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Dinsdale James Landen Net Worth

Dinsdale James Landen Net Worth is
$800,000

Dinsdale James Landen Biography

Dinsdale James Landen (4 September 1932 – 29 December 2003) was a British actor known mainly for his television appearances.Landen was born at Margate, Kent. He made his television debut in 1959 as Pip in an adaptation of Great Expectations and made his film debut in 1960, with a walk-on part in The League of Gentlemen. He first became well known during the 1960s when he starred in the TV series Mickey Dunne and The Mask of Janus, which was renamed The Spies in later series. He also had a parallel career as a stage actor, including as Richard Dazzle in the RSC's 1970 production of London Assurance.On radio, he appeared in the 1973 BBC Radio 4 adaptation of The Foundation Trilogy, as Dr. Watson in the 1974 adaptation of A Study in Scarlet, and as General Bel Riose and Art Gordo in the 1976 adaptation of Jim Eldridge's novel Down Payment on Death. He also portrayed Rupert Purvis in the 1982 production of Tom Stoppard's play The Dog It Was That Died and played the urbane Ambassador McKenzie in BBC Radio 4 series of Flying the Flag.In 1977 Landen starred in his own situation comedy, Devenish, playing a Basil Fawlty-type character in a Reggie Perrin-type situation, designing board games. In 1980 he starred as Barty in the television series Pig in the Middle with Liza Goddard.In 1985 he co-wrote "The True Story of H.P. Sauce".In 1987 he played the lead in a BBC TV production of What the Butler Saw, playing Dr Prentice in a production also featuring Prunella Scales, Timothy West and Bryan Pringle.In 1989 he made a guest appearance in Doctor Who, playing Dr. Judson, a wheelchair-using genius, in the serial The Curse of Fenric.Dinsdale Landen died at his home in South Creake, Norfolk, on 29 December 2003 after becoming ill with pneumonia. He had been diagnosed with oral cancer several years before his death, but was in remission at the time. He was married to the actress Jennifer Daniel.

Quick Facts

Full NameDinsdale James Landen
Date Of BirthSeptember 4, 1932
Died2003-12-29
Place Of BirthMargate, Kent, England, UK
ProfessionActor
SpouseJennifer Daniel
Wikipediahttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/?curid=427574
Star SignVirgo


Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Considered for the main guest lead of Ambrill in Doctor Who:Snakedance.
2Was considered for the roles of Dr. Armstrong, Sir Percy Pathlogist and The PM in Lifeforce(1985).
3Booked to play "Ganataus" in the Doctor Who serial, The Dead Planet, but because dates changed because of production problems, he had to drop out, so Philip Bond took over his role.
4Shortlisted for "Professor Watson" (played by Glyn Houston) in Doctor Who (1963): The Hand Of Fear.
5Offered the part of "Lord Palmerdale" (played by Sean Caffrey) in Doctor Who (1963): Horror of Fang Rock.
6His hobbies included golf and walking.
7He attended Hove County Grammar School and the King's School, Rochester. Having studied for the stage at the Florence Moore Theatre Studios, Hove, he made his first professional appearance in 1946 at the Dolphin Theatre, Brighton, as "Bimbo" in Ian Hay's comedy, "Housemaster".


