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Eric Francis: Acting credits

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Eric Francis was born circa 1915, but did not make his first appeances on the small-screen until the early 1960s.

Aged around 62 at the time he filmed his sequences for Mad Dog, Eric had amassed an impressive list of screen credits, including small roles in at least ten feature films. After his minor role on Survivors, Eric went on to appear in a large number of genre, detective and comedy shows, until his death in 1991.

A guide to a few of his varied screen credits appears below.

 

Film appearances

Year

Title

Role

1988

Little Dorrit

Old Nandy

1983

The Meaning of Life (The Crimson Permanent Assurance segment)

1982

The Boys in Blue

Fred the Postman

1975

Confessions of a Pop Performer

News vendor

1973

Theatre of Blood

Meths Drinker

1970

The Private Life of Sherlock Homes

Gravedigger

1958

I Was Monty's Double

1955

Make Me an Offer

Auctioneer's Assistant

1954

Devil on Horseback

Reg Guest

1953

Valley of Song

 

Eric Francis in the first episode of Danger UXB, from 1979

 

Eric Francis, playing a homeless victim of the blitz, in Danger UXB

 

 

Eric Francis in the 1977 Van der Valk episode 'Man of Iron' in which Morris Perry (Fenton) also appears

 

Eric Francis, as a goldsmith, in Schalken the Painter from 1979

 

TV appearances

Year

Title

Role

1991

The Real Charlotte

Benjamin Dysart

1986

Casualty: 'Moonlight Becomes You...'

Mal

1985

Minder: 'Give Us This Day Arthur Daley's Bread'

Glue

1985

Cat's Eyes: 'Cross My Palm With Silver'

Butler

1985

That's My Boy

Mr Moxon

1982

Terry and June: 'Something to Get Alarmed About'

Bert

1980

Shoestring: 'Another Man's Castle'

Mr King

1979

Danger UXB: 'Another Man's Shoes'

Bombed Out Man

1978

Going Straight: 'Going to Work'

Barman

1977

Van der Valk: 'Man of Iron'

Old Gardener

1977

Survivors: Mad Dog

Engine Driver

1971

The Troubleshooters: 'It's Thumbs Down For You Pizzaro!'

Florencio Escardo

1970

On the Buses

Joe

1964

Dr Who: 'The Sensorites'

First Elder

   

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