David Daker

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David Daker
Born Colin David Daker
(1935-09-29) 29 September 1935 (age 81)
Bilston, Staffordshire, England
Nationality British
Occupation Actor
Years active 1963–present

Colin David Daker[1] (born 29 September 1935 in Bilston, Staffordshire) is an English actor.[2]

He is best known for his role as Harry Crawford in the hit series Boon.[3] He also played PC Owen Culshaw in Z-Cars, Jarvis in Porridge and Captain Nathan Spiker in Dick Turpin. He appeared in the Doctor Who serials The Time Warrior and Nightmare of Eden.[4]

Guest roles include: King of the River, Coronation Street, UFO, Dixon of Dock Green, Villains, Hadleigh, Doctor Who, The Carnforth Practice, Hunter's Walk, Thriller, Dial M for Murder, Churchill's People, The Main Chance, Softly, Softly: Taskforce, Warship, Rising Damp, Regan (pilot of The Sweeney), Target, Play for Today, When the Boat Comes In, All Creatures Great and Small, Strangers, Hazell, The Gentle Touch, Only Fools and Horses, Minder, Juliet Bravo, Crown Court, Casualty, Dangerfield, Heartbeat, The Ruth Rendell Mysteries, The Bill, Midsomer Murders, Dalziel and Pascoe, Where the Heart Is, The Last Detective, Powers, Doctors and Holby City.[4]

In film he played young Kevin's father in Time Bandits (1981) and the desk sergeant in I Bought a Vampire Motorcycle (1990).[5][6]

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