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William Dexter (I) (1927–1974)

William Dexter was born on November 15, 1927. He was an actor, known for The Knack... and How to Get It (1965), Solo for Canary (1958) and The Spies (1966). He was married to Janina Faye. He died on November 29, 1974 in Richmond-upon-Thames, Surrey, England. See full bio »

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(1965)
Solo for Canary Detective Knowles
(1958)
The Spies Major Riarkos
(1966)
I Promised to Pay Harry Parker
(1961)

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 1974 The Double Dealers (TV Series)
Sir James Kyle
- Cut Down Like a Flower (1974) ... Sir James Kyle
 1974 Napoleon and Love (TV Mini-Series)
Bertrand
- The End of Love (1974) ... Bertrand
 1974 Crown Court (TV Series)
Brian Martindale
- Do Your Worst: Part 1 (1974) ... Brian Martindale
 1962-1974 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Chief Supt. Ackland / PC Bob Speed
- Question in the House (1974) ... Chief Supt. Ackland
- The Moonlighter (1962) ... PC Bob Speed
 1973 The Protectors (TV Series)
Nickolai
- Dragon Chase (1973) ... Nickolai
 1973 The Dragon's Opponent (TV Series)
19th Earl of Suffolk
- Rebellion (1973) ... 19th Earl of Suffolk
 1973 Thriller (TV Series)
Mr. Pritchard
- Spell of Evil (1973) ... Mr. Pritchard
 1973 Away from It All (TV Series)
Keppel
- The Safe House (1973) ... Keppel
 1972 The Strauss Family (TV Mini-Series)
Max Steiner / Steiner
- Lili (1972) ... Max Steiner
- Hetti (1972) ... Steiner
 1972 Liberation Now (TV Short)
Evan
 1972 Late Night Theatre (TV Series)
Bill Goodson
- Staying On (1972) ... Bill Goodson
 1972 Young Winston
Arthur Balfour
 1971 The Fenn Street Gang (TV Series)
Ernst
- Change Partners (1971) ... Ernst
 1971 Crime of Passion (TV Series)
Dieter Striebeck
- Magdalena (1971) ... Dieter Striebeck
 1968-1971 Z Cars (TV Series)
Det. Supt. Oakley
- Influence: Part 2 (1971) ... Det. Supt. Oakley
- Influence: Part 1 (1971) ... Det. Supt. Oakley
- One Bad Apple: Part 2 (1970) ... Det. Supt. Oakley
- One Bad Apple: Part 1 (1970) ... Det. Supt. Oakley
- Allegation: Part 2 (1969) ... Det. Supt. Oakley
 1971 Softly Softly: Task Force (TV Series)
Bill Calwell
- Company Business (1971) ... Bill Calwell
 1970 Rules, Rules, Rules (TV Series)
Labour M.P
- Rule Makers (1970) ... Labour M.P
 1970 Mogul (TV Series)
Colonel Al Faral
- I'm Glad I'm Just an Oilman... (1970) ... Colonel Al Faral
 1970 My Lover, My Son
Parks
 1969 Paul Temple (TV Series)
Roger Cessing
- There Must Be a Mr. X (1969) ... Roger Cessing
 1969 Fraud Squad (TV Series)
Captain MacLennan
- Anybody Here Seen Kelly? (1969) ... Captain MacLennan
 1969 Boy Meets Girl (TV Series)
Jack Swift
- A Name in Lights (1969) ... Jack Swift
 1969 The Inside Man (TV Series)
Ray Marlowe
- Lady in the Bath (1969) ... Ray Marlowe
 1968 The Touchables
Quayle
 1968 Beast of Morocco
Leclerc
 1968 Television Theatre From... (TV Series)
Stuart
- Zombie (1968) ... Stuart
 1968 The Expert (TV Series)
James Bowes
- It Can't Be Done (1968) ... James Bowes
 1968 Pere Goriot (TV Mini-Series)
Comte de Restaud
- Father (1968) ... Comte de Restaud
- Gilded Youth (1968) ... Comte de Restaud
 1968 The Revenue Men (TV Series)
Joe Dwyer
- Family Affair (1968) ... Joe Dwyer
 1968 Softly Softly (TV Series)
George Coke
- Unfinished Business (1968) ... George Coke
