John Bird (I)

Actor | Writer
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KNOWN FOR 
Jabberwocky (1977) | Rory Bremner, Who Else? (1993) | El C.I.D. (1990-1992)
AWARDS 
3 wins & 4 nominations More »
BORN 
Nov 22, 1936 (age 80)

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Past Film & Video (20 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (105 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Midsomer MurdersMidsomer Murders (TV Series) St John Beachwood ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017 1
  • Primary photo for Rory Bremner's Election ReportRory Bremner's Election Report (TV Movie) Permanent Secretary, Treasury, Writer  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Rory Bremner's Coalition ReportRory Bremner's Coalition Report (TV Movie) Actor, Writer  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Jonathan CreekJonathan Creek (TV Series) Horace Greeley / D.I. Nathan Gallo ( 3 episodes, 2000–2014 )  Less 2000–2014 3
  • Primary photo for Bremner, Bird and Fortune: Silly MoneyBremner, Bird and Fortune: Silly Money (TV Series) Various, Writer  Less 2008– 
  • Primary photo for Bremner, Bird and FortuneBremner, Bird and Fortune (TV Series) Various Characters ( 6 episodes, 1999–2007 )  Less 1999–2007 6
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  • Primary photo for Absolute PowerAbsolute Power (TV Series) Martin McCabe ( 12 episodes, 2003–2005 )  Less 2003–2005 12
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  • Primary photo for Bremner, Bird and Fortune: A Bunch of CountsBremner, Bird and Fortune: A Bunch of Counts (TV Movie) Various, Writer  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Winter SolsticeWinter Solstice (TV Movie) Barry  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Trust Me, I'm a Prime MinisterTrust Me, I'm a Prime Minister (TV Movie) Actor, Writer  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Beyond Iraq and a Hard PlaceBeyond Iraq and a Hard Place (TV Movie) Himself, Writer  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Between Iraq and a Hard PlaceBetween Iraq and a Hard Place (TV Movie) Himself, Writer  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Heroes of ComedyHeroes of Comedy (TV Series) Writer (additional material) ( 1 episode, 2002 )  Less 2002 1
    • Spike Milligan (Mar 2, 2002) Writer (additional material)  Less
  • Primary photo for ChambersChambers (TV Series) John Fuller-Carp ( 12 episodes, 2000–2001 )  Less 2000–2001 12
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  • Primary photo for My Government and IMy Government and I (TV Movie) Various Roles  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for In the RedIn the Red (TV Series) Controller Radio 4 / Controller, Radio 4 ( 3 episodes, 1998 )  Less 1998 3
  • Primary photo for The Long JohnsThe Long Johns (TV Series) Various Characters, Writer  Less 1995–1997
  • Primary photo for Murder Most HorridMurder Most Horrid (TV Series) Duncan Jupp ( 1 episode, 1996 )  Less 1996 1
  • Primary photo for Giving TongueGiving Tongue (TV Movie) Lord Jessop  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Our Hands in Your SafeOur Hands in Your Safe (TV Movie) Actor, Writer  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for One Foot in the GraveOne Foot in the Grave (TV Series) Lewis Atterbury ( 1 episode, 1995 )  Less 1995 1
  • Primary photo for ParisParis (TV Series) Psychiatrist ( 1 episode, 1994 )  Less 1994 1
  • Primary photo for Anna LeeAnna Lee (TV Series) Adrian Wesley ( 1 episode, 1994 )  Less 1994 1
    • Diversion (Mar 13, 1994) Adrian Wesley  Less
  • Primary photo for To Play the KingTo Play the King (TV Mini-series) Bryan Brynford-Jones ( 2 episodes, 1993 )  Less 1993 2
    • Episode #1.3 (Dec 5, 1993) Bryan Brynford-Jones  Less
    • Episode #1.2 (Nov 28, 1993) Bryan Brynford-Jones  Less
  • Primary photo for Rory Bremner, Who Else?Rory Bremner, Who Else? (TV Series) Various ( 1 episode, 1993 ) , Writer ( 1 episode, 1993 )  Less 1993 1
