Richard Caldicot

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Richard Caldicot
Born (1908-10-07)October 7, 1908
London, England
Died October 16, 1995(1995-10-16) (aged 87)
London, England
Occupation Actor
Years active 1954-1990

Richard Caldicot (7 October 1908 in London –16 October 1995) was an English actor famed for his role of Commander (later Captain) Povey in the BBC radio series The Navy Lark. He also appeared often on television, memorably as the obstetrician delivering Betty Spencer's baby in Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em.

His father was a civil servant and he attended Dulwich College. He then appeared in repertory theatre and on the West End stage from 1928.

Caldicot's television appearances include The Four Just Men, The Prisoner: "Many Happy Returns", Steptoe and Son, Vanity Fair, and Coronation Street. He was also seen in the United States on The Beverly Hillbillies.

Caldicot worked right up till his death in October 1995.


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