David Daker

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David Daker
Colin David Daker

(1935-09-29) 29 September 1935 (age 83)
Years active1963–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 Tommy Mackay in Only Fools and Horses and Jarvis in Porridge.

He has made two appearances in Minder, the first in the second episode of the second series (Who's Wife Is It Anyway) in which he played Alex, an owner of an antique shop; his second appearance being in the second episode of the sixth series (Life In The Fast Food Lane) in which he played Sir Ronald Bates, the tyrannical owner of a fast food chain.

In film, he played young Kevin's father in Time Bandits (1 Porridge. 981) and the desk sergeant in I Bought a Vampire Motorcycle (1990).[4][5]

Selected filmography[edit]


  1. ^ Check Company
  2. ^ "David Daker". BFI.
  3. ^ "BBC NEWS – UK – Actor Michael Elphick dies". 2002-09-10.
  4. ^ "Time Bandits (1981)". BFI.
  5. ^ "I Bought a Vampire Motorcycle (1990)". BFI.

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