English Actor

Derek Farr

  • Feb 07, 1912 - Mar 22, 1986 (age 74)
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1986
Derek Farr
PersonalMarch 1986

Derek Farr

Derek Farr passed away.
1983
Richard III
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MovieJan 23, 1983

Richard III

Richard of Gloucester uses murder and manipulation to claim …
Richard of Gloucester uses murder and manipulation to claim England's throne.
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The Third Part of Henry the Sixth
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MovieJan 16, 1983

The Third Part of Henry the Sixth

Following his father's early …
Following his father's early death and the loss of possessions in France young Henry VI comes to the throne, under the protection of the duke of Gloucester. He is unaware that there are ...
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The Second Part of Henry the Sixth
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MovieJan 9, 1983

The Second Part of Henry the Sixth

Following his father's early …
Following his father's early death and the loss of possessions in France young Henry VI comes to the throne, under the protection of the duke of Gloucester. He is unaware that there are ...
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The First Part of Henry the Sixth
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MovieJan 2, 1983

The First Part of Henry the Sixth

Following his father's early …
Following his father's early death and the loss of possessions in France, young Henry VI comes to the throne, under the protection of the Duke of Gloucester. He is unaware that there are ...
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1981
Bergerac
TV ShowOct 18, 1981

Bergerac

Bergerac is a British television series set in Jersey, which …
Bergerac is a British television series set in Jersey, which ran from 18 October 1981 to 26 December 1991. Produced by the BBC in association with the Seven Network, and first screened on BBC1, it stars John Nettles as the title character Jim Bergerac, who initially is a detective sergeant in Le Bureau des Étrangers ("The Foreigners' Office", a fictional department dealing with non-Jersey residents), within the States of Jersey Police, but later leaves the force and becomes a private investigator.
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1978
Rumpole of the Bailey
TV ShowApr 3, 1978

Rumpole of the Bailey

Rumpole of the Bailey is a …
Rumpole of the Bailey is a British television series created and written by the British writer and barrister John Mortimer. It starred Leo McKern as Horace Rumpole, an elderly London barrister who defended a broad variety of clients, often underdogs. The TV series led to the stories being presented in other media including books and radio.
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Blake's 7
TV ShowJan 2, 1978

Blake's 7

Blake's 7 (sometimes styled Blakes7) is a British science …
Blake's 7 (sometimes styled Blakes7) is a British science fiction television series produced by the BBC. Four 13-episode series were broadcast on BBC1 between 1978 and 1981. It was created by Terry Nation, who also created the Daleks for the television series Doctor Who. The script editor was Chris Boucher. The main character, at least initially, was Roj Blake, played by Gareth Thomas. The series was inspired by various fictional media, including Robin Hood, Star Trek, Passage to Marseille, The Dirty Dozen, Brave New World and classic Western stories, as well as real-world political conflicts in South America and Israel.
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1976
The New Avengers
TV ShowOct 22, 1976

The New Avengers

The New Avengers is a British secret agent action television …
The New Avengers is a British secret agent action television series produced during 1976 and 1977. It is a sequel to the 1960s series, The Avengers (created by Sydney Newman) and was developed by original series producers Albert Fennell and Brian Clemens.
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The Duchess of Duke Street
TV ShowSep 4, 1976

The Duchess of Duke Street

The Duchess of Duke Street …
The Duchess of Duke Street is a BBC television drama series set in London between 1900 and 1925. It was created by John Hawkesworth, previously the producer of the ITV period drama Upstairs, Downstairs. It starred Gemma Jones as Louisa Leyton/Trotter, the eponymous "Duchess" who works her way up from servant to renowned cook to proprietrix of the upper-class Bentinck Hotel in Duke Street, St. James's, in London.
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Star Maidens
TV ShowSep 1, 1976

Star Maidens

Star Maidens is a British-German science-fiction television …
Star Maidens is a British-German science-fiction television series made by Portman Productions for the ITV network. Produced in 1975, and first broadcast in 1976, it was filmed at Bray Studios and on location in Windsor and Bracknell, Berkshire, and Black Park, Buckinghamshire. The series was partly financed by a German company, Werbung im Rundfunk (Advertising in Broadcasting), which dealt with distributing funding from the limited commercials shown on West German public TV. In this case, it was acting on behalf of the channel ZDF, which showed the series in West Germany.
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1973
Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em
TV ShowFeb 15, 1973

Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em

Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em …
Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em is a British sitcom created and written by Raymond Allen and starring Michael Crawford and Michele Dotrice. It was first broadcast in 1973 and ran for three series, ending in 1978, and returning in 2016 for a one-off special. The series follows the accident-prone Frank Spencer and his tolerant wife, Betty, through Frank's various attempts to hold down a job, which frequently end in disaster. The sitcom was noted for its stuntwork, performed by Crawford himself, as well as featuring various well-remembered and much lampooned catchphrases, that have become part of popular culture. In a 2004 poll to find Britain's Best Sitcom, Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em came 22nd.
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1972
Pope Joan
MovieAug 16, 1972

Pope Joan

In medieval Europe, a pious young woman becomes a scholar of …
In medieval Europe, a pious young woman becomes a scholar of theology, disguises herself as a man, rises through the Catholic Church hierarchy and is elected Pope.
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1971
The Johnstown Monster
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MovieOct 1, 1971

The Johnstown Monster

The Johnstown Monster released.
1968
30 Is a Dangerous Age, Cynthia
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MovieMar 4, 1968

30 Is a Dangerous Age, Cynthia

British musician/composer …
British musician/composer Rupert Street is turning thirty on September 13th, six weeks away. He sees turning thirty as a milestone which will define the success or failure of his life. As such, he plans to write a stage musical by then, even signing a contract with his agent Oscar to hire the necessary crew to stage it by his birthday. The other goal for his thirtieth birthday is to get married, despite having no potential "Mrs. Street" in his life. He is hoping that it will be Louise Hammond, a young woman who has just moved into the same rooming house in which he lives. His hope is despite Louise already having a boyfriend named Paul and she stating early in their meeting that she has no intention of getting married. As Rupert pursues both his six week goals, they seem incompatible as he needs to spend quality time on both to get both. But things change closer to September 13th when reaching one goal seem predicated on achieving the other.
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1966
Adam Adamant Lives!
TV ShowJun 23, 1966

Adam Adamant Lives!

Adam Adamant Lives! is a British comedy adventure television …
Adam Adamant Lives! is a British comedy adventure television series that ran from 1966 to 1967 on BBC 1, starring Gerald Harper in the title role. The series was created and produced by several alum from Doctor Who. Proposing that an adventurer born in 1867 had been revived from hibernation in 1966, Adam Adamant Lives! was a satirical look at life in the 1960s through the eyes of an Edwardian (Adamant vanished in 1902, when Edward VII had been on the throne just one year).
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The Projected Man
MovieMar 1, 1966

The Projected Man

A scientist experimenting with matter transmission from …
A scientist experimenting with matter transmission from place to place by means of a laser beam suddenly decides to use himself as a test specimen. But the process goes awry, and one side of his body becomes hideously deformed and instantly lethal to anyone it touches.
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1962
The Saint
TV ShowOct 4, 1962

The Saint

The Saint is a British ITC mystery spy thriller television series …
The Saint is a British ITC mystery spy thriller television series that aired in the United Kingdom on ITV between 1962 and 1969. It was based on the literary character Simon Templar created by Leslie Charteris in the 1920s and featured in many novels over the years. He was played by Roger Moore. Templar helps those whom conventional agencies are powerless or unwilling to protect, often using methods that skirt the law. Chief Inspector Claud Eustace Teal is his nominal nemesis who considers Templar a common criminal, but often grudgingly tolerates his actions for the greater good.
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1961
The Avengers
TV ShowJan 7, 1961

The Avengers

The Avengers is a British espionage television series …
The Avengers is a British espionage television series created in 1961. It initially focused on Dr. David Keel (Ian Hendry), aided by John Steed (Patrick Macnee). Hendry left after the first series; Steed then became the main character, partnered with a succession of assistants. His most famous assistants were intelligent, stylish and assertive women: Cathy Gale (Honor Blackman), Emma Peel (Diana Rigg) and Tara King (Linda Thorson). The series ran from 1961 until 1969, screening as one-hour episodes for its entire run. The pilot episode, "Hot Snow", aired on 7 January 1961. The final episode, "Bizarre", aired on 21 April 1969 in the United States, and on 21 May 1969 in the United Kingdom.
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1960
Coronation Street
TV ShowDec 9, 1960

Coronation Street

Coronation Street (often referred to as Corrie) is a British soap …
Coronation Street (often referred to as Corrie) is a British soap opera created by Granada Television and shown on ITV since 9 December 1960. The programme centres on Coronation Street in Weatherfield, a fictional town based on inner-city Salford. In the show's fictional history, the street was built in 1902 and named in honour of the coronation of King Edward VII.
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1957
The Truth About Women
MovieOct 1, 1957