  • Primary photo for CluedoCluedo (TV Series) Professor Plum ( 6 episodes, 1993 )  Less 1993 6
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  • Primary photo for PerformancePerformance (TV Series) John Reid ( 1 episode, 1992 )  Less 1992 1
  • Primary photo for A Word in your EraA Word in your Era (TV Series) Napoleon ( 1 episode, 1992 )  Less 1992 1
  • Primary photo for El C.I.D.El C.I.D. (TV Series) Douglas Bromley ( 19 episodes, 1990–1992 )  Less 1990–1992 19
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  • Primary photo for Rory BremnerRory Bremner (TV Series) Various (1989-1992), Writer  Less 1989–1992
  • Primary photo for BejewelledBejewelled (TV Movie) Eustace  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Joint AccountJoint Account (TV Series) Ned Race ( 16 episodes, 1989–1990 )  Less 1989–1990 16
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  • Primary photo for Screen TwoScreen Two (TV Series) George / Commander Abigail ( 2 episodes, 1987–1990 )  Less 1987–1990 2
  • Primary photo for Inspector MorseInspector Morse (TV Series) George Linacre ( 1 episode, 1990 )  Less 1990 1
  • Primary photo for Home to RoostHome to Roost (TV Series) FG Fielding / F G Fielding ( 2 episodes, 1985–1989 )  Less 1985–1989 2
  • Primary photo for Shadow of the NooseShadow of the Noose (TV Mini-series) Mr. Justice Hawkins ( 1 episode, 1989 )  Less 1989 1
  • Primary photo for DramaramaDramarama (TV Series) Dudley Roberts ( 1 episode, 1988 )  Less 1988 1
  • Primary photo for Small WorldSmall World (TV Mini-series) Hermann Pabst ( 1 episode, 1988 )  Less 1988 1
  • Primary photo for Yes, Prime MinisterYes, Prime Minister (TV Series) Simon Monk ( 1 episode, 1988 )  Less 1988 1
  • Primary photo for In Sickness and in HealthIn Sickness and in Health (TV Series) The Consultant ( 1 episode, 1987 )  Less 1987 1
  • Primary photo for Emmerdale FarmEmmerdale Farm (TV Series) Bishop Gardner ( 6 episodes, 1987 )  Less 1987 6
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  • Primary photo for Dead EntryDead Entry (TV Series) Bernard Dougherty ( 3 episodes, 1987 )  Less 1987 3
    • File Three (Mar 4, 1987) Bernard Dougherty  Less
    • File Two (Feb 25, 1987) Bernard Dougherty  Less
    • File One (Feb 18, 1987) Bernard Dougherty  Less
  • Primary photo for A Little PrincessA Little Princess (TV Mini-series) Mr. Carmichael ( 3 episodes, 1987 )  Less 1987 3
  • Primary photo for Filthy Rich & CatflapFilthy Rich & Catflap (TV Series) Dingo Wucker ( 1 episode, 1987 )  Less 1987 1
  • Primary photo for The Growing Pains of Adrian MoleThe Growing Pains of Adrian Mole (TV Series) Courtney Elliot ( 1 episode, 1987 )  Less 1987 1
  • Primary photo for Saturday LiveSaturday Live (TV Series) (1986)  Less 1986–1987
  • Primary photo for God's Chosen Car ParkGod's Chosen Car Park (TV Movie) Frank Frankenham  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Help!Help! (TV Series) Wilf Rigby ( 1 episode, 1986 )  Less 1986 1
  • Primary photo for A Very Peculiar PracticeA Very Peculiar Practice (TV Series) Vice Chancellor Ernest Hemmingway ( 7 episodes, 1986 )  Less 1986 7
    • Catastrophe Theory (Jul 2, 1986) Vice Chancellor Ernest Hemmingway  Less
    • The Hit List (Jun 25, 1986) Vice Chancellor Ernest Hemmingway  Less
    • Contact Tracer (Jun 18, 1986) Vice Chancellor Ernest Hemmingway  Less
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  • Primary photo for Farrington of the F.O.Farrington of the F.O. (TV Series) VJ Lawrence ( 1 episode, 1986 )  Less 1986 1
    • Tourists (Mar 13, 1986) VJ Lawrence  Less
  • Primary photo for Mrs. Capper's BirthdayMrs. Capper's Birthday (TV Movie) Maurice  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Travelling ManTravelling Man (TV Series) Jack Ormand ( 2 episodes, 1985 )  Less 1985 2
    • Last Lap (Oct 15, 1985) Jack Ormand  Less
    • Hustler (Sep 24, 1985) Jack Ormand  Less
  • Primary photo for C.A.T.S. EyesC.A.T.S. Eyes (TV Series) Lord Richie ( 1 episode, 1985 )  Less 1985 1
  • Primary photo for There Comes a TimeThere Comes a Time (TV Series) Vicar ( 1 episode, 1985 )  Less 1985 1
