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Richard Beckinsale

1947-07-06 Carlton, Nottinghamshire, UK

Image of Richard Beckinsale


Richard Beckinsale was an English actor, best known for his roles as Lennie Godber in the popular BBC sitcom Porridge and Alan Moore in the British ITV sitcom Rising Damp. He is the father of actresses Samantha Beckinsale and Kate Beckinsale. He died of a congenital heart defect at the age of just thirty one in 1979


Comedy Classics: Porridge 2022-12-16
Porridge Lennie Godber 1979-08-12
Last Summer Johnny 1977-07-22
Porridge: The Desperate Hours Godber 1976-12-24
Three for All Jet Bone 1975-05-01
The Floater Michael Robson 1975-05-29
Porridge: No Way Out Godber 1975-12-24
If There Weren't Any Blacks You'd Have to Invent Them The Young Man 1974-03-03
The Lovers! Geoffrey Scrimshaw 1973-01-01
Rentadick Hobbs 1972-12-31
Detective Waiting Lewis 1971-09-14