Christopher Chittell

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    • May 19th, 1948
Chris Chittell is an English actor, best known for his role as Eric Pollard in ITV's Emmerdale, a part that he has played since 1986. He is now the longest serving character having played Pollard for 31 years and, in 2016, Chittell married Emmerdale co-star Lesley Dunlop. He had previously been married to Caroline Hunt, with whom he has two children with. From 1968 to 1973 he had a lead role in the TV series The Freewheelers. His films include To Sir, With Love, The Charge of the Light Brigade, Zulu Dawn, Golden Rendezvous, A Game For Vultures, The Last Valley, The Beast in the Cellar, The Raging Moon and The Weekend Murders. He also has uncredited roles in If... and The Wild Geese, and appeared in a number of Swedish sex films in the 1970s as Charles Canyon. These include Swedish Sex Games (aka The Intruders and Let Us Play Sex) in 1975 (which also featured a young Stellan Skarsgård), and Sex in Sweden and Practice Makes Perfect (aka Girl on Her Knees) in 1977.

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Acting (7 Credits)

1979Zulu Dawn as Lt. Milne
1978The Wild Geese as Philips (uncredited)
1977Golden Rendezvous as Rogers
1971The Beast in the Cellar as Baker
1971The Last Valley as Svenson
1968The Charge of the Light Brigade as Trooper
1967To Sir, with Love as Potter

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