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Dudley Foster est un Acteur Britannique né le 7 aout 1924 à Brighouse (Royaume-uni)

Dudley Foster

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Nom de naissance Frank Dudley Foster
Nationalité Royaume-uni
Naissance 7 aout 1924 à Brighouse (Royaume-uni)
Mort 8 janvier 1973 (à 48 ans)

Dudley Foster (7 August 1924 – 8 January 1973) was an English actor most notable on TV.

Foster was born in Brighouse, West Riding of Yorkshire. He appeared in such series as Danger Man, The Saint, The Avengers - notably in "The Hour That Never Was" (1965), "Something Nasty in The Nursery" (1967) and "Wish You Were Here" (1969 – playing a perfect mannered yet sinister hotel manager in a parody of the TV series The Prisoner),
The Persuaders ! (1971 in the episode "Anyone Can Play", in which he played the spy network paymaster Heather), Steptoe and Son (four episodes; playing the oily 'card shark' in "Full House", the supercilious Labour Party rep in "My Old Man's A Tory", the pained Police Inspector in "Robbery with Violence", and uncredited as the car salesman in "The Colour Problem") and Doctor Who (The Space Pirates), often in villainous roles; in Z-Cars, he played a police detective, c. 1962 Insp. (later Supt.) Dunn. He was also in the BBC serial of Francis Durbridge; 'Bat Out of Hell' playing a formidable Police Inspector. Foster also had earlier made educational films for use in schools playing Gas Engineers etc. He occasionally appeared in films. He was notable for his sharp facial features, his long pointed nose and curiously piercing eyes. His early death was the result of suicide by hanging.

In 1965 he appeared in the film The Little Ones as Superintendent Carter alongside Derek Newark.

He also participated in a 30-minute documentary titled Two in a Tiger. This film follows his training as he learns to fly a De Havilland Tiger Moth.

In 1970 he provided the voice-over for an edition of the BBC documentary series Chronicle: "The Great Iron Ship", about the salvage and return from the Falkland Islands of the Isambard Kingdom Brunel ship SS Great Britain.

Dudley Foster died in London.

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Filmographie de Dudley Foster (11 films)

