Clifford Earl (29 August 1933 – 30 July 2015)[1] was an English actor who has appeared in numerous television programmes and films.[2][3]

Clifford Earl
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in The Avengers: Escape in Time (1967)
Kenneth Clifford Earl

29 August 1933
Romney Marsh, Kent, England, UK
Died30 July 2015 (aged 81)
Aylesford, Kent, England, UK

Early yearsEdit

Earl was born Kenneth Clifford Earl August 29, 1933, in Romney Marsh, Kent, England.[4] After leaving the military, he embarked on an acting career, and often found himself playing policemen and soldiers.[5]


Earl appeared in the TV series Doctor Who twice, as the Station Sergeant in The Daleks' Master Plan in 1965, and as Major Branwell in The Invasion in 1968.[6]


Earl also appeared in the films The Haunted House of Horror (1969), Scream and Scream Again (1970) and The Sea Wolves (1980).[7]

Personal lifeEdit

Earl suffered from spinal problems, prostate cancer, and other illnesses.[8]

Selected filmographyEdit


  1. ^ "Kenneth Earl - Obituary - Kent Online Announcements - Kent Online".
  2. ^ "Ken Earl, Founder Of The Porton Down Veterans Support Group, Dies". Archived from the original on 2016-01-27. Retrieved 2015-08-17.
  3. ^ "CLIFFORD EARL 1933-2015 RIP". Toby Hadoke - Comedian, Actor, Writer (quite likes Doctor Who).
  4. ^ "Clifford Earl, 81". Classic Images (484): 55. October 2015.
  5. ^ "Clifford Earl".
  6. ^ "Clifford Earl".
  7. ^ "Clifford Earl". BFI.
  8. ^ "'It could have been me'". BBC News. November 15, 2004. Retrieved 21 January 2016.

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