Tony Rohr (born 1940) is a British actor. [1 ] [2 ]
Rohr played Granddad in
, Solomon Featherstone in The Lakes , he has also been in Middlemarch , The Bill , The Long Good Friday , McVicar , Softly, Softly , Crown Court , Casualty , Lovejoy , I Hired a Contract Killer , Cracker , The Vet , Father Ted , Waking the Dead and Hustle . He played the train station operator in the 2010 film Inspector George Gently . He played the IRA Brigade Commander in Yorkshire TV's Leap Year He recently played Anthony, the estranged father of the title character, Derek, in the series of the same name written and directed by Harry's Game. Ricky Gervais. They are reunited in the climatic final scenes of the series, showing Gervais' character's capacity for kindness and forgiveness.
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He has a daughter Louise with the actress
Pauline Collins. Collins gave Louise up for adoption when Collins was 23 years old and a penniless, single mother. They were reunited 22 years later. Collins's book, Letter To Louise, documents these events.
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