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Charles Collingwood (actor)

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Occupation  Actor
Name  Charles Collingwood

Role  Actor
Education  Sherborne School
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Full Name  Charles Henry Collingwood
Born  30 May 1943 (age 72) (1943-05-30) Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
Spouse(s)  Judy Bennett (1976-present)
Books  Brian and Me: Life on - and Off - The Archers
People also search for  Judy Bennett, Julien Temple, Andrew Davies
Movies and TV shows  Through the Dragon's, Dark Towers, Vigo, Cloppa Castle, Fair Ground!

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Charles Henry Collingwood (born 30 May 1943) is a British actor.

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Biography

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Born in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada, and educated at Sherborne School in Dorset, England, he trained at RADA. He is best known for playing the role of Brian Aldridge in the long-running BBC Radio 4 soap opera The Archers since March 1975. He is married to Judy Bennett who plays Shula Hebden Lloyd in the series.

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Collingwood credits the television producer and director Dorothea Brooking as giving him his break in the medium. Brooking specialised in children's programmes, mainly for the BBC, and cast Collingwood in The Raven and the Cross (1974) and The Secret Garden (1975). He may be better known to television audiences for his appearances in the mid-1990s as the score-keeper on Noel Edmonds' BBC One quiz show Telly Addicts. He has also had many guest roles in programmes such as Midsomer Murders. He co-hosted the Southern Television quiz show Under Manning with comedian Bernard Manning, which ran for one series in 1981. He has also contributed to the schools' television programme Look and Read (as the voice of 'Wordy') and also appears occasionally on BBC Radio 4's Just a Minute. He can also be heard on the audio guide for the Edward Elgar birthplace museum.

He claimed to be related to Admiral Cuthbert Collingwood, second in command to Nelson at Trafalgar (in an appearance on Just a Minute, 24 July 2006).

Selected filmography

  • Home Before Midnight (1979)
  • The Dark Crystal (1982, voice role)
  • Vigo: Passion for Life (1998)
  • References

    Charles Collingwood (actor) Wikipedia