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||February 9, 1997
||June 18, 1943
||Cause of Death:
||Surrey, England, GB
RATE AND COMMENT
Created the role of nervous medical student Michael Upton in the popular TV series "Doctor in the House"
Returned to TV as language-school teacher Jeremy Brown in the half-hour sitcom "Mind Your Language"
Worked with regional theater repertory companies and at the National Theatre following graduation
Concentrated on theatre work, which included directing plays at Theatre Clwyd in Mold
First won widespread attention in Clive Donner's "Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush"
Left business when opportunities disappeared; worked as a taxi driver near his home at Claybrooke Magna
Won a John Gielgud scholarship to the Central School of Speech and Drama in London
Appeared in BBC production of "Much Ado About Nothing"
Left the "Doctor" programmes following the second series, "Doctor at Large", having achieved his greatest success
Born in Guildford and brought up in an orphanage at Twickenham
Starred in dismal film farce, "Adventures of a Taxi Driver"