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Victor Brooks (11 November 1918 – 19 January 2000) was a prolific English film and television actor.[1] He specialised in character roles, police inspectors in particular, in British thrillers such as Cover Girl Killer (1959), Witchcraft (1964), and Devils of Darkness (1965).[2] His best known films are probably Goldfinger (1964), The Brides of Dracula (1960) and Billy Budd (1962).[2] On television, he was noted for playing a pipe-smoking authority figure in crime series like Dixon of Dock Green, Gideon's Way, Detective, Z Cars and Crown Court.[2] He also appeared in the television series Raffles, in the recurring role of the Albany porter.[3][4][5]

Victor Brooks
Actor Victor Brooks.jpeg
Born
Victor Ronald Brooks

(1918-11-11)11 November 1918
London, England
Died19 January 2000(2000-01-19) (aged 81)
Surrey, England, UK
Years active1956–1994

Selected filmographyEdit

Film

Television

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Victor Brooks". BFI.
  2. ^ a b c "Victor Brooks". IMDb. Retrieved 8 March 2016.
  3. ^ "Victor Brooks". BFI. Retrieved 8 March 2016.
  4. ^ "Victor Brooks". aveleyman.com. Retrieved 8 March 2016.
  5. ^ T, Ian (10 April 2013). "Forgotten Actors: Victor Brooks". Forgotten Actors. Retrieved 8 March 2016.

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