Clifford Earl

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Clifford Earl
Actor Clifford Earl.jpg
in The Avengers: Escape in Time (1967)
Kenneth Clifford Earl

29 August 1933
Romney Marsh, Kent, England, UK
Died30 July 2015 (aged 81)
Aylesford, Kent, England, UK

Clifford Earl (29 August 1933 – 30 July 2015)[1] was an English actor who has appeared in numerous television programmes and films.[2][3]

Early years[edit]

Earl was born Kenneth Clifford Earl August 29, 1933, in Romney Marsh, Kent, England.[4] After leaving the military, he embarked on an acting career, and often found himself playing policemen and soldiers.[5]


Earl appeared in the TV series Doctor Who twice, as the Station Sergeant in The Daleks' Master Plan in 1965, and as Major Branwell in The Invasion in 1968.[6]


Earl also appeared in the films The Haunted House of Horror (1969), Scream and Scream Again (1970) and The Sea Wolves (1980).[7]

Personal life[edit]

Earl suffered from spinal problems, prostate cancer, and other illnesses.[8]

Selected filmography[edit]


  1. ^ "Kenneth Earl - Obituary - Kent Online Announcements - Kent Online".
  2. ^ "Ken Earl, Founder Of The Porton Down Veterans Support Group, Dies".
  3. ^ "CLIFFORD EARL 1933-2015 RIP". Toby Hadoke - Comedian, Actor, Writer (quite likes Doctor Who).
  4. ^ "Clifford Earl, 81". Classic Images (484): 55. October 2015.
  5. ^ "Clifford Earl".
  6. ^ "Clifford Earl".
  7. ^ "Clifford Earl". BFI.
  8. ^ "'It could have been me'". BBC News. November 15, 2004. Retrieved 21 January 2016.

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