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Dinsdale Landen

Dinsdale Landen
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Naissance 4 septembre 1932 à Margate (Royaume-uni)
Mort 29 décembre 2003 (à 71 ans) à South Creake (Royaume-uni)

Dinsdale James Landen (4 September 1932 – 29 December 2003) was a British actor known mainly for his television appearances.

Landen was born at Margate, Kent and educated at King's School, Rochester. He made his television debut in 1959 as Pip in an adaptation of Great Expectations and made his film debut in 1960, with a walk-on part in The League of Gentlemen. He first became well known during the 1960s when he starred in the TV series Mickey Dunne and The Mask of Janus, which was renamed The Spies in later series. He also had a parallel career as a stage actor, including as Richard Dazzle in the RSC's 1970 production of London Assurance.

His film roles include appearances in Operation Snatch (1962), A Jolly Bad Fellow (1964), Rasputin, the Mad Monk (1966), Mosquito Squadron (1969), Every Home Should Have One (1970), Young Winston (1972), Digby, the Biggest Dog in the World (1973), International Velvet (1978), Morons from Outer Space (1985) and both The Buccaneers and The Steal in 1995.

On radio, he appeared in the 1973 BBC Radio 4 adaptation of The Foundation Trilogy, as Dr. Watson in the 1974 adaptation of A Study in Scarlet, and as General Bel Riose and Art Gordo in the 1976 adaptation of Jim Eldridge's novel Down Payment on Death. He also portrayed Rupert Purvis in the 1982 production of Tom Stoppard's play The Dog It Was That Died and played the urbane Ambassador McKenzie in BBC Radio 4 series of Flying the Flag.

In 1977 Landen starred in his own situation comedy, Devenish, playing a Basil Fawlty-type character in a Reggie Perrin-type situation, designing board games. In 1980 he starred as Barty in the television series Pig in the Middle with Liza Goddard.

In 1985 he co-wrote "The True Story of H.P. Sauce".

In 1987 he played the lead in a BBC TV production of What the Butler Saw, playing Dr Prentice in a production also featuring Prunella Scales, Timothy West and Bryan Pringle.

In 1989 he made a guest appearance in Doctor Who, playing Dr. Judson, a wheelchair-using genius, in the serial The Curse of Fenric.

Dinsdale Landen died at his home in South Creake, Norfolk, on 29 December 2003 after becoming ill with pneumonia. He had been diagnosed with oral cancer several years before his death, but was in remission at the time. He was married to the actress Jennifer Daniel.

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Filmographie de Dinsdale Landen (12 films)