  • Primary photo for Blue MoneyBlue Money (TV Movie) Harry Diamond  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Lytton's DiaryLytton's Diary (TV Series) Jacko ( 1 episode, 1985 )  Less 1985 1
  • Primary photo for Oxbridge BluesOxbridge Blues (TV Series) Clive ( 1 episode, 1984 )  Less 1984 1
  • Primary photo for JaneJane (TV Series) Casper Cutler ( 5 episodes, 1984 )  Less 1984 5
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  • Primary photo for Round and RoundRound and Round (TV Series) Dr. Fisher ( 1 episode, 1984 )  Less 1984 1
    • Sex (Jul 2, 1984) Dr. Fisher  Less
  • Primary photo for Danger: Marmalade at WorkDanger: Marmalade at Work (TV Series) Mr. Atkins ( 10 episodes, 1984 )  Less 1984 10
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  • Primary photo for Play for TodayPlay for Today (TV Series) Lord North / Desmond Hughes / Captain Wigmore / Raymond ( 4 episodes, 1979–1983 )  Less 1979–1983 4
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  • Primary photo for Educating MarmaladeEducating Marmalade (TV Series) Mr. Atkins (Marmalade's Dad) ( 10 episodes, 1982–1983 )  Less 1982–1983 10
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  • Primary photo for Video StarsVideo Stars (TV Movie) Cedric Shade  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for King LearKing Lear (TV Movie) Duke of Albany  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for A.J. Wentworth, B.A.A.J. Wentworth, B.A. (TV Series) Major Faggott ( 1 episode, 1982 )  Less 1982 1
  • Primary photo for Playhouse: The CombinationPlayhouse: The Combination (TV Movie) Dr. Hughes-Jones  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Theatre BoxTheatre Box (TV Series) Mr. Atkins / Potsmasher ( 1 episode, 1981 )  Less 1981 1
  • Primary photo for Timon of AthensTimon of Athens (TV Movie) Painter  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for BBC2 PlayhouseBBC2 Playhouse (TV Series) H.G. Wells ( 1 episode, 1981 )  Less 1981 1
  • Primary photo for The Taming of the ShrewThe Taming of the Shrew (TV Movie) Pedant  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for Dick TurpinDick Turpin (TV Series) Gooch ( 1 episode, 1980 )  Less 1980 1
  • Primary photo for Armchair ThrillerArmchair Thriller (TV Series) Cyril ( 4 episodes, 1980 )  Less 1980 4
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  • Primary photo for Crown CourtCrown Court (TV Series) Actor ( 1 episode, 1978 )  Less 1978 1
  • Primary photo for That's the Way the Money GoesThat's the Way the Money Goes (TV Series) Various Characters - Seven Salesmen ( 1 episode, 1978 )  Less 1978 1
    • A Foot in Your Door (Jun 2, 1978) Various Characters - Seven Salesmen  Less
  • Primary photo for In the Looking GlassIn the Looking Glass (TV Series) Actor ( 1 episode, 1978 )  Less 1978 1
  • Primary photo for The Galton & Simpson PlayhouseThe Galton & Simpson Playhouse (TV Series) The Man ( 1 episode, 1977 )  Less 1977 1
  • Primary photo for The Punch ReviewThe Punch Review (TV Series) Actor  Less 1975–1977
  • Primary photo for Well AnywayWell Anyway (TV Series) John Dally ( 7 episodes, 1976 ) , Writer ( 7 episodes, 1976 )  Less 1976 7
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  • Primary photo for Shades of GreeneShades of Greene (TV Series) Maling ( 1 episode, 1976 )  Less 1976 1
  • Primary photo for Dawson's WeeklyDawson's Weekly (TV Series) Reverend Michael Ffoulkes ( 1 episode, 1975 )  Less 1975 1
  • Primary photo for The Melting PotThe Melting Pot (TV Series) Mr. Rembrandt ( 1 episode, 1975 )  Less 1975 1
  • Primary photo for Comedy PlayhouseComedy Playhouse (TV Series) Mr. Rembrandt / Barnaby Spoot ( 2 episodes, 1965–1975 )  Less 1965–1975 2
  • Primary photo for The Lives of Benjamin FranklinThe Lives of Benjamin Franklin (TV Mini-series) William Whateley ( 3 episodes, 1974–1975 )  Less 1974–1975 3
  • Primary photo for After That, ThisAfter That, This (TV Series) Various Characters, Writer (additional material)  Less 1975– 
