English Actor

Oliver Cotton

  • Jun 20, 1944 (age 75)
  • 5' 11" (1.80 m)
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2018
Krypton
TV ShowMar 21, 2018

Krypton

Krypton is an American television series developed by David S. …
Krypton is an American television series developed by David S. Goyer for Syfy. Focusing on Seg-El (Cameron Cuffe), the grandfather of DC Comics superhero Kal-El/Superman, the series is set approximately 200 years before the birth of Superman and takes place on the eponymous fictional planet. Krypton premiered on March 21, 2018. Its first season consists of ten episodes. In May 2018, Syfy renewed Krypton for a second season of ten episodes, which premiered on June 12, 2019. In August 2019, Syfy canceled the series after two seasons.
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2014
Penny Dreadful
TV ShowMay 11, 2014

Penny Dreadful

Penny Dreadful is a British-American horror drama …
Penny Dreadful is a British-American horror drama television series created for Showtime and Sky by John Logan, who also acts as executive producer alongside Sam Mendes. The show was originally pitched to several US and UK channels, and eventually landed with Showtime, with Sky Atlantic as co-producer. It premiered at the South by Southwest film festival on March 9 and began airing on television on April 28, 2014, on Showtime on Demand. The series premiered on Showtime in the United States on May 11, 2014, and on Sky Atlantic in the United Kingdom on May 20, 2014. After the third-season finale on June 19, 2016, series creator John Logan announced that Penny Dreadful had ended as the main story had reached its conclusion.
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The Assets
TV ShowJan 2, 2014

The Assets

The Assets is an eight-part American drama television …
The Assets is an eight-part American drama television miniseries that aired on ABC in 2014. The series was based on the book Circle of Treason: A CIA Account of Traitor Aldrich Ames and the Men He Betrayed by retired CIA officers Sandra Grimes and Jeanne Vertefeuille. The series was executively produced by Morgan Hertzan, Rudy Bednar and Andrew Chapman. The pilot episode earned a 0.7 rating in the 18-to-49-year-old demographic, making The Assets the lowest rated drama premiere ever on one of the big three networks.
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2012
Ripper Street
TV ShowDec 30, 2012

Ripper Street

Ripper Street is a British TV series set in Whitechapel in the …
Ripper Street is a British TV series set in Whitechapel in the East End of London starring Matthew Macfadyen, Jerome Flynn, Adam Rothenberg, and MyAnna Buring. It begins in 1889, six months after the infamous Jack the Ripper murders. The first episode was broadcast on 30 December 2012, during BBC One's Christmas schedule, and was first broadcast in the United States on BBC America on 19 January 2013. Ripper Street returned for a second eight-part series on 28 October 2013.
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The Dark Knight Rises
MovieJul 16, 2012

The Dark Knight Rises

Eight years after The Joker's …
Eight years after The Joker's Defeat and Batman took the fall for the murders committed by Harvey Dent, Gotham has a new enemy, Bane, a former member of the League of Shadows. Earlier, with Wayne Manor completely rebuilt, Bruce had become completely reclusive, rarely leaving the estate. Bane plans to continue the work of Ra's al Ghul by destroying Gotham. With allies being few and far between, Batman teams up with elusive jewel thief Selina Kyle, who may also be the key to stopping Bane. But whose side is she really on?
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2009
Pope Joan
MovieOct 19, 2009

Pope Joan

German village Igelheim's backward priest hopes his …
German village Igelheim's backward priest hopes his sons to succeed him after education in the bishop's cathedral school, but the elder succumbs to disease and the youngest lacks any intellectual drive. Traveling teacher Aesculapius arranges for the inquisitive daughter Johanna to be enrolled too, against their father's wishes. Unfit for the boys-only dorm, she gets to stay with count Gerold, incurring his wife's due jealousy. She's to be dismissed, but survives a Viking pillaging slaughter and assumes brother Johannes's identity to join a monastery, where she becomes the infirmary's trainee. Fleeing exposure as female, she arrives in Rome. As a protégée of rivals in the viper nest-like papal court, she ends up elected as pope, but carries count Gerold's baby, guaranteeing exposure.
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2007
Heroes and Villains
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TV ShowNov 11, 2007

