Harry Fielder

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Harry Fielder
Harry fielder 1.jpg
Harry Fielder in 2008
Born (1940-04-26) 26 April 1940 (age 76)
London, England
Years active 1967–1999
Spouse(s) Mary Fielder (1963-2010)[1]
Website http://www.harryfielder.co.uk

Harry Fielder (born 26 April 1940) is an English actor and supporting artist who has worked extensively in British films and television since the 1960s.


Fielder was born in Islington, London. Despite being based entirely in Britain, Harry has appeared in a large number of American films, due to filming taking place partly or entirely in Britain. His film credits include Star Wars: A New Hope, McVicar, Highlander and Oliver!.

Harry has appeared in a wide range of TV shows including Doctor Who, Blake's 7, Shoestring, The Sweeney, Minder and The Professionals.

Harry co-presented CBTV, a Thames TV programme for younger viewers, in the 1980s where he played the Security Guard, Harry, who Jim Sweeney and Steve Steen would have to sneak past on the gates of Teddington Studios.

Personal life[edit]

In 2012 Fielder published his autobiography Extra Extra, Read All About It!: My Life as a Film and TV Extra. He is sometimes credited as Harry H. Fielder or Harry Aitch Fielder.



Year Title Role Notes
1968 Oliver! Smart gentleman Uncredited
1970 Cromwell Man in Parliament Uncredited
1970 Trog Security Guard Uncredited
1977 Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope Corporal Grenwick, Death Star trooper Uncredited
1978 The Thirty Nine Steps Policeman Uncredited
Superman Policeman Uncredited
1980 Superman II Cop Uncredited
1981 Raiders of the Lost Ark German soldier Uncredited


Year Title Role Notes
1967-1977 Z Cars PC and others 6 episodes
1967-1982 Doctor Who Guard, Crewmember, Vogan, Assassin, Titan Base Crewman, Levithian Guard, Tigellan Guard 14 episodes
1976-77 Space: 1999 Medic and others 7 episodes, uncredited
1977 Survivors Larry 1 episode, The Peacemaker
1977-79 Secret Army Candide Patron, German POW and Tim Wooldridge 5 episodes, uncredited
1978-1981 Blakes 7 Federation Trooper and others 10 episodes
1979-1982 The Minder Wedding guest and others 3 episodes, uncredited
1979 Fawlty Towers Laundry van driver 1 episode, The Kipper and the Corpse, uncredited
1981 Yes Minister Hitman 1 episode, The Death List, uncredited
1982 Beau Geste Legionnaire 4 episodes, TV mini-series
1985-1995 EastEnders Cafe Customer and others 3 episodes
1987 The Diary of Anne Frank Vegetable man 2 episodes, credited as Harry Aitch Fielder
1987-1991 The Bill Man at Council Estate and others 4 episodes
1990-93 London's Burning Barman and Pub Landlord 2 episodes


  1. ^ "Harry Fielder - My career in British films and TV". www.harryfielder.co.uk. Retrieved 2010-05-05. 

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