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14 November 1944 |
York, England, UK
Keith Drinkel (born 14 November 1944, York) is an English actor, educated at St Michael's College, Leeds and now based in Brighton.
His notable appearances in film and television include A Family at War (1970), A Bridge Too Far (1977), Gandhi (1982) and the Doctor Who story Time-Flight (1982). He co-starred in series three and four of Peter Tinniswood's long-running comedy I Didn't Know You Cared, and appeared as Mark Gaskell in the 1984 TV episode of Miss Marple entitled The Body in the Library. Drinkel has appeared twice in Coronation Street, in 2001-02 as Maurice Gregory, father of barmaid Geena on Rovers Return, and most recently, in 2005, as Bob, who dated Liz McDonald for a short time.
In 2006 he starred in Thin-King Productions 'Rock-A-Hula Rest Home' as Jesse Garon, an elderly man who believes he is Elvis Presley. He guest-starred in the Big Finish Productions audio adventures Doctor Who: Catch-1782, Sapphire and Steel: The School and Professor Bernice Summerfield: Timeless Passages.