The Truth About Women

A man recalls his …
A man recalls his relationships with the women he loved as he tries to help another man try to understand them as well.
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The Vicious Circle
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MovieSep 1, 1957

The Vicious Circle

When Dr. Howard Latimer finds the German actress that he had …
When Dr. Howard Latimer finds the German actress that he had just met at London Airport murdered in his flat. It leads him into the world of murder, blackmail, and a fake passport scam.
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Doctor at Large
MovieMar 26, 1957

Doctor at Large

Dr. Simon Sparrow (Dirk Bogarde) graduates and sets out into …
Dr. Simon Sparrow (Dirk Bogarde) graduates and sets out into the world. Hilarious internships with a miserly doctor and his young wife, a country doctor paid in kind not cash, and a quack ...
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Town on Trial
MovieJan 22, 1957

Town on Trial

At a local tennis club in a posh London suburb, an attractive …
At a local tennis club in a posh London suburb, an attractive but flirty young woman is murdered, prompting a Scotland Yard investigation.
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1956
The Man in the Road
MovieMar 1, 1956

The Man in the Road

Communist agents trail an important scientist to try to …
Communist agents trail an important scientist to try to steal his top-secret new formula.
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1955
Value for Money
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MovieAug 9, 1955

Value for Money

A young man from Yorkshire inherits a sizeable legacy …
A young man from Yorkshire inherits a sizeable legacy from his millionaire father. He decides to try the nightlife of London and meets a young girl performing in a nightclub. She intends to...
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Dixon of Dock Green
TV ShowJul 9, 1955

Dixon of Dock Green

Dixon of Dock Green was a BBC television series about daily …
Dixon of Dock Green was a BBC television series about daily life at a fictional London police station, with the emphasis on petty crime, successfully controlled through common sense and human understanding. The central character was a mature and sympathetic police constable, George Dixon, played by Jack Warner in all of the 432 episodes, from 1955 to 1976.
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The Dam Busters
MovieMay 16, 1955

The Dam Busters

The story of how the British attacked German dams in …
The story of how the British attacked German dams in World War II by using an ingenious technique to drop bombs where they would be most effective.
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1954
Bang! You're Dead
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MovieMar 16, 1954

Bang! You're Dead

When a local bully is found shot to death, the police suspect a …
When a local bully is found shot to death, the police suspect a young man who had recently been seen arguing with him. When thy discover that they had been arguing over the affections of a ...
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Eight O'Clock Walk
MovieMar 16, 1954

Eight O'Clock Walk

In post-WW2 England, a taxi driver is ostracized by society after …
In post-WW2 England, a taxi driver is ostracized by society after he's accused of murdering a school-girl and his untried lawyer must find the real killer to save his client from the hangman.
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Front Page Story
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MovieJan 20, 1954

Front Page Story

A workaholic editor absolutely doesn't want to go on …
A workaholic editor absolutely doesn't want to go on vacation with his wife. While his wife leaves to the holiday accomodation all forlorn, he stays at the office. Just at that time some important news stories take place. Some children were tossed out of a home, a woman is accused of euthanasia, an alcoholic journalist goes after a missing atomic scientist and the world is shocked by a plane crash. The plane his wife took for the vacation.
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1951
Young Wives' Tale
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MovieNov 1, 1951

Young Wives' Tale

A post-war housing crisis leaves a shy woman to share a house …
A post-war housing crisis leaves a shy woman to share a house with two couples. Comic situations arise as the new roomer becomes infatuated with one of the husbands.
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1950
Murder Without Crime
MovieOct 1, 1950

Murder Without Crime

After fighting with husband Stephen, Jan storms out with …
After fighting with husband Stephen, Jan storms out with a suitcase. Meanwhile, Stephen gets drunk, picks up Grena and brings her back to their apartment. But a fight leads to a dead body, and soon, Stephen's landlord wants money to remain silent.
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Double Confession
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MovieApr 1, 1950

Double Confession

When his wife is murdered, the husband tries to divert …
When his wife is murdered, the husband tries to divert suspicion from himself to someone else. Unfortunately, his scheme winds up getting him mixed up with some real murderers.
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1949
Man on the Run
MovieMay 20, 1949

Man on the Run

An Army deserter, still a fugitive in Post-War Britain, wanders …
An Army deserter, still a fugitive in Post-War Britain, wanders into a pawn-shop robbery and finds himself wanted for murder. He meets a war widow who helps him elude the police while he ...
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Silent Dust
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MovieFeb 1, 1949

