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Ram John Holder

Guyanese actor and musician, Ram John Holder started his professional life as a folk singer in New York in the early '60s before moving to the UK to work as a musician and later an actor for Pearl Connor's Negro Theatre Workshop. His big break was as the effeminate dancer Marcus in the 1969 film Two Gentlemen Sharing and he's worked in film and TV ever since, most notably as the loveable Porkpie in Channel 4 sitcom Desmond's (1989-1994) and the shortlived spin-off Porkpie

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Jan 1, 1934 In Georgetown, British Guiana
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Play of the Month 1965-10-19
Latest Project:
Movie City of Tiny Lights 2016-09-12
Known For
Poster of Heartbeat
Poster of Casualty
Poster of Man Friday
Poster of Play of the Month
Movie City of Tiny Lights Trinidad Pete 2016-09-12
Movie Song for Marion Charlie 2012-09-15
Series White Van Man Uncle Phil 2011-03-22
Series Death in Paradise Nelson Myers 2011-10-25
Movie Joy Division Neville 2006-11-17
Movie The Calcium Kid Jamaican Barber 2004-01-01
Series Hex Unknown 2004-10-17
Movie Lucky Break Old Billy Morris 2001-08-24
Movie Virtual Sexuality Declan 1999-07-02
Series Porkpie Augustus 'Porkpie' Grant 1995-11-13
Movie O Mary This London Neville 1994-03-30
Series Heartbeat Unknown 1992-04-10
Series Desmond's 1989-01-05
Movie Playing Away Wilf 1987-01-02
Series Casualty Vivian House 1986-09-06
Movie The Passion of Remembrance Benjy Baptiste 1986-01-02
Movie Half Moon Street Lindsay Walker 1986-08-13
Movie Playboy of the West Indies Mac 1985-10-13
Movie My Beautiful Laundrette Poet 1985-11-16
Movie Britannia Hospital Radical 1982-05-27
Movie Cuba Fat Sergeant 1979-12-21
Movie Roadrunner Trevor Ford 1977-07-05
Movie Pressure Brother John 1976-11-19
Movie The Education of Sonny Carson Preacher 1974-07-17
Movie Man Friday Man Friday 1972-10-30
Movie Leo the Last Black Preacher 1970-09-04
Movie Two Gentlemen Sharing Marcus 1969-09-17
Series Play of the Month Unknown 1965-10-19