Famous Guest Stars on Bergeracby lawrenceconwayvulcan | created - 16 Oct 2015 | updated - 2 weeks ago | Public
Famous actors who were on the hit BBC1 show
Actor | Gosford Park
Sir Michael Gambon was born in Cabra, Dublin, Ireland, to Mary (Hoare), a seamstress, and Edward Gambon, an engineer. After joining the National Theatre, under the Artistic Directorship of Sir Laurence Olivier, Gambon went on to appear in a number of leading roles in plays written by Alan Ayckbourn...
Played a computer expert who gets threated with death
Julian Wyatt Glover was born on March 27, 1935 in Hampstead, London, England, to Honor Ellen Morgan (Wyatt), a BBC journalist, and Claude Gordon Glover, a BBC radio producer. He is of English, Scottish and Welsh ancestry. Primarily a classical stage actor, Glover trained at the National Youth ...
Star Wars, James Bond and Indina Jones bad guy played a Swedish diplomat.
Actress | The Player
Greta Scacchi was born in Milan, Italy, to Pamela Carsaniga, an English dancer and Luca Scacchi, an Italian art dealer and painter. She grew up in Milan and Sussex, England. In 1975, her mother and second husband moved to Australia, where, after she left school, Greta worked as an Italian ...
Regular screen femme fatale played a French gangster's moll
Actress | Willow
British-born actress Joanne Whalley has graced the big and small screens for decades. Known for such films as Scandal and Willow, she was a firm fixture on British TV screens including the hit series, The Singing Detective and nuclear industry drama The Edge Of Darkness, for which she received a ...
Played a girl who accuses a stand-up comic of trying to rape her
5. Art Malik
Actor | The Living Daylights
Born in Pakistan, the youngest son of an eye surgeon who moved to London to join Moorfield Eye Hospital. Art determined early on that he was English and never learned to speak urdu or hindi. He studied at Guildhall Drama School and while there got a part as a Buddist monk in a Peter Hall directed ...
Played a guru whose faith group is used as a money laundering front
Actor | The Long Good Friday
Derek Thompson was born on April 4, 1948 in Belfast, Northern Ireland. He is an actor, known for The Long Good Friday (1980), Casualty (1986) and The Gentle Touch (1980). He is married to Dee Sadler. They have one child. He was previously married to Christine.
Crook using Art Malik's group as a front for his crimes
7. Denis Lawson
Actor | Star Wars
Denis Lawson was born on September 27, 1947 in Crieff, Perthshire, Scotland as Denis Stamper Lawson. He is an actor and director, known for Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977), Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983) and Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980).
Played a hitman out to kill Art Malik's guru
8. Connie Booth
Actress | Monty Python and the Holy Grail
Connie Booth was born on December 2, 1940 in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA as Constance Booth Bollinger. She is an actress and writer, known for Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975), And Now for Something Completely Different (1971) and Fawlty Towers (1975). She has been married to John Lahr since ...
Played Michael Gambon's wife
Actress | Howards End
Prunella Scales was born on June 22, 1932 in Sutton Abinger, Surrey, England as Prunella Margaret Rumney Illingworth. She is an actress, known for Howards End (1992), Fawlty Towers (1975) and The Boys from Brazil (1978). She has been married to Timothy West since October 1963. They have two ...
Played mother of a drug addict who has her own problems with alchol
10. Jerome Flynn
Actor | Game of Thrones
Jerome Patrick Flynn (born 16 March 1963) is an English actor and singer. He is best known for his roles as Paddy Garvey of the King's Fusiliers in the ITV series Soldier Soldier, Fireman Kenny 'Rambo' Baines in the pilot of London's Burning, Bronn in the hit HBO series Game of Thrones, and Bennet ...
Played a vet who dies of accidental poisoning
11. Bruce Payne
Actor | Passenger 57
Having worked extensively in film, theatre and television in both the UK and the US, and on location in many parts of the globe. Bruce Payne (Producer, Actor, 1st A.D.) was born in London Town and is a much-loved and respected talent recognized around the world. Known in the Industry as the ...
Boyfriend of Jim's ex-wife
Actress | Solaris
Natascha McElhone was born in Walton on Thames, London. She attended several schools, Camden School for Girls being the last.
Natascha McElhone established herself as a talented leading actress when she left drama school in 1993 to play the lead in her first film, Merchant Ivory's Surviving Picasso,...
