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Michael Cochrane

1947-05-19 Brighton, Sussex, England, UK

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Michael Cochrane (born 19 May 1947) is an English actor who specialises in playing upper class characters, sometimes with a suaveness that hides their villainy. He has had many television and radio roles including Oliver Sterling in the Radio 4 soap opera The Archers, The Pallisers (1974), Wings (1977-78), The Citadel (1983), Goodbye Mr. Chips (1984), No Job for a Lady, The Chief (1990-1995), and as Sir Henry Simmerson in the Sharpe series. He has twice appeared in the BBC science fiction series Doctor Who, first as Charles Cranleigh in the serial "Black Orchid" (1982) and later as Redvers Fenn-Cooper in "Ghost Light" (1989). He was later associated with Doctor Who when he appeared in the 2006 Big Finish Productions audio drama "No Man's Land". He featured in the ITV science fiction series The Uninvited. In 2008 he appeared in the soap opera Doctors as Daniel's solicitor and in 2009 in Margaret as MP Alan Clark. He appeared in the situation comedy Perfect World as the sex-obsessed marketing director. Cochrane also starred in the 2002 film Offending Angels with Susannah Harker and Shaun Parkes. He is married to the actress Belinda Carroll. Description above from the Wikipedia article Michael Cochrane, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


Living Sir James 2022-11-04
RSC Live: Twelfth Night Sir Andrew Aguecheek 2018-02-14
We're Doomed! The Dad's Army Story Arnold Ridley 2015-12-22
Coalition Senior Tory MP Buchanan 2015-03-28
Downton Abbey: The Finale Reverend Travis 2015-12-25
Hampstead Theatre At Home: Wonderland Ian MacGregor 2014-06-20
Run For Your Wife Man on Bus 2012-05-16
Panto! Johnny 2012-12-26
The Iron Lady William 2011-12-26
Margaret Alan Clark 2009-03-26
Margaret Thatcher: The Long Walk to Finchley Sir Waldron Smithers 2008-01-01
Sharpe's Peril Simmerson 2008-11-02
HG Wells: War with the World Minister 2006-01-01
Sharpe's Challenge Simmerson 2006-04-23
The Government Inspector Sir Richard Dearlove 2005-03-17
Kenneth Tynan: In Praise of Hardcore Lord Lyttleton 2005-03-02
A Different Loyalty Dick Madsen 2004-05-16
Reversals Derek Barry 2003-11-19
The Falklands Play Rt Hon Nicholas Ridley MP (Financial Secretary to the Treasury) 2002-04-10
The Cry Nathaniel Wakely 2002-04-08
The Innocent Harold Haig 2001-01-07
Longitude Waddington, Gould's solicitor 2000-01-02
Nancherrow Sir George Rawlings 1999-01-01
Incognito Detective Inspector Deeks 1997-11-14
Sharpe's Regiment Sir Henry Simmerson 1996-05-01
Sharpe's Sword Sir Henry Simmerson 1995-04-26
Sharpe's Eagle Colonel/General Sir Henry Simmerson 1993-05-12
Tell Me That You Love Me Geoff 1991-09-08
A Murder of Quality Charles Hecht 1991-10-04
Number One Gun Flash Fairmaid 1990-01-01
A Dangerous Man: Lawrence After Arabia Winston Churchill 1990-04-18
Doctor Who: Ghost Light Redvers Fenn-Cooper 1989-10-18
The Return of Sam McCloud Geraint Davies 1989-11-12
Frankenstein Henry Clervell 1984-12-27
Hay Fever Sandy Tyrell 1984-12-04
Ascendancy Officer 1983-01-01
The Return of the Soldier Stephen 1983-01-06
Doctor Who: Black Orchid Lord Cranleigh 1982-03-02
Escape to Victory Farrell 1981-06-17
The Life and Times of David Lloyd George Charles Masterman 1981-03-04
Daphne Laureola Bill 1978-01-15
The Country Wife Sparkish 1977-02-13