Richard Thorp

Richard Thorp
1932 - 2013

Richard Thorp  British Actor


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British Actor Richard Thorp was born Richard Stanley Thorp on 2nd January, 1932 in Croydon, Surrey, England and passed away on 22nd May 2013 Leeds, West Yorkshire, England aged 81. He is most remembered for Emmerdale. His zodiac sign is Capricorn.

Richard Thorp is a member of the following lists: Male actors from Surrey, English male soap opera actors and English male film actors.


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First Name Richard
Middle Name Stanley
Last Name Thorp
Full Name at Birth Richard Stanley Thorp
Alternative Name Richard Stanley Thorp, Richard Thorp
Age 81 (age at death) years
Birthday 2nd January, 1932
Birthplace Croydon, Surrey, England
Died 22nd May, 2013
Place of Death Leeds, West Yorkshire, England
Build Large
Eye Color Brown - Light
Hair Color Grey
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Ethnicity White
Nationality British
Occupation Text Actor
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Emmerdale
Year(s) Active 1949–2013

Richard Stanley Thorp (2 January 1932 – 22 May 2013) was an English actor. He was best known for portraying Alan Turner in the ITV soap opera Emmerdale from 1982 to 2013. He also appeared in films such as The Dam Busters (1955) and The Barretts of Wimpole Street (1957).

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The Brief1984Judge AdvocateTV Show
To the Manor Born1979LovejoyTV Show
Strangers1978Det. Sgt. JacklinTV Show
The Cedar Tree1976Geoffrey CartlandTV Show
Suburban Wives1972Sarah's Husband (as Richard Thorpe)Movie
Emmerdale1972Alan TurnerTV Show
Whodunnit?1972Gerald ThompsonTV Show
Thirty Minutes Worth1972TV Show
And Mother Makes Three1971Stanley MarshTV Show
A Family at War1970Derek RobbinsTV Show
Timeslip1970George PointerTV Show
ITV Playhouse1967Willy TerhuneTV Show
Omnibus1967SImonTV Show
Market in Honey Lane1967Martin PrunerTV Show
Watch the Birdies1966PembridgeTV Movie
Public Eye1965Mr. GordonTV Show
Crossroads1964Doug RandallTV Show
Bitter Harvest1963RexMovie
Sword of Lancelot1963Sir GarethMovie
The Swinging Maiden1963Harry MarkhamMovie
Love Story1963Dan MooreTV Show
Mystery Submarine1963Lt. ChattertonMovie
Festival1963FredTV Show
Maupassant1963BardonTV Show
24-Hour Call1963Doctor John RennieMovie
The Avengers1961RobertsTV Show
Call Oxbridge 20001961Dr. John RennieTV Show
Danger Man1960BobbyTV Show
Last Train, The1960Sergeant HallMovie
No Hiding Place1959Kenneth MasseyTV Show
The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre1959John DurranTV Show
The Four Just Men1959OfficerTV Show
Glencannon1959GeorgeTV Show
All Aboard1958John Caldwell, 2nd officerTV Show
The Barretts of Wimpole Street1957Alfred BarrettMovie
The Good Companions1957DavidMovie
Emergency-Ward 101957Dr. John RennieTV Show
There's Always a Thursday1957Dennis PotterMovie
Overseas Press Club - Exclusive!1957Sgt. James CrossTV Show
Boyd Q.C.1956Tom DunnettTV Show
The Dam Busters1955Squadron Leader H. E. Maudslay, D.F.C.Movie
ITV Play of the Week1955Edgar Anthony, Freddie HoneychurchTV Show
The Adventures of Robin Hood1955Sir HumphreyTV Show
Life with the Lyons1955TV Show
London Playhouse1955PaulTV Show
BBC Sunday-Night Theatre1950Arthur TownsendTV Show
Melody in the Dark1949DickMovie
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