Colin Dexter (1930–2017)

Writer | Actor | Miscellaneous Crew
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KNOWN FOR 
Inspector Lewis (2006-2015) | Inspector Morse (1987-2000) | Endeavour (2012-2017)
AKA 
Alan Dexter
BORN 
Sep 29, 1930 (died Mar 21, 2017)

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Past Film & Video (2 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Past Television (4 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for EndeavourEndeavour (TV Series) Writer (characters) ( 17 episodes, 2012–2017 ) , Cello player / Gentleman in College Chapel / Gentleman on Bench at College / Gentleman on Bus / Visitor at Museum / Don on Bench outside Beaufort College / Don at Booth Hill Debate / Don on Bench at College / Audience Member at Piano Recital / Don Dining at Hall / Pub Customer ( 11 episodes, 2012–2016 ) , Series Consultant ( 4 episodes, 2013 )  Less 2012–2017 17
    • Harvest (Jan 29, 2017) Writer (characters)  Less
    • Lazaretto (Jan 22, 2017) Writer (characters)  Less
    • Canticle (Jan 15, 2017) Writer (characters)  Less
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  • Primary photo for LewisLewis (TV Series) Writer (inspired by the Inspector Morse novels of) ( 42 episodes, 2006–2015 ) , Writer (characters) ( 22 episodes, 2006–2012 ) , Customer at Sidewalk Cafe / Visitor at Ashmolian / Man talking with Marcus Harding in courtyard / Man in wheelchair in gallery / Man Leaving The Randolph / Man Talking to Innocent at Party / Man at Merton College Entrance / Oxford Don in Dining Room / College Porter ( 9 episodes, 2006–2015 )  Less 2006–2015 42
    • What Lies Tangled: Part 2 (Nov 10, 2015) Customer at Sidewalk Cafe (uncredited), Writer (inspired by the Inspector Morse novels of)  Less
    • What Lies Tangled: Part 1 (Nov 3, 2015) Writer (inspired by the Inspector Morse novels of)  Less
    • Magnum Opus: Part 2 (Oct 27, 2015) Writer (inspired by the Inspector Morse novels of)  Less
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  • Primary photo for The Last Morse: A DocumentaryThe Last Morse: A Documentary (TV Movie) Writer (characters)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Inspector MorseInspector Morse (TV Series) Man in Wheelchair / Man at Conference in Opening / Vicar at College Dinner / Mr. Humphreys / Man at Concert in Opening / Man in Sheldonian Theatre Behind Lord Hinksey / College porter showing Morse and Lewis to John Brewster / Man next to Dr. Collier at presentation / Man in prison church when Brian Thornton preaches / Man three seats to Morse's left in closing opera scene / Tramp Drinking from Bottle Near Mitre Pub / Man at Reception After Schubert Concert / Man in college porter's lodge when Morse leaves after dinner with Jerome Hogg / Man in group when Ian Matthews presents Morse with postcard / Man in college grounds when Hilary Dobson goes in for interview / Man at Trout Inn when Morse meets Barbara Redpath / Man in choir next to Morse / Man in launderette with Tim Ablett and Angie Howe / Man in chapel at funeral / Man Walking Behind Lewis and Roland in College / Man walking along canal bank in opening scene / Man sitting near the Master in the opening scene / Man behind Morse in Crowther's lecture / Doctor sitting on next bed to Jane in final scene / Man walking across quad when Morse visits Sheila Phillipson in library / Man Behind Morse in Chapters Bar / Man with Bike Woman / Man Drinking in Syndicate in Opening Scene / Man Passing Morse when Visiting Murdock ( 30 episodes, 1987–2000 ) , Writer (characters) ( 17 episodes, 1990–1993 ) , Writer (novel) ( 10 episodes, 1987–2000 ) , Writer (idea) ( 3 episodes, 1989 ) , Writer (story) ( 3 episodes, 1987–1989 )  Less 1987–2000 33
    • The Remorseful Day (Nov 15, 2000) Man in Wheelchair (uncredited), Writer (novel)  Less
    • The Wench Is Dead (Nov 11, 1998) Man at Conference in Opening (uncredited), Writer (novel)  Less
    • Death Is Now My Neighbour (Nov 19, 1997) Vicar at College Dinner (uncredited), Writer (novel)  Less
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Self (18 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for The Crime Thriller ClubThe Crime Thriller Club (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Crime ConnectionsCrime Connections (TV Series) Himself - Author & Creator, 'Inspector Morse' / Himself - Author & Creator 'Inspector Morse' ( 2 episodes, 2012 )  Less 2012
    • Episode #1.5 (Oct 5, 2012) Himself - Author & Creator, 'Inspector Morse'  Less
    • Episode #1.2 (Sep 14, 2012) Himself - Author & Creator 'Inspector Morse'  Less
  • Primary photo for The Unforgettable John ThawThe Unforgettable John Thaw (TV Movie) Himself (uncredited)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for The A to Z of CrimeThe A to Z of Crime (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 2011 )  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for The People's DetectiveThe People's Detective (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Top of the CopsTop of the Cops (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for The Perfect TV DetectiveThe Perfect TV Detective (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for TimeshiftTimeshift (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for ProfilingProfiling (TV Series) Himself ( 3 episodes, 2008 )  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Drama TrailsDrama Trails (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 2008 )  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for The Music of MorseThe Music of Morse (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for There's Something About... MorseThere's Something About... Morse (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Lewis... Behind the ScenesLewis... Behind the Scenes (TV Movie) Himself - Author and Creator  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Super SleuthsSuper Sleuths (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for ITV 50: The Golden YearsITV 50: The Golden Years (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for This MorningThis Morning (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2005 )  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for TV's Greatest CarsTV's Greatest Cars (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for The John Thaw StoryThe John Thaw Story (TV Special) Himself  Less 2002

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