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Les Débiles de l'espace, 1h31
Réalisé par Mike Hodges
Origine Royaume-uni
Genres Science-fiction, Comédie, Science-fiction humoristique
Thèmes Comédie de science-fiction
Acteurs Griff Rhys Jones, Mel Smith, Jimmy Nail, James Sikking, Mark Lewis Jones, André Maranne
Note45% 2.2611752.2611752.2611752.2611752.261175
L'histoire de quatre imbéciles venant d'une autre planète. Trois d'entre eux s'écrasent sur notre planète tandis que le dernier se retrouve perdu au milieu du vide intersidéral.
Sarah (1978)
, 2h7
Réalisé par Bryan Forbes
Origine Etats-Unis
Genres Drame
Thèmes Mise en scène d'un animal, Sport, Les chevaux, Mise en scène d'un mammifère, Equitation
Acteurs Tatum O'Neal, Nanette Newman, Anthony Hopkins, Christopher Plummer, Jeffrey Byron, Richard Warwick
Rôle Mr. Curtis
Note58% 2.903382.903382.903382.903382.90338
The film follows the story of an Arizona girl, Sarah Brown (Tatum O'Neal), who is orphaned when her parents are killed in a car crash. She is sent to England to live with her aunt Velvet Brown (Nanette Newman) and Uncle John (Christopher Plummer). When Velvet was a similar age to Sarah, she and her horse, The Pie, entered the legendary Grand National horse race and won; however, she was instantly disqualified because she was an adolescent female. The Pie is ultimately put out to stud upon his retirement. He sires his last foal after Sarah's arrival in England. Sarah and Velvet are present for the birth of this foal and Sarah eventually decides that she'd like to purchase him. She later finds out that her Aunt Velvet has bought him for her. Sarah aptly names him "Arizona Pie" (combining the name of his sire and the state in which Sarah lived). She shows enough talent to be selected for the British Olympic team, where she is the junior, but she does well under the stern guidance of Captain Johnson (Anthony Hopkins). Sarah lives up to her dream and enters the Olympic Three Day Event helping Great Britain win the team competition. She falls in love with an American competitor and moves back to America with him. At the conclusion of the film she gives her Olympic gold medal to her Aunt Velvet. Sarah introduces her fiance by saying: "Scott, I would like you to meet my parents".
Digby (1973)
, 1h28
Origine Royaume-uni
Genres Science-fiction, Fantastique, Comédie, Aventure, Horreur
Thèmes L'adolescence, Mise en scène d'un animal, Le thème de l'éducation, L'enfance, Comédie de science-fiction, Mise en scène d'un chien, Films pour enfants, Mise en scène d'un mammifère, Harcèlement à l'école
Acteurs Jim Dale, Spike Milligan, Angela Douglas, Norman Rossington, Victor Spinetti, Dinsdale Landen
Rôle Col. Masters
Note53% 2.657682.657682.657682.657682.65768
Digby, un chien de berger, boit un produit chimique expérimental et devient un chien géant. Tout le monde cherche à s'emparer de lui, surtout Billy, son maître, le souffre-douleur de son école, qui tentera l'impossible pour devancer cette armada.
Les Griffes du lion, 2h37
Réalisé par Richard Attenborough, Brian W. Cook
Origine Royaume-uni
Genres Drame, Guerre, Biographie, Action, Aventure
Thèmes Afrique post-coloniale, Politique
Acteurs Simon Ward, Robert Shaw, Jack Hawkins, Anne Bancroft, Anthony Hopkins, Ian Holm
Rôle Capt. Weaver
Note66% 3.346153.346153.346153.346153.34615
Le scenario est largement inspiré du livre de Winston Churchill, My Early Life (Mes Aventures de Jeunesse) film raconte la jeunesse du futur Premier Ministre britannique .
Every Home Should Have One, 1h34
Réalisé par Jim Clark
Origine Royaume-uni
Genres Comédie
Acteurs Marty Feldman, Judy Cornwell, Patrick Cargill, Julie Ege, Jack Watson, Shelley Berman
Rôle Vicar Geoffrey Mellish
Note51% 2.5734752.5734752.5734752.5734752.573475
An advertising man is tasked by his boss with trying to come up with a sexy new image for porridge. He is also struggling with his chaotic home life, where his wife has become involved in a campaign to "clean up" television.
Opération V2, 1h30
Réalisé par Boris Sagal
Origine Royaume-uni
Genres Drame, Guerre, Action, Historique
Thèmes Espionnage, Transport, Aviation, Politique
Acteurs David McCallum, David Buck, Suzanne Neve, Charles Gray, Vladek Sheybal, Robert Urquhart
Rôle Wing Commander Penrose
Note57% 2.8516852.8516852.8516852.8516852.851685
Les Forces alliées luttent contre l'Armée allemande, mais une menace plus importante encore apparaît sous la forme d'une fusée V2 qui vient d'être mis au point dans un centre de test ultra secret. L'escadron Mosquito de la RAF est chargé de détruire le site…
Raspoutine, le moine fou, 1h31
Réalisé par Don Sharp
Origine Royaume-uni
Genres Drame, Biographie, Horreur
Acteurs Christopher Lee, Barbara Shelley, Francis Matthews, Richard Pasco, Suzan Farmer, Dinsdale Landen
Rôle Peter
Note62% 3.1480053.1480053.1480053.1480053.148005
Raspoutine fait connaître son don de guérison, en pleine Russie, en guérissant la femme d'un tavernier. Il décide alors de se rendre à la capitale afin de devenir important. Il hypnotise certaines personnes, ce qui lui permet de s'introduire à la cour du Tsar.
Hold-up a Londres, 1h56
Réalisé par Basil Dearden
Origine Royaume-uni
Genres Drame, Thriller, Comédie, Action, Aventure, Policier
Thèmes Hold up
Acteurs Jack Hawkins, Nigel Patrick, Roger Livesey, Bryan Forbes, Richard Attenborough, Kieron Moore
Rôle Young man in gym (uncredited)
Note74% 3.746543.746543.746543.746543.74654
Recemment mis a la retraite, le lieutenant-colonel Hyde decide de se venger et reunit sept officiers renvoyes de l'armee pour commettre un casse.