Arthur Cox (actor)

Arthur Cox (born 7 April 1934) is a Northern Irish actor of television and film.

Arthur Cox
Born (1934-04-07) 7 April 1934 (age 85)

His most regular roles were as George, the driver of Jim Hacker in the comedy Yes Minister and as Inspector Marriott in the 1983 series Partners in Crime, an adaptation of Agatha Christie's short stories featuring Tommy and Tuppence. His other television credits include The Avengers episodes 'From Venus with Love' (1967) and 'Whoever Shot Poor George Oblique Stroke XR40?' (1968), Terry and June, and Harbour Lights. His roles of Cully and Mr. Henderson in the Doctor Who stories The Dominators and The Eleventh Hour made him the record holder for longest gap (42 years) between appearances on the series until he was beaten by Donald Sumpter in 2015 with a 43-year gap.

However, in terms of appearances between Doctor Who and a spin-off series Zienia Merton had a longer gap with 45 years between her appearance in the Doctor Who serial Marco Polo and in the Sarah Jane Adventures story The Wedding of Sarah Jane Smith.


Year Title Role Notes
1966 Fahrenheit 451 Male Nurse Uncredited
1978 Sweeney 2 Detective
1984 Give My Regards to Broad Street BBC Engineer
1986 Castaway Inland Revenue manager Uncredited
1986 God's Outlaw Peter Quentel
1987 Personal Services Lennox
1987 Aria Major (segment "Un ballo in maschera")
1987 Hope and Glory Fireman
1987 Little Dorrit Stage Carpenter
1988 The Zero Option Sid
1993 Shuttlecock Fizz / Fox
1995 The Young Poisoner's Handbook Ray
1999 Tom's Midnight Garden Mr. Batsford
2001 Girl from Rio Bank Customer #1
2001 Christmas Carol: The Movie Dr. Lambert Voice
2003 To Kill a King Westminster Abbey priest

External linksEdit

Arthur Cox on IMDb