|Died||April 5, 2019 (aged 89)|
John Quarmby (18 June 1929 – 2019) was an English character actor.
Quarmby was born in Liverpool and after two years' national service in the RAF joined RADA in 1949. Repertory work dominated the first twenty years of his career, although he began appearing in television in 1956.
Quarmby played a variety of roles from the 1960s to the 1990s appearing in many long-running drama series such as Z-Cars, Softly, Softly, Juliet Bravo and Howards' Way. He also appeared in the 1982 television film The Scarlet Pimpernel. He appeared as a prison officer in Porridge in an episode entitled "The Hustler" (1974). He played the role of Mr Carnegie, the Health Inspector in the Fawlty Towers episode "Basil the Rat" (1979) and Henry Tobias (the newspaper editor) in K-9 and Company.
|1960||Scotland Yard||Plain Clothes Man||Episode: "Night Beat"|
|1967||Z-Cars||Station Sergeant||Episode: "I Don't Want Evidence"|
|1971||Get Carter||2nd Gambler||Film, Uncredited|
|1974||Fall of Eagles||Lamsdorf||Episode: "Dearest Nicky"|
|Porridge||Prison Officer||Episode: "The Hustler"|
|1979||Fawlty Towers||Mr. Carnegie||Episode: "Basil the Rat"|
|1981||K-9 and Company||Henry Tobias||TV movie|
|1982||The Scarlet Pimpernel||Ponceau||TV movie|
|1983||Storyboard||Dr Slade||1 Pilot Episode: "Mr Palfrey of Westminster: The Traitor"|
|Juliet Bravo||Solicitor||Episode: "Mates"|
|1984||A Christmas Carol||Mr Hacking||TV movie|
|1985||Thirteen at Dinner||Sir Montague's Butler||TV movie|
|1987||Little Dorrit||Circumlocution Office Porter||Film|
|1995||Io no spik inglish|
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