independent Television, 2006.

James Norman, "Oracle," Sea of Souls, BBC, 2006.

Himself, "Drop the Dead Donkey," Comedy Connections, BBC, 2006.

Roger Nash, "Nothing Ventured, Nothing Lost," Holby City (also known as Holby), BBC, 2006.

Roger Nash, "Now or Never," Holby City (also known as Holby), BBC, 2006.

Appeared as an AIDS counselor in an episode of East-Enders (also known as East 8, London Pride, Round the Houses, Round the Square, Square Dances, and Victoria Square), BBC.

Documentary Narrator:

Narrator of various documentaries, including The Gulf War, Movers & Shakers, The Real Spiderman, and Tourist Trouble.

Film Appearances:

Johannes, The Life Story of Baal, British Film Institute, 1978.

Johnnie McGee, Home before Midnight, Columbia-Warner Distributors, 1978.

Sniffy Kemp, A Hitch in Time, Children's Film Foundation/Eyeline Productions, 1978.

Julian, Crystal Gazing, BFI Production, 1982.

Norbert, The Case of Marcel Duchamp, Concord Films Council, 1984.

Lambert, The Doctor and the Devils, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1985.

Dennis, Blackball, Icon Film Distribution, 2003, Palisades Pictures, 2004.

Amos Diggory, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (also known as Harry Potter e il calice di fuoco, Harry Potter en de vuurbeker, Harry Potter e o calice de fogo, Harry Potter et la coupe de feu, Harry Potter i el calze de foc, Harry Potter ja liekehtivae pikari, Harry Potter och den flammande baegaren, Harry Potter og eldbikarinn, Harry Potter og flammernes pokal, Harry Potter og ildbegeret, Harry Potter und der Feuerkelch, Harry Potter y el caliz de fuego, and O Harry Potter kai to kypelo tis fotias), Warner Bros., 2005, IMAX version released as Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire: The IMAX Experience.

Some sources cite an appearance in Correction, Please, or How We Got into Pictures, 1979.

Major Tours:

Frederick Fellowes as Philip Brent, Noises Off, English cities, c. 2000-2001.

Radio Appearances:

Voice for The Grass Is Always Greener, BBC Radio 4 (England).



Michael Bond, A Bear Called Paddington, Collins, 2001.

Jonathan Coe, The Rotters' Club, Penguin Audiobooks, 2004.



The Young Poisoner's Handbook (also known as Das Handbuch des jungen Giftmischers), Astra Cinema/Electric Pictures, 1995, Cinepix Film Properties, 1996.

Mrs. Meitlemeihr (short film), Rose Hackney Barber, 2002.

Some sources state that Rawle wrote dialogue for Room to Rent (also known as Chambre a lover, Una cama a cualquier precio, and Zimmer gesucht), 2000; some sources cite that Rawle wrote Who Goes There?, Focus Features.