Heroes and Villains

Heroes and Villains is a 2007–2008 BBC Television drama series …
Heroes and Villains is a 2007–2008 BBC Television drama series looking at key moments in the lives and reputations of some of the greatest warriors of history. Each hour-long episode features a different historical figure, including Napoleon I of France, Attila the Hun, Spartacus, Hernán Cortés, Richard I of England, and Tokugawa Ieyasu. The statements at the beginning of each episode read: "This film depicts real events and real characters. It is based on the accounts of writers of the time. It has been written with the advice of modern historians." In the United States the show was aired on The Military Channel and was called "Warriors".
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2006
Hotel Babylon
TV ShowJan 19, 2006

Hotel Babylon

Hotel Babylon is a British television drama series based on the …
Hotel Babylon is a British television drama series based on the book of the same name by Imogen Edwards-Jones, that aired from 19 January 2006 to 14 August 2009, produced by independent production company Carnival Films for BBC One. The show followed the lives of workers at a glamorous five-star hotel.
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2004
Steamboy
MovieJul 17, 2004

Steamboy

Rei is a young inventor living in the U.K. in the middle of the …
Rei is a young inventor living in the U.K. in the middle of the nineteenth century. Shortly before the first World Expo, a marvelous invention called the "Steam Ball", behind which a menacing power is hidden, arrives at his door from his grandfather Roid in the U.S. Meanwhile, the nefarious O'Hara Foundation has sent men to acquire the Steam Ball, so that they can use its power towards their own illicit ends.
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2003
Murder Investigation Team
TV ShowMay 3, 2003

Murder Investigation Team

Murder Investigation Team is …
Murder Investigation Team is a British police procedural drama/cop thriller series produced by the ITV network as a spin-off from the long-running series, The Bill. The series recounts the activities of a Murder Investigation Team, who are linked to the Sun Hill borough of London, as featured in The Bill.
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Out of the Ashes
MovieApr 13, 2003

Out of the Ashes

Based on a true story, this heart-wrenching film follows the …
Based on a true story, this heart-wrenching film follows the journey of Gisella Perl (Christine Lahti), a Jewish-Hungarian doctor who manages to survive Auschwitz. Decades later, she's ...
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Shanghai Knights
MovieJan 30, 2003

Shanghai Knights

When a Chinese rebel murders Chon's estranged father and …
When a Chinese rebel murders Chon's estranged father and escapes to England, Chon and Roy make their way to London with revenge on their minds.
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2002
The Dancer Upstairs
MovieJan 11, 2002

The Dancer Upstairs

The story of Detective Agustin Rejas, a man clinging to the …
The story of Detective Agustin Rejas, a man clinging to the hope of an impossible love in an impossible world. Tracking Ezequiel, a delusional anarchist who incites the downtrodden masses to join in his brutal revolution against the fascist government in their unnamed Latin American country, Rejas finds solace in his sense of self-respect and the joy that his daughter and wife bring him. Then he meets Yolanda--his daughter's soulfully beautiful ballet teacher--a woman who sparks his long-forgotten passions and represents all that is good and all that is corrupt in their troubled country. But she, who appears to be a shelter from the storm, may in actuality be the storm's eye. Ultimately, as the revolution intensifies and the net closes around hunter and hunted alike, the dancer's truth will prove as elusive as the revolutionary's cause and the detective's peace.
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2001
The Inspector Lynley Mysteries
TV ShowMar 12, 2001

The Inspector Lynley Mysteries

The Inspector Lynley …
The Inspector Lynley Mysteries is a British crime drama, broadcast on BBC One from 12 March 2001 to 1 June 2008, comprising six series and twenty-three episodes. The protagonist, Detective Inspector Thomas "Tommy" Lynley, 8th Earl of Asherton (Nathaniel Parker), who is assigned to Scotland Yard, finds himself paired with Detective Sergeant Barbara Havers (Sharon Small). In addition to the tensions involved in solving murder cases, the series is built on clashes of personality, gender and class: Lynley is a polished man and a peer of the realm, and Havers is an untidy woman from a working-class background.
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2000
Waking the Dead
TV ShowSep 4, 2000

