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Edward Burnham (I) (1916–2015)


Edward Burnham was born on December 25, 1916 in Lincolnshire, England as Edward Noel Burnham. He was an actor and director, known for To Sir, with Love (1967), Quatermass and the Pit (1958) and Little Dorrit (1987). He was married to Lucille. He died on June 30, 2015 in the UK. See full bio »

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(1967)
(1959)
Little Dorrit Daniel Doyce
(1987)
Doctor Who Professor Kettlewell / Professor Watkins
(1968-1975)

Filmography

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 2003 Swiss Toni (TV Series)
- Left Hand Drive (2003)
 2002 Black Books (TV Series)
Piotr, Josef's Father
- The Entertainer (2002) ... Piotr, Josef's Father
 1992 The Bill (TV Series)
Watt
- Stopover (1992) ... Watt
 1991 Screen Two (TV Series)
Dennis Fellows
- Aimée (1991) ... Dennis Fellows
 1990 All Creatures Great and Small (TV Series)
Professor Norton
- Food for Thought (1990) ... Professor Norton
 1990 Nightingales (TV Series)
Piper
- Takeaway (1990) ... Piper
- Moonlight Becomes You (1990) ... Piper
 1989 Dark Obsession
John the Gardener
 1987 Little Dorrit
Daniel Doyce
 1987 Miss Marple: At Bertram's Hotel (TV Movie)
Dr. Whittaker
 1985 Oliver Twist (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. Grimwig
- Episode #1.12 (1985) ... Mr. Grimwig
- Episode #1.11 (1985) ... Mr. Grimwig
- Episode #1.10 (1985) ... Mr. Grimwig
- Episode #1.5 (1985) ... Mr. Grimwig
- Episode #1.4 (1985) ... Mr. Grimwig
 1985 There Comes a Time (TV Series)
Director
- Episode #1.6 (1985) ... Director
 1984 Eh Brian! It's a Whopper (TV Series)
George
- A Notion of Shopkeeping (1984) ... George
- The Right Hook (1984) ... George
- Ladies' Day (1984) ... George
- The Shape of Things to Come (1984) ... George
- Now Ollie's Gone (1984) ... George
 1984 Ellis Island (TV Mini-Series)
Seamus
- Episode #1.3 (1984) ... Seamus
- Episode #1.2 (1984) ... Seamus
- Episode #1.1 (1984) ... Seamus
 1984 The Gentle Touch (TV Series)
Mr Proute
- The Good, the Bad and the Rest (1984) ... Mr Proute
 1984 Memed My Hawk
Naked Man
 1983 The Hard Word (TV Series)
Dr. Rennie
- Box B Monday (1983) ... Dr. Rennie
 1982 Coming Out of the Ice (TV Movie)
Commissar
 1982 Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series)
Henry Bliss
- Operation Safecrack (1982) ... Henry Bliss
 1982 Friend or Foe
Mr. Cooper
 1982 Muck and Brass (TV Mini-Series)
Lord Mayor
- World of Sport (1982) ... Lord Mayor
 1977-1981 The Dick Emery Show (TV Series)
- Episode #19.4 (1981)
- Episode #16.3 (1977)
 1980 A Different Drummer (TV Movie)
Mr. Thomas
 1980 Rings on Their Fingers (TV Series)
David's Father
- Friends and Neighbours (1980) ... David's Father
 1980 Play for Today (TV Series)
Judge
- That Crazy Woman (1980) ... Judge
 1980 Armchair Thriller (TV Series)
Professor Manson
- The Victim: Part 4 (1980) ... Professor Manson
- The Victim: Part 1 (1980) ... Professor Manson
 1979 Suez 1956 (TV Movie)
David Ben-Gurion
 1979 Crossroads (TV Series)
Judge Frobisher
- Episode #1.3203 (1979) ... Judge Frobisher
 1979 Rumpole of the Bailey (TV Series)
Sego
- Rumpole and the Show Folk (1979) ... Sego
 1978 The Birds Fall Down (TV Mini-Series)
Saint-Gratien
- Part 4 (1978) ... Saint-Gratien
- Part 3 (1978) ... Saint-Gratien
 1978 People Like Us (TV Mini-Series)
Magistrate
- Re-Arrangements (1978) ... Magistrate
 1977 Kilvert's Diary (TV Series)
 1977 Van der Valk (TV Series)
Jakob Mertens
- Man of Iron (1977) ... Jakob Mertens
 1977 Nicholas Nickleby (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. Lillyvick