  • Primary photo for LeedsLeeds (TV Series) Actor ( 5 episodes, 1972–1974 ) , Writer ( 5 episodes, 1972–1974 )  Less 1972–1974 5
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  • Primary photo for Full HouseFull House (TV Series) Writer (sketch writer) ( 4 episodes, 1973 ) , Actor in sketches ( 3 episodes, 1973 ) , Actor in sketches / Himself ( 1 episode, 1973 )  Less 1973 4
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  • Primary photo for But Seriously, It's Sheila HancockBut Seriously, It's Sheila Hancock (TV Series) Writer ( 2 episodes, 1973 ) , Actor ( 1 episode, 1973 )  Less 1973 2
  • Primary photo for GrubstreetGrubstreet (TV Series) Actor  Less 1972–1973
  • Primary photo for Beyond a JokeBeyond a Joke (TV Series) Various Roles  Less 1972– 
  • Primary photo for Private Eye TVPrivate Eye TV (TV Movie) Actor  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for JackanoryJackanory (TV Series) Storyteller ( 6 episodes, 1970–1971 )  Less 1970–1971 6
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  • Primary photo for KateKate (TV Series) Benjamin ( 1 episode, 1971 )  Less 1971 1
  • Primary photo for If It Moves, File ItIf It Moves, File It (TV Series) Quick ( 6 episodes, 1970 )  Less 1970 6
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  • Primary photo for Step Laughing Into the GraveStep Laughing Into the Grave (TV Movie) Actor, Writer  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for ITV Saturday Night TheatreITV Saturday Night Theatre (TV Series) Edgar ( 1 episode, 1970 )  Less 1970 1
  • Primary photo for World in FermentWorld in Ferment (TV Series) Gerald Pikestaff ( 6 episodes, 1969 )  Less 1969 6
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  • Primary photo for With Bird Will TravelWith Bird Will Travel (TV Series) Actor, Writer  Less 1968– 
  • Primary photo for A Series of Bird'sA Series of Bird's (TV Series) Actor ( 8 episodes, 1967 ) , Writer ( 8 episodes, 1967 )  Less 1967 8
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  • Primary photo for The Late ShowThe Late Show (TV Series) Actor ( 23 episodes, 1966–1967 )  Less 1966–1967 23
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  • Primary photo for Alice in WonderlandAlice in Wonderland (TV Movie) Frog Footman  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for My Father Knew Lloyd GeorgeMy Father Knew Lloyd George (TV Movie) Various Roles, Writer  Less 1965
  • Primary photo for Not So Much a Programme, More a Way of LifeNot So Much a Programme, More a Way of Life (TV Series) Various Characters ( 61 episodes, 1964–1965 ) , Writer ( 4 episodes, 1964–1965 ) , Various Characters ( 1 episode, 1965 )  Less 1964–1965 62
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  • Primary photo for Milligan's WakeMilligan's Wake (TV Series) Writer  Less 1964–1965
  • Primary photo for Second City ReportsSecond City Reports (TV Series) Writer ( 6 episodes, 1964 )  Less 1964 6
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  • Primary photo for What's Going on Here?What's Going on Here? (TV Movie) Actor, Writer  Less 1963
Self (30 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Pointless CelebritiesPointless Celebrities (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014
    • Comedy (Apr 26, 2014) Himself  Less
  • Primary photo for ArenaArena (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for MastermindMastermind (TV Series) Himself - Contestant ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Tony Blair: My Part in His DownfallTony Blair: My Part in His Downfall (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for TV's 50 Greatest StarsTV's 50 Greatest Stars (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for The Real Dad's ArmyThe Real Dad's Army (TV Series) Narrator  Less 2006– 
  • Primary photo for Have I Got News for YouHave I Got News for You (TV Series) Himself ( 3 episodes, 1995–2004 )  Less 1995–2004
