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William Gaunt

William Charles Anthony Gaunt (born 3 April 1937 in Pudsey, Yorkshire) is an English actor. Gaunt's father was a lawyer. Gaunt attended Giggleswick School and Baylor University, Texas, and then at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. He then spent three years working in repertory theatre at Worthing, Bath, Salisbury and Cheltenham. He then spent a year in America and returned to direct productions at Birmingham, Coventry and Cheltenham, interrupted by a spell in the army. After minor roles in 1960s series such as Z-Cars and The Avengers, and the Edgar Wallace Mysteries movies The Sinister Man (1961) and Solo for Sparrow (1962), he gained a role as the super-powered secret agent Richard Barrett in the 1968 British espionage/science fiction series The Champions. He had also appeared in a recurring role in Sergeant Cork following policemen in Victorian London. Between 1983 and 1987 he starred as harassed father Arthur Crabtree in the sitcom No Place Like Home. He subsequently made many guest appearances in other series such as Juliet Bravo and in the Doctor Who episode Revelation of the Daleks. From 1995 to 1997 Gaunt starred in the sitcom Next of Kin opposite Penelope Keith. In 2010 he appeared in the Globe Theatre production of Shakespeare's Henry IV, Part 1. He starred in the 2004 Doctor Who audio series Dalek Empire III. He is currently appearing in the Channel 4 series Cast Offs. In December 2011 he was seen in Episode One of the ITV drama Without You. In February 2012 Gaunt appeared in Midsomer Murders as Ludo DeQuetteville in the episode "The Dark Rider", first aired on ITV1 on Wednesday 1 February 2012. This is his second appearance in this series, after playing Michael Bannerman in the 2004 episode "The Maid in Splendour". In May 2015, Gaunt played Judge St John Redmond in six episodes of EastEnders. (Wikipedia)


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Born:
Apr 3, 1937 In Pudsey, Yorkshire, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
38
First Appeared:
In the series The Avengers 1961-01-07
Latest Project:
Movie The Tragedy of Macbeth 2021-10-27
Known For
Poster of The Tragedy of Macbeth
Poster of Midsomer Murders
Poster of The Saint
Poster of The Avengers
Filmography
Movie The Tragedy of Macbeth Unknown 2021-10-27
Movie A Woman of No Importance Reverend Daubeny 2017-11-28
Movie The Timber Unknown 2015-02-27
Movie Richard II - Live at Shakespeare's Globe John of Gaunt 2015-08-20
Movie The Crucible Giles Corey 2014-12-04
Movie Henry IV, Part 1 - Live at Shakespeare's Globe Worcester 2012-05-27
Movie Rufus Stone Rufus Stone 2012-12-12
Movie Henry IV, Part 2 - Live at Shakespeare's Globe Shallow 2012-06-25
Movie King Lear Earl of Gloucester 2008-08-06
Movie 40 Unknown 2003-04-08
Series The Vice Unknown 1999-01-04
Series Midsomer Murders Michael Bannerman 1997-03-23
Movie The Preventers Controller 1996-12-16
Series Next of Kin Unknown 1995-05-15
Series Heartbeat Unknown 1992-04-10
Series G.B.H. Hunningdon 1991-06-06
Series A Gentleman's Club Unknown 1988-09-23
Series Casualty Malc Stroud 1986-09-06
Series Open Air Unknown 1986-10-27
Movie Doctor Who: Revelation of the Daleks Orcini 1985-03-30
Series The Far Pavilions Commissioner 1984-04-22
Series No Place Like Home Unknown 1983-12-13
Series The Agatha Christie Hour Major John Wilbraham 1982-09-07
Movie No Visible Scar Patrick Witney 1981-11-17
Series The Enigma Files Unknown 1980-04-15
Series Wodehouse Playhouse Unknown 1974-07-09
Series Crown Court Unknown 1972-10-11
Series Paul Temple Unknown 1969-11-23
Series The Champions Richard Barrett 1968-09-25
Series Softly, Softly Unknown 1966-01-05
Series The Wednesday Play Unknown 1964-09-30
Series Sergeant Cork Unknown 1963-06-29
Series Doctor Who Orcini 1963-11-23
Series Z-Cars Unknown 1962-01-02
Series Out of This World Unknown 1962-06-30
Movie Solo for Sparrow Detective Sergeant Reeve 1962-09-01
Series The Saint Mike 1962-10-04
Series The Avengers Unknown 1961-01-07