Roger Booth (actor)

Roger Thomas Booth (12 November 1933 – 26 February 2014[1]) was an English actor, often on television. He appeared in many British television series and films, which include Z-Cars, No Hiding Place, The Avengers, Robbery, The Tomorrow People, Law & Order, EastEnders, The Bill and others.[2][3]

Roger Booth
Roger Thomas Booth

12 November 1933
East Stonehouse, Devon, England
Died26 February 2014 (age 80)
London, England

His theatre work includes Alan Bleasdale's "Are You Lonesome Tonight?" at the Liverpool Playhouse, and plays with the RSC and the Bristol Old Vic.[4][5]

Acting creditsEdit

Title Year Role Notes
Z-Cars 1964 Hobson Episode: "Clues Are What You Think"
Compact 1964 Mr. Rawson Episode: "Many Questions"
Paris 1900 1964 Gendarme Episode: "Half a Husband"
Hereward the Wake 1965 Gilbert's Cook Episode: "The War Arrow"
No Hiding Place 1965 Insp. Logan Episode: "The Street"
The Avengers 1965-1967 'Porky' Purser / Tubby Vincent 2 episodes
Disneyland 1966 Lord Calmsden 2 episodes
ITV Play of the Week 1967 Trenchard Episode: "The Voysey Inheritance"
The White Rabbit 1967 German orderly on train Episode: "O Absalom"
Robbery 1967 Detective Film, Uncredited
Orlando 1968 Sheik Abu Hassan Episode: "Orlando and the Return of Moosh: Beau Geste and All That"
Work Is a Four-Letter Word 1968 Pincher Film, Uncredited
ITV Playhouse 1968 Porky Leighton Episode: "The Tigers of Subtopia"
The Tyrant King 1968 Tourist 2 episodes
Resurrection 1968 3rd Judge Episode: "Dmitri"
Hadleigh 1969 Vic Bennett Episode: "The Wrong Side of the Hill"
The First Churchills 1969 Bentinck / Portland 4 episodes
Mystery and Imagination 1970 Major O'Rooke Episode: "The Suicide Club"
Daniel Deronda 1970 Mr. Lush 3 episodes
The Passenger 1971 Jack Steen 1 episode
The Trouble with 2B 1972 Mr. Grotti Film
Adult Fun 1972 Mr. Charles Film
Play for Today 1972-1982 Father George / Holland / Tom Barton / Trade union official / Frank 5 episodes
Kidnapped 1973 Duke of Cumberland Film
The Tomorrow People 1973 Rabowski 4 episodes
Harriet's Back in Town 1973 Harry Palmer 2 episodes
The Prince of Denmark 1974 Mr. Yates Unknown episode
You're on Your Own 1975 Roger Whitby Episode: "No One Wants Any Trouble"
The Main Chance 1975 Magnus Tait Episode: "We're the Bosses Now"
Barry Lyndon 1975 King George III Film
Yes, Honestly 1976 Tug Lavenham Episode: "Black and White and Red All Over"
The Sweeney 1976 Ashcroft Episode: "May"
Armchair Thriller 1978 C.I.D. Supt. Episode: "Rachel in Danger: Part 4"
A Sharp Intake of Breath 1978 Mr. Mathews Episode: "See You in Court"
Law & Order 1978 Chief Officer Carne Episode: "A Prisoner's Tale"
The Life Story of Baal 1978 Mech Film
Matilda's England 1979 Mr. Frye 3 episodes
Secret Army 1979 Reichskommissar Glaub 2 episodes
Suez 1956 1979 Peter Thorneycroft TV movie
Escape 1980 Episode: "The Cartland Murder"
BBC2 Playhouse 1980 Major Deans Episode: "Fatal Spring"
Rumpole of the Bailey 1980 Alderman Pertwee Episode: "Rumpole's Return"
Remembrance 1982 Mark's father Film
The Barchester Chronicles 1982 Plomacy 1 episode
The Last Song 1983 Bruce 2 episodes
The Nation's Health 1983 Staff – Mortuary Technician Episode: "Chronic"
Diana 1984 Hawthorn Episode: "Part Five – May 1937"
Kim 1984 Father Victor TV movie
Dempsey and Makepeace 1985 Jack Episode: "Blind Eye"
Lamb 1985 Farmer on Train Film
All in Good Faith 1986 Poultney Episode: "No Stone Unturned"
Big Deal 1986 Mr. Rye Episode: "Playing the Ace"
The Fools on the Hill 1986 Commissionaire TV movie
Miss Marple: Nemesis 1987 Mr. Pelham 2 episodes
Pulaski 1987 Buffy Saunders Episode: "No Guns Please We're British"
Inspector Morse 1988 Bartender Episode: "Last Seen Wearing"
Blind Justice 1988 Arnold Flowers Episode: "Crime and Punishment"
Boon 1989 Mr. Hancock Episode: "Arms and the Dog"
Capital City 1989 Jerome Heron Episode: "Max in Space"
The Wars of the Roses 1990-1991 Earl of Northumberland / Williams / Saunder Simpco / Father / Lord Hastings 7 episodes
Strauss Dynasty 1991 2 episodes
Billy Webb's Amazing Stories 1991 Mayor 2 episodes
EastEnders 1993 Cab Passenger 1 episode
All or Nothing at All 1993 Parishioner Unknown episodes
Cadfael 1994 Baldwin Peche Episode: "The Sanctuary Sparrow"
A Pin for the Butterfly 1994 Party Guest Film
The Bill 1994-2003 Tyrone / Fred McCormack 2 episodes
Cutthroat Island 1995 Auctioneer Film
Spark 1997 Kimberley's Father Episode: "Fourth Cousin Kimberley"
The Mill on the Floss 1997 Mr. Riley TV movie
The Famous Five 1997 Farmer Episode: "Five Have a Wonderful Time: Part 1"
Doc Martin 2001 Boy TV movie
Crush 2001 Hearty Governor Film
Surrealissimo: The Scandalous Success of Salvador Dali 2002 Cafe Owner TV movie
My Uncle Silas 2003 Lord Chadwell Episode: "A Funny Thing"
Ladies in Lavender 2004 Arthur Film, (final film role)


  1. ^ "Find a will | GOV.UK".
  2. ^ "Roger Booth". BFI.
  3. ^ "Roger Booth".
  4. ^ "Are You Lonesome Tonight? | Voytek | V&A Search the Collections". V and A Collections. 18 October 2019.
  5. ^ "Roger Booth | Theatricalia".

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