Anthony Calf

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Anthony Calf
Born Anthony Calf
(1959-05-04) 4 May 1959 (age 55)
Hammersmith, London, England
Occupation Actor
Spouse(s) Caroline Harker
Children Louise Emma Calf (b. December 1983)
Cecilia Ann L Calf (b. September 1995)
Anemone Georgiana Calf (b. October 2000)

Anthony Calf (4 May 1959) is an English actor, born in Hammersmith, London, England. He studied acting at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA). He has recurring roles in the television medical drama Holby City, as Michael Beauchamp, and New Tricks as Strickland. He has also worked in theatre, where his credits include productions of The Madness of King George III with the National Theatre and A Midsummer Night's Dream, The false servant Royal National Theatre and Rock’n Roll Duke of York's Theatre. He has been nominated as best actor in the Irish Times Theatre Awards 2008 for his work in Uncle Vanya Gate Theatre.

He made his television debut in the 1982 Doctor Who episode "The Visitation". In the same year, he landed the role of Digby Geste in a television adaptation of Beau Geste. His other television credits include the part of novelist Lawrence Durrell in My Family and Other Animals, Pip in Great Expectations and Colonel Fitzwilliam in the 1995 BBC adaptation of Pride and Prejudice. He has also appeared in episodes of Doc Martin, Foyle's War, Midsomer Murders and Agatha Christie's Poirot.

In 2010 Calf played the Foreign Secretary Anthony Eden in the BBC's revival of Upstairs, Downstairs, reprising his stage role as Eden (twenty years older as Prime Minister at the time of Suez) in Howard Brenton's Never So Good (2008).

He has three daughters: Louise Emma Calf (b. December 1983), Cecilia Ann L Calf (b. September 1995), and Anemone Georgiana Calf (b. October 2000). He is married to the actress Caroline Harker.

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