Silent Dust

A wealthy blind man is determined to build a cricket pavilion as …
A wealthy blind man is determined to build a cricket pavilion as a memorial to his dead son, who was killed in battle in World War II. Not long before the dedication ceremony is to be held, the son shows up; it turns out that he wasn't killed in battle but deserted, and has become a blackmailer and a killer. He wants to get some money to "start a new life", but his blind father senses that something is wrong and sets out to find out what's going on.
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1948
The Story of Shirley Yorke
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MovieOct 19, 1948

The Story of Shirley Yorke

Nurse Yorke assists her …
Nurse Yorke assists her boss, Dr Napier, who is able of effecting a new treatment on the ailing wife of a Lord.
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Noose
MovieSep 28, 1948

Noose

Noose, released in the United States as The Silk Noose, is …
Noose, released in the United States as The Silk Noose, is a 1948 British crime film, directed by Edmond T. Gréville and starring Carole Landis, Joseph Calleia, and Derek Farr. It was shot at Teddington Studios with sets designed by the art director Bernard Robinson.
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Bond Street
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MovieAug 2, 1948

Bond Street

A young British woman is getting married, and as she goes …
A young British woman is getting married, and as she goes through her trousseau we see the stories behind four of the items that were bought on Bond Street in London.
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1947
Code of Scotland Yard
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MovieMar 10, 1947

Code of Scotland Yard

Descius Heiss is a French …
Descius Heiss is a French expatriate, and former Devil's Island prisoner, with two passions; driving shrewd bargains in antiques at his Sly Corner Shop, and the care of his Beautiful violin-playing daughter, Margaret. But, his comfortable wealth comes more from being a fence for stolen goods than it does buying-and-selling antiques. His secret is discovered by his shop assistant Archie Fellowes (Kenneth Griffith), a nasty, sniveling young scroat, who keeps blackmailing Heiss until he goes to far. The film ends in a London concert-hall where Margaret is playing the Mendelssohm Violin Concerto.
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Muriel Pavlow
Marriage1947

Muriel Pavlow

Muriel Lilian Pavlow (27 June 1921 – 19 January 2019) was an …
Muriel Lilian Pavlow (27 June 1921 – 19 January 2019) was an English actress. Her mother was French and her father was Russian.
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1946
Tehran
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MovieOct 3, 1946

Tehran

A British intelligence officer discovers a plot to …
A British intelligence officer discovers a plot to assassinate the President of the United States Franklin D. Roosevelt at the Tehran Conference during World War II.
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Quiet Weekend
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MovieJul 29, 1946

Quiet Weekend

The ordinary and extraordinary adventures of a British family …
The ordinary and extraordinary adventures of a British family and their various guests during a weekend in their country cottage : the son and his socialite flirt hated by his adoring ...
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Wanted for Murder
MovieJun 17, 1946

Wanted for Murder

The son of a Victorian hangman is driven insane by thoughts of …
The son of a Victorian hangman is driven insane by thoughts of his father's profession. The young man emulates his father by strangling young women. He then meets and falls in love with a woman but can he suppress his urge to kill her ?
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1941
Spellbound
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MovieMay 10, 1941

Spellbound

A young man's fiancé dies after contracting a terminal illness, …
A young man's fiancé dies after contracting a terminal illness, and in his efforts to contact her he gets involved with a group of spiritualists.
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Quiet Wedding
MovieApr 19, 1941

Quiet Wedding

A young couple become engaged, but enjoy several comedic …
A young couple become engaged, but enjoy several comedic adventures before their wedding day.
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Freedom Radio
MovieFeb 1, 1941

Freedom Radio

Hitler's doctor is gradually realising that the Nazi regime isn't as …
Hitler's doctor is gradually realising that the Nazi regime isn't as good as it pretends to be when his friends start to "disappear" into the camps. His wife is courted by the party and accepts a political post in Berlin. Meanwhile Dr Karl decides to try to do something to counteract the Nazi propaganda and with the help of an engineer and a few friends he sets up the Freedom Radio to counteract the Nazi propaganda.
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1939
Carole Lynne
MarriageJune 1939

Carole Lynne

She was the widow of the impresario Lord Bernard …
She was the widow of the impresario Lord Bernard Delfont, a prominent figure in the British entertainment industry.
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1912
Derek Farr
BirthFebruary 1912

Derek Farr

Derek Farr was born.
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