 1968 Man in a Suitcase (TV Series)
Inspector Banard
- Blind Spot (1968) ... Inspector Banard
 1967 Son of the Sahara (TV Mini-Series)
Sidi Faisal
 1967 Out of Town Theatre (TV Mini-Series)
Humphrey Hawkins
- Interview (1967) ... Humphrey Hawkins
 1967 The Further Adventures of the Musketeers (TV Series)
Cardinal Mazarin
- The Last Enemy (1967) ... Cardinal Mazarin
- Captured (1967) ... Cardinal Mazarin
- Hunted (1967) ... Cardinal Mazarin
- Treachery (1967) ... Cardinal Mazarin
- The Scaffold (1967) ... Cardinal Mazarin
 1959-1967 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Henry Lyppiatt / Roger / Doctor / ...
- Present Laughter (1967) ... Henry Lyppiatt
- Girl with a Difference (1963) ... Roger
- The Skin of Our Teeth (1959) ... Doctor / Fred Bailey / Master of Ceremonies (as William Peacock)
 1966-1967 The Man Who Never Was (TV Series)
Dictator
- Drop by Drop (1966) ... Dictator
 1966 Harry Worth (TV Series)
Captain Rodriguez
- An Epic in the Sand (1966) ... Captain Rodriguez
 1966 Adam Adamant Lives! (TV Series)
Lord Rufus Pearmain
- The Last Sacrifice (1966) ... Lord Rufus Pearmain
 1966 The Spies (TV Series)
Major Riarkos
- I Don't Even Volunteer (1966) ... Major Riarkos
- There's Only One End for Traitors (1966) ... Major Riarkos
- Don't Go Away, This'll Kill You (1966) ... Major Riarkos
- The Trouble with Aristotle (1966) ... Major Riarkos
- Full Pay and Funeral Expenses (1966) ... Major Riarkos
 1966 Love Is a Woman
Malo
 1965 Secret Agent (TV Series)
Meyer
- Say It with Flowers (1965) ... Meyer
 1965 199 Park Lane (TV Series)
Paul Sabin
- Episode #1.18 (1965) ... Paul Sabin
- Episode #1.17 (1965) ... Paul Sabin
- Episode #1.15 (1965) ... Paul Sabin
- Episode #1.14 (1965) ... Paul Sabin
- Episode #1.13 (1965) ... Paul Sabin
 1965 The Flying Swan (TV Series)
Chaplain
- The Waiting Time (1965) ... Chaplain
 1965 Cluff (TV Series)
Len Swinbank
- The Thief (1965) ... Len Swinbank
 1965 The Knack... and How to Get It
Dress Shop Owner
 1965 Reluctant Bandit (TV Mini-Series)
Robert North
- The Great Attack (1965) ... Robert North
- The New Mafia (1965) ... Robert North
- Not So Quiet in Montebianco (1965) ... Robert North
- Quiet Day in San Fillipo (1965) ... Robert North
- Return to Sicily (1965) ... Robert North
 1963-1965 The Saint (TV Series)
Paul Zaglan / Gabriel Linnet
- The Happy Suicide (1965) ... Paul Zaglan
- The Rough Diamonds (1963) ... Gabriel Linnet
 1965 Hit and Run (TV Series)
Det. Insp. Kleenan
- Trial (1965) ... Det. Insp. Kleenan
- Arrest (1965) ... Det. Insp. Kleenan
- Enquiry (1965) ... Det. Insp. Kleenan
- Accident (1965) ... Det. Insp. Kleenan
 1964 The Winston Affair
British Correspondent
 1963 Emerald Soup (TV Series)
John Maxwell
- Episode #1.7 (1963) ... John Maxwell
- Episode #1.6 (1963) ... John Maxwell
- Episode #1.5 (1963) ... John Maxwell
- Episode #1.4 (1963) ... John Maxwell
- Episode #1.3 (1963) ... John Maxwell
 1963 First Night (TV Series)
Detective Superintendent
- Guilty (1963) ... Detective Superintendent
 1963 Suspense (TV Series)
Dr. Steven Bruchesi
- The Troubled Heart (1963) ... Dr. Steven Bruchesi
 1962 Maigret (TV Series)
Robert Fleury
- High Politics (1962) ... Robert Fleury
 1962 Out of This World (TV Series)
Supt. Hartley
- The Dark Star (1962) ... Supt. Hartley
 1962 The Big Pull (TV Series)
Sir Robert Nailer
- Episode #1.6 (1962) ... Sir Robert Nailer
