|Born||Terence Christopher Rigby
2 January 1937
Erdington, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, UK
|Died||10 August 2008
London, England, UK
Terence Christopher Rigby (2 January 1937 – 10 August 2008) was an English RADA trained actor with a number of film and television credits to his name. In the 1970s he was well known as police dog-handler PC Snow in the long-running series Softly, Softly: Taskforce
TV credits included: Dixon of Dock Green, Softly, Softly: Taskforce; Z-Cars, The First Lady, Callan, The Saint, Public Eye, Edward & Mrs. Simpson, Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy; Airline, Rumpole of the Bailey, Boon, Lovejoy, Our Friends in the North, Holby City, Midsomer Murders, Crossroads, Kings Oak (playing the part of motel boss, Tommy Lancaster), The Beiderbecke Affair and The Beiderbecke Connection.
Among his stage credits was the première of No Man's Land by Harold Pinter, at the Royal National Theatre in 1975, in which he played a supporting role to the leads played by John Gielgud and Ralph Richardson. He received considerable acclaim for his portrayal of Joseph Stalin in another National Theatre production, Robert Bolt's State of Revolution, opposite Michael Bryant.
Rigby died on 10 August 2008, of lung cancer, after a period of illness.
- Anyone for Denis? (1982, TV adaptation)
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- Watership Down (1978 Film) Silver (Voice)
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- Terence Rigby at the Internet Movie Database
- BBC News, actor Terence Rigby has died
- Terence Rigby website
- Obituary in The Telegraph
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- Obituary in The Times
- Obituary in The Stage
- Obituary in The Independent
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