Biography

Richard Wilson OBE (born Ian Carmichael Wilson; 9 July 1936) is a Scottish actor, theatre director and broadcaster. He played Victor Meldrew in the BBC sitcom One Foot in the Grave. A later role was as Gaius, the court physician of Camelot, in the BBC drama Merlin.

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Richard Wilson OBE (born Ian Carmichael Wilson; 9 July 1936) is a Scottish actor, theatre director and broadcaster. He played Victor Meldrew in the BBC sitcom One Foot in the Grave. A later role was as Gaius, the court physician of Camelot, in the BBC drama Merlin.

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Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 84

Birthday 1936-07-09

Place of Birth Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland, UK

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2018 Sherlock Gnomes as Mr. Capulet (voice)
2016 A Midsummer Night's Dream as Starveling
2015 Coming Oot! A Fabulous History of Gay Scotland as Narrator
2015 Danny & the Human Zoo as James Broughton
2012 Playhouse Presents (1 episode) as John
2011 Gnomeo & Juliet as Mr. Capulet
2009 Merlin: Secrets and Magic (14 episodes)
2009 Britain's Best Drives (6 episodes)
2009 Demons (The Last Van Helsing) (2 episodes) as Father Simeon
2008 Merlin (65 episodes) as Gaius
2007 The Alan Titchmarsh Show (1 episode)
2007 Kingdom (2 episodes)
2007 Reichenbach Falls as Arthur Conan Doyle
2006 A Harlot's Progress as Sir James Thornhill
2006 Love and Other Disasters as Registrar
2006 The One Show (1 episode)
2006 Davina (1 episode)
2005 Monkey Trousers (7 episodes)
2005 Doctor Who (2 episodes) as Dr. Constantine (2 episodes)
2005 Doctor Who Confidential (1 episode)
2005 Deck Dogz as Robert 'Poker' Benardi
2004 King of Fridges as Frank
2003 Out There (16 episodes)
2002 Jeffrey Archer: The Truth as Duke of Edinburgh
2001 Women Talking Dirty as Ronald
2001 McLeod's Daughters (5 episodes)
2001 Life as We Know It (7 episodes)
2001 High Stakes (6 episodes)
1999 Life Support (6 episodes) as John Doone
1998 Ted & Ralph as Landowner at Party
1998 Duck Patrol (7 episodes)
1998 So Graham Norton (1 episode)
1998 Fantasy World Cup (1 episode)
1998 In the Red (3 episodes) as Lord Tone
1998 All Saints (1 episode)
1997 The Man Who Knew Too Little as Sir Roger Daggenhurst
1996 Lord of Misrule
1996 Gulliver's Travels (2 episodes) as Professor of Language
1995 The Frank Skinner Show (1 episode)
1995 Father Ted (1 episode)
1995 The Mrs Merton Show (1 episode)
1994 Room 101 (1 episode)
1993 Shooting Stars (1 episode)
1993 Soft Top Hard Shoulder as Uncle Salvatore
1992 Carry On Columbus as Don Juan Felipe
1991 Selling Hitler as Henri Nannen
1990 Cluedo (26 episodes)
1990 MasterChef (1 episode)
1990 One Foot in the Grave (36 episodes) as Victor Meldrew
1990 Mr. Bean (1 episode)
1989 How to Get Ahead in Advertising as John Bristol
1989 A Dry White Season as Cloete
1988 Thompson (1 episode)
1988 The Four Minute Mile as Harold Abrahams
1987 Prick Up Your Ears as Psychiatrist
1987 Tutti Frutti (6 episodes) as Eddie Clockerty
1987 High & Dry (7 episodes) as Richard Talbot
1987 Inspector Morse (2 episodes)
1986 Room At The Bottom (13 episodes)
1986 Whoops Apocalypse as Nigel Lipman (Foreign Secretary)
1986 Hot Metal (13 episodes)
1986 Murder by the Book as Sir Max Mallowan
1985 The Last Place on Earth (7 episodes) as Scott Keltie
1984 A Passage to India as Turton
1984 Sherlock Holmes (1 episode) as Duncan Ross
1982 Countdown (5 episodes)
1979 Only When I Laugh (30 episodes)
1977 A Sharp Intake of Breath (12 episodes)
1976 Yanks Go Home (1 episode)
1976 Victorian Scandals (1 episode)
1976 Cilla's World Of Comedy (1 episode)
1975 The Sweeney (1 episode)
1973 Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em (1 episode)
1972 The Trouble with 2b: Part Four, Parents' Day
1972 The Trouble with 2b: Part Two, On the Air
1972 The Trouble with 2b: Part Five, Thirty Years Younger
1972 The Trouble with 2B
1972 The Trouble with 2b: Part One, Happy Days as Mr Potter
1970 Junket 89
1968 The First Lady (1 episode)
1962 Dr. Finlay's Casebook (1 episode)

Directing

2002 What's Your Problem? (1 episode)Director
1988 A Wholly Healthy Glasgow Director
1970 Play for Today (1 episode)Director

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