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Oscar James

  • Jul 25, 1942 (age 77)
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2013
Run
TV ShowJul 15, 2013

Run

Run is a British miniseries created by Jonathan Pearson, …
Run is a British miniseries created by Jonathan Pearson, Marlon Smith, and Daniel Fajemisin-Duncan, and written by Marlon Smith and Daniel Fajemisin-Duncan for Channel 4. The series premiered on 15 July 2013 and ended on 18 July 2013, and was broadcast on Hulu on 20 August 2013. The series comprises four episodes, each focused on one character among the four leads - Carol (Olivia Colman), Ying (Katie Leung), Richard (Lennie James), and Tara (Jaime Winstone) - and shows how each character's decisions affect that character and the others.
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2011
Top Boy
TV ShowOct 31, 2011

Top Boy

Top Boy is a British television crime drama series, created and …
Top Boy is a British television crime drama series, created and written by Ronan Bennett. The series is set on the fictional Summerhouse estate in Hackney, East London. The first series was broadcast on Channel 4 over four consecutive nights, from 31 October to 3 November 2011. A DVD of the first series was issued on 22 July 2013. A second series began airing on Channel 4 from 20 August 2013. A DVD release of the second series followed on 16 September 2013. Although storylines for a third series were proposed, the series was dropped by Channel 4 in 2014.
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House of Anubis
TV ShowJan 1, 2011

House of Anubis

House of Anubis is a mystery television series developed …
House of Anubis is a mystery television series developed for Nickelodeon based on the Belgian–Dutch television series Het Huis Anubis. The series was created by Hans Bourlon and Gert Verhulst and premiered on Nickelodeon on 1 January 2011 in the United States and on 25 February 2011 in the United Kingdom. The series is the first series from the network to be filmed outside the United States and the first telenovela-format series for the network. The show aired from 1 January 2011 to 17 June 2013.
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2007
Deadmeat
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MovieSep 13, 2007

Deadmeat

Ex-con Clarkie is betrayed by his best friend, he has no one to …
Ex-con Clarkie is betrayed by his best friend, he has no one to turn to as he tracks down his brothers killers. The war spills onto London's mean streets. If Clarkie makes one false move he is...DEADMEAT. Get ready for a thrilling ride as our hero finds out that his female lawyer has a crush on him and gangs have joined forces to kill him. What would you do if your best friend betrayed you?
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Oh Happy Day
MovieMar 26, 2007

Oh Happy Day

Two guys battle through the consequences of having had …
Two guys battle through the consequences of having had a one-night stand just before they started working together, and learn that to make a relationship work, you have to reveal everything: even if it means getting naked in front of 100 people and a gospel choir singing 'Oh Happy Day'.
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2006
Shoot the Messenger
MovieApr 26, 2006

Shoot the Messenger

Shoot The Messenger follows one man's painful journey …
Shoot The Messenger follows one man's painful journey towards self-discovery. On the way he finds both his own attitudes and the expectations of his community challenged.
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2005
Afterlife
TV ShowSep 24, 2005

Afterlife

Afterlife (stylised as afterlife) is a British television drama …
Afterlife (stylised as afterlife) is a British television drama series, produced by independent production company Clerkenwell Films for the ITV network. The series follows the activities of a psychic medium who appears to have the ability to communicate with the spirits of the dead. First broadcast in 2005, the show ran for two series, and after the end of the second series ITV decided not to renew it.
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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
MovieJul 10, 2005

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

A young boy wins a tour …
A young boy wins a tour through the most magnificent chocolate factory in the world, led by the world's most unusual candy maker.
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2004
If Only
MovieJan 23, 2004

If Only

After his impetuous musician girlfriend, Samantha, dies in …
After his impetuous musician girlfriend, Samantha, dies in an accident shortly after they had a fight (and nearly broke up), a grief-stricken British businessman, Ian Wyndham, living in London gets a chance to relive the day all over again, in the hope of changing the events that led up to her getting killed.
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2002
Harry Hill's TV Burp
TV ShowNov 14, 2002

Harry Hill's TV Burp

Harry Hill's TV Burp (also known as just TV Burp) is a British …
Harry Hill's TV Burp (also known as just TV Burp) is a British television comedy programme which was broadcast between 2001 and 2012 on ITV. The show was produced by Avalon Television and was written and hosted by comedian Harry Hill. Each episode took a humorous look back at the previous week of programming on British television.
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2001
My Kingdom
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MovieSep 10, 2001

My Kingdom

A powerful dynasty, headed by a charismatic, manipulative …
A powerful dynasty, headed by a charismatic, manipulative father, falls when he decides to hand over his criminal empire to his three corrupt and power-hungry daughters. Kath runs a brothel down by the docks, Tracy owns a soccer team and Jo, a former junkie--and prostitute--rejects her inheritance, pitting sisters Kath and Tracy against each other.
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2000
U.S. Seals
MovieJan 18, 2000