Played one of a pair of spoiled rich girls
13. Louise Lombard
Actress | Hidalgo
Louise Lombard lived and breathed the arts from an early age, and projected extreme versatility in many arenas. A trained dancer and actress from childhood, Lombard displayed a remarkable predilection for emotionally and psychologically challenging characters, such as that of a heroin addict in the...
Played the other spoiled rich girl
14. 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...
Was a gangster
15. Bill Nighy
Actor | Love Actually
Bill Nighy is an award-winning British character actor. He was born William Francis Nighy on December 12, 1949 in Caterham, Surrey, England, to Catherine Josephine (Whittaker), a psychiatric nurse from Glasgow, and Alfred Martin Nighy, who was English-born and managed a garage in Croydon.
Tried to frame Jim for murder
16. Simon Williams
Actor | Kinvig
Simon Williams was born on June 16, 1946 in Windsor, Berkshire, England as Hugh Valentine Simon Williams. He is an actor, known for Kinvig (1981), Jabberwocky (1977) and Pig Heart Boy (1999). He is married to Lucy Fleming. They have four children. He was previously married to Belinda Carroll.
Antique dealer marked for death by Bill Nighy's character.
17. Philip Glenister
Actor | Kingdom of Heaven
Philip Glenister was born on February 10, 1963 in London, England. He is an actor, known for Kingdom of Heaven (2005), Ashes to Ashes (2008) and Life on Mars (2006). He has been married to Beth Goddard since 2006. They have two children.
Worked in Simon Williams antique shop his character name was Philip!
18. Kenneth Cranham
Actor | Layer Cake
Played an arms dealer
19. Ronald Lacey
Actor | Raiders of the Lost Ark
A prolific character actor on British television for three decades, Ronald Lacey was born on June 18, 1935 in the suburbs of London. He began his career in 1961 after compulsory National Service. He attended The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. His first notable performance was delivered ...
Best Known for his famous role as Gestapo agent Toht in Raiders of the Lost played a crook.
20. Alan Ford
Actor | Snatch
Regular screen Cockney tough guy was a member of a gang out to get Charlie Hungerford
British character actor Richard Griffiths came from radio and the classical stage where he built up an early reputation as a Shakespearean clown, with larger-than-life portrayals of Henry VIII, Falstaff in "The Merry Wives of Windsor" and Bottom in "A Midsummer Night's Dream" with the Royal ...
Perhaps the most unlikely choice to play a mountain climber
22. Anthony Head
Actor | Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Anthony Stewart Head was born on February 20, 1954 in Camden Town, north London, England. He grew up in Hampton, near Richmond upon Thames in London. He's the youngest son of his parents, Seafield Head (a documentary filmmaker) and Helen Shingler (an actress). He is the younger brother of musical ...
Played a civil Servant whose boss runs off to Jersey to defect to the KGB
23. Tony Robinson
Actor | Maid Marian and Her Merry Men
Tony Robinson was born on August 15, 1946 in London, England. He is a producer and actor, known for Maid Marian and Her Merry Men (1989), Blackadder Goes Forth (1989) and The NeverEnding Story III (1994). He has been married to Louise Hobbs since June 27, 2011. He was previously married to Mary ...
Was a con man who tried to pass himself off as Jim
24. Ray Winstone
Actor | The Departed
Ray Winstone was born on February 19, 1957, in Hackney Hospital in London, England, to Margaret (Richardson) and Raymond J. Winstone. He moved to Enfield, at age seven, where his parents had a fruit and vegetable business. He started boxing at the age of twelve at the famous Repton Amateur Boxing ...
Part of a plot to frame Jim
25. Ronald Pickup
Actor | The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
Educated at Leeds University, he trained at RADA then joined Olivier's National Theatre Company at the Old Vic where he spent 7 years. On television he won acclaim as George Orwell in 'Orwell on Jura'. He won his only award - 'Sony Best Actor' for 1986 for 'The Awful Insulation of Rage' on radio
Played a fraudster trying to get away with his loot
26. David Calder
Classically-trained veteran actor David Calder was born on 1 August 1946 in Portsmouth, England. His impressive career in acting began as early as 1968 around the age of 22. Easily known to British audiences for his work in film and television, Calder perhaps is better known to American audiences ...
Played a founder of a far right terror group
27. Norman Wisdom
Actor | Trouble in Store
Norman Wisdom has become the great British clown very much in the mould of Charles Chaplin with his "little man" in the ill fitting suit and cloth cap. His character is "everyman", much put upon but struggling through to a (usually) happy ending. He was brought up in an orphanage after his mother ...
