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Leonard Rossiter

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Leonard Rossiter (21 October 1926 – 5 October 1984) was an English actor known for his roles as Rupert Rigsby, in the British comedy television series Rising Damp (1974–78), and Reginald Iolanthe Perrin, in The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin (1976–79). He also had a long and distinguished career in the theatre and gained some notoriety for a series of Cinzano commercials (1978–1983), with Joan Collins. Description above from the Wikipedia article Leonard Rossiter, licensed under CC-BY-SA,full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Oct 21, 1926 In Wavertree, Liverpool, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series You Can't Win 1961-10-05
Latest Project:
Movie The Unforgettable Leonard Rossiter 2000-09-25
Known For
Poster of Trail of the Pink Panther
Poster of The Pink Panther Strikes Again
Poster of Barry Lyndon
Poster of Death is a Good Living
Movie The Unforgettable Leonard Rossiter Various (archive footage) 2000-09-25
Movie Starry Night Mr. Morganstern 1999-01-01
Movie Water Sir Malcolm Leveridge 1985-01-01
Movie The Moon Over Soho Max von Konigsberg 1985-08-18
Series Tripper's Day 1984-09-24
Movie Dog Ends Arthur 1984-07-17
Movie The Life and Death of King John King John 1984-11-24
Movie Britannia Hospital Vincent Potter 1982-05-27
Movie Trail of the Pink Panther Superintendant Quinlan 1982-12-03
Movie The Factory Harry Meadows 1981-12-22
Movie Rising Damp Rigsby 1980-05-03
Movie Le Petomane Monsieur Joseph Pujol 1979-12-31
Movie Fearless Frank 1978-10-04
Series BBC Television Shakespeare Unknown 1978-12-01
Series The Losers 1978-11-12
Series The Galton & Simpson Playhouse Unknown 1977-02-17
Series The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin Unknown 1976-09-08
Movie Machinegunner Cyril Dugdale 1976-04-01
Movie Voyage of the Damned Commander von Bonin 1976-12-22
Movie The Pink Panther Strikes Again Quinlan 1976-12-15
Movie After the Solo Dawson 1975-11-25
Movie Barry Lyndon Capt. John Quin 1975-11-26
Movie If There Weren't Any Blacks You'd Have to Invent Them The Blind Man 1974-03-03
Series The Carnforth Practice Unknown 1974-04-21
Series Rising Damp 1974-09-02
Movie The Italian Table Mr. Jeffs 1970-02-18
Series Play for Today Arthur 1970-10-15
Movie The Year of the Sex Olympics Co-ordinator Ugo Priest 1968-01-01
Movie Diamonds for Breakfast Inspector Dudley 1968-12-01
Movie Deadfall Fillmore 1968-09-11
Movie 2001: A Space Odyssey Dr. Andrei Smyslov 1968-04-02
Movie Otley Johnson 1968-10-01
Movie Oliver! Sowerberry 1968-09-26
Movie Deadlier Than the Male Henry Bridgenorth 1967-02-12
Movie The Whisperers Assistance Board Officer 1967-07-18
Series Death is a Good Living 1966-05-01
Movie The Wrong Box Vyvyan Alistair Montague 1966-06-19
Movie Hotel Paradiso Inspector 1966-03-01
Movie The Devil's Eggshell Prime Minister 1966-06-28
Movie The Witches Dr. Wallis 1966-11-21
Series Thirty-Minute Theatre Unknown 1965-10-07
Series Play of the Month Unknown 1965-10-19
Movie King Rat McCoy 1965-10-27
Series Redcap Unknown 1964-10-17
Movie This Sporting Life Phillips, Sports Writer 1963-01-15
Movie A Jolly Bad Fellow 1963-11-01
Movie Billy Liar Emanuel Shadrack 1963-08-15
Series Z-Cars Unknown 1962-01-02
Series Steptoe and Son Welsh Hughie 1962-01-04
Series Studio Four Unknown 1962-01-22
Movie A Kind of Loving Whymper 1962-04-12
Series You Can't Win Unknown 1961-10-05