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David Ryall

Born: 1935

Biography

David John Ryall (5 January 1935 – 25 December 2014) was an English stage, film and television character actor. He had leading roles in Lytton's Diary and Goodnight Sweetheart, as well as memorable roles in Dennis Potter's The Singing Detective and Andrew Davies's adaptation of To Play the King. He also portrayed Billy Buzzle in the ITV sitcom Bless Me, Father and Frank in the BBC sitcom Outnumbered.
Known For Acting
Gender Male
Place of Birth Shoreham-by-Sea, West Sussex, England, UK
Died 25/12/2014

Resources

Movies

Around the World in 80 Days

Lord Salisbury in Around the World in 80 Days

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1

Elphias Doge in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1

City of Ember

Chief Builder in City of Ember

The Woman in Black

Sweetman in The Woman in Black

One Against the Wind

Dumont, Mary's Lawyer in One Against the Wind

Two Men Went To War

Winston Churchill in Two Men Went To War

Walter

Mr. Richards in Walter

The Tractate Middoth

Rant in The Tractate Middoth

The Knowledge

Titanic Walters in The Knowledge

Automata

Dominic Hawk in Automata

Clapham Junction

Vicar in Clapham Junction

The Russia House

Colonial Type in The Russia House

Who Bombed Birmingham?

Dr. Frank Skuse in Who Bombed Birmingham?

The Elephant Man

Man With Whores in The Elephant Man

Byron

Sir Ralph Milbanke in Byron

Lucky Jim

Stanley in Lucky Jim

Bertie and Elizabeth

Winston Churchill in Bertie and Elizabeth

Carrington

Mayor in Carrington

Wilt

Rev. Froude in Wilt

Truly Madly Deeply

George in Truly Madly Deeply

Quartet

Harry in Quartet

The Worst Journey in the World

Curator in The Worst Journey in the World

Milner

Dave Stiles in Milner

Drake's Venture

Sir Francis Wisingham in Drake's Venture

Fatherland

Administrator Kruger in Fatherland

Mr. Turner

Footman in Mr. Turner

Dreams of Leaving

Drunk Journalist in Dreams of Leaving

Mrs Hartley and the Growth Centre

Dr Simmonds in Mrs Hartley and the Growth Centre

Black Beauty

Carriagemaker in Black Beauty

'Tis Pity She's a Whore

Richardetto in 'Tis Pity She's a Whore

Hysteria

Judge in Hysteria

Restoration

Lord Bathurst in Restoration

Blackball

Giles Wilton in Blackball

Mad Cows

Man outside Harrods in Mad Cows

Black Joy

Butcher in Black Joy

The Entertainer

Bill in The Entertainer

Unconditional Love

Funeral Director in Unconditional Love

The Saint: The Brazilian Connection

Teal in The Saint: The Brazilian Connection

The Saint: The Software Murders

Teal in The Saint: The Software Murders

Revolver

Aldo Testi in Revolver

Shuttlecock

Pound in Shuttlecock

Nineteen96

Sir Cyril Llewellyn in Nineteen96

The Secret Agent

Wurme in The Secret Agent

The Dance of Death

Sentry in The Dance of Death

Fords on Water

Mister Jack in Fords on Water

Running Late

Wicks in Running Late

The Borrowers

Crampfurl in The Borrowers

Justice

englischer Minister in Justice

Starlings

Mr James in Starlings

Pickles: The Dog Who Won the World Cup

Meriweather in Pickles: The Dog Who Won the World Cup

Black Eyes

Grandad in Black Eyes

The Cicerones

Figure in Pulpit in The Cicerones

TV Shows

Prime Suspect

Oscar Bream in Prime Suspect

Lovejoy

Sam Cavendish in Lovejoy

Outnumbered

Granddad in Outnumbered

The River

Colonel Danvers in The River

The Ruth Rendell Mysteries

Bill in The Ruth Rendell Mysteries

The Legend of Robin Hood

in The Legend of Robin Hood

The Paradise Club

Bishop Sykes in The Paradise Club

The Borrowers

Crampfurl in The Borrowers

Ultimate Force

in Ultimate Force

Blake's 7

Selman in Blake's 7

The Bill

in The Bill

Lewis

Mr. Cooper in Lewis

A Touch of Frost

in A Touch of Frost

Heartbeat

Howard Dufton in Heartbeat

Foyle's War

in Foyle's War

Inspector Morse

Derek Whittaker in Inspector Morse

Crown Court

in Crown Court

State of Play

in State of Play

Hallmark Hall of Fame

Dumont in Hallmark Hall of Fame

Bonekickers

in Bonekickers

Crooked House

in Crooked House

Plotlands

Harry Crowley in Plotlands

The Return of Shelley

in The Return of Shelley

The Legacy of Reginald Perrin

in The Legacy of Reginald Perrin

Number 10

in Number 10

Anglo Saxon Attitudes

Frank Rammage in Anglo Saxon Attitudes

In the Red

Max Parker in In the Red

In Deep

Denver in In Deep

Jack the Ripper

Bowyer in Jack the Ripper

Peak Practice

Ben Jones in Peak Practice

About Face

in About Face

Trollied

in Trollied

Law and Disorder

in Law and Disorder

The Village

Old Bert Middleton in The Village

Casualty

Eddie Gash in Casualty

Casualty

Tom Harley in Casualty

Goodnight Sweetheart

Eric Elward in Goodnight Sweetheart

Casualty

Dr. James Baker in Casualty

Jake's Progress

Alex Halliwell in Jake's Progress

To Play the King

Sir Bruce Bullerby in To Play the King

Witchcraft

Oxford Librarian in Witchcraft

Oliver Twist

Mr. Fang, magistrate in Oliver Twist

Spyship

in Spyship

Byron

Sir Ralph Milbanke in Byron

Le Grand Charles

Winston Churchill in Le Grand Charles

Reilly: Ace of Spies

Glass in Reilly: Ace of Spies

Enemy at the Door

Capt. Tom Foster-Smythe in Enemy at the Door

Hamish Macbeth

Paul Jeffreys in Hamish Macbeth

Enemy at the Door

Captain Tom Foster-Smythe in Enemy at the Door

Minder

Ashley Brown in Minder

The Singing Detective

Mr. Hall in The Singing Detective

Pie in the Sky

Jack Bolland in Pie in the Sky

Midsomer Murders

Bob Moss in Midsomer Murders

Perfect Scoundrels

Vicar in Perfect Scoundrels

New Tricks

Jasper Urquhart in New Tricks

South Of The Border

Trevor Mitchell in South Of The Border

Bless Me Father

Billy Buzzle in Bless Me Father

Call the Midwife

Tommy Mills in Call the Midwife