UK comic great played a con man
28. Jeff Rawle
Jeff Rawle was born on July 20, 1951 in Birmingham, England. He is an actor and writer, known for Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005), Doc Martin (2004) and Hollyoaks (1995). He has been married to Nina Marc since 1998. They have two children.
Played a thug who mugs Norman Wisdom's character
29. Phil Davis
Actor | Vera Drake
Phil Davis was born on July 30, 1953 in Grays, Essex, England. He is an actor and director, known for Vera Drake (2004), Alien³ (1992) and Bleak House (2005). He has been married to Eve Matheson since 2002. They have one child.
Kidnaps Jim's daughter
30. Barry Foster
Actor | Frenzy
John Barry Foster's acting career began and ended on the stage. At the age of 20 he won a scholarship to the Central School of Speech and Drama where he befriended future playwright Harold Pinter. After two years training, Barry went on tour with Andrew McMaster and fellow actors Patrick Magee and ...
Played a TV reporter trying to escape his past.
31. Donald Sumpter
Actor | In the Heart of the Sea
Donald Sumpter was born on February 13, 1943 in Brixworth, Northamptonshire, England as Donald A Sumpter. He is an actor, known for In the Heart of the Sea (2015), The Constant Gardener (2005) and The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011).
Played a commercials director who when making his latest one makes an awful discovery
32. Andrew Sachs
Actor | Fawlty Towers
Andrew Sachs born Andreas Siegfried Sachs was born in Berlin, Germany, he and his family emigrated to London in 1938, to escape persecution under the Nazis. He made his name on British television and rose to fame in the 1970s for his portrayals of the comical Spanish waiter Manuel in Fawlty Towers ...
Fence mixed up with a violent gang
33. Charles Gray
Actor | Diamonds Are Forever
The son of a surveyor, Charles Gray grew up in Queens Park, London, and went to school in his home town of Bournemouth. As a young actor, he received his vocal training from the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford-upon-Avon and at the Old Vic, having long abandoned his first job as clerk for a ...
The leader of a Black magic sect, just like the role he played in The Devil Rides Out the film version of the Dennis Wheatley novel who gets a mention in the episode.
34. David Schofield
Actor | Gladiator
David Schofield was born in 1951, in Manchester, England. He was one of ten children in a working-class family. His first acting experience was at Manchester boy's school at the age of 12. In 1967, he was accepted as student assistant stage manager at a local repertory theatre. He started on the ...
Violent crook out to get even with those he thinks stiched him up
35. Beryl Reid
Actress | The Killing of Sister George
Beryl Reid was the daughter of Scottish parents and grew up in industrial Manchester, England. She left home at the age of 16 to go and work in a shop. She lasted 6 weeks. She applied for and was accepted in a revue in the Summer season in Bridlington. She had no formal training but joined the ...
Played the mother of a London crook who comes to Jersey to visit her.
36. Benjamin Whitrow
Actor | Chicken Run
Benjamin Whitrow was a softly-spoken, RADA-trained English actor who performed on stage from 1959. He worked for seven years in the 1960s under the direction of Laurence Olivier at the National Theatre. He was also a prolific actor on screen, usually seen in avuncular roles. He is probably best ...
Beryl Reid's gangster son
37. Alec McCowen
Actor | Never Say Never Again
Alec McCowen was born Alexander Duncan McCowan on May 26, 1925 in Tunbridge Wells, England. After studying at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, he made his professional debut in 1942. He established his reputation in classical stage roles, appearing in the ensemble of Laurence Olivier's famed ...
Played a retired cop out to close the case that eluded him
38. George Costigan
Actor | The Beiderbecke Connection
George Costigan is an English actor. Born in Portsmouth, Hampshire, Costigan grew up in Salford, Lancashire. After attending St Augustine's C of E Primary School on Bolton Road in Pendlebury, he went to Wardley Grammar School on Mardale Avenue in Wardley near Swinton.
Costigan has been on television...
The subject of Alec McCowen cop's enquires
39. William Hootkins
Actor | Star Wars
William Michael Hootkins was born on July 5, 1948, in Dallas, Texas. He moved to London, England in the early '70s and lived there up until 2002. Hootkins was an actor at Theatre Intime while attending Princeton University where he learned how to speak fluent Mandarin Chinese. He also trained as an...
Played a middle man putting together a band of soldiers for hire for a job in Afirca
40. John Forgeham
Actor | Mean Machine
John Forgeham was born on May 14, 1941 in Kidderminster, Worcestershire, England as John Henry George Forgham. He was an actor, known for Mean Machine (2001), The Italian Job (1969) and Kiss of the Dragon (2001). He was married to Arlene Garciano, Fiesta Mei Ling and Georgina Hale. He died on March...