U.S. Seals

Dozens of American cargos with high valuable goods have …
Dozens of American cargos with high valuable goods have disappeared, probably attacked by modern pirates. The United States decide to mobilize a team of expert SWAT, with Mike Bradley as ...
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1999
Holby City
TV ShowJan 12, 1999

Holby City

Holby City (styled as HOLBY CI⁺Y) is a British medical drama …
Holby City (styled as HOLBY CI⁺Y) is a British medical drama television series that airs weekly on BBC One. The series was created by Tony McHale and Mal Young as a spin-off from the established BBC medical drama Casualty, and premiered on 12 January 1999. It is set in the same hospital as Casualty in the fictional city of Holby, and featured occasional crossovers of characters and plots with both Casualty (which featured dedicated episodes broadcast as Casualty@Holby City) and the show's 2007 police procedural spin-off HolbyBlue.
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1997
Dream Team
TV ShowOct 14, 1997

Dream Team

Dream Team is a British television series produced by Hewland …
Dream Team is a British television series produced by Hewland International which aired on Sky One from 1997 to 2007; it chronicled the on-field and off-field affairs of the fictional Harchester United Football Club. The club is based in the fictional town of Harchester (which is said to be close to Tamworth) in the West Midlands.
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1995
Ghosts
TV ShowJan 21, 1995

Ghosts

Ghosts is a 1995 British television series that aired on the …
Ghosts is a 1995 British television series that aired on the BBC1 between 21 January and 25 February 1995. All of the stories are ghost stories set in modern Britain.
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1990
Hardware
MovieAug 1, 1990

Hardware

In the future, a nuclear war has transformed the Earth into a …
In the future, a nuclear war has transformed the Earth into a radioactive wasteland where the sea has dried up leaving it as a post-apocalyptic desert. In the desert, A desert scavenger named Nomad discovers a robotic head, arriving in New York City, A space marine named Moses Baxter buys the robotic head from Nomad as a Christmas present for his girlfriend Jill Grakowski, who decides to use it for one of her sculptures. But all hell starts breaking loose, when the robotic head is activated and begins to rebuilt itself. When Alvy, a junkyard dealer discover the robotic head is a Mark 13, a military cyborg of a project that was abandoned. Moses learns Jill's life is in danger, as the Mark 13 cyborg goes on a violent rampage in Jill's apartment as Jill has become the the prime target for extermination.
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1989
Desmond's
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TV ShowJan 5, 1989

Desmond's

Desmond's was a British television situation comedy broadcast …
Desmond's was a British television situation comedy broadcast by Channel 4 from 1989 to 1994. With 71 episodes, Desmond's became Channel 4's longest running sitcom in terms of episodes. The first series was shot in 1988, with the first episode broadcast in January 1989. The show was set in Peckham, London, and featured a predominantly black British Guyanese cast.
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1986
London's Burning
TV ShowDec 7, 1986

London's Burning

London's Burning is a British television drama programme, …
London's Burning is a British television drama programme, produced by London Weekend Television for the ITV network. It was based on the 1986 TV Movie of the same name, and focused on the lives of members of the London Fire Brigade, principally those of the Blue Watch, at the fictional Blackwall fire station. It began with the movie (pilot), broadcast on 7 December 1986. This was then followed by a total of 14 series, which ran from 20 February 1988 to 25 August 2002.
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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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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
EastEnders
TV ShowFeb 19, 1985

EastEnders

EastEnders is a British soap opera created by Julia Smith and …
EastEnders is a British soap opera created by Julia Smith and Tony Holland which has been broadcast on BBC One since 1985. Set in Albert Square in the East End of London in the fictional Borough of Walford, the programme follows the stories of local residents and their families as they go about their daily lives. Initially there were two 30-minute episodes per week, later increasing to three, but since 2001, episodes have been broadcast on every weekday except Wednesday (outside of special occasions).
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Water
MovieJan 11, 1985

Water

A British diplomat to a West Indian island nation finds his idyllic …
A British diplomat to a West Indian island nation finds his idyllic existence thrown into chaos when a large American drilling company finds a huge source of natural mineral water there.
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1984
The Bill
TV ShowOct 16, 1984

The Bill

The Bill is a British police procedural television series, …
The Bill is a British police procedural television series, first broadcast on ITV from 16 August 1983 until 31 August 2010. The programme originated from a one-off drama, Woodentop, broadcast in August 1983.
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1983
Last Night at the Alamo
MovieOct 3, 1983

Last Night at the Alamo

The cheerless events on the …
The cheerless events on the last night in the existence of a little suburban Houston pub. It has to be closed down for development reasons but one of the regular customers, Cowboy, seems to have friends in high places.
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1981
Student Bodies
MovieAug 7, 1981