- Episode #1.4 (1977) ... Mr. Lillyvick
- Episode #1.3 (1977) ... Mr. Lillyvick
 1976 It's Childsplay (TV Series)
- Episode #1.4 (1976)
 1976 The Copter Kids
Mr. Owen
 1975 The Hiding Place
Underground Leader
 1975 The Girls of Slender Means (TV Series)
Reverend Childe
- Episode #1.3 (1975) ... Reverend Childe
 1975 A Man in the Zoo (TV Movie)
Wollop
 1975 Churchill's People (TV Series)
Priest
- Silver Giant, Wooden Dwarf (1975) ... Priest
 1968-1975 Doctor Who (TV Series)
Professor Kettlewell / Professor Watkins
- Robot: Part Four (1975) ... Professor Kettlewell
- Robot: Part Three (1975) ... Professor Kettlewell
- Robot: Part Two (1975) ... Professor Kettlewell
- Robot: Part One (1974) ... Professor Kettlewell
- The Invasion: Episode Seven (1968) ... Professor Watkins
 1975 Thriller (TV Series)
Minister
- Murder on the Midnight Express (1975) ... Minister
 1974 The Top Secret Life of Edgar Briggs (TV Series)
Edwards
- The Traitor (1974) ... Edwards
 1974 Steven (TV Movie)
Consultant
 1974 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series)
Father Keane
- It's Only Me: Whoever I Am (1974) ... Father Keane
 1974 Crown Court (TV Series)
Charles Ing
- Son and Heir: Part 1 (1974) ... Charles Ing
 1974 The Pallisers (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. Turnbull
- Part Eight (1974) ... Mr. Turnbull
 1974 Perils of Pendragon (TV Series)
Bowen
- A Touch of the Tangled Webs (1974) ... Bowen
 1974 Centre Play (TV Series)
Brown
- Sweetheart (1974) ... Brown
 1973 New Scotland Yard (TV Series)
Mr. Ridley
- Rogues Gallery (1973) ... Mr. Ridley
 1973 Two Women (TV Series)
Lawyer
- Episode #1.3 (1973) ... Lawyer
 1973 Barlow (TV Series)
Gerald Nairn
- Trespass (1973) ... Gerald Nairn
 1972 Young Winston
Henry Labouchere
 1971 The Search for the Nile (TV Mini-Series)
 1971 The Abominable Dr. Phibes
Dr. Dunwoody
 1971 When Eight Bells Toll
Macullum
 1971 10 Rillington Place
Medical Board
 1970 Big Brother (TV Mini-Series)
Colonel Bean
- There's Always a First Time (1970) ... Colonel Bean
 1970 Paul Temple (TV Series)
Dr. Kurmann
- The Black Room (1970) ... Dr. Kurmann
 1970 Callan (TV Series)
Mr. Leach
- Summoned to Appear (1970) ... Mr. Leach
 1970 As Good Cooks Go (TV Series)
Mr. Pack
- Frying Squad (1970) ... Mr. Pack
 1969 Hadleigh (TV Series)
Cabinet Minister
- The Day of the Miuras (1969) ... Cabinet Minister
 1969 Special Branch (TV Series)
Professor Crowther
- The Kazmirov Affair (1969) ... Professor Crowther
 1969 Christ Recrucified (TV Mini-Series)
Nikolis
- In Vain, My Christ, in Vain (1969) ... Nikolis
- The Savage Face of Christ (1969) ... Nikolis
- The Pope's Curse (1969) ... Nikolis
- The Rising Path (1969) ... Nikolis
- The Spirit and the Flesh (1969) ... Nikolis
 1969 Mogul (TV Series)
Longden
- Over the Hill (1969) ... Longden
 1969 The Very Merry Widow and How (TV Series)
Dr. Kronowski
- How Are You Feeling? (1969) ... Dr. Kronowski
 1967-1969 The Avengers (TV Series)
Brett / Meadows
- Thingumajig (1969) ... Brett
- The Fear Merchants (1967) ... Meadows
 1968 Misleading Cases (TV Series)
John Priddy
- Skirting the Issue (1968) ... John Priddy
 1967 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
Capulet
- Romeo and Juliet (1967) ... Capulet
 1964-1967 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Brown / Basinio
- Dial Rudolph Valentino One One (1967) ... Brown
- Malatesta (1964) ... Basinio
 1967 The Gamblers (TV Series)
Collinson
- Tycoon of the Year (1967) ... Collinson
 1967 To Sir, with Love
Florian
 1966 The Fighting Cock (TV Movie)
