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26 February 1938 |
Lambeth, London, England, UK
|Notable work(s)||Doctor Who
He has appeared in many television programmes including a starring role in RAF National Service comedy Get Some In!, and a recurring role in the BBC science fiction television series Doctor Who as the intergalactic conman Sabalom Glitz. From 1971-2 he played magician's assistant Sam Maxstead in children's supernatural TV series Ace of Wands. One of his earlier acting roles came in the original version of the film Alfie (1966), starring Academy award-winner Michael Caine. Another notable appearance was in Bless This House, as a depressed burglar. He also appeared in three episodes of the critically acclaimed drama series Minder, twice playing Jack, the minder of gangster's wife Rose Mellors. The early nineties saw him in the role of chauffeur to Adam Faith's character in the drama series Love Hurts. He also played Clive Mitchell in BBC's soap opera EastEnders in 2002.
Tony also appeared in the third episode of The Good Life (known as Good Neighbors in the US). He played a "rag and bone" man who sold the Goods an old wood stove and also brought them a cat.
In the episode A Decent Proposal of the BBC comedy My Family, Tony played Arthur, Susan Harper's long lost father, broadcast August 12, 2011.
In 2012 he played a role in the film Cockneys vs Zombies.
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