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Sentimentalement vôtre, 1h35
Réalisé par Carol Reed
Origine Royaume-uni
Genres Thriller, Comédie, Romance
Thèmes Adaptation d'une pièce de théâtre
Acteurs Mia Farrow, Chaim Topol, Michael Jayston, Annette Crosbie, Dudley Foster, Michael Aldridge
Rôle Mr. Mayhew
Note67% 3.3929453.3929453.3929453.3929453.392945
Belinda est mariée depuis plusieurs années avec Charles qui est conseiller fiscal. Mais la jeune femme n'aime pas les sorties mondaines de son mari. Charles la soupçonne d'avoir une double vie et décide de la faire surveiller par un détective privé qui découvre en réalité que la jeune femme passe son temps à visiter des musées, monuments et parcs de Londres. Grâce à cela le couple pourra se reformer, mais Belinda exigera que, dorénavant, son mari lui consacre plus de temps et l'accompagne dans ses visites de la ville.
Quest for Love, 1h27
Réalisé par Ralph Thomas
Origine Royaume-uni
Genres Drame, Science-fiction, Romance
Acteurs Joan Collins, Geraldine Moffat, Tom Bell, Simon Ward, Denholm Elliott, Laurence Naismith
Rôle Grimshaw
Note66% 3.3421453.3421453.3421453.3421453.342145
An explosion at a demonstration of his new invention catapults physicist Colin Trafford into a parallel universe - an identical world, but with subtle differences, where John F. Kennedy is Secretary General of the League of Nations and World War II and the Vietnam War never happened. Here he's a famous author with a beautiful wife with whom he instantly falls in love, but for whom his alternate self never cared. But just as suddenly, another accident propels Trafford back to our world where he is caught in a race against time in a quest to find the woman he loves. Little does she know, however, that her life depends on him finding her.
The Rise and Rise of Michael Rimmer, 1h40
Genres Drame, Comédie
Acteurs Peter Cook, John Cleese, Denholm Elliott, Ronald Fraser, Harold Pinter, Arthur Lowe
Rôle Federman
Note70% 3.5397453.5397453.5397453.5397453.539745
The mysterious Michael Rimmer (Cook) appears at a small and ailing British advertising agency, where the employees assume he is working on a time and motion study. However, he quickly begins to assert a de facto authority over the firm’s mostly ineffectual staff and soon acquires control of the business from the incompetent boss Ferret (Arthur Lowe). Rimmer then succeeds in establishing the newly invigorated firm as the country’s leading polling agency, and begins to make regular TV appearances as a polling expert. He subsequently moves into politics, acting as an adviser to the leader of the Tory opposition, and then becomes an MP himself, for the constituency of Budleigh Moor (a reference to Cook's frequent collaborator, Dudley Moore), along the way acquiring a trophy wife (Vanessa Howard). Relying on a combination of charisma and deception—and murder—he then rapidly works his way up the political ladder to become prime minister (after throwing his predecessor off an oil rig), and finally, by public demand, a near-dictatorial president. Ferret attempts to assassinate Rimmer as he and his wife ride through the capital in an open-topped convertible, but fails and falls to his death.
Alerte Satellite 02, 1h40
Réalisé par Roy Ward Baker
Origine Royaume-uni
Genres Science-fiction, Aventure
Thèmes L'espace, La musique, Sur la Lune, Le futur, Musique, Politique, Dystopique, Space opera
Acteurs James Olson, Catherine Schell, Warren Mitchell, Adrienne Corri, Bernard Bresslaw, Dudley Foster
Rôle Whitsun
Note42% 2.118772.118772.118772.118772.11877
Un expert de la récupération spatiale et son associé sont impliqués dans l'attaque par une bande de mercenaires sur une concession minière d'un astéroïde malgré eux.
Sherlock Holmes contre Jack l'Éventreur, 1h35
Réalisé par James Hill (réalisateur britannique), James Hill
Origine Royaume-uni
Genres Drame, Thriller, Horreur, Policier
Thèmes Sexualité, Erotique, Prostitution, Sherlock Holmes, Tueur en série, Thriller érotique, Buddy movie
Acteurs John Neville, Donald Houston, John Fraser, Barry Jones, Anthony Quayle, Robert Morley
Rôle Home Secretary
Note65% 3.29763.29763.29763.29763.2976
Londres, 1888. Sherlock Holmes décide d'enquêter sur plusieurs meurtres de prostituées commis dans le quartier londonien de Whitechapel par un criminel qui se fait surnommer « Jack l'Éventreur ». Son enquête l'entraîne sur plusieurs pistes, des bas-fonds aux quartiers les plus riches.
The Little Ones, 1h6
Réalisé par Jim O'Connolly
Origine Royaume-uni
Genres Drame, Comédie
Acteurs Dudley Foster, Derek Newark, Kim Smith, Derek Francis, Cyril Shaps, John Chandos
Rôle Supt. Carter

Two poor boys from London, Ted, an abused child and Jackie, the son of a prostitute run away to Liverpool in an attempt to stowaway on a ship bound to Jamaica. Arriving in Liverpool tired and hungry, they steal a suitcase which they hope to pawn for money to provide food. The owner of the suitcase, a wealthy shipping businessman, alerts the police and the boys are subsequently caught, scolded and sent home. Recognizing their dire life at home, a friendly superintendent tells that the boys that many ships leave here for Jamaica.
Le Verdict
Le Verdict (1962)
, 2h10
Réalisé par Peter Glenville
Origine Royaume-uni
Genres Drame
Thèmes Le thème de l'éducation
Acteurs Laurence Olivier, Simone Signoret, Sarah Miles, Terence Stamp, Hugh Griffith, Roland Culver
Rôle Detective Sergeant Keirnan
Note70% 3.538883.538883.538883.538883.53888
Graham Weir is an alcoholic schoolteacher whose criminal record for refusing to fight during the Second World War has prevented him from progressing further in his teaching career. Now, years later, he is in a school where teens who don't like to be there and is married to a very embittered wife. While in school, he meets Shirley Taylor, a new girl in the school who starts to have a crush on him. Graham does not realize it, but Shirley's infatuation will lead to serious trouble, including the threat of a false sexual molestation charge.
Mistress Pamela, 1h31
Réalisé par Jim O'Connolly
Origine Royaume-uni
Thèmes Sexualité, Erotique
Acteurs Ann Michelle, Dudley Foster, Anna Quayle, Anthony Sharp, Derek Fowlds, Fred Emney
Rôle Jonathan

In the eighteenth century, Pamela, a servant girl in the household of Lord Devenish, must fight off the advances of her young master - a gentleman determined to have Pamela as his mistress.