  • Primary photo for KellyKelly (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2002 )  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Auntie's BloomersAuntie's Bloomers (TV Series) Himself / Acting Role ( 1 episode, 2000 )  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for I Don't Believe It! The 'One Foot in the Grave' StoryI Don't Believe It! The 'One Foot in the Grave' Story (TV Special) Himself (uncredited)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Dear John: A Tribute to John WellsDear John: A Tribute to John Wells (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for OmnibusOmnibus (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1976–1995 )  Less 1976–1995
  • Primary photo for A Bit of Fry and LaurieA Bit of Fry and Laurie (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1995 )  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Sooty & Co.Sooty & Co. (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1993 )  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for The Secret Policeman's Biggest BallThe Secret Policeman's Biggest Ball (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Forty MinutesForty Minutes (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1988 )  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Return on InvestmentReturn on Investment (Video) Ron Scroggs  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for The Secret Policeman's Other BallThe Secret Policeman's Other Ball Himself / Various Roles  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Friday Night, Saturday MorningFriday Night, Saturday Morning (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1979–1980 )  Less 1979–1980
  • Primary photo for The South Bank ShowThe South Bank Show (TV Series) Self ( 1 episode )  Less 1978– 
  • Primary photo for Pleasure at Her Majesty'sPleasure at Her Majesty's (TV Movie) Various  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for Face the MusicFace the Music (TV Series) Himself - Panellist ( 1 episode, 1975 )  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for Full HouseFull House (TV Series) Himself - Studio discussion chairman / Actor in sketch / Himself / Actor in sketches ( 3 episodes, 1973 )  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for ReviewReview (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1971 )  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for Once More with FelixOnce More with Felix (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1968 )  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for The Eamonn Andrews ShowThe Eamonn Andrews Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1967 )  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for BBC 3BBC 3 (TV Series) Himself ( 24 episodes, 1965–1966 )  Less 1965–1966
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  • Primary photo for Not So Much a Programme, More a Way of LifeNot So Much a Programme, More a Way of Life (TV Series) Various Characters ( 1 episode, 1965 )  Less 1965
  • Primary photo for Toast of the TownToast of the Town (TV Series) Himself - Actor ( 1 episode, 1963 )  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for That Was the Week That WasThat Was the Week That Was (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1962 )  Less 1962
Archive Footage (4 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for I Don't Believe ItI Don't Believe It (Video) Lewis Atterbury (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Have I Got News for You: The Best of the Guest Presenters - Volume 2Have I Got News for You: The Best of the Guest Presenters - Volume 2 (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Heroes of ComedyHeroes of Comedy (TV Series) Self ( 1 episode, 1998 )  Less 1998
    • Peter Cook (Jan 19, 1998) Self (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for This WeekThis Week (TV Series) Extract from revue ( 1 episode, 1963 )  Less 1963
    • The Satire Boom (Dec 26, 1963) Extract from revue (archive footage)  Less
Domestic gross includes USA and Canada.

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