David Waller

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David Waller (27 November 1920 – 23 January 1997) was an English actor best known for his role as Inspector Jowett in the British television series Cribb. He also appeared as Stanley Baldwin in ITV's Edward & Mrs Simpson (1978), and in "The Woman He Loved" (1988).

Waller worked extensively in the theatre and was a mainstay at the Royal Shakespeare Company from its founding until the early 1980s. He played Bottom in the original cast of Peter Brook's celebrated 1970 Royal Shakespeare Company production of A Midsummer Night's Dream. He also appeared in films including roles in Work Is a Four-Letter Word (1968), Perfect Friday (1970), Shadowlands (1985), Lady Jane (1986) and The Secret Garden (1987).

He died in 1997 and was survived by his wife.

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