Michael Aldridge

Actor
Most famous for his performances on American television in British productions throughout the 80s. On TV, Aldrich played Sir Abraham Haphazard in an adaptation of Anthony Trollope's "The Barchester Chronicles" (1984) ... Read more »
Born: 09/09/1920 in Somerset, England, GB

Filmography

Actor (17)

Last of the Summer Wine 1972 - 2005 (TV Show)

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Murder By the Book 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

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Game, Set & Match 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

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The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

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Bon Voyage 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

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The December Rose 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

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Charters & Caldicott 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

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Shanghai Surprise 1986 (Movie)

Mr Burns (Actor)

Turtle Diary 1986 (Movie)

Mr Meager (Actor)

Agatha Christie Stories, Series II 1984 - 1985 (TV Show)

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Reilly: Ace of Spies 1983 - 1984 (TV Show)

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Bullshot 1983 (Movie)

Professor Rupert Fenton (Actor)

Follow Me! 1971 (Movie)

Sir Philip Crouch (Actor)

Chimes at Midnight 1967 (Movie)

Pistol (Actor)

Suicide Mission 1956 (Movie)

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Barchester Chronicles (TV Show)

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Mussolini: The Untold Story (TV Show)

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Biography

Most famous for his performances on American television in British productions throughout the 80s. On TV, Aldrich played Sir Abraham Haphazard in an adaptation of Anthony Trollope's "The Barchester Chronicles" (1984) and a drunken journalist in "Charlie" (1987), He also starred as the genteel Caldicott, who gets ensnared in a mystery, in the six-part series "Charters and Caldicott" (1986), based on the characters made famous by British comedians Basil Radford and Naunton Wayne. Previous to his arrival in the eyes of PBS watchers, Aldridge had a number of bit parts in films ranging from Orson Welles' superb Shakespearean epic, "Chimes at Midnight" (1966) to turns as fusty, professorial types in "Turtle Diary" (1985) and "Shanghai Surprise" (1986).

Milestones

1984

First major TV role, "Barchester Chronicles"

1966

First speaking role in a feature, "Chimes at Midnight

1956

Made feature debut in a non-speaking role in "Suicide Mission"

1939

Made theatrical debut in a repertory company production of "French Without Tears"

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