Geoffrey Palmer

Geoffrey Palmer

  • Born on
    • June 4th, 1927
  • Died on
    • November 5th, 2020
Geoffrey Dyson Palmer, OBE (4 June 1927 - 5 November 2020) was an English actor known for his roles in British television sitcoms playing Jimmy Anderson in The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin (1976–79), Ben Parkinson in Butterflies (1978–1983) and Lionel Hardcastle in As Time Goes By (1992–2005). His film appearances include A Fish Called Wanda (1988), The Madness of King George (1994), Mrs. Brown (1997), and Tomorrow Never Dies (1997). Description above from the Wikipedia article Geoffrey Palmer , licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.    


Acting (27 Credits)

2014Paddington as Head Geographer
2012Parade's End
2011Lost Christmas as Dr. Clarence
2011W.E. as Stanley Baldwin
2009The Pink Panther 2 as Joubert
2007Doctor Who: Voyage of the Damned as Captain Hardaker
2004He Knew He Was Right as Sir Marmaduke Rowley
2004Piccadilly Jim as Bayliss
2003Absolute Power
2003The Young Visiters as Minnit
2003Peter Pan as Sir Edward Quiller Couch
2000Rat as The Doctor
1999Anna and the King as Lord John Bradley
1998Alice Through the Looking Glass as White King
1997Mrs. Brown as Henry Ponsonby
1997Stiff Upper Lips as His Butler's Voice
1997Tomorrow Never Dies as Admiral Roebuck
1994The Madness of King George as Warren
1992As Time Goes By as Lionel Hardcastle
1988A Fish Called Wanda as Judge
1986Clockwise as Headmaster
1985A Zed & Two Noughts as Fallast
1976The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin
1973O Lucky Man! as Examination Doctor/Basil Keyes
1966Cathy Come Home as Property Agent


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