Hugh Futcher

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Hugh Futcher (born 29 October 1937 in Portsmouth, Hampshire) is an English actor in theatre, television and film. He was a member of the stock company of the Carry On films, with notable parts in Carry On Spying, Carry On at Your Convenience, and Carry On Behind. Other films include Roman Polanski's Repulsion (as Colin's pubmate Reggie) and the Herman's Hermits musical Mrs. Brown, You've Got a Lovely Daughter.

In television, Futcher had a recurring role in the adventure series Orlando as "Hedgehog." He has also appeared on The Saint, Z-Cars, The Sweeney, Minder, and Casualty. In 1972 he appeared in the Doctor Who serial "The Sea Devils". Fifteen years later he was considered for the role of the Seventh Doctor, but accepted other work that precluded taking the part.[citation needed]

He appeared with Brian Murphy and Maureen Lipman in the 1985 television drama On Your Way, Riley.

In 2011 he appeared in episode 5 of series 5 of MI High as George.

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Year Title Role Notes
1963 Farewell Performance Max
1964 Carry On Spying Bed-of-Nails Native
1964 Rattle of a Simple Man Ozzie
1965 Repulsion Reggie
1965 The Pleasure Girls Pablo
1966 The Sandwich Man Gogi
1966 Don't Lose Your Head Guard Uncredited
1967 The Magnificent Two Soldier Uncredited
1967 Quatermass and the Pit Sapper West
1968 Mrs. Brown, You've Got a Lovely Daughter Swothard
1969 Before Winter Comes Joe
1969 Battle of Britain RAF Ground Crew Uncredited
1969 Carry On Again Doctor Taxi Driver Uncredited
1969 Anne of the Thousand Days Crowd Heckler Uncredited
1971 Journey to Murder Wardrobe Dresser (Do Me a Favor and Kill Me)
1971 Carry On at Your Convenience Ernie
1972 Bless This House Car Owner Uncredited
1972 Carry On Abroad Jailer
1973 Carry On Girls Second Citizen Uncredited
1975 Carry On Behind Painter
1987 Johann Strauß – Der König ohne Krone [de] Steidl
2000 102 Dalmatians Brakeman

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