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David Conville (1929–2018)

David Conville was born on June 4, 1929 in Srinagar, Kashmir, India as David Henry Conville. He was an actor and writer, known for Surgical Spirit (1989), Softly Softly (1966) and The Play on One (1988). He was married to Philippa Gail and Jean Margaret Bury. He died on November 24, 2018 in Dorset, England. See full bio »


(age 89) in Dorset, England, UK

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Surgical Spirit George Hope-Wynne
Softly Softly Prosecuting Counsel
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 2001 Victoria & Albert (TV Series)
Actor in 'The Rivals'
 1989-1995 Surgical Spirit (TV Series)
George Hope-Wynne
- Administrator of the Year (1995) ... George Hope-Wynne
- Kicking Against the Pricks (1995) ... George Hope-Wynne
- The Walkout (1995) ... George Hope-Wynne
- The Silence of the Haslams (1995) ... George Hope-Wynne
- All Pull Togerther (1995) ... George Hope-Wynne
 1993 Stay Lucky (TV Series)
Jack Irving
- The Long Road... Back (1993) ... Jack Irving
 1993 Unnatural Causes (TV Movie)
Max Gurney
 1992 Fergie & Andrew: Behind the Palace Doors (TV Movie)
Sir Percy
 1992 The Ruth Rendell Mysteries (TV Series)
- The Speaker of Mandarin: Part One (1992) ... Burnett
 1989 French Fields (TV Series)
Gerard Bingley
- Chunnel Vision (1989) ... Gerard Bingley
 1989 Hannay (TV Series)
The Judge
- Double Jeopardy (1989) ... The Judge
 1988 Deadline (TV Movie)
Sir Geoffrey Burton
 1988 Tumbledown (TV Movie)
Brigade Officer
 1988 Bergerac (TV Series)
Nigel Blake
- A Horse of a Different Colour (1988) ... Nigel Blake
 1987 Yes, Prime Minister (TV Series)
Cabinet Member
- Man Overboard (1987) ... Cabinet Member
 1987 The Fourth Protocol
 1986 Call Me Mister (TV Series)
- The Bombay Ducks (1986) ... Director
 1986 The Good Doctor Bodkin-Adams (TV Movie)
Afte Dinner Speaker
 1986 Clockwise
 1967 Softly Softly (TV Series)
Prosecuting Counsel
- Appointment in Wyvern (1967) ... Prosecuting Counsel
 1966 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Captain Jeremy Dilston
- A Pyre for Private James (1966) ... Captain Jeremy Dilston
 1966 You Can't Win (TV Series)
- Learning the Law (1966) ... Courtenay
 1966 The Spies (TV Series)
Colonel Stefandros
- There's Only One End for Traitors (1966) ... Colonel Stefandros
 1966 Coronation Street (TV Series)
Mr. Cunliffe
- Episode #1.544 (1966) ... Mr. Cunliffe
 1965 Out of the Unknown (TV Series)
- Andover and the Android (1965) ... French
 1965 Undermind (TV Series)
Laurence Chance
- Intent to Destroy (1965) ... Laurence Chance
 1964-1965 A Little Big Business (TV Series)
Basil Crane / Crane
- Mixed Feelings (1965) ... Basil Crane
- Funny Things: People (1965) ... Basil Crane
- Call Me Marcus (1965) ... Basil Crane
- Episode #1.1 (1964) ... Basil Crane
 1964 The Evil of Frankenstein
 1963 Boyd Q.C. (TV Series)
Mr. Chandler
- By Gas: That's Murder (1963) ... Mr. Chandler
 1963 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Jim Joyce
- Four Faces of Clare (1963) ... Jim Joyce
 1962 A Prize of Arms
Capt. James (uncredited)
 1962 Bulldog Breed (TV Series)
Mr. Tipwell
- The New Garage (1962) ... Mr. Tipwell
 1961 Deadline Midnight (TV Series)
- One Man Went to Fly (1961) ... Manley
 1961 The Curse of the Werewolf
Rico Gomez
 1959-1960 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Lister Vintage / Bastable
- Private and Confidential (1960) ... Lister Vintage
- Bellweather Nine (1959) ... Bastable
 1959 Make Mine a Double
2nd Navigator
 1959 Bellweather Nine (TV Movie)
 1954 Diplomatic Passport
Airline Clerk (uncredited)
Show Show Writer (1 credit)

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Other Works:

He directed Julian Slade's musical, "Salad Days," at the Duke of York's Theatre in London, England with Bill Kerr, Elizabeth Seal, Adam Bareham, Sheila Steafel, and Ian Talbot in the cast. See more »

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Took over the running of the Open Air Theatre at Regent's Park in 1962. With David William founded the New Shakespeare Company. See more »

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