Waking the Dead

Waking the Dead is a British television police procedural …
Waking the Dead is a British television police procedural crime drama series, produced by the BBC, that centres on a fictional London-based Cold Case unit composed of CID police officers, a psychological profiler and a forensic scientist. A pilot episode aired in September 2000, and a total of nine series followed. Each story is split into two hour-long episodes, shown on consecutive nights on BBC One. A third series episode won an International Emmy Award in 2004. The programme was also shown on BBC America in the United States, though these screenings are edited to allow for advertising breaks, as well as UKTV in Australia and New Zealand and ABC1 in Australia. The show aired its final episode on 11 April 2011. A spin-off from the series, titled The Body Farm, revolving around forensic scientist Eve Lockhart (Tara Fitzgerald), was announced by the BBC in January 2011 and ran for just one series.
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1999
Beowulf
MovieMar 31, 1999

Beowulf

This post-apocalyptic future story is based on the 8th century …
This post-apocalyptic future story is based on the 8th century Saxon epic poem about the knight who battled a monster in a medieval castle. In this story, Beowulf is a wanderer who learns about a man-eating creature called Grendel which comes in the night to devour warriors trapped at the Outpost. The Outpost is ruled by Hrothgar. He has a daughter, whose husband may have been murdered by the Outpost's master of arms.
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1997
The Opium War
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MovieJun 9, 1997

The Opium War

Historical Drama starting in 1839 in Guangzhou where British …
Historical Drama starting in 1839 in Guangzhou where British merchants dealing with opium are to be executed because the opium is destroying the Empire. After the burning of 20,000 boxes of opium by the Chinese, England declares war since the burned opium was the property of the British commercial attache who had bought it from the British merchants.
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Midsomer Murders
TV ShowMar 23, 1997

Midsomer Murders

Midsomer Murders is a British television detective drama …
Midsomer Murders is a British television detective drama that has aired on ITV since 1997. The show is based on Caroline Graham's Chief Inspector Barnaby book series, as originally adapted for television by Anthony Horowitz. A major success in viewership since its first episode, the series has been marketed worldwide in numerous countries.
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1996
Dalziel and Pascoe
TV ShowMar 16, 1996

Dalziel and Pascoe

Dalziel and Pascoe is a popular British television crime …
Dalziel and Pascoe is a popular British television crime drama based on the novels of the same name, written by Reginald Hill. The series was first broadcast on 16 March 1996, with Warren Clarke being cast as Dalziel (pronounced "dee-ell") and Colin Buchanan being cast as Pascoe. The series is primarily set in the fictional town of Wetherton in Yorkshire, and "follows the work of two detectives that are thrown together as partners. Complete opposites. Different backgrounds, different beliefs, different styles. They get on each other's nerves. They are continually embarrassed by each other. But their differences make them a stunningly brilliant crime-solving team."
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1995
Sharpe's Battle
MovieApr 19, 1995

Sharpe's Battle

When Sharpe is ordered to whip the King of Spain's Irish …
When Sharpe is ordered to whip the King of Spain's Irish Royal Brigade into shape, he faces dissent from the men who believe the British are slaughtering their relatives in Ireland and a spy from within.
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Joseph
MovieApr 16, 1995

Joseph

The Bible: Joseph is a 1995 German/Italian/American …
The Bible: Joseph is a 1995 German/Italian/American television film about the life of Joseph from the Old Testament. It aired on TNT and was filmed in Morocco.
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1994
Space Precinct
TV ShowOct 3, 1994

Space Precinct

Space Precinct is a British television series that was first …
Space Precinct is a British television series that was first broadcast from 1994 to 1995 on Sky One and later on BBC Two from 1995 to 1996 in the UK, and in first-run syndication in the United States. Many US stations scheduled the show in late night time slots, which resulted in low ratings and contributed to its cancellation.
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1993
Son of the Pink Panther
MovieAug 27, 1993

Son of the Pink Panther

Charles Dreyfus encounters …
Charles Dreyfus encounters Jacques Gambrelli, who reminds him painfully of Inspector Clouseau, the man who drove him insane. With good reason: Gambrelli is Clouseau's son.
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Westbeach
TV ShowApr 10, 1993

Westbeach

Westbeach is a British television series produced by Witzend …
Westbeach is a British television series produced by Witzend Productions for the BBC in 1993. The series was set in the fictional seaside town of Westbeach (filmed on location in Eastbourne) and dealt with two rival families, the Cromers and the Prestons, who controlled the local businesses. The Preston family owned an upmarket seafront hotel, while the Cromers ran an amusement arcade and a fish-and-chip shop. One series of ten episodes was produced.
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1992
Christopher Columbus: The Discovery
MovieAug 20, 1992

