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Edward Sinclair (I) (1914–1977)

Edward Sinclair was born on February 3, 1914 in Oldham, Greater Manchester, England as Edward Sinclair Perry. He was an actor, known for The Bells (1931), Kiss of Araby (1933) and Dad's Army (1971). He was married to Gladys Green. He died on August 29, 1977 in Cheddar, Somerset, England. See full bio »

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Known For

The Bells Sergeant Christian Nash
Kiss of Araby Writer
Dad's Army Verger Maurice Yeatman
David Copperfield Mr. Barkis


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 1968-1977 Dad's Army (TV Series)
Verger Maurice Yeatman
- Never Too Old (1977) ... Verger Maurice Yeatman
- Number Engaged (1977) ... Verger Maurice Yeatman
- The Miser's Hoard (1977) ... Verger Maurice Yeatman
- Knights of Madness (1977) ... Verger Maurice Yeatman
- The Making of Private Pike (1977) ... Verger Maurice Yeatman
 1975 Whodunnit? (TV Series)
Sam Austin
- Nothing to Declare (1975) ... Sam Austin
 1975 Dawson's Weekly (TV Series)
- Strangers in the Night (1975) ... Steward
 1974 David Copperfield (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. Barkis
- Episode #1.3 (1974) ... Mr. Barkis
- Episode #1.2 (1974) ... Mr. Barkis
- Episode #1.1 (1974) ... Mr. Barkis
 1973 Special Branch (TV Series)
Man in street
- Red Herring (1973) ... Man in street (uncredited)
 1972 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series)
Head waiter
- Born Every Minute (1972) ... Head waiter
 1971 Dad's Army
Verger Maurice Yeatman
 1969 The Magic Christian
Park Attendant (uncredited)
 1969 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Officer of the Watch
- Rogues Gallery: The Timorous Rake (1969) ... Officer of the Watch
 1969 Rogues' Gallery (TV Series)
Officer of the watch
- The Timorous Rake (1969) ... Officer of the watch
 1969 Dr. Finlay's Casebook (TV Series)
- The Times We Live In (1969) ... Maclaren
 1969 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
 1968 A Christmas Night with the Stars (TV Series)
Verger Maurice Yeatman
- Episode dated 25 December 1968 (1968) ... Verger Maurice Yeatman
 1968 Z Cars (TV Series)
- Out of the Frying Pan: Part 1 (1968) ... Dukes
 1968 Hugh and I Spy (TV Series)
- Holy Smoke (1968)
 1967 Beggar My Neighbour (TV Series)
Pall bearer
- Gone But Not Forgotten (1967) ... Pall bearer
 1965 Secret Agent (TV Series)
Business Man
- The Black Book (1965) ... Business Man
 1965 ITV Sunday Night Drama (TV Series)
- The Paper Man (1965) ... Sub-Editor
 1964 Compact (TV Series)
Reg Whistler
- Secrets All Round (1964) ... Reg Whistler
 1948 Saraband
 1941 Tower of Terror
 1931 The Bells
Sergeant Christian Nash
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in Noël Coward's play, "Cavalcade", at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane in London, England with Mary Clare, John Mills and Binnie Barnes in the cast. See more »


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British radio and television actor, born into a theatrical family. Started in amateur dramatics and only turned professional while in his forties. Best remembered as the furtive, weaselly verger, Mr. Yeatman, in "Dad's Army". See more »



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