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Hugh Burden (3 April 1913 – 17 May 1985) was an English actor and playwright.

He was the son of a colonial official and was educated at Beaumont College and trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama and RADA. He then appeared on stage in repertory theatre in Croydon and in London's West End before military service in the Hampshire Regiment and the Indian Army from 1939 to 1942.

He made appearances in numerous UK television plays and series including Doctor Who: Spearhead from Space (1970), The Crezz (1976), Sykes (1979), Strange Report (1968) and The Avengers (1963). He played the title role in The Mind of Mr. J. G. Reeder (1969). His many film appearances include One of Our Aircraft Is Missing (1942), The Way Ahead (1944), Fame Is the Spur (1947), Malta Story (1953), Funeral in Berlin (1966), Blood from the Mummy's Tomb (1971) and The Ruling Class (1972).

He also acted in radio plays and was known for readings of the works of authors such as T. S. Eliot and Evelyn Waugh.

From Wikipedia

Hugh Burden (3 April 1913 – 17 May 1985) was an English actor and playwright.

He was the son of a colonial official and was educated at Beaumont College and trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama and RADA. He then appeared on stage in repertory theatre in Croydon and in London's West End before military service in the Hampshire Regiment and the Indian Army from 1939 to 1942.

He made appearances in numerous UK television plays and series including Doctor Who: Spearhead from Space (1970), The Crezz (1976), Sykes (1979), Strange Report (1968) and The Avengers (1963). He played the title role in The Mind of Mr. J. G. Reeder (1969). His many film appearances include One of Our Aircraft Is Missing (1942), The Way Ahead (1944), Fame Is the Spur (1947), Malta Story (1953), Funeral in Berlin (1966), Blood from the Mummy's Tomb (1971) and The Ruling Class (1972).

He also acted in radio plays and was known for readings of the works of authors such as T. S. Eliot and Evelyn Waugh.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 27

Birthday 1913-04-03

Day of Death 1985-05-17

Place of Birth Colombo, Ceylon. [now Sri Lanka]

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

1975 One of Our Dinosaurs Is Missing as Haines
1974 Fall of Eagles (1 episode)
1974 Playhouse (1 episode)
1973 The House in Nightmare Park as Reggie Henderson
1972 Sykes (1 episode)
1972 The Ruling Class as Matthew Peake
1972 Not Counting the Savages
1971 Barlow (1 episode)
1971 Blood from the Mummy's Tomb as Geoffrey Dandridge
1971 The Statue as Sir Geoffrey
1970 Doctor Who: Spearhead from Space as Channing
1969 The Mind of Mr. J.G. Reeder (17 episodes)
1969 The Best House in London as Lord Tennyson
1967 Man in a Suitcase (1 episode)
1966 Funeral in Berlin as Hallam
1963 Doctor Who (4 episodes) as Channing
1961 The Secret Partner as Charles Standish
1961 No Love for Johnnie as Tim Maxwell
1960 Inspector Maigret (2 episodes)
1959 No Hiding Place (2 episodes) as Langford
1953 Malta Story as Eden
1952 Ghost Ship as Dr. Fawcett
1948 Sleeping Car To Trieste as Mills
1947 Fame Is the Spur as Arnold Ryerson
1944 The Way Ahead as Pvt. Bill Parsons
1942 One of Our Aircraft Is Missing as John Glyn Haggard, Pilot in B for Bertie
1941 Ships with Wings as Sub.Lt. Weatherby

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