Christopher Columbus: The Discovery

Genoan navigator …
Genoan navigator Christopher Columbus has a dream to find an alternative route to sail to the Indies, by traveling west instead of east, across the unchartered Ocean sea. After failing to find backing from the Portugese, he goes to the Spanish court to ask Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand for help. After surviving a grilling from the Head of the Spanish Inquisition Tomas de Torquemada, he eventually gets the blessing from Queen Isabella and sets sail in three ships to travel into the unknown. Along the way he must deal with sabotage from Portugese spies and mutiny from a rebellious crew.
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Heartbeat
TV ShowApr 10, 1992

Heartbeat

Heartbeat is an English police drama series set in 1960s …
Heartbeat is an English police drama series set in 1960s North Riding of Yorkshire based on the "Constable" series of novels written by ex-policeman Peter N Walker, under the pseudonym Nicholas Rhea, and broadcast on ITV in 18 series between 1992 and 2010. It was made by ITV Studios (formerly Yorkshire Television) at the Leeds Studios and on location. Heartbeat first aired on Friday 10 April 1992 (it was later moved to Sunday evenings). The 372nd and final episode aired on Sunday 12 September 2010.
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The Camomile Lawn
TV ShowMar 5, 1992

The Camomile Lawn

The Camomile Lawn is a television adaptation of the book of the …
The Camomile Lawn is a television adaptation of the book of the same name by Mary Wesley, produced by Glenn Wilhide and Sophie Belhetchet at ZED Ltd for Channel 4, directed by Peter Hall. It was adapted from Wesley's novel by Ken Taylor and first broadcast in 1992.
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1990
Zorro
TV ShowJan 5, 1990

Zorro

Zorro (also known as The New Zorro, New World Zorro, and …
Zorro (also known as The New Zorro, New World Zorro, and Zorro 1990) is an American action-adventure drama series featuring Duncan Regehr as the character of Zorro. Regehr portrayed the fearless Latino hero and fencer on The Family Channel from 1990 to 1993. The series was shot entirely in Madrid, Spain and produced by New World Television (U.S.), The Family Channel (U.S.), Ellipse Programme of Canal Plus (France), Beta TV (Germany), and RAI (Italy). 88 episodes of the series were produced, 10 more than the first Zorro television series, which was produced by Disney in the late 1950s.
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1989
Agatha Christie's Poirot
TV ShowJan 8, 1989

Agatha Christie's Poirot

Poirot (also known as Agatha …
Poirot (also known as Agatha Christie's Poirot) is a British mystery drama television series that aired on ITV from 8 January 1989 to 13 November 2013. David Suchet stars as the eponymous detective, Agatha Christie's fictional Hercule Poirot. Initially produced by LWT, the series was later produced by ITV Studios. The series also aired on VisionTV in Canada and on PBS and A&E in the United States.
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1987
Hiding Out
MovieNov 6, 1987

Hiding Out

A stockbroker on the run from the mob decides to hide out from …
A stockbroker on the run from the mob decides to hide out from them by enrolling as a student in high school.
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The Sicilian
MovieOct 23, 1987

The Sicilian

Egocentric bandit Salvatore Giuliano fights the Church, …
Egocentric bandit Salvatore Giuliano fights the Church, the Mafia, and the landed gentry while leading a populist movement for Sicilian independence.
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1986
Casualty
TV ShowSep 6, 1986

Casualty

Casualty, stylised as CASUAL⁺Y, is a British medical drama …
Casualty, stylised as CASUAL⁺Y, is a British medical drama series that airs weekly on BBC One. It is the longest-running emergency medical drama television series in the world, and the most enduring medical drama shown on prime time television in the world. Created by Jeremy Brock and Paul Unwin, it was first broadcast in the United Kingdom on BBC One on 6 September 1986. The original producer was Geraint Morris.
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Boon
TV ShowJan 14, 1986

Boon

Boon is a British television crime drama starring Michael …
Boon is a British television crime drama starring Michael Elphick, David Daker, and later Neil Morrissey. It was created by Jim Hill and Bill Stair and filmed by Central Television for ITV. It revolved around the life of an ex-fireman called Ken Boon. Since 16 January 2017 it has been rerun on UKTV channel Drama.
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Lovejoy
TV ShowJan 10, 1986

