Louis Mahoney

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Louis Mahoney
Born Louis Felix Danner Mahoney
(1938-09-08) 8 September 1938 (age 76)
Occupation Actor
Years active 1962-present

Louis Mahoney (born 8 September 1938) is a Gambian-born British actor.

Mahoney originally studied to be a doctor but abandoned his ambitions for a medical career to become a drama school student.

He has been seen most frequently on television in series such as: Danger Man, Dixon of Dock Green, Z-Cars, The Troubleshooters, Menace, Special Branch, Doctor Who (in the stories Frontier in Space, Planet of Evil and Blink), Quiller, Fawlty Towers (as Dr Finn in The Germans, 1975), The Professionals (as Dr Henry in the episode Klansmen, never transmitted on terrestrial TV in the UK), Miss Marple, Yes, Prime Minister, Bergerac, The Bill, Casualty, Holby City and Sea of Souls.

His films include The Plague of the Zombies (1966), Omen III: The Final Conflict (1981), Rise and Fall of Idi Amin (1981), White Mischief and Cry Freedom (both 1987).

He has featured in the Channel 4 documentary Random (2011) and in the BBC Three drama Being Human (2012) as Leo, an aged and dying werewolf.[1] He is a long-standing campaigner for racial equality within the acting profession.[2]


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