Reginald Herbert Lockwood (30 October 1912 – 24 April 1996), known professionally as Preston Lockwood, was an English radio and television actor.
Reginald Herbert Lockwood
30 October 1912
|Died||24 April 1996 (aged 83)|
|Spouse(s)||Gerda Benko (1945-1996) (his death)|
The only son of bus driver Herbert Lewis Lockwood and his wife Ethel May (née Preston), Lockwood was born in Essex; he had two elder sisters, Sylvia (born 1908) and Phyllis (born 1909). He used his mother's maiden name as his stage name.
His television credits include the role of Butterfield the butler in several episodes of Jeeves and Wooster. He also appeared in the first episode of The Vicar of Dibley as Reverend Pottle, whose death midway through the prayers served as the catalyst for Geraldine Granger's (Dawn French) arrival.
|1972||Lady Caroline Lamb||1st Partner||Uncredited|
|1973||The Best Pair of Legs in the Business||3rd Chemist|
|1974||The Black Windmill||Ilkeston|
|1977||Crossed Swords||Father Andrew|
|1983||Doctor Who||Dojjen||Episode: "Snakedance: Parts: One, Three and Four"|
|1983||The Pirates of Penzance||Orchestra conductor|
|1984||Electric Dreams||Man at Concert|
|1988||High Spirits||Great Uncle Peter|
|1988||The Girl in a Swing||Man at Sothebys|
|1988||Pulse Pounders||(Dungeonmaster 2 sequence)|
|1989||The Lady and the Highwayman||Vicar||TV movie|
|1990||The Fool||Mr Benjamin|
|1994||The Vicar of Dibley||Vicar Pottle||Episode: "The Arrival"|
|1994||Keeping Up Appearances||Mr Mawsby||Episode: "Angel Gabriel Blue"|