Filmography

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Seven Faces of Woman1977TV SeriesMark
Three Piece Suite1977TV SeriesTom (segment "After You've Gone")
Fathers and Families1977TV Mini-SeriesJohn Malory
The Sunday Drama1977TV Series
BBC Play of the Month1966-1976TV SeriesDazzle / Charley Wykeham / Jon Denton
Plays for Britain1976TV SeriesSam Malkyn
The Glittering Prizes1976TV Mini-SeriesGavin Pope
The Fight Against Slavery1975TV Mini-SeriesDavid Lisle
Rooms1975TV SeriesRon
Cilla's Comedy Six1975TV SeriesPhilip Speed
Churchill's People1975TV SeriesWilliam the Ewerer
Crown Court1974TV SeriesJohn Michaelson
Thriller1973-1974TV SeriesMatthew Earp
The Protectors1974TV SeriesManning
Great Mysteries1974TV SeriesSimon Degarmo
Digby, the Biggest Dog in the World1973Colonel Masters
Second City Firsts1973TV SeriesAdie Pool
Black and Blue1973TV SeriesLord Grotton
Once Upon a Time1973TV SeriesRobespierre
ITV Playhouse1970-1973TV SeriesBailey / Tom / Lestocq-Granville
Young Winston1972Capt. Weaver
Thirty-Minute Theatre1970-1972TV SeriesBob Purvis / The Editor
ITV Sunday Night Theatre1972TV SeriesGiles
Jason King1972TV SeriesDet. Insp. Roddick
The Guardians1971TV SeriesDr. Thorn
Fraud Squad1970TV SeriesCharlie Dickens
Every Home Should Have One1970Vicar Geoffrey Mellish
Mosquito Squadron1969Wing Commander Clyde Penrose
World in Ferment1969TV SeriesChris Champers
The Wednesday Play1966-1969TV SeriesRonald / Ian / Brian
The Inside Man1969TV SeriesReed
The Avengers1968TV SeriesWatney
Mickey Dunne1967TV SeriesMickey Dunne
Jackanory1966TV SeriesStoryteller
The Spies1966TV SeriesRichard Cadell
Rasputin: The Mad Monk1966Peter
The Mask of Janus1965TV SeriesRichard Cadell
The Man in Room 171965TV SeriesPeter Nash
ITV Play of the Week1959-1965TV SeriesDavid Sweet / Lieut. Brook / Arthur Kennion
They All Died Laughing1964Fred
Z Cars1963TV SeriesAlfred Truby
Drama 61-671961-1963TV SeriesLt. Peter Willis
ITV Television Playhouse1961-1963TV SeriesHusband / Ben Spray / Michael / ...
We Joined the Navy1962Bowles
Out of This World1962TV SeriesJon Hoff
The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre1962TV SeriesJoe Ross
Saki1962TV Mini-SeriesReginald
BBC Sunday-Night Play1961-1962TV SeriesBilly Mitchell / Captain Absolute / Tony Lumpkin
Operation Snatch1962Capt. Wellington
The Valiant1962Norris
Playback1962Joe Ross
Tales of Mystery1961TV SeriesJohn Marriot
The League of Gentlemen1960Young Man in Gym Receiving Massage (uncredited)
Probation Officer1960TV SeriesTommy Purvis
Saturday Playhouse1959TV SeriesFalk Brandon
Great Expectations1959TV SeriesPip
Armchair Theatre1957TV SeriesJerry Hammond
The Last Enemy1956TV Movie
The Inspector Lynley Mysteries2004TV SeriesMajor Wiley
The Wingless Bird1997TV Mini-SeriesColonel Farrier / Colonel Hugh Farrier
Smith & Jones1995TV Series
The Steal1995Sir Wilmot
The Buccaneers1995TV Mini-SeriesLord Brightlingsea
The World of Peter Rabbit and Friends1993-1995TV SeriesMr. Tod
Lovejoy1993-1994TV SeriesJim Leonard
Some Other Spring1991TV MovieHarrington
Woof!1991TV SeriesUncle Matt
Mit den Clowns kamen die Tränen1990TV Mini-Series
All Creatures Great and Small1990TV SeriesStewie Brannan
The Saint: The Software Murders1989TV MovieLeard
Doctor Who1989TV SeriesDr. Judson
Theatre Night1985-1989TV SeriesMaj. Petkoff / Dr. Prentice / Paul
Summer Season1985TV SeriesHarry Tremlett
The Irish R.M.1985TV SeriesColonel Jepson
Morons from Outer Space1985Commander Grenville Matteson
This Office Life1984TV Movie
Freud1984TV Mini-SeriesCharcot
Events in a Museum1983TV MovieDr. James Short
On the Razzle1983TV MovieZangler
Shakespeare Lives!1982TV Series
Play for Today1975-1980TV SeriesDavid Purser / Peter / Charles
Pig in the Middle1980TV SeriesBartholomew 'Barty' Wade / Barty Wade
Premiere1978TV SeriesClovis
International Velvet1978Mr. Curtis
BBC2 Play of the Week1978TV SeriesComposer
Devenish1977-1978TV SeriesArthur P. Devenish
ITV Sunday Night Drama1977TV SeriesBernard
The New Avengers1977TV SeriesColdstream
Piccadilly Circus1977TV SeriesCharles

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Breakfast Time1984TV SeriesHimself
The Theatre Quiz1981TV SeriesHimself - Panellist
Call My Bluff1977TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The World of Hammer1994TV Series documentaryPeter

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