Biography

Philip Jackson is an English actor, known for his many television and film roles, most notably as Chief Inspector Japp in the television series Poirot and as Abbot Hugo, one of the recurring adversaries in the cult 1980s series Robin of Sherwood, and the films Brassed Off and Scum.

Philip Jackson is an English actor, known for his many television and film roles, most notably as Chief Inspector Japp in the television series Poirot and as Abbot Hugo, one of the recurring adversaries in the cult 1980s series Robin of Sherwood, and the films Brassed Off and Scum.

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Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 89

Birthday 1948-06-18

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2018 Peterloo as John Knight
2017 The Good Karma Hospital (6 episodes) as Paul Smart
2015 Raised by Wolves (12 episodes) as Grampy
2014 Boomers (12 episodes) as Alan
2014 Patrick's Day as John Freeman
2013 The Big Four as Vicecommissario Japp
2013 Believe as Bob
2013 Ragged as Prison Governor
2013 The Best Offer as Fred
2012 Spike Island as Mr. Jackson
2012 Stars In Shorts as Trevor
2012 Cuckoo (2 episodes) as Tony
2011 My Week with Marilyn as Roger Smith
2011 City State as William
2011 Friend Request Pending as Trevor
2011 Sugartown (3 episodes)
2010 The First Men in the Moon as Voice of Grand Lunar
2009 The Queen (5 episodes) as Harold Wilson
2009 Home Time (6 episodes) as Roy Jacks
2009 Margaret as Bernard Ingham
2008 Crooked House (1 episode) as Bloxham
2008 Place of Execution (3 episodes)
2008 Margaret Thatcher: The Long Walk to Finchley as Alfred Roberts
2007 Fanny Hill (2 episodes) as Mr. Croft as Mr. Croft
2007 Grow Your Own as Big John
2007 I Want Candy as Stephen, Joe's Dad
2006 The Chase (9 episodes)
2005 A Little Trip to Heaven as William
2005 Funland (11 episodes)
2005 The Best Man as Mr. Barker
2004 Von Trapped as Torsten
2004 London (3 episodes) as Samuel Pepys
2004 Murder in Suburbia (1 episode)
2004 Hustle (1 episode)
2003 Little Britain (1 episode)
2003 New Tricks (1 episode)
2002 Cruise of the Gods as Hugh Bispham
2002 Foyle's War (1 episode)
2002 The Intended as Norton
2002 Crime and Punishment as Marmaladov
2001 Mike Bassett: England Manager as Lonnie Urquart
2001 Evil Under the Sun as Chief Inspector Japp
2000 Victoria Wood with All the Trimmings
2000 The Sins (7 episodes) as Mickey Thomas
2000 The Murder of Roger Ackroyd as Ispettore Capo Japp
1999 The Vice (2 episodes)
1998 Little Voice as George
1998 Girls' Night as Dave Simpson
1998 The Last Salute (12 episodes)
1998 Our Boy
1998 The Ambassador (1 episode)
1997 The Opium War as Captain White
1996 Brassed Off as Jim
1996 Silent Witness (1 episode)
1995 Bramwell (1 episode) as Ronald Kennedy
1994 The Wimbledon Poisoner (2 episodes) as Detective Inspector Russell Rush
1994 Downwardly Mobile (7 episodes)
1993 Bad Behavior as Howard Spink
1992 A Touch of Frost (1 episode) as Sergent Sharpe
1992 Thacker as Ben Royce
1992 Heartbeat (2 episodes)
1992 One, Two, Buckle My Shoe as Ispettore capo Japp
1991 Murder Most Horrid (2 episodes)
1990 The Mysterious Affair at Styles as Ispettore Capo Japp
1989 Agatha Christie's Poirot (70 episodes) as James Harold Japp
1988 High Hopes as Martin Burke
1988 The Storyteller (1 episode)
1987 Lizzie's Pictures (4 episodes)
1987 The Fourth Protocol as Burkinshaw
1987 Rat in the Skull as Detective Superintendent Derek Harris
1986 Casualty (1 episode) as Rob Royson
1985 The Doctor and the Devils as Andrew Merry-Lees
1984 Give My Regards to Broad Street as Alan
1984 Robin of Sherwood (26 episodes) as Abbot Hugo de Rainault
1983 A Pattern of Roses
1980 The Gentle Touch (1 episode)
1979 Scum as Greaves
1979 Two Up, Two Down (1 episode)
1979 Afternoon Off as Bernard
1978 Pennies from Heaven (6 episodes) as Dave
1977 A Little Outing as Geoff
1976 Pressure as 2nd CID Officer
1976 Rogue Male as 1st Seaman
1976 Well Thank You, Thursday as Stan
1973 Orson Welles' Great Mysteries (1 episode)
1973 Blooming Youth
1967 Ironside (1 episode)

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