Edwin Richfield

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Edwin Richfield
Actor Edwin Richfield.jpg
in The Avengers (1961)
Born Edwin Ronald Richfield
(1921-09-11)11 September 1921
London England, UK
Died 2 August 1990(1990-08-02) (aged 68)
Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England, UK
Occupation Actor
Years active 1949–1988
Spouse(s) Jan Holden (1952–1973) (divorced) 3 children

Edwin Richfield (11 September 1921 – 2 August 1990) was an English actor.[1]

His film credits include: X the Unknown, Quatermass 2, The Camp on Blood Island, The Face of Fu Manchu and Quatermass and the Pit.[2]

He starred in the 1959 television series Interpol Calling.[3] He was The Odd Man in Granada TV's series of the same name in the early 1960s.[4][5]

Richfield was a regular guest in the 1960s spy series The Avengers, frequently cast in villainous roles. Indeed he was the only actor – other than Patrick Macnee – to have appeared in each of the six seasons of the programme.[6]

Other television roles include: R3, 199 Park Lane, Gideon's Way, Danger Man, Dixon of Dock Green, Z-Cars, Adam Adamant Lives!, The Baron, Champion House, Out of the Unknown, The Owl Service, UFO, Bergerac, Crossroads, Doctor Who (The Sea Devils and The Twin Dilemma), and All Creatures Great and Small.[6][7]

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