14 November 1944 |
York, Yorkshire, England, UK
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Keith Drinkel (born 14 November 1944) is an English actor.
His notable appearances in film and television include A Family at War (1970), Yellow Dog (1973), a minor role in the BBC's adaptation of the Lord Peter Wimsey story The Nine Tailors (1974), Looking For Clancy (1975), A Bridge Too Far (1977), Gandhi (1982) and the Doctor Who story Time-Flight (1982). He co-starred in series three and four of Peter Tinniswood's long-running comedy I Didn't Know You Cared, and appeared as Mark Gaskell in The Body in the Library (1984).
Drinkel appeared twice in Coronation Street, in 2001-02 as Maurice Gregory, father of barmaid Geena on Rovers Return, and most recently, in 2005, as Bob, who dated Liz McDonald for a short time.
In 2006, Drinkel starred in Rock-A-Hula Rest Home as "Jesse Garon", an elderly man who believes he is Elvis Presley. Drinkel guest-starred in the Big Finish Productions audio adventures Doctor Who: Catch-1782, Sapphire and Steel: The School and Professor Bernice Summerfield: Timeless Passages. In 2008 he starred along with Jo Castleton and Daniel Harcourt in Zygon: When Being You Just Isn't Enough.
- Yellow Dog (1973) - Eric
- A Bridge Too Far (1977) - Lieutenant Cornish
- Gandhi (1982) - Major
- Fanny Hill (1995) - Mr. Hart
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