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David Ryall

1935-01-05 Shoreham-by-Sea, West Sussex, England, UK

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David John Ryall (5 January 1935 – 25 December 2014) was an English stage, film and television character actor. He had leading roles in Lytton's Diary and Goodnight Sweetheart, as well as memorable roles in Dennis Potter's The Singing Detective and Andrew Davies's adaptation of To Play the King. He also portrayed Billy Buzzle in the ITV sitcom Bless Me, Father and Frank in the BBC sitcom Outnumbered.


Autómata Dominic Hawk 2014-10-09
Mr. Turner Footman 2014-10-31
The Tractate Middoth Rant 2013-12-25
Quartet Harry 2012-09-08
Hysteria Judge 2011-06-06
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 Elphias Doge 2010-11-17
City of Ember Chief Builder 2008-10-07
The Worst Journey in the World Curator 2007-04-29
Clapham Junction Vicar 2007-07-22
Pickles: The Dog Who Won the World Cup Meriweather 2006-06-03
Around the World in 80 Days Lord Salisbury 2004-06-16
Blackball Giles Wilton 2003-05-18
Lucky Jim Stanley 2003-04-11
Byron Sir Ralph Milbanke 2003-09-27
Bertie and Elizabeth Winston Churchill 2002-07-07
Unconditional Love Funeral Director 2002-08-23
Two Men Went To War Winston Churchill 2002-11-01
Mad Cows Man outside Harrods 1999-10-29
Restoration Lord Bathurst 1995-12-29
Carrington Mayor 1995-05-25
Mrs Hartley and the Growth Centre Dr Simmonds 1995-05-21
Fatherland Administrator Kruger 1994-11-26
Milner Dave Stiles 1994-12-19
Black Beauty Carriagemaker 1994-07-29
The Borrowers Crampfurl 1993-11-27
Shuttlecock Pound 1993-04-07
The Entertainer Bill 1993-12-04
Justiz englischer Minister 1993-10-14
Revolver Aldo Testi 1992-04-19
Running Late Wicks 1992-10-11
The Secret Agent Wurme 1992-10-28
Truly Madly Deeply George 1991-05-03
One Against the Wind Dumont, Mary's Lawyer 1991-12-01
The Russia House Colonial Type 1990-12-21
Who Bombed Birmingham? Dr. Frank Skuse 1990-04-22
The Saint: The Software Murders Teal 1990-08-04
Nineteen96 Sir Cyril Llewellyn 1989-09-17
The Woman in Black Sweetman 1989-12-24
The Saint: The Brazilian Connection Teal 1989-09-02
Wilt Rev. Froude 1989-05-12
Starlings Mr James 1988-09-28
Fords on Water Mister Jack 1983-01-01
Walter Mr. Richards 1982-11-02
The Elephant Man Man With Whores 1980-10-09
Dreams of Leaving Drunk Journalist 1980-01-17
'Tis Pity She's a Whore Richardetto 1980-05-07
Drake's Venture Sir Francis Wisingham 1980-12-28
The Knowledge Titanic Walters 1979-01-01
Black Joy Butcher 1977-11-06
The Dance of Death Sentry 1969-01-01