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Harold Innocent

Harold Innocent
Born 18 April 1933
Coventry, England
Died 12 September 1993(1993-09-12) (aged 60)
Occupation Actor

Harold Sidney Innocent (18 April 1933 - 12 September 1993) was an English actor who appeared in many film and television roles.

After attending Broad Street Secondary Modern School in Coventry, Innocent worked for a short time as an office clerk. Realising quickly that he was not suited to this career, he turned instead to acting, studying at the Birmingham School of Speech Training and Dramatic Art. After National Service in the RAF, Innocent went into repertory theatre. Later he moved to Hollywood where he appeared in Alfred Hitchcock Presents in 1959, as well other television series such as The Barbara Stanwyck Show.[1]

On his return to

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  1. ^ a b c d e "Obituary: Harold Innocent". The Times. 1993-09-15. Retrieved 2008-08-28. 



He died in London in 1993 after a short illness, aged 60.[1]

He appeared in the Doctor Who serial The Happiness Patrol as Gilbert M, and later the BBC Radio 5 audio drama The Paradise of Death.

His film roles included Loot (1970), Brazil (1984), Henry V (1989) and Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991). On stage he appeared in a musical version of Alice in Wonderland at the Lyric Theatre in Hammersmith in 1986, and made his operatic debut in Gilbert and Sullivan's Ruddigore for a centenary performance in 1987 at Sadler's Wells.[1]

Innocent's television appearances include the 1969 pilot episode of Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased), My Late Lamented Friend and Partner as well as Crown Court, The Professionals, Minder, Inspector Morse, the Bursar in Porterhouse Blue, and EastEnders.[1] Maigret and the Mad Woman, as Pepito Giovanni


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