Whitehead, Geoffrey 1939–

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Whitehead, Geoffrey 1939–


Born October 1, 1939, in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England.

Career: Actor.


Film Appearances:

Harold Pritchard, The Raging Moon (also known as Long Ago Tomorrow), Cinema 5, 1971.

Lieutenant Duncansby, Kidnapped, American International Pictures, 1971.

Silas, the woodsman, And Now the Screaming Starts! (also known as Bridge of Fengriffen and I Have No Mouth but I Must Scream), 1973.

Rodney Spelvin, Rodney Fails to Qualify, 1976.

Father, The Rocking Horse Winner, 1983.

Clerk, That Summer of White Roses (also known as Djavolji rai), 1989.

First owner, Shooting Fish, Fox Searchlight, 1997.

Television Appearances; Series:

Police Constable Baker, Z Cars, BBC, 1964–65.

Detective Sergeant Miller, Z Cars, BBC, 1972–75.

Sir George Truscott, Thomas and Sarah, ITV, 1979.

Sherlock Holmes, Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson, 1980.

Pinkerton's Progress, 1983.

Alas Smith & Jones, BBC, 1984–85.

Peter Davenport, Executive Stress, syndicated, 1986.

Richard, Second Thoughts, 1991–94.

Edward Maddox, The House of Elliott, BBC and Arts and Entertainment, 1991.

Fletcher, Johnny and the Dead, 1995.

Various characters, Paul Merton in Galton and Simpson's…, 1996–97.

The admiral, Gash, Channel 4, 2003.

Dick Cook, The Worst Week of My Life, BBC America, 2004–2005.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Friedrich Kienast, Man of Straw, BBC, 1972.

St. John Rivers, Jane Eyre, BBC, 1973.

Xavier Dorsch, Inside the Third Reich, ABC, 1982.

Lubinsky, Reilly: The Ace of Spies (also known as Reilly: Ace of Spies), Thames and PBS, 1983.

Ronnie Bartlett, Tycoon: The Story of a Woman, syndicated, 1983.

Prince Vasily Golitsyn, Peter the Great, NBC, 1986.

Albert Speer, War and Remembrance, ABC, 1989.

Halmi, The Strauss Dynasty, 1991.

Johnson, Red Fox, 1991.

King George, Jewels (also known as Danielle Steel's "Jewels"), NBC, 1992.

Headmaster, The Rotters' Club, BBC, 2005.

Speaker, ShakespeaRe-Told, BBC and BBC America, 2005.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Father James, A Bit of Crucifixion, Father, BBC, 1968.

Geoff, The Last of the Best Men (short), 1975.

Claude Matty, The Doll, 1975.

Thomas Andrews, S.O.S. Titanic, ABC, 1979.

Monroe, The Fourth Floor, 1986.

Edwards, A Casualty of War, USA Network, 1990.

Werner, Young Indiana Jones and the Attack of the Hawkmen, ABC, 1995.

Katharina die Grosse (also known as Catherine the Great), Arts and Entertainment, 1995.

Assistant Chief Constable Turpin, Crossing the Floor, BBC, 1996.

Chessington, Jeffrey Archer: The Truth, BBC, 2002.

Speaker, The Taming of the Shrew, BBC, 2005.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Roy Gifford, Roll on Four O'Clock, Granada, 1970.

Clinton: His Struggle with Dirt, BBC2, 1998.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Dick Cook, The Worst Week of My Life, BBC1, 2004.

Television Appearances, Episodic:

Right Honorable Lucien Fordsham, "Trojan Horse," The Avengers, ITV, 1964.

"The Gaming Book," Armchair Theatre, ABC (UK), 1965.

Private Ogilvy, "Peterson's Private Army," Redcap, ABC (UK), 1966.

Carter, "Pandora," The Avengers, ITV, 1969.

Peter Conroy, "Rough Trade," The Gold Robbers, LWT, 1969.

Detective Sergeant Crown, "Something Cries Out," Menace, BBC, 1970.

Lipton, "Slip Home in the Dark," Public Eye, ITV, 1971.

Harry Parsket, "The Horse of the Invisible," The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes, 1971.

McNab, "Monopoly with Real Money," The Trouble-shooters (also known as Mogul), BBC, 1971.

Captain Ryttsen, "The Swedish Tiger," Upstairs, Downstairs, ITV and PBS, 1972.

Dickson, "Man in the House," No Exit, BBC, 1972.

Peter Osborne, "Love Thy Neighbor," Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em, BBC, 1973.

Keston, "I'm the Girl He Wants to Kill," Thriller, ATV, 1974.

"The Quest," Crown Court, ITV, 1975.

Mills, "Trap," The Sweeney, ITV, 1975.

Rodney Spelvin, "Rodney Fails to Qualify," Wodehouse Playhouse, BBC, 1975.

Anthony, "A Little Competition," Robin's Nest, ITV, 1977.

"Separation," The Foundation, ITV, 1977.

Mongoose, "To Catch a Mongoose," Scarecrow and Mrs. King, 1984.

Viatorus, "One for the Road," Chelmsford 123, Channel 4, 1988.

Viatorus, "The Secret War," Chelmsford 123, Channel 4, 1990.

"It's a Royal Wedding," KYTV, BBC, 1990.

"Speak for Yourself," KYTV, BBC, 1992.

Doctor, "Talking Head," KYTV, BBC, 1992.

Assistant Chief Flint, "Watching the Detectives," Between the Lines (also known as Inside the Lines), BBC, 1992.

Assistant Chief Flint, "What's the Strength of This?," Between the Lines (also known as Inside the Lines), BBC, 1993.

First lawyer, "Sally's Libel," Drop the Dead Monkey, Channel 4, 1993.

Dream vicar, "2000 'n' Whither?" KYTV, BBC, 1993.

Xavier St. Alard, "The Chocolate Box," Poirot (also known as Agatha Christie's "Poirot"), ITV and PBS, 1993.

Headmaster, Just a Gigolo, ITV, 1993.

Howard QC, "Legal System," Look at the State We're In!, BBC, 1995.

"Getting Around," How to Be a Little Sod, BBC, 1995.

Mr. John Forsyth, "River Deep," Soldier Soldier, ITV, 1996.

Rupert, "Refugee," The Ambassador, BBC, 1998.

"The Police Officer," People Like Us, BBC, 1999.

Christopher Wakely, "The Masons," Chambers, BBC, 2000.

Mr. Jackson, "Beer Necessities," Time Gentleman Please, Sky, 2002.

Snobby clubman, "Country Life," Absolute Power, BBC, 2003.

Little Britain, BBC3 and BBC America, 2004.

Dr. Gregory Ransom, "Second Sight," Midsomer Murders, ITV and Arts and Entertainment, 2005.

Headmaster, "How Green Was My Ollie," My Hero, BBC1, 2005.

Marshall, The Robinsons, BBC2 and BBC America, 2005.

Crytch, Mayo, BBC, 2006.

Stage Appearances:

Don Carlos, Royal Shakespeare Company, Pit Theatre, London, then Brooklyn Academy of Music, Harvey Theatre, New York, both 2000.

A Midsummer Night's Dream, Royal Shakespeare Company, Howard Gilman Opera House, New York City, 2000.

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