Student Bodies

A murderer known as "The Breather" kills off high …
A murderer known as "The Breather" kills off high schoolers.
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1980
The Gentle Touch
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TV ShowApr 11, 1980

The Gentle Touch

The Gentle Touch is a British police drama television series made …
The Gentle Touch is a British police drama television series made by London Weekend Television for ITV which began on 11 April 1980 and ran until 1984. The series is notable for being the first (by four months) British series to feature a female police detective as its leading character, ahead of the similarly themed BBC series Juliet Bravo.
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1979
Minder
TV ShowOct 29, 1979

Minder

Minder is a British comedy-drama series about the London …
Minder is a British comedy-drama series about the London criminal underworld. Initially produced by Verity Lambert, it was made by Euston Films, a subsidiary of Thames Television and shown on ITV (originally by Thames, then Central Independent Television in 1993 and 1994 after Thames lost its franchise). The original show ran for ten series between 29 October 1979 and 10 March 1994. The series was notable for using a range of leading British actors, as well as many up-and-coming performers before they found their greatest success; at its peak it was one of ITV's most watched shows.
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Not the Nine O'Clock News
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TV ShowOct 16, 1979

Not the Nine O'Clock News

Not the Nine O'Clock News …
Not the Nine O'Clock News was a British television sketch comedy which was broadcast on BBC2 from 1979 to 1982. Originally shown as a comedy alternative to the Nine O'Clock News on BBC1, it featured satirical sketches on current news stories and popular culture, as well as parody songs, comedy sketches, re-edited videos, and spoof television formats. The programme featured Rowan Atkinson, Pamela Stephenson, Mel Smith, and Griff Rhys Jones, as well as Chris Langham in the first series.
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Shoestring
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TV ShowSep 30, 1979

Shoestring

Shoestring is a British detective fiction drama series, set in an …
Shoestring is a British detective fiction drama series, set in an unnamed city in the West of England and filmed in Bristol, featuring the down-at-heel private detective Eddie Shoestring (Trevor Eve), who presents his own show on Radio West, a local radio station. Broadcast on BBC1, the programme lasted for two series, between 30 September 1979 and 21 December 1980, featuring a total of 21 episodes. After the second series was broadcast Eve decided not to return to the role, as he "wanted to diversify into theatre roles". (Subsequently the production team began taking popular elements of the series and revising them for a new series, Bergerac, set in Jersey and first shown in 1981) BBC Books published two novels written by Paul Ableman, Shoestring (1979) and Shoestring's Finest Hour (1980).
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Jaguar Lives!
MovieAug 9, 1979

Jaguar Lives!

The world's new Karate hero (Joe Lewis) is out to stop drug …
The world's new Karate hero (Joe Lewis) is out to stop drug dealers, gangs, and help save the world from an evil con (Sir Christopher Lee).
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Nomination1979

Best Comedy Performance

Nominated for "Gloo Joo".
Laurence Olivier Award
1978
Return of the Saint
TV ShowSep 10, 1978

Return of the Saint

Return of the Saint was a British action-adventure television …
Return of the Saint was a British action-adventure television series that aired for one series in 1978 and 1979 in Britain on ITV, and was also broadcast on CBS in the United States. It was co-produced by ITC Entertainment and the Italian broadcaster RAI and ran for 24 episodes.
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Hazell
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TV ShowJan 16, 1978

Hazell

Welcome to the Hazell guide at TV.com. Former Metropolitan …
Welcome to the Hazell guide at TV.com. Former Metropolitan Police officer Hazell, retired from the force through ill health, and with a broken marriage behind him, tries his hand as a private eye.
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1977
1990
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TV ShowSep 18, 1977

1990

In a dystopian future, Britain is under the grip of the Home …
In a dystopian future, Britain is under the grip of the Home Office's Public Control Department (PCD), a tyrannically oppressive bureaucracy riding roughshod over the population's civil liberties.
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Black Joy
MovieMay 26, 1977

Black Joy

An innocent and unsophisticated Guyanan immigrant is …
An innocent and unsophisticated Guyanan immigrant is exposed to the hustlin' way of life of the Brixton ghetto.
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1976
Gangsters
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TV ShowSep 9, 1976

Gangsters

Hard-hitting drama in which Maurice Colbourne plays …
Hard-hitting drama in which Maurice Colbourne plays John Kline, a former SAS operative and convicted criminal who is released from prison and recruited to act as an undercover agent within Birmingham's underworld.
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Peter Pan
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MovieFeb 29, 1976

Peter Pan

Another live-action musical version of the play, with all-new …
Another live-action musical version of the play, with all-new songs, rather than the ones used in the famous Mary Martin production.
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1975
Angels
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TV ShowSep 1, 1975

