Actors Who Appeared as "Number Two" on "The Prisoner" (1967)

by Caractacus23 | created - 03 Aug 2012 | updated - 19 Oct 2012 | Public

In order of their appearance

1. Guy Doleman

Actor | Thunderball

Tough-looking New Zealander, with a long string of credits as an actor in Australian films and theatre. He was also prolific on radio as actor, announcer and compère. In August 1952, Doleman won a £300 prize for his performance in an Actor's Choice half-hourly play, entitled "The Coward". He used ...


2. George Baker

Actor | On Her Majesty's Secret Service

George Baker was born on April 1, 1931 in Varna, Bulgaria as George Morris Baker. He was an actor and writer, known for On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969), The Spy Who Loved Me (1977) and I, Claudius (1976). He was married to Louie Ramsay, Sally Home and Julia Squire. He died on October 7, 2011...


3. Mary Morris

Actress | The Prisoner

Mary first appeared on stage aged just 10. She received her formal training at the royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) and went on to a long and distinguished career in film, television and the theatre. She toured Britain with her own theatrical touring company.

"Dance of the Dead"

4. Peter Wyngarde

Actor | Flash Gordon

Peter Paul Wyngarde was born at the home of an aunt in Marseille, Southern France, and is the son of an English father and French mother. Owing to his father's work as a member of the British Diplomatic Service, Peter spent much of his early childhood moving from one country to another, and was ...


5. Leo McKern

Actor | Ladyhawke

Although he sounded very British, Leo McKern was an Australian. By the time he was 15 years old, he had endured an accident that left him without his left eye. A glass eye replaced it - one might conjecture for the better, as far as making McKern a one-day actor of singular focus (no pun intended; ...

"The Chimes of Big Ben," "Once Upon a Time," "Fall Out"

6. Eric Portman

Actor | A Canterbury Tale

With his clipped delivery, aristocratic if somewhat ominous manner and suave, urbane demeanor, Eric Portman was so good at playing German and/or Nazi officers that many believed he actually was German, or at least Austrian. The fact is that he was British to the core, having been born and raised in...

"Free for All"

7. Rachel Herbert

Actress | Murder Must Advertise

Rachel Herbert was born in 1935 in Surrey, England. She is an actress, known for Murder Must Advertise (1973), Clouds of Witness (1972) and Witch Hunt (1967).

"Free for All"

8. Georgina Cookson

Actress | Catacombs

Lean, aristocratic-looking British character actress,on stage from the 1940's. She was noted on Broadway for her performance (and for bringing the house down with her tango on opening night) as Lady India in Jean Anouilh's 'Ring Around the Moon' (1950-51). On television, her aquiline features and ...

"Many Happy Returns"

9. Anton Rodgers

Actor | Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

Anton Rodgers was born on January 10, 1933 in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, England as Anthony Rodgers. He was an actor, known for Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (1988), The Merchant of Venice (2004) and The Prisoner (1967). He was married to Elizabeth Garvie and Morna Watson. He died on December 1, 2007 in ...

"The Schizoid Man"

10. Colin Gordon

Actor | The Pink Panther

Ceylon-born Colin Gordon began acting on the West End stage as the hind legs of a horse in 'Toad of Toad Hall' in 1934. After wartime service, he returned to the stage, appearing in such plays as 'The White Carnation' and 'The Little Hut' (both 1953), 'Misery Me!' (1955) and 'The Touch of Fear' (...

"A. B. and C.," "The General"

11. David Bauer

Actor | Diamonds Are Forever

Born in Chicago in 1917, David Bauer found more success as an actor in Europe than he did in his home country. He was one of those caught up in the anti-Communist hysteria that swept the US, and especially Hollywood, in the 1950s. Bauer left the US and settled in Great Britain. He found a niche in ...

"Living in Harmony"

12. Derren Nesbitt

Actor | Where Eagles Dare

Rather intriguing British actor who first appeared on UK cinema & TV screens in the late 1950s, and quickly found steady work as a rather unpleasant or untrustworthy individual. His cold, yet cunning features had him appearing in guest roles on many UK TV series including The Adventures of Sir ...

"Its Your Funeral"

13. Andre Van Gyseghem

Actor | The March of the Peasants

Andre Van Gyseghem was born on August 18, 1906 in Eltham, London, England. He was an actor and director, known for The March of the Peasants (1952), For Whom the Bell Tolls (1965) and Sentimental Education (1970). He was married to Jean Forbes-Robertson. He died on October 13, 1979 in London.

"Its Your Funeral"

14. Clifford Evans

Actor | The Mutiny of the Elsinore

Clifford Evans was born on February 17, 1912 in Senghenydd, Caerphilly, Wales as Clifford George Evans. He was an actor and producer, known for Mutiny on the Elsinore (1937), The Kiss of the Vampire (1963) and Courageous Mr. Penn (1942). He was married to Hermione Hannen. He died on June 9, 1985 in...

"Do Not Forsake Me Oh My Darling"

15. John Sharp

Actor | The Wicker Man

John Sharp was born on August 5, 1920 in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England as John Herbert Sharp. He was an actor, known for The Wicker Man (1973), Barry Lyndon (1975) and Top Secret! (1984). He died on November 26, 1992 in London, England.

"A Change of Mind"

16. Patrick Cargill

Actor | Help!

Best known for his appearances on British television in the comedy series Father, Dear Father (1968), Patrick Cargill was also a distinguished stage actor and a brilliant farceur. His immaculate timing was known throughout the profession to the point that when directors where casting a certain type...

"Hammer into Anvil"

17. Kenneth Griffith

Actor | Four Weddings and a Funeral

Kenneth Griffith was born on October 12, 1921 in Tenby, Pembrokeshire, Wales as Kenneth Griffiths. He was an actor and writer, known for Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994), I'm All Right Jack (1959) and A Night to Remember (1958). He was married to Karol Hagar, Doria Noar and Joan Stock. He died on...

"The Girl Who Was Death"

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