Campbell Singer

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Campbell Singer
Born Jacob Kobel Singer
16 March 1909
London, England
Died 16 February 1976 (aged 66)
London, England
Occupation Actor

Campbell Singer (16 March 1909 - 16 February 1976) was a British character actor who featured in a number of film and television roles during his long career.

He was born in London as Jacob Kobel Singer, but was brought up in South Africa. He was a regular in British post-war comedy films, often playing policemen. He first appeared on television in 1946, making regular appearances in the following three decades including several episodes of 'Hancock's Half Hour', and played the lead, John Unthank, in the BBC drama series 'Private Investigator' in 1958/9. From the early 1960s he appeared more consistently on television. He played several roles in the 1966 Doctor Who story The Celestial Toymaker, and made two appearances in different roles in the popular television series Dad's Army, including as corrupt politician Sir Charles McAllister. He also featured as Mr Finney in a Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em Christmas Special and played a lodger in an episode of On the Buses.


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