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Also Known As: Died: January 10, 1994
Born: September 9, 1920 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Somerset, England, GB Profession: actor

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Most famous for his performances on American television in British productions throughout the 80s. On TV, Aldrich played Sir Abraham Haphazard in an adaptation of Anthony Trollope's "The Barchester Chronicles" (1984) and a drunken journalist in "Charlie" (1987), He also starred as the genteel Caldicott, who gets ensnared in a mystery, in the six-part series "Charters and Caldicott" (1986), based on the characters made famous by British comedians Basil Radford and Naunton Wayne. Previous to his arrival in the eyes of PBS watchers, Aldridge had a number of bit parts in films ranging from Orson Welles' superb Shakespearean epic, "Chimes at Midnight" (1966) to turns as fusty, professorial types in "Turtle Diary" (1985) and "Shanghai Surprise" (1986).

Most famous for his performances on American television in British productions throughout the 80s. On TV, Aldrich played Sir Abraham Haphazard in an adaptation of Anthony Trollope's "The Barchester Chronicles" (1984) and a drunken journalist in "Charlie" (1987), He also starred as the genteel Caldicott, who gets ensnared in a mystery, in the six-part series "Charters and Caldicott" (1986), based on the characters made famous by British comedians Basil Radford and Naunton Wayne. Previous to his arrival in the eyes of PBS watchers, Aldridge had a number of bit parts in films ranging from Orson Welles' superb Shakespearean epic, "Chimes at Midnight" (1966) to turns as fusty, professorial types in "Turtle Diary" (1985) and "Shanghai Surprise" (1986).

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Shanghai Surprise (1986) Mr Burns
2.
 Turtle Diary (1986) Mr Meager
3.
 Clockwise (1986) Prior
4.
 Bullshot (1983) Professor Rupert Fenton
5.
 The Public Eye (1972) Sir Philip Crouch
6.
 Walk in the Shadow (1966) Howard
7.
 Chimes at Midnight (1965) Pistol
8.
9.
 Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe, The (1989) The Professor
10.
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1939:
Made theatrical debut in a repertory company production of "French Without Tears"
1956:
Made feature debut in a non-speaking role in "Suicide Mission"
1966:
First speaking role in a feature, "Chimes at Midnight
1984:
First major TV role, "Barchester Chronicles"
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