Dennis Chinnery

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Dennis Chinnery
Born Dennis Arthur Robert Chinnery
(1927-05-14)May 14, 1927
Essex, England
Died February 29, 2012(2012-02-29) (aged 84)
Hampshire, England
Occupation Actor
Spouse(s) Pat Kerr (?-2012) (his death)

Dennis Chinnery (14 May 1927 – 29 February 2012) was a British actor, noted for his performances in television.[1]

His credits include: Hancock's Half Hour, Dixon of Dock Green, Z-Cars, Softly, Softly, The Saint, The Avengers, The Prisoner, The Champions, Public Eye, Special Branch, Oh Brother!, The Laughter of a Fool and Survivors.

He also appeared in three Doctor Who serials - The Chase, Genesis of the Daleks and The Twin Dilemma. The character Dr Chinnery in The League of Gentlemen was named after him. He was born at Romford, Essex, to Arthur F Chinnery and his wife Dorothy (née Mills). He was also a fine theatre actor a the wide range of parts required by the regional (repertory) theatres of his younger days. His performance in the leading role in "Present Laughter" was a tour de force in the production at the New Theatre, Bromley halting the performance on several occasions because of mass laughter and rounds of applause from the audience.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dennis Chinnery (1926–2012)". Doctor Who News. Retrieved 2012-03-03. 

Obituary with the correct date of birth

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