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David Langton (Basil Muir Langton-Dodds)

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Biography

Motherwell, Scotland, UK
His father, a wine importer loved the theatre and encouraged his acting ambitions and got him his first job at 16 touring with a Shakespearean company painting scenery and doing walk on parts. His mother disapproved thinking it wasn't a job for a respectable middle class young man. By 1939 he'd graduated to leading roles but then the war came. He joined the army and rose through the ranks to become a major. Within four days of leaving the service he was back in the theatre in a play 'Fifty Fifty' and the 'Seagulls Over Sorento' which ran five years. Read more...

Actor

Character: Man in Coastal Forces Club Bar

The Ship That Died of Shame 1955

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Character: Actor

A Hard Day's Night 1964

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Character: Station Commander

The Liquidator 1965

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Character: Richard Bellamy

Upstairs, Downstairs 1971

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Character: Ogilvy

Mogul 1965

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Character: Teddy Maskell

Thirty-Minute Theatre 1965

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Character: Duc De Morny

The Incredible Sarah 1976

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