Stephen Moore (born 11 December 1937) is an English actor, known for his work on British television since the 1980s. He is known for his appearances in and other TV series such as Rock Follies The Last Place on Earth, the children's series and the drama The Queen's Nose and the Mersey Beat British TV comedy series , as well as numerous appearances on stage at The Solo Royal National Theatre, The Royal Shakespeare Company and London's West End.
In 2010, he appeared as the Silurian
Eldane in the Series 5 episode " Doctor Who Cold Blood".
Moore was born in
Brixton, London, the son of Mary Elisabeth (née Bruce-Anderson) and solicitor Stanley Moore. He is known for his distinctive speaking voice in a wide range of roles. His stepbrother [1 ] Mark Moore performs with S'Express and his brother-in-law was the actor James Hazeldine. He has been married four times and is the father of former and EastEnders actress Family Affairs Robyn Moore.
Notable roles [ edit ]
The voice of
Marvin the Paranoid Android in radio and television adaptations of . In the original radio versions, he also played a number of minor characters including The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Gag Halfrunt, The Ruler of the Universe, the whale and Frankie Mouse. Reader for the original audiobook versions of the Hitchhiker's Guide series, books one through five.
All's Well That Ends Well, Royal Shakespeare Company & Broadway - [ Tony Nomination] Peter Stockman in
An Enemy of The People for The National Theatre & The Ahmandson Theatre Los Angeles Mr Brownlow in
Oliver! The Musical Cousin Jasper in
Brideshead Revisited John Jolly in
Clockwise George Mole, father of
Adrian Mole in the two ITV series The father of
Kevin the Teenager in a comedy series by Harry Enfield. Jack, left-wing teacher and morose husband of singer Anna in
. The role can be seen as a prototype for Marvin. Rock Follies He played the part of a burglary victim in the episode
The Queen's Birthday Present in Series 1 of (BBC 1995) The Thin Blue Line (TV series) George Smith, main character in Colin Swash's SciFi radio comedy
Paradise Lost in Cyberspace (1998, BBC) Geoffrey Parkes, the Senior Cashier in
(1997 and 2000, BBC) The Peter Principle (TV series) Hector in the
West End revival of Alan Bennet's . The History Boys Torvold Helmer, the overbearing husband of Nora Helmer in an 1981 rendition of Henrik Ibsen's
A Doll's House in Stratford, England - S.W.E.T. Award- now known as the Laurence Olivier Award. Also nominated for three other awards in the same season. Anatole Lunacharsky, a Communist leader, in
Robert Bolt's play (1977). State of Revolution The father of Melody and Harmony Parker in
The Queen's Nose
Professor Calculus in the BBC Radio dramatisation of series of books by The Adventures of Tintin Hergé Quirk in
Love on a Branch Line Dr. Edward Wilson in
The Last Place on Earth Eldane in
Doctor Who Colonel Berkely in
Sharpe's Sword Major Robert Steele in the movie "
A Bridge Too Far" (1977) Prime Minister in the 2009 movie
The Boat That Rocked A guest in episode 5 of season 4 of
A Bit of Fry & Laurie McKenzie, the colliery manager, in
(1996). Brassed Off
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