Desmond Carrington

Desmond Carrington
1926 - 2017
Desmond Carrington  British Actor

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British Actor Desmond Carrington was born Desmond Herbert Carrington on 23rd May, 1926 in Bromley, Kent, England and passed away on 1st Feb 2017 Perth, Perthshire, Scotland aged 90. He is most remembered for The Music Goes Round. His zodiac sign is Gemini.

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First Name Desmond
Middle Name Herbert
Last Name Carrington
Full Name at Birth Desmond Herbert Carrington
Age 90 (age at death) years
Birthday 23rd May, 1926
Birthplace Bromley, Kent, England
Died 1st February, 2017
Place of Death Perth, Perthshire, Scotland
Cause of Death Cancer, Alzheimer's Disease
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality British
Occupation Text Actor, broadcaster
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame The Music Goes Round
Year(s) Active 1942–2016 (retired)

Desmond Herbert Carrington (23 May 1926 – 1 February 2017) was a British broadcaster and actor whose career spanned 75 years. He was best known for his weekly show on BBC Radio 2 which aired for 35 years, from 4 October 1981 until his final broadcast on 28 October 2016. He appeared in such films as Calamity the Cow (1967) and also acted on TV, where he became known for his role as Dr. Anderson in Emergency Ward 10. He was born in Bromley, Kent, England and lived in Perth, Scotland from 1995 until his death.

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Worlds Beyond1986(1 episode, 1987)TV Show
Calamity the Cow1967Uncle JimMovie
Thank Your Lucky Stars1961Himself - Guest DJ (2 episodes, 1964)TV Show
Emergency-Ward 101957Dr. Chris Anderson (238 episodes, 1958-1964)TV Show
This Is Your Life1955HimselfTV Show
Billy Bunter of Greyfriars School1952Wingate / ... (2 episodes, 1955-1956)TV Show
The People at No. 191949KenShort Film


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JoanJul 23, 2012

Have there been any books of stories Desmond Carrington on BBC2 about his dog Worthingtn? They were wonderful!

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