Lovejoy

Lovejoy is a British television comedy-drama mystery …
Lovejoy is a British television comedy-drama mystery series, based on the picaresque novels by John Grant, under the pen name Jonathan Gash. The show, which ran to 71 episodes over six series, was originally broadcast on BBC1 between 10 January 1986 and 4 December 1994, although there was a five-year gap between the first and second series. It was adapted for television by Ian La Frenais.
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1985
Eleni
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MovieNov 1, 1985

Eleni

Nick is a writer in New York when he gets posted to a bureau in …
Nick is a writer in New York when he gets posted to a bureau in Greece. He has waited 30 years for this. He wants to know why his mother was killed in the civil war years earlier. In a parallel plot line we see Nick as a young boy and his family as they struggle to survive in the occupied Greek hillside. The plot lines converge as Nick's investigations bring him closer to the answers.
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1982
Firefox
MovieJun 14, 1982

Firefox

A pilot is sent into the Soviet Union on a mission to steal a …
A pilot is sent into the Soviet Union on a mission to steal a prototype jet fighter that can be partially controlled by a neuralink.
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Oliver Twist
MovieMar 23, 1982

Oliver Twist

The classic Charles Dickens tale of an orphan boy who escapes …
The classic Charles Dickens tale of an orphan boy who escapes the horrors of the orphanage only to be taken in by a band of thieves and pickpockets.
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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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The Borgias
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TV ShowOct 14, 1981

The Borgias

The Borgias is a British television drama serial produced by the …
The Borgias is a British television drama serial produced by the BBC in 1981, in association with the Second Network of the Italian broadcaster RAI. The series, produced by Mark Shivas, was set in Italy during the 15th century and told the story of Rodrigo Borgia (played by Adolfo Celi) – the future Pope Alexander VI – and his family, including his son Cesare (Oliver Cotton) and daughter Lucrezia (Anne Louise Lambert).
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1980
The Day Christ Died
MovieMar 26, 1980

The Day Christ Died

The Crucifixion of Christ seen more from a political and historical …
The Crucifixion of Christ seen more from a political and historical point of view than a spiritual one.
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1979
Henry VIII
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MovieApr 25, 1979

Henry VIII

Henry VIII is a proud and wilful monarch who defies Rome's …
Henry VIII is a proud and wilful monarch who defies Rome's ban on divorce to marry his mistress Anne Boleyn. Cardinal Wolsey, the Powerful Lord Chancellor of England, attempts to bend Rome ...
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1975
Space: 1999
TV ShowSep 4, 1975

Space: 1999

Space: 1999 is a British and Italian science-fiction television …
Space: 1999 is a British and Italian science-fiction television programme that ran for two seasons from 1975 to 1977. In the opening episode, set in the year 1999, nuclear waste stored on the Moon's far side explodes, knocking the Moon out of orbit and sending it, as well as the 311 inhabitants of Moonbase Alpha, hurtling uncontrollably into space. Space: 1999 was the last production by the partnership of Gerry and Sylvia Anderson and was the most expensive series produced for British television up to that time. The first season was co-produced by ITC Entertainment and Italian broadcaster RAI, while the second season was produced solely by ITC.
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1968
Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush
MovieJan 1, 1968

Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush

This comedy / drama film …
This comedy / drama film follows the sexual exploits of teenager Jamie McGregor and the permissive society of the 60's.
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1967
Callan
TV ShowJul 8, 1967

Callan

Callan is the title of a British television series set in the …
Callan is the title of a British television series set in the murky world of espionage. Originally produced by ABC Weekend Television and later Thames Television, it was aired on the ITV network over four seasons spread out between 1967 and 1972. The series starred Edward Woodward as David Callan, a reluctant professional killer for a shadowy branch of the British Government's intelligence services known as 'the Section'.
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1962
Z-Cars
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TV ShowJan 2, 1962

Z-Cars

Z-Cars or Z Cars /ˈzɛd ˌkɑːrz/ is a British television drama …
Z-Cars or Z Cars /ˈzɛd ˌkɑːrz/ is a British television drama series centred on the work of mobile uniformed police in the fictional town of Newtown, based on Kirkby, Lancashire. Produced by the BBC, it debuted in January 1962 and ran until September 1978.
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1944
Oliver Cotton
BirthJune 1944

Oliver Cotton

Oliver Cotton was born.
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