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Richard O'Callaghan

Richard O'Callaghan (born Richard Brooke, 7 March 1940, London) is an English film, stage and television character actor.

Richard O'Callaghan
Richard Brooke

(1940-03-07) 7 March 1940 (age 79)
Years active1965–present
Spouse(s)Elizabeth Quinn
Parent(s)Valentine Brooke, Patricia Hayes

He is the son of actors Patricia Hayes and Valentine Brooke, whose stage name was Valentine Rooke. As a boy actor he was known as Richard Brooke. He has led a versatile career in film, stage and television in a wide range of roles. O'Callaghan took over the role of the clumsy but sympathetic romantic lead, played in earlier Carry On films by Jim Dale, in Carry On Loving (1970) and Carry On at Your Convenience (1971).

Personal lifeEdit

He is married to the American actress Elizabeth Quinn.

He is Chairman of the Catholic Association of Performing Arts (UK) (CaAPA) (formerly the Catholic Stage Guild).

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Television rolesEdit

Year Title Role
1973 Seven of One Mortlake Owen
1975–79 Two's Company Richard


  1. ^ a b c d e f "Filmography: Richard O'Callaghan". Allmovie. Retrieved 5 April 2010.
  2. ^ O'Callaghan's mother Patricia Hayes also appeared in "The Fall and Rise of the Bowman", alongside her son.

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