Richard Davies (born 25 January 1926) is a Welsh actor. He is probably best known for his performance as the exasperated schoolmaster Mr. Price in the LWT popular situation comedy . He uses a broad Please Sir! Welsh accent for much of his work, but has used other accents to play a wide range of characters, in addition to several Welsh stereotypes.
Early life [ edit ]
Davies was born in
Dowlais, Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan.
Davies played Idris Hopkins in
between 1974 and 1975, and appeared in several science-fiction series, among them Coronation Street Robert's Robots, , and a well-received performance as Burton in the 1987 Out of the Unknown story Doctor Who . He played Mr. White in the Delta and the Bannermen episode " Fawlty Towers The Kipper and the Corpse" and also appeared in , Yes Minister , Wyatt's Watchdogs , May to December , Whoops Apocalypse and 2point4 Children . In 1970, he appeared in an episode of One Foot in the Grave as Two In Clover Victor Spinetti's character's brother when Spinetti was unavailable. His other main role was in the comedy series 'Oh no it's Selwyn Frogitt' where he played Clive.
Davies had a recurring role as Jim Sloan in
between 1962 and 1965, returning to the series playing different characters in 1968 and in its sequel Z-Cars . He also appeared in Softly, Softly , Dixon of Dock Green and The Sweeney . He impersonated Van der Valk Clive Jenkins in a spoof edition of in a sketch on Question Time . He appeared in the Not the Nine O'Clock News Please Sir! spin-off series . In 1951, he made an uncredited appearance in the The Fenn Street Gang Ealing Studios comedy . He has appeared in films such as The Lavender Hill Mob (1964), the film adaptation of Zulu (1971), and Please Sir! (1972). In 1988, he played the schoolteacher in Under Milk Wood . Queen Sacrifice
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