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Maurice Roëves is a Scottish actor, born in Sunderland, County Durham (now Tyne and Wear) on 19 March 1937.

His television roles include Danger UXB (1979), The Nightmare Man (1981), the 1984 Doctor Who serial The Caves of Androzani, Days of our Lives (1986), Tutti Frutti (1987), Rab C. Nesbitt (1990), The New Statesman (1990), Spender (1991), Star Trek: The Next Generation, the BBC adaptation of Vanity Fair (1998) and EastEnders (2003).

He also played Chief Superintendent David Duckenfield in the 1996 television film Hillsborough, in which his character patrolled the FA Cup semi-final in the Liverpool F.C. game where a crush (blame on loss of police control) led to the deaths of 96 fans.

In 2006 he starred in the BBC docudrama Surviving Disasters, portraying Sir Matt Busby in the story of the Munich air disaster.

He starred as Robert Henderson in BBC Scotland's drama River City.

His film roles include Oh! What a Lovely War, Ulysses, Hidden Agenda, the 1992 version of The Last of the Mohicans, the Judge Dredd movie (1995) and Beautiful Creatures (2000).

In 2003 he appeared in May Miles Thomas's film Solid Air.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Maurice Roëves, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Maurice Roëves is a Scottish actor, born in Sunderland, County Durham (now Tyne and Wear) on 19 March 1937.

His television roles include Danger UXB (1979), The Nightmare Man (1981), the 1984 Doctor Who serial The Caves of Androzani, Days of our Lives (1986), Tutti Frutti (1987), Rab C. Nesbitt (1990), The New Statesman (1990), Spender (1991), Star Trek: The Next Generation, the BBC adaptation of Vanity Fair (1998) and EastEnders (2003).

He also played Chief Superintendent David Duckenfield in the 1996 television film Hillsborough, in which his character patrolled the FA Cup semi-final in the Liverpool F.C. game where a crush (blame on loss of police control) led to the deaths of 96 fans.

In 2006 he starred in the BBC docudrama Surviving Disasters, portraying Sir Matt Busby in the story of the Munich air disaster.

He starred as Robert Henderson in BBC Scotland's drama River City.

His film roles include Oh! What a Lovely War, Ulysses, Hidden Agenda, the 1992 version of The Last of the Mohicans, the Judge Dredd movie (1995) and Beautiful Creatures (2000).

In 2003 he appeared in May Miles Thomas's film Solid Air.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Maurice Roëves, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 60

Birthday 1937-03-19

Place of Birth Sunderland, Tyne-and-Wear, England, UK

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Also Known As

  • Maurice Roëves

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2016 Murder: The Third Voice
2015 Macbeth as Menteith
2014 Luna as (Jacob) Doctor
2010 Brighton Rock as Chief Inspector
2009 The Damned United as Jimmy Gordon
2008 Fast Track: No Limits
2007 Hallam Foe as Raymond
2007 Skins (1 episode)
2005 The Dark as Dafydd
2000 The Sight as Det. Pryce's boss
2000 Waking the Dead (2 episodes)
2000 Beautiful Creatures as Ronnie McMinn
2000 Forgive and Forget as Michael O'Neil
1998 Vanity Fair (1 episode)
1998 The Acid House as God
1997 Trial & Retribution (2 episodes)
1997 David as Joab
1996 Hillsborough as Chf Supt. Duckenfield
1995 Moses as Zerak
1995 Judge Dredd as Warden Miller
1992 The Last of the Mohicans as Col. Edmund Munro
1991 Spender (1 episode)
1990 Hidden Agenda as Harris
1990 The Big Man as Cam Colvin
1989 Baywatch (1 episode)
1987 Star Trek: The Next Generation (1 episode) as Romulan Captain
1987 Tutti Frutti (6 episodes) as Vincent Diver
1986 Casualty (2 episodes) as Carl Jackson
1984 Murder, She Wrote (1 episode)
1984 Hunter (1 episode)
1984 Doctor Who: The Caves of Androzani as Stotz
1982 Remington Steele (1 episode)
1982 Who Dares Wins as Major Steele
1981 Bergerac (1 episode)
1981 The Nightmare Man (4 episodes) as Inspector Inskip
1981 The Chinese Detective (1 episode)
1980 Magnum, P.I. (1 episode)
1980 Twelfth Night as Antonio
1979 S.O.S. Titanic as Leading Stoker: Fred Barret
1979 Danger UXB (13 episodes)
1978 BBC Television Shakespeare (1 episode)
1977 Target (1 episode)
1976 The Eagle Has Landed as Major Corcoran
1975 Rumpole of the Bailey (1 episode)
1975 Oil Strike North (3 episodes)
1973 Warship (1 episode)
1973 The Operation as Ted Hardin
1972 A Day at the Beach as Nicholas
1972 The Shadow of the Tower (13 episodes)
1971 Jason King (1 episode)
1971 Orkney as Bill
1971 When Eight Bells Toll as Lt. Williams - Helicopter Pilot
1970 Play for Today (1 episode)
1970 Doomwatch (1 episode)
1969 Paul Temple (1 episode)
1969 Oh! What a Lovely War as George Smith
1967 Ulysses as Stephen Dedalus
1963 Doctor Who (4 episodes)
1962 Dr. Finlay's Casebook (1 episode)

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