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|Born||Frank W. Higgins
12 July 1927
Walsall, Staffordshire, England, UK
|Years active||? - Present|
He attended Queen Mary's Grammar School, Walsall. He began his career on radio and made an appearance in a 1953 film of Henry V. His first TV appearances were in 1960 in a series of Shakespearean plays.
From 1987 to 1989 he starred in the comedy drama "Flying Lady". He starred as a rather old-fashioned headmaster grappling with problems in education in Headmaster, which started as a single play in Play for Today in 1974 and was well received, being expanded into a six-part series in 1977.
In 1969 he appeared in the pilot episode of Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased) in the episode My Late Lamented Friend and Partner as the wealthy businessman Sorrensen with a murderous streak. His lighter side was demonstrated in the pilot episode of the situation comedy The Dustbinmen in 1968, and as 'Scoutfinder General' in an episode of The Goodies.
He has also had regular roles in the BBC drama Casualty and the ITV drama Peak Practice; played Major Charlie Grace in EastEnders (1992); appeared twice in Doctor Who; had various stage roles, and in his later years has appeared in a number of television commercials advertising life-assurance policies for the over-50s.
- This Sporting Life (1963)
- Spring and Port Wine (1969)
- Sunday Bloody Sunday (1971)
- Assassin (1973)
- Barry McKenzie Holds His Own (1974)
- Who Is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe? (1978)
- The London Connection (1979)
- Night Shift (1979)
- The Shooting Party (1985)
- Revolution (1985)
- Out of Order (1987)
- Between Two Women (2000)
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