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Ben Howard

Ben Howard is a retired British actor famous for playing cockney hardmen and squaddies. He starred in the Richard Attenborough films, Oh What a Lovely War and A Bridge Too Far, and starred in the big police series of the 60s and 70s; Z Cars, The Sweeney and Dixon of Dock Green - the latter as DC Len Clayton in the long running show's final series in 1976. Away from acting Ben designed and created the Benjyboard skateboard which is still admired by skaters to this day as a classic.

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Jan 1, 1940 In London, England
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Dixon of Dock Green 1955-07-09
Latest Project:
Movie The Grand Budapest Hotel 2014-02-26
Known For
Poster of Blake's 7
Poster of A Bridge Too Far
Poster of Running Scared
Poster of Doctor Who
Movie The Grand Budapest Hotel Soldier 2014-02-26
Series Dempsey and Makepeace Jerry Curtis 1985-01-11
Movie Who Dares Wins Terrorist 1982-08-26
Movie That Summer Borstal Officer 1979-07-06
Series Blake's 7 Mori 1978-01-02
Movie Red Shift Officer 1978-01-17
Movie A Bridge Too Far Sergeant Towns 1977-06-15
Series The Professionals Spelman 1977-12-30
Series The Sweeney Ronnie 1975-01-02
Movie The Land That Time Forgot Benson 1974-08-13
Movie From Beyond the Grave Burglar 1974-02-21
Movie The Sex Victims Jack Piper 1973-04-04
Movie Doctor Who: The Green Death Hinks 1973-06-23
Movie Running Scared Charlie 1972-05-01
Series The Protectors Vincenzo 1972-09-29
Movie Hide and Seek Sid 1972-10-07
Movie Zeppelin Jamie Fergusson 1971-04-22
Movie Villain Henry 1971-05-26
Movie Oh! What a Lovely War Pte Garbett 1969-03-10
Movie The Charge of the Light Brigade Trumpeter Pridmore 1968-04-10
Movie Three Clear Sundays Charlie 1965-04-07
Series Doctor Who Hinks 1963-11-23
Series Dixon of Dock Green DC Len Clayton 1955-07-09