Leslie Sands

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Leslie Sands
Born (1921-05-19)19 May 1921
Bradford, Yorkshire, England, UK
Died 9 May 2001(2001-05-09) (aged 79)
Chepstow, Monmouthshire, Wales, UK
Occupation Actor
Years active 1966-1979,
Spouse(s) Pauline Williams (1950–9 May 2001) (his death).

Leslie Sands (19 May 1921 – 9 May 2001) was a British actor and writer of TV and film. Born in Bradford, Yorkshire, Sands usually specialized in dour types in authority, often policemen. He was married to Pauline Williams (1950 - 9 May 2001) (his death).

His many TV roles included the lead character role of Inspector Frost, Cluff, The Saint, The Avengers, Z-Cars (where he also wrote several episodes), The Main Chance, Department S, Juliet Bravo, The Two Ronnies, Murder Most English, Boon and Stay Lucky.

His film roles included appearances in The Deadly Affair (1966), Danger Route (1967), One More Time (1970), The Ragman's Daughter (1972), Escape from the Dark (1976) and Bloodline (1979).

His TV writing credits include Van Der Valk and A Family at War as well as Z-Cars.

Leslie Sands also wrote a number of plays, the most notable being Intent to Murder.

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