William Lucas (actor)

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William Lucas
Born (1925-04-14) 14 April 1925 (age 90)
Manchester, Lancashire, England, UK
Years active 1955-2005

William Lucas (born William Clucas, 14 April 1925) is a British film and television actor. His first acting role was in the film Portrait of Alison (1955), and later appeared in many Hammer Film Productions such as The Shadow of the Cat. He is probably best known for his role in The Adventures of Black Beauty (1972–74) as Dr. James Gordon and as Inspector Lestrade in Sherlock Holmes (BBC 1968).

He has also appeared in The Bill, Doctor Who, Last of the Summer Wine and long-running ITV soap opera Coronation Street.[1][2]

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  1. ^ [1] Television roles
  2. ^ Born: 14 April 1925, Manchester (1925-04-14). "William Lucas | BFI | BFI". Explore.bfi.org.uk. Retrieved 2014-03-25. 

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