Albert Moses

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Albert Moses
Albert Moses on 25th March 2005.jpg
Albert Moses in 2005
Born (1937-12-19) December 19, 1937 (age 79)
Kandy, Ceylon
Years active 1970-present

Albert Moses (born 19 December 1937) is a Sri Lankan actor based in the United Kingdom. He had begun to act by the 1960s in India where he appeared in several films, then produced and directed his first. From India, he moved to Africa where he undertook work on documentaries. From the early 1970s, in Britain, Moses played small parts in several television series before being cast as Ranjeet Singh, a Sikh from Punjab, India, in the ITV sitcom Mind Your Language (1977–79, 1986).[1]

Selected credits[edit]

Roles in film, television and theatre include work with Kirk Douglas, Oliver Reed, John Gielgud, Roger Moore, Michael Caine, Sean Connery, Charles Dance, Kenneth Williams, Benny Hill, Pamela Stephenson and Diana Rigg.





  • Produced 13 episodes of Mind Your Language;
  • Produced and directed Gabriella, a television film produced on location in Malta;
  • Hosted, produced and directed a talent contest variety show
  • Wrote The Seventh Commandment, a television drama;
  • Wrote Side by side, a television comedy;
  • Wrote Don't talk to strangers, a television thriller;
  • Wrote The Jokers, a television drama;
  • Published children's books Tales from India,[3] The hawk and the turtles,[4] and Mustapha Mouse goes to the city;[5]
  • Published a book of 87 poems[6]
  • Past chairman of the Asian, Caribbean, Oriental and Asian Artistes of EQUITY.
  • Ex-governor of a St Albans school.
  • Was on board of directors for a St Albans theatre company.
  • Past member of the London regional committee of ITV under the chairmanship of Lord Lipsey.
  • Past chairman of the St Albans Film Society.
  • Trustee and patron of the Ivy Trust, a children's charity.
  • Volunteered at a local hospital.
  • Volunteered at a local school, running a film workshop for children.
  • Volunteered at a local retirement home.
  • Retired voluntary teacher from a local college, teaching English to foreign students. (See the Mind Your Language page for the irony of this!)

Moses is a Knight of the Order of St John.


  1. ^ "IMDb Mind Your Language". 
  2. ^ Goodwin, Cliff (2001). Evil Spirits: The Life of Oliver Reed. Virgin Books. ISBN 0-7535-0519-3. 
  3. ^ Moses, Albert; Roberts, Pam (1996). Tales from India. Sagittarius Enterprises. ISBN 0-9528630-0-6. 
  4. ^ Moses, Albert; Roberts, Pam (2005). The hawk and the turtles. Sagittarius Enterprises. 
  5. ^ Moses, Albert; Roberts, Pam (2005). Mustapha Mouse goes to the city. Sagittarius Enterprises. 
  6. ^ Moses, Albert (1999). A collection of poems. Sagittarius Enterprises. ISBN 0-9528630-1-4. 

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