Played the right hand man of one of Charlie's associates who ends up on the wrong end of a beating.
41. Tony Haygarth
Actor | Chicken Run
Instantly recognisable, often bearded Liverpudlian character actor who has been regularly featured on stage and screen in period productions, police dramas, sitcoms and soaps during a career spanning five decades. Extremely prolific and versatile, he has taken on just about any type of role, ...
The owner of a valuable stud horse that may have been taken for illicit gain
42. Bernard Hepton
Actor | Get Carter
Tall, dignified-looking Bernard Hepton enjoyed a six decade-long career on both stage and screen during which he particularly excelled at subtle, self-effacing or introspective roles. An electrician's son, Hepton grew up in the West Yorkshire city of Bradford. Due to poor eyesight, he missed out on...
Played a conniving Government minister
Actor | Callan
Anthony Valentine was born on August 17, 1939 in Blackburn, Lancashire, England. He was an actor, known for Callan (1967), Scobie in September (1969) and An Age of Kings (1960). He was married to Susan Valentine. He died on December 2, 2015 in Guildford, Surrey, England.
Member of a high profile Jersey family who is suspected of murder
44. Catherine Schell
Actress | On Her Majesty's Secret Service
Born in Budapest, Hungary, her true name is Katherina Freiin Schell von Bauschlott, the scion of a once wealthy German patrician family. Her father, the Baron Paul Schell von Bauschlott, was a well-respected diplomat until the Nazis confiscated their estates during WWII, while her mother was ...
Played a French Hotel owner who is the girlfriend of Anthony Valentine's character
45. Geoffrey Bayldon
Actor | Casino Royale
Born Leeds, England and trained at Old Vic Theatre School, 1947-1949. First stage appearance in "Tough at the Top" (C.B. Cochran's last musical) in 1949, followed by seasons at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon; Glasgow Citizen's and Birmingham Repertory Theatre. First in ...
Was a rich old man whose life may be at risk
46. Warren Clarke
Actor | A Clockwork Orange
Lancashire-born Warren Clarke was an actor of immense presence and considerable versatility who turned his wide-shouldered, robust appearance and lived-in, hangdog facial features into an asset. For more than two and a half decades he had toiled in a wide variety of supporting roles before finding ...
Played the son of Geoffrey Bayldon's character
47. Amanda Redman
Actress | Sexy Beast
Amanda Redman was born on August 12, 1957 in Brighton, East Sussex, England as Amanda Jacqueline Redman. She is an actress, known for Sexy Beast (2000), New Tricks (2003) and Mike Bassett: England Manager (2001). She has been married to Damian Schnabel since September 4, 2010. She was previously ...
Niece of a rich old lady who has dubious connections
48. Reece Dinsdale
Actor | I.D.
Reece was born and raised in Normanton West Yorkshire. He trained at the prestigious Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London. This led to a long and successful acting career in television, theatre, film and radio drama. He has appeared in some of the most celebrated TV shows and films over ...
Played a bad boy Tennis player
49. Stephen McGann
Actor | Call the Midwife
Born in Liverpool, England, One of four acting brothers. Trained in music until first acting job in 1982. Acted in british screen & theatre since then. Married to a TV scriptwriter. Lives in the Essex countryside.
Tango dance teacher who is not what he seems
50. Patrick Mower
Actor | Carry on England
Patrick Mower was born on September 12, 1938 in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England as Patrick Archibald Shaw. He is an actor, known for Carry On England (1976), Emmerdale (1972) and Special Branch (1969). He has been married to Anya Pope since 1996. They have one child. He was previously married to ...
Played an one time Golf pro turned to crime
51. Sarah Douglas
Actress | Superman
Even though Sarah Douglas was born and raised in Stratford-Upon-Avon, and knew that she wanted to act, she did try to expand options available to her. She worked in a factory and for a time, also in a sterilizing department of a hospital. She briefly moved to France and also undertook a teacher ...
Played a woman linked to Patrick Mower's character
52. Ian Hendry
Actor | Get Carter
Born 13 January 1931 in Ipswich, England, Ian Hendry's career began rather auspiciously--playing the fall guy for a circus clown. After attending London's Central School of Speech and Drama, things started progressing nicely when he starred as "Dr. Geoffrey Brent" in Police Surgeon (1960). This led...
Played a Korean War veteran whose memoirs someone wants stopped from being published.
