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Anthony Valentine



Popular English actor Anthony Valentine had a long TV career from the 1950’s onward, starting as a child actor before major lead roles in the 1960’s and 1970’s in series such as Callan, Colditz and Raffles. Also guest appearances in lots of well known shows.

Born: 17 August 1939 in Blackburn, Lancashire, England
Died: 2 December 2015 (he was 76) in Guildford, Surrey, England

TV Credits
2011: Chuggington: Badge Quest – Couriers as Voice of Mr. Mistereoso
2010: Chuggington: Toot’s Tall Tale & Stop the Press Emery as Voice of Mr. Mistereoso (UK)

2009-2010: Coronation Street (36 Episodes) as George Wilson
2009: Casualty: The Price We Pay as Edward


2008: The Commander: Abduction as DAC Sumpter

2007: The Last Detective: Once Upon a Time on the Westway as Jimmy Vincent

2006: Nuremberg: Nazis on Trial as Burton C. Andrus
2006: Heartbeat: This Happy Breed as Mac MacKenzie
2006: The Commander: Blacklight as Deputy Commisioner Edward Sumpter

2005: Poirot: After the Funeral as Giovanni Gallaccio
2005: New Tricks: Creative Problem Solving as Spitz Snr
2005: The Commander: Blackdog as DAC Edward Sumpter
2005: The Commander: Virus as Edward Sumpter


2002: Judge John Deed: Abuse of Power as Clive Brill QC

2001: Waking the Dead: A Simple Sacrifice as Patrick Mantel

1998: The Bill: Too Many Cooks as Paul Chambers
1998: Diana: A Tribute to the People’s Princess as William Reede

1997: The Detectives: The Curse of the Comanches as Chaffeur


1995: The Way to Dusty Death as James MacAlpine
1995: Singapore Sling: Midnight Orchid
1995: Biography: Sherlock Holmes: The Great Detective as Narrator

1994: The Detectives: Never Without Protection as Grey Wolf
1994-1996: The Knock as George Webster

1993: Age of Treason as Vespasian
1993: Body & Soul as Stan Beattie
1993: Riders as Colonel Carter

1992: Moon and Son: Star of Fortune as Wainwright
1992: Covington Cross: Cedric Hits the Road as Duke of Worringer
1992: The Fifth Corner as The Hat
1992: Van der Valk: The Ties That Bind as Charles Mehra


1991: The House of Eliott Episodes 11 and 12 as Victor Stride
1991: Stay Lucky: Hard Times, Hard Men as Nick Singleton
1991: The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes: The Illustrious Client as Baron Gruner
1991: Lovejoy: Just Desserts as Michael Seymour

1989: Boon: Do Not Forsake Me as Sammy Robinson
1989: After the War: Winds of Change as Trevor Flint
1989: Hannay: Coup de Grace as Sir Marcus Leonard

1988: The Fear as Tony Slater
1988: The Dirty Dozen: The Fatal Mission as British Colonel
1988: Das Rattennest as Vickers

1987: Pulaski: The Price of Fame as Gordon Bridges


1986: Lovejoy: The Judas Pair as Michael Seymour

1985: Lime Street: The Wayward Train as Wilfred Hodges
1985: Robin of Sherwood: The Enchantment as Baron de Belleme

1984: Robin of Sherwood: Robin Hood and the Sorcerer as Baron de Belleme
1984: Killer Exposed as Robin

1983: Play of the Month: Dangerous Corner as Charles Stanton
1983: Bergerac: Prime Target as Lionel


1982: BBC Play of the Month: I Have Been Here Before as Walter Ormond
1982: Tales of the Unexpected: The Absence of Emily as Bob
1982: Airline: Look After Number One as Dickie Marlowe
1982: Murder Is Easy as Abbot

1981: Masada as Merovius, Head Tribune

1980: Tales of the Unexpected: I’ll Be Seeing You as Roland Trent
1980: Hammer House of Horror: Carpathian Eagle as Cliff
1980: Minder: You Lose Some, You Win Some as Maurice Michaelson

