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William Rushton (1937–1996)

Actor | Writer | Miscellaneous Crew
KNOWN FOR 
That Was the Week That Was (1962–1963) | Hamlet: The Video (1992) | The Trap Door (1984– )
AKA 
William George Rushton | Willie Rushton | Willy Rushton
BORN 
Aug 18, 1937 (died Dec 11, 1996)

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Past Film & Video (23 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Past Television (30 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for The Treacle PeopleThe Treacle People (TV Series) Santa Claus (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997 1
  • Primary photo for Jack and Jeremy's Real LivesJack and Jeremy's Real Lives (TV Series) Flight Lieutenant (1 episode, 1996)  Less 1996 1
  • Primary photo for Dennis the MenaceDennis the Menace (TV Series) Astronomer (1 episode, 1996)  Less 1996 1
  • Primary photo for Sticky ChristmasSticky Christmas (TV Movie) Father Christmas  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for One for the RoadOne for the Road (TV Series) Joe (1 episode, 1995)  Less 1995 1
  • Primary photo for Shakespeare: The Animated TalesShakespeare: The Animated Tales (TV Mini-series) Toby Belch (1 episode, 1992)  Less 1992 1
  • Primary photo for Kenny Everett's Christmas CarolKenny Everett's Christmas Carol (TV Movie) Ghost Of Christmas Present  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for The Kenny Everett Television ShowThe Kenny Everett Television Show (TV Series) Various (9 episodes, 1982–1985), Himself (1 episode, 1982)  Less 1982–1985 10
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  • Primary photo for JackanoryJackanory (TV Series) Storyteller (1 episode, 1983)  Less 1983 1
  • Primary photo for The Gentleman FactoryThe Gentleman Factory (TV Movie) Commentator  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for Rushton's IllustratedRushton's Illustrated (TV Series) Actor (5 episodes, 1980), Writer (5 episodes, 1980)  Less 1980 5
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  • Primary photo for The Chiffy KidsThe Chiffy Kids (TV Series) Councillor Eldridge (1 episode, 1976)  Less 1976 1
  • Primary photo for ColditzColditz (TV Series) Major Trumpington (1 episode, 1974)  Less 1974 1
    • The Guests (Jan 28, 1974) Major Trumpington  Less
  • Primary photo for Comedy PlayhouseComedy Playhouse (TV Series) Dr. Watson (1 episode, 1973)  Less 1973 1
  • Primary photo for GrubstreetGrubstreet (TV Series) Actor  Less 1972–1973
  • Primary photo for The Cobblers of UmbridgeThe Cobblers of Umbridge (TV Movie) Walter Tumbril  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for The Persuaders!The Persuaders! (TV Series) Lance (1 episode, 1972)  Less 1972 1
  • Primary photo for Private Eye TVPrivate Eye TV (TV Movie) Actor  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for Up Pompeii!Up Pompeii! (TV Series) Plautus (7 episodes, 1970)  Less 1970 7
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  • Primary photo for Not Only... But AlsoNot Only... But Also (TV Series) Actor (2 episodes, 1970)  Less 1970 2
  • Primary photo for World in FermentWorld in Ferment (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1969)  Less 1969 1
  • Primary photo for The Ugliest Girl in TownThe Ugliest Girl in Town (TV Series) Raul Plimpton (1 episode, 1969)  Less 1969 1
  • Primary photo for Mrs. Wilson's DiaryMrs. Wilson's Diary (TV Movie) Cartoonist  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for Not So Much a Programme, More a Way of LifeNot So Much a Programme, More a Way of Life (TV Series) Himself (6 episodes, 1964–1965), Writer  Less 1964–1965 6
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  • Primary photo for That Was the Week That WasThat Was the Week That Was (TV Series) Writer (37 episodes, 1962–1963), Himself (37 episodes, 1962–1963)  Less 1962–1963 37
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  • Primary photo for Dawson and FriendsDawson and Friends (TV Series) Actor  Less 1977– 
  • Primary photo for Muzzy Comes BackMuzzy Comes Back (TV Series) The King  Less 1989– 
  • Primary photo for Muzzy in GondolandMuzzy in Gondoland (TV Series) The King / Stomachache Patient / Computer / The King (1986) (6 episodes)  Less 1987–  6
    • Episode #1.6 The King (voice)  Less
    • Episode #1.5 The King (voice) (uncredited)  Less
    • Episode #1.4 The King / Stomachache Patient (voice) (uncredited)  Less
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  • Primary photo for The Trap DoorThe Trap Door (TV Series) Writer (Additional Material), Berk, Boni  Less 1984– 
  • Primary photo for The Kenneth Connor ShowThe Kenneth Connor Show (TV Series) Writer  Less 1972– 
Self (32 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Auntie's Sporting BloomersAuntie's Sporting Bloomers (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1996)  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for OmnibusOmnibus (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1995)  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for This Is Your LifeThis Is Your Life (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1987–1995)  Less 1987–1995
  • Primary photo for Bruce Forsyth and the Generation GameBruce Forsyth and the Generation Game (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1981–1994)  Less 1981–1994
