Robert Swann (actor)

Robert Swann (1945–2006) was a British actor with a film career spanning thirty five years.[1] He was also active on stage, including appearances with the National Theatre and in the West End.[2] He is best known to American audiences through his portrayal of a Church of England vicar in the television series The Witches and the Grinnygog.[3] An early film role was the sadistic house prefect of Malcolm McDowell in the 1968 film if.....[4] His last credited acting role was in the series Wire in the Blood in 2004.[1] He died two years later in 2006.[5]


Year Title Role Notes
1968 if.... Rowntree: Whips
1970 Mumsy, Nanny, Sonny and Girly Soldier
1970 The Breaking of Bumbo Machaffie
1973 The Creeping Flesh Young Aristocrat
1975 The Sweeney David Keel TV Series, 1 episode
1980 North Sea Hijack Miller
1980 Hamlet, Prince of Denmark (BBC) Horatio
1994 A Business Affair Maitre d'
1994 The Madness of King George 1st MP Also in original stage production.[2]
2001 Queen's Messenger Major Farrow


  1. ^ a b "Robert Swann". BFI.
  2. ^ a b "Robert Swann | Theatricalia".
  3. ^ "Witches and the Grinnygog, The | Nostalgia Central".
  4. ^ "BBC - Films - review - If..."
  5. ^ "Robert Swann".

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