1979: Minder: Aces High and Sometimes Very Low as Maurice Michaelson
1979: The Dancing Years as Rudi Kleiber


1977: Raffles as A.J. Raffles (Series)

1975: Raffles as A.J. Raffles (One off play)
1975: Armchair Cinema: Tully as Tully
1975: Space: 1999: War Games as Male Alien
1975: Thriller: The Crazy Kill as Garard

1974: Justice as James Eliot (Series)
1974: Colditz as Major Horst Mohn (Series)

1973: Spy Trap: A Hero’s Return as Edward Chance
1973: The Donati Conspiracy as Paul Frederick


1972: The Pathfinders: One Man’s Lancaster as Squadron Leader Jim Stanton
1972: Z Cars: Connor as Bright
1972: Z Cars: Not Good Enough as Bright
1972: Sunset Song: The Song as Reverend Colquhoun

1971: Justice: You Didn’t Have to Pay for Justice as Robert Miller (Guest Appearance)
1971: Budgie: Grandee Hotel as Jeff Staines

1970: Put Out More Flags as Basil Seal
1970: Codename as Philip West (Series)

1969: Take Three Girls: Rhapsody for Misplaced Persons as Timothy
1969: Department S: The Soup of the Day as Gregory
1969: The Expert: The Witness as Zach Schofield
1969: The Expert: Protection as Les Scammell
1969: Dr. Finlay’s Casebook: The Facts of Life as Bruce Cameron
1969: Dr. Finlay’s Casebook: Conquest as Bruce Cameron
1969: Dr. Finlay’s Casebook: Fresh Worlds as Bruce Cameron
1969: Scobie in September as Vickers
1969: Softly Softly: A Quantity of Gelignite as Yob


1968: The Avengers: Killer as Calvin

1967-1972: Callan as Toby Meres
1967: The Avengers: The Bird Who Knew Too Much as Cunliffe
1967: Thirty-Minute Theatre: Come Death as Lord Torrance
1967: Emergency-Ward 10: Old Sam as Norman Levin
1967: This Man Craig: The Water Baby as Gordon McLellan

1966: Intrigue: The Computer Didn’t Confirm It as Whyte
1966: Armchair Theatre: The Wager as Mark Mavrides
1966: Love Story: Duggie as Nuggets

1965: Riviera Police: Who Can Catch a Falling Star? as Tony Lorenz


1962: The Last Man Out: The Turning Point as Edward Perrot

1961: A for Andromeda as Corporal
1961: Summer, Autumn, Winter, Spring as Bent Neot
1961: BBC Sunday-Night Play: Wet Fish as Leslie
1961: The Attorney-General as Jack Salisbury
1961: Saturday Playhouse: Seagulls Over Sorrento as Sub-Lt. Granger

1960: An Age of Kings as Marquess of Dorset / Post / Sir John Mortimer
1960: The True Mistery of the Passion as John

1959: The Cornet Player as Cornet player
1959: The Scarf as Gerald Quincey


1958: ITV Play of the Week: John Gabriel Borkman as Erhart
1958: BBC Sunday-Night Theatre: The Long Sunset as Otho

1957: The Wharf Road Mob as Len
1957: The Adventures of Aggie: London Story as Page boy

1956: Rex Milligan as J.O. Stagg

1955-1957: Billy Bunter of Greyfriars School as Harry Wharton / Lord Mauleverer
1955: The Children of the New Forest as Humphrey Beverley


1954: My Uncle Rollo as John
1954: The Secret Way as Cedric
1954: Johnnie’s Night Out as Peter

1953: Vice Versa as Dick Bultiitude / Paul Bultditude
1953: Stranger in the House as David Hill
1953: Captain Brassbound’s Conversion as Page
1953: Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., Presents: The Clock as Roger (as a boy)

1952: Emil and the Detectives as Trout

1951: Aladdin as Boy
1951: Mencius Was a Bad Boy as Ko


Alastair James is the editor in chief for Memorable TV. He has been involved in media since his university days. Alastair is passionate about television, and some of his favourite shows include Line of Duty, Luther and Traitors. He is always on the lookout for hot new shows, and is always keen to share his knowledge with others.

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