Angels

Angels is a British television seasonal drama series …
Angels is a British television seasonal drama series dealing with the subject of student nurses and was broadcast by the BBC between 1975 and 1983 and was once described as the "Z-Cars of nursing". The show's format switched to a twice-weekly soap opera format (although still seasonal) from 1979 to 1983.
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1972
Emmerdale
TV ShowOct 16, 1972

Emmerdale

Emmerdale (known as Emmerdale Farm until 1989) is a British …
Emmerdale (known as Emmerdale Farm until 1989) is a British soap opera set in Emmerdale (known as Beckindale until 1994), a fictional village in the Yorkshire Dales. Created by Kevin Laffan, Emmerdale Farm was first broadcast on 16 October 1972. Interior scenes have been filmed at The Leeds Studios since its inception, while exterior scenes were previously filmed in Esholt, a real village, but are now shot at a purpose built set on the Harewood estate. The programme is broadcast in every ITV region.
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Love Thy Neighbour
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TV ShowApr 13, 1972

Love Thy Neighbour

Love Thy Neighbour is a British television sitcom, which was …
Love Thy Neighbour is a British television sitcom, which was broadcast from 13 April 1972 until 22 January 1976, spanning eight series and 54 episodes. The series was produced by Thames Television for the ITV network.
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1971
Gumshoe
MovieDec 9, 1971

Gumshoe

Ginley (Albert Finney) is a nightclub bingo caller eager for a …
Ginley (Albert Finney) is a nightclub bingo caller eager for a career change. On his thirty-first birthday, he advertises himself as a private eye in the newspaper. He dons a trench coat, and begins engaging others in rapid-fire dialogue as if he were Humphrey Bogart, or some Dashiell Hammett creation. Soon after, Ginley is phoned by a fat man, who gives him a package containing a gun, a photograph, and a large sum of money. Eventually Ginley is investigating a case involving smuggling of weapons as well as drugs. Ginley also finds himself at odds with his unsupportive brother, who offers Ginley payment to break off his investigations. Eventually Ginley learns of his brother-in-law's involvement in the crimes at hand. Ginley faces a series of daunting tasks: solving the crimes, bringing justice to the smugglers (and a murderer), as well as maintaining his safety and sanity in the process.
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All the Right Noises
MovieMay 6, 1971

All the Right Noises

A married theatre lighting technician with two small …
A married theatre lighting technician with two small children has an affair with a teenage actress.
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Masterpiece
TV ShowJan 10, 1971

Masterpiece

Masterpiece (formerly known as Masterpiece Theatre) is a …
Masterpiece (formerly known as Masterpiece Theatre) is a drama anthology television series produced by WGBH Boston. It premiered on Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) on January 10, 1971, making it America's longest-running weekly prime time drama series. The series has presented numerous acclaimed British productions. Many of these are produced by the BBC, but the line-up has also included programs shown on the UK commercial channels ITV and Channel 4.
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1970
The Goodies
TV ShowNov 8, 1970

The Goodies

The Goodies is a British television comedy series shown in the …
The Goodies is a British television comedy series shown in the 1970s and early 1980s. The series, which combines surreal sketches and situation comedy, was broadcast by BBC 2 from 1970 to 1980. One seven-episode series was made for ITV company LWT and shown in 1981-82.
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UFO
TV ShowSep 16, 1970

UFO

UFO is a 1970 British science fiction television series about …
UFO is a 1970 British science fiction television series about the ongoing covert efforts of a government defence organisation to prevent an alien invasion of Earth. It was created by Gerry Anderson and Sylvia Anderson with Reg Hill, and produced by the Andersons and Lew Grade's Century 21 Productions for Grade's ITC Entertainment company.
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1966
Softly, Softly
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TV ShowJan 5, 1966

Softly, Softly

Softly, Softly is a British television drama series, produced by …
Softly, Softly is a British television drama series, produced by the BBC and screened on BBC 1 from January 1966. It was created as a spin-off from the series Z-Cars, which ended its fifth series run in December 1965. The series took its name from the proverb "Softly, softly, catchee monkey", the motto of Lancashire Constabulary Training School.
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1965
Till Death Us Do Part
TV ShowJul 22, 1965

Till Death Us Do Part

Till Death Us Do Part is a …
Till Death Us Do Part is a British television sitcom that aired on BBC1 from 1965 to 1975. The show was first broadcast as a Comedy Playhouse pilot, then in seven series until 1975. Six years later in 1981, ITV continued the sitcom for six episodes, calling it Till Death.... The BBC produced a sequel from 1985 until 1992, In Sickness and in Health.
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1942
BirthJuly 1942

Oscar James

Oscar James was born.
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