53. Danny Webb
Actor | Alien³
Frequently billed as Danny Webb, he is best known as the prisoner Morse in Alien³ (1992), the only surviving member of the prison colony. His resumé includes a fine mix of television and film, appearing in popular TV series such as Brookside (1982), Cardiac Arrest (1994) and much later Cutting...
One of a pair of hitmen who come to Jersey for their latest job.
54. Dudley Sutton
Actor | The Football Factory
Dudley Sutton was born on April 6, 1933 in Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, England as Dudley G Sutton. He was an actor and director, known for The Football Factory (2004), Cockneys vs Zombies (2012) and Noble House (1988). He was married to Marjorie Steele and Joan D Walker. He died on September 15, ...
Played a terrorist
Actor | The Bill
Worked in the Merchant Navy, trained as a Graphic Designer and worked as a minicab driver. First drama job was Assistant Stage Manager at the Richmond Theatre. First acting role was in the play "Woman in a Dressing Gown" at said theatre. First break was a guest appearance in The Sweeney (1974).
Best known for playing tough as nails cop Frank Burnside in The Bill played the manager of Charlie Hungerford's underwater salvage firm.
56. David Troughton
Actor | Crime and Punishment
David Troughton was born in London on 9 June 1950, the son of noted Shakespearean actor Patrick Troughton, who is now best remembered as the Second Doctor in Doctor Who (1963). He started his own acting career at the Unicorn Theatre for Children. His stage career has included repertory at Leeds, ...
Played a cop working on a kidnapping case that has ties to Jim's ex-wife
57. James Faulkner
Actor | Paul, Apostle of Christ
James Faulkner is an English actor best known for his roles as Pope Sixtus IV in the historical fantasy series Da Vinci's Demons, and as Randyll Tarly in the HBO series, Game of Thrones.
When at school, Faulkner was never deemed as an academically minded student, however compensated by immersing ...
Played a French businessman whose kidnapping brings in Jim
58. Richard Hurndall
Actor | Running Blind
A gaunt, intense character actor of striking presence, Richard Gibbon Hurndall was educated at Scarborough College and trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. He acted professionally from 1930, initially in repertory theatre and later with the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford-upon-Avon,...
Owner of an expensive collection of jewels
59. Ron Cook
Actor | Hot Fuzz
Played a supergrasss
60. Ann Mitchell
Actress | The Deep Blue Sea
Played Ron's mum despite being only 9 years older than him in real life!
61. Simon Cadell
Actor | Watership Down
Simon Cadell was born on July 19, 1950 in Marylebone, London, England as Simon John Cadell. He was an actor, known for Watership Down (1978), The Cold Light of Day (1996) and Enemy at the Door (1978). He was married to Rebecca Croft. He died on March 6, 1996 in Westminster, London.
Played the publisher of Ian Hendry's book
62. Michael Angelis
Actor | Joseph
Michael Angelis was born on April 29, 1944 in Paddington, London, England as Nicolas Michael Angelis. He is known for his work on Joseph (1995), Melissa (1997) and September Song (1993). He was married to Jennifar Khalastchi and Helen Worth. He died on May 30, 2020 in Thatcham, Berkshire, England.
Played the husband of a murder victim
63. Rosie Marcel
Actress | Holby City
Rosie Marcel was born on May 6, 1977 in Roehampton, London, England as Rosie Ellen Celine Marcel. She is an actress, known for Holby City (1999), Holby Blue (2007) and The Castle of Adventure (1990). She has been married to Ben Stacey since March 27, 2013. They have one child. She was previously ...
Was the daughter of fashion designers
64. Duncan Preston
Actor | Acorn Antiques: The Musical
Duncan Preston is an English actor. He is known for his appearances in television productions written by Victoria Wood, including his roles of Clifford in the soap opera parody sketches Acorn Antiques, and Stan in the sitcom Dinnerladies (1998-2000). He reprised his role of Clifford in Acorn ...
Was Rosie's dad
65. Dave King
Actor | The Long Good Friday
Few British comedians were as successful in the 1950s and early 60s as Dave King. A hit recording singer, he was one of the few British comics to top the bill at the London Palladium as well as having top rating TV shows in both Britain and America. Although his success was relatively short as a ...
Owner of a diamond necklace being auctioned
66. Geoffrey Palmer
Actor | Tomorrow Never Dies
Lugubrious-faced English actor Geoffrey Palmer was born in London, the son of a chartered accountant. After leaving school, he did his national service with the Royal Marines where he became a field training and small arms instructor. He then briefly tried his hand at accountancy before his ...
Played a man with a hidden past