John Alderton

John Alderton

John Alderton  British Actor


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John Alderton was previously married to Jill Browne (1964) and Pauline Collins (1969).


John Alderton is a 80 year old British Actor. Born on 31st October, 1940 in Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, England, UK, he is famous for Little Dorrit. His zodiac sign is Scorpio.

John Alderton is a member of the following lists: English film actors, English television actors and 1940 births.


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First Name John
Last Name Alderton
Age 80 years
Birthday 31st October, 1940
Birthplace Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, England, UK
Height 6' 1" (185 cm)
Build Average
Hair Color Grey
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Ethnicity White
Nationality British
Occupation Text Actor
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Little Dorrit
Year(s) Active 1963–present

John Alderton (born 27 November 1940) is an English actor who is best known for his roles in Upstairs, Downstairs, Thomas & Sarah, Wodehouse Playhouse, Little Miss (original television series), Please Sir! and Fireman Sam (the original series). Alderton has often starred alongside his wife, Pauline Collins.

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John Alderton80 ScorpioActor
Jill Browne54Actress
Pauline Collins80 VirgoActress


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
NicholasMalePauline Collins
KateFemalePauline Collins
RichardMalePauline Collins


Magic Hour 22010RobertMovie
Finding a Sky2010Captain Robert McIntockShort Film
Little Dorrit2008Mr. CasbyTV Show
He Knew He Was Right2004Mr. OuthouseTV Show
Doc Martin2004John SlaterTV Show
Calendar Girls2003JohnMovie
Mrs Caldicot's Cabbage War2002HawksmoorMovie
Down to Earth2000David BrewerTV Show
The Mrs Bradley Mysteries1998Alastair BingTV Show
Dalziel and Pascoe1996Sgt Ted LockTV Show
Testament: The Bible in Animation1996God, JonahTV Show
Clockwork Mice1995SwaneyMovie
The Astonished Heart1995TV Movie
Peak Practice1993Harry CapperTV Show
Heartbeat1992Jim RyanTV Show
Tonight at 8.301991Burrows, Christian Faber, Dr. Alec HarveyTV Show
Forever Green1989Jack BoultTV Show
Mr. H Is Late1988VicarTV Movie
Fireman Sam1987Narrator, Narrator & Character, Narrator & Character VoicesTV Show
Screenplay1986DougTV Show
Father's Day1983Lyall JarvisTV Show
Little Misses and the Mr. Men1983NarratorTV Show
Late Flowering Love1981Lt. Alderton (segments "Invasion Exercise on the Poultry Farm" and "A Subaltern's Love-Song")Short Film
Tales of the Unexpected1979Rev. George Duckworth, Robert SandyTV Show
Thomas and Sarah1979Thomas WatkinsTV Show
The Upchat Line1977Mike UpchatTV Show
It Shouldn't Happen to a Vet1975James HerriotMovie
No, Honestly1974C.D., Charles DanbyTV Show
Wodehouse Playhouse1974Augustine Mulliner, Bingo Little, Reginald MullinerTV Show
Sprout1974Darwin SproutTV Movie
My Wife Next Door1972George BassettTV Show
Please Sir!1971Bernard HedgesMovie
The Fenn Street Gang1971Bernard HedgesTV Show
Upstairs, Downstairs1971Thomas WatkinsTV Show
Play for Today1970Paul ClementsTV Show
Hannibal Brooks1969BernardMovie
ITV Saturday Night Theatre1969Ben SprayTV Show
All Star Comedy Carnival1969Bernard HedgesTV Movie
Assignment K1968GeorgeMovie
Please Sir!1968Bernard HedgesTV Show
Never a Cross Word1968BlackdownTV Show
Boy Meets Girl1967GeraldTV Show
In the West End Tonight1966Harold CromptonTV Movie
Operation Crossbow1965RAF 'Dakota' Navigator (uncredited)Movie
BBC Play of the Month1965Bob Acres, Malcolm, Tom WrenchTV Show
Thirty-Minute Theatre1965Geoffrey Bell, Richard FoxTV Show
Six of the Best1965AlfTV Show
The Girl-Getters1964NidgeMovie
The Wednesday Play1964Charley, MikeTV Show
The Sullavan Brothers1964Norman VincentTV Show
Cleopatra19631st Officer (uncredited)Movie
Love Story1963AlbertTV Show
Drama 61-671961Peter HarrisTV Show
Emergency-Ward 101957Richard MooneTV Show
Armchair Theatre1956PeterTV Show
ITV Play of the Week1955AzariusTV Show
LondonersTelfer, Rait's AssistantTV Show
Guardian AngelFatherShort Film
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Posted commentsView all comments (2)

AlisonApr 26, 2010

Both John and his wife Pauline collins always seem to avoid getting tied down in long running series.

yvonne scholesMar 12, 2010

why didn`t you take up the role of james herriot, you were brilliant in the film and to me would have been the ideal james.

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