  • Primary photo for Through the KeyholeThrough the Keyhole (TV Series) Himself - Panellist (1 episode, 1994)  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Celebrity SquaresCelebrity Squares (TV Series) Himself (19 episodes, 1975–1993)  Less 1975–1993
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  • Primary photo for Noel's AddictsNoel's Addicts (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1992)  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Hamlet: The VideoHamlet: The Video (Video) Himself - Host (as Willie Rushton)  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for The Secret Policeman's Biggest BallThe Secret Policeman's Biggest Ball (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for No 73No 73 (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1987)  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for The Mind of David BerglasThe Mind of David Berglas (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1986)  Less 1986
    • Episode #1.6 (Aug 31, 1986) Himself (as Willie Rushton)  Less
  • Primary photo for Blankety BlankBlankety Blank (TV Series) Himself (3 episodes, 1979–1985)  Less 1979–1985
  • Primary photo for Ultra QuizUltra Quiz (TV Series) Himself - Presenter (1 episode, 1984)  Less 1984
    • Episode #2.8 (Aug 25, 1984) Himself - Presenter  Less
  • Primary photo for CountdownCountdown (TV Series) Himself (13 episodes, 1983)  Less 1983
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  • Primary photo for Does the Team Think?Does the Team Think? (TV Series) Himself - Panellist (9 episodes, 1982)  Less 1982
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  • Primary photo for ScoopScoop (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1981)  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for Friday Night, Saturday MorningFriday Night, Saturday Morning (TV Series) Himself / Himself - Host (6 episodes, 1979–1980)  Less 1979–1980
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  • Primary photo for It's a KnockoutIt's a Knockout (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1979)  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Quick on the DrawQuick on the Draw (TV Series) Himself - Cartoonist  Less 1974–1979
  • Primary photo for Mad Dogs and CricketersMad Dogs and Cricketers (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Dennis Waterman: With a Little Help from My FriendsDennis Waterman: With a Little Help from My Friends (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for Those Wonderful TV TimesThose Wonderful TV Times (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1977)  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for The Golden ShotThe Golden Shot (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1975)  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for Up SundayUp Sunday (TV Series) Himself (24 episodes, 1972–1973)  Less 1972–1973
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  • Primary photo for Score with the ScaffoldScore with the Scaffold (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1970)  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for Barry Humphries' ScandalsBarry Humphries' Scandals (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1970)  Less 1970
    • Episode #1.4 (Feb 2, 1970) Himself (as Willie Rushton)  Less
  • Primary photo for Stars and GartersStars and Garters (TV Series) Himself - Co-Host / Himself - Co-host (10 episodes, 1965)  Less 1965
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  • Primary photo for The Eamonn Andrews ShowThe Eamonn Andrews Show (TV Series) Himself (3 episodes, 1964–1965)  Less 1964–1965
  • Primary photo for That Was the Week That WasThat Was the Week That Was (TV Series) Himself  Less 1964–1965
  • Primary photo for Juke Box JuryJuke Box Jury (TV Series) Himself - Panelist (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1964
  • Primary photo for This WeekThis Week (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for Music MatchMusic Match (TV Series) Himself - Team Captain  Less 1987– 
Archive Footage (7 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Frost on SatireFrost on Satire (TV Movie) Himself - Satirist (archive footage) (as Willie Rushton)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Filth: The Mary Whitehouse StoryFilth: The Mary Whitehouse Story (TV Movie) Himself / Harold Wilson (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for TimeshiftTimeshift (TV Series) Himself - Storyteller, Jackanory (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Hitler: The Comedy YearsHitler: The Comedy Years (TV Movie) Adolf Hitler (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for The Comedy Map of BritainThe Comedy Map of Britain (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007
    • Episode #1.3 (Feb 10, 2007) Himself (archive footage) (as Willie Rushton)  Less
  • Primary photo for Gerald Scarfe: Drawing BloodGerald Scarfe: Drawing Blood (TV Movie) Himself (1981) (archive footage) (as Willie Rushton)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Monkey BusinessMonkey Business (Video) PG Tips Chimp (archive sound) (archive footage)  Less 1993

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