Lebcliuc, a Neighbour
 1966 The Saint (TV Series)
Eugene Drew
- Little Girl Lost (1966) ... Eugene Drew
 1966 Thirteen Against Fate (TV Series)
Hervineau
- The Traveller (1966) ... Hervineau
 1966 The Rat Catchers (TV Series)
Howarth
- Operation Lost Souls (1966) ... Howarth
 1964-1966 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Prime Minister / Vice-Chancellor
- The Battersea Miracle (1966) ... Prime Minister
- Exit Joe: Running (1964) ... Vice-Chancellor
 1965-1966 The Newcomers (TV Series)
Mr. Furze / John Furze
- Episode #1.38 (1966) ... Mr. Furze
- Episode #1.32 (1966) ... Mr. Furze
- Episode #1.23 (1965) ... John Furze
 1965 Knock on Any Door (TV Series)
Christiansen
- The Machine Minder (1965) ... Christiansen
 1960-1965 Emergency-Ward 10 (TV Series)
Dr. Danvers White / Dr. Dorking
- Episode #1.850 (1965) ... Dr. Dorking
- Episode #1.849 (1965) ... Dr. Dorking
- Episode #1.341 (1960) ... Dr. Danvers White
- Episode #1.333 (1960) ... Dr. Danvers White
- Episode #1.329 (1960) ... Dr. Danvers White
 1965 Jury Room (TV Series)
Professor MacFall - Witness
- The Chess Player (1965) ... Professor MacFall - Witness
 1965 Front Page Story (TV Series)
Lincoln Ross
- One Good Turn (1965) ... Lincoln Ross
- Whitehall 14 (1965) ... Lincoln Ross
- Drop a Spot of Acid on It (1965) ... Lincoln Ross
- Sack the Editor (1965) ... Lincoln Ross
- The Vital Contact (1965) ... Lincoln Ross
 1965 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
General Pellow
- The Fall of the Sparrow (1965) ... General Pellow
 1964 Theatre 625 (TV Series)
The Colonel
- Parade's End #3: A Man Could Stand Up (1964) ... The Colonel
 1964 The Plane Makers (TV Series)
Louis Heldman
- Only a Few Millions (1964) ... Louis Heldman
 1963 Z Cars (TV Series)
Alderman Wilson
- Running Milligan (1963) ... Alderman Wilson
 1963 Sergeant Cork (TV Series)
Coroner
- Case of the Reluctant Widow (1963) ... Coroner
 1960-1963 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Series)
Greenhythe / Sir Geraint Lloyd / Banyard
- The Holly Road Rig (1963) ... Greenhythe
- A Call on Kuprin: Part 1 (1961) ... Sir Geraint Lloyd
 1961 Maigret (TV Series)
Théo
- The Liars (1961) ... Théo
 1961 Operation Fantail (TV Movie)
Leading Cook 'Noddy' Green
 1961 Harpers West One (TV Series)
Emlyn Lewis
- Episode #1.2 (1961) ... Emlyn Lewis
 1961 Court of Mystery (TV Series)
Dr. Glass
- The Man Who Made Insects (1961) ... Dr. Glass
 1961 Knight Errant Limited (TV Series)
Bob Freeman
- The Pocket Atlas (1961) ... Bob Freeman
 1960 The Citadel (TV Mini-Series)
Joseph Le Roy
- Episode #1.6 (1960) ... Joseph Le Roy
- Episode #1.5 (1960) ... Joseph Le Roy
 1960 The Dark Man (TV Movie)
Mr. Knight
 1960 Saturday Spectacular (TV Series)
On-screen participant
- A Cool Evening with Nat King Cole (1960) ... On-screen participant
 1960 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Doctor
- A Straight White Line (1960) ... Doctor
 1960 Strife (TV Series)
Jago
- Act 2 (1960) ... Jago
 1959 Quatermass and the Pit (TV Mini-Series)
Official
- Hob (1959) ... Official
- The Wild Hunt (1959) ... Official
 1957 Destination Downing Street (TV Series)
Club Foot
- Two Faces East: Part 3 (1957) ... Club Foot
- Two Faces East: Part 2 (1957) ... Club Foot
- Two Faces East: Part 1 (1957) ... Club Foot
 1957 Theatre Night (TV Series)
J. Bannister
- Olive Ogilvie (1957) ... J. Bannister
 1939 The Swiss Family Robinson (TV Movie)
Franz, their youngest son
 1938 The Marvellous History of St. Bernard (TV Movie)
Servant / Pilgrim
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