- Episode #1.5 (1962) ... Sir Robert Nailer
- Episode #1.4 (1962) ... Sir Robert Nailer
- Episode #1.3 (1962) ... Sir Robert Nailer
- Episode #1.2 (1962) ... Sir Robert Nailer
 1960-1962 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Series)
Major Colford / Squadron Leader David Kemble
- Loyalties (1962) ... Major Colford
- Summer Theatre: An English Summer (1960) ... Squadron Leader David Kemble (as William Peacock)
 1961 Sir Francis Drake (TV Series)
Lambert
- The Flame-Thrower (1961) ... Lambert (as William Peacock)
- The Lost Colony of Virginia (1961) ... Lambert (as William Peacock)
 1961 You Can't Win (TV Series)
Elvet Price
- Epitaph on a Tin (1961) ... Elvet Price (as William Peacock)
 1961 Top Secret (TV Series)
Domici / Captain Segur
- X (1961) ... Domici (as William Peacock)
- Stranger in Cantabria (1961) ... Captain Segur (as William Peacock)
 1961 I Promised to Pay
Harry Parker (as William Peacock)
 1960 Danger Man (TV Series)
Secretary / Azad
- The Leak (1960) ... Secretary (as William Peacock)
- The Dead Man Walks (1960) ... Azad (as William Peacock)
 1960 Knight Errant Limited (TV Series)
Mike Willoughby / Simon Rayner
- Baker's Dozen (1960) ... Mike Willoughby (as William Peacock)
- The Double Deception (1960) ... Simon Rayner (as William Peacock)
 1960 Golden Girl (TV Series)
Carlo Ferri
- Poison (1960) ... Carlo Ferri (as William Peacock)
- Sniper (1960) ... Carlo Ferri (as William Peacock)
 1960 The Four Just Men (TV Series)
Giorgio Rizzi
- Rogue's Harvest (1960) ... Giorgio Rizzi (as William Peacock)
 1960 International Detective (TV Series)
Arnie Telfair
- The Carter Case (1960) ... Arnie Telfair (as William Peacock)
 1959 Jessy (Short)
Jessy's father (as William Peacock)
 1959 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Mark Gilligan
- The Last Tycoon (1959) ... Mark Gilligan (as William Peacock)
 1959 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
French
- The Stalag Story (1959) ... French (as William Peacock)
 1959 I'm All Right Jack
Photographer (as William Peacock)
 1959 William Tell (TV Series)
Klaus
- Castle of Fear (1959) ... Klaus (as William Peacock)
 1958 Solo for Canary (TV Series)
Detective Knowles
- Episode #1.6 (1958) ... Detective Knowles (as William Peacock)
- Episode #1.4 (1958) ... Detective Knowles (as William Peacock)
- Episode #1.3 (1958) ... Detective Knowles (as William Peacock)
- Episode #1.2 (1958) ... Detective Knowles (as William Peacock)
 1957-1958 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Lieutenant Bishop / Lachaud
- The Trial of Admiral Byng (1958) ... Lieutenant Bishop (as William Peacock)
- The Trial of Mary LaFarge (1957) ... Lachaud (as William Peacock)
 1958 The Black Arrow (TV Series)
Martin
- With the Enemy (1958) ... Martin (as William Peacock)
- Attack (1958) ... Martin (as William Peacock)
 1954 Diplomatic Passport
Airline Clerk (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Henry V," at the Mermaid Theatre in London, England with Edgar Wreford and Anton Diffring in the cast. Gellner was director.

Alternate Names:

William Peacock
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Did You Know?

Trivia:

Among the actors thought suitable for the male guest lead of Johhny Ringo Doctor Who: The Gunfighters.

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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