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Frank Thornton

Saturday, 15th January 1921 - Saturday, 16th March 2013
Dulwich
England


Reliable British character actor adept at portraying distainful toffs or other establishment figures. Mostly identified with long runs on Are You Being Served? and Last of the Summer Wine. RIP


Gambling Lady
Manservant
1934
Silent Witness
George (The Barman)
(uncredited)
1953
Radio Cab Murder
Inspector Finch
1954
Victim
George - Henry's Assistant
1961
Impersonator
Police Sergeant
1961
Dock Brief
Photographer
1962
Ring-a-Ding Rhythm
TV Director
1962
Comedy Man
1963
Wild Affair
Manager
1964
Tomb of Ligeia
Peperel
1964
Early Bird
Drunken doctor
1965
Big Job
Bank Official
1965
Carry On Screaming!
Mr. Jones
1966
Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
1966
Danny the Dragon
Sergeant Bull
1967
Thirty Is A Dangerous Age, Cynthia
Registrar
1968
Till Death Do Us Part
Valuation Officer
1968
Bliss of Mrs. Blossom
Factory manager
1968
Assassination Bureau Limited
Elevator Victim
1968
Flea in Her Ear
1968
Crooks and Coronets
Cyril
1969
Magic Christian
Police Inspector
1969
Bed Sitting Room
The B.B.C.
1970
All the Way Up
Mr. Driver
1970
Rise and Rise of Michael Rimmer
Stoddart
1970
Some Will Some Won't
Hotel Manager
1970
Private Life of Sherlock Holmes
porter
1970
Up the Chastity Belt
Master of Ceremonies
1971
Bless This House
Mr Jones
1972
No Sex Please, We're British
Glass Shop Manager
1973
Digby
The Biggest Dog in the World

Estate Agent
1973
Keep it Up Jack!
Mr Clarke
1973
Steptoe And Son Ride Again
Mr Russell
1973
That's Your Funeral
Town Clerk
1973
Three Musketeers
Lucky Man in carriage
1974
Vampira
Mr. King
1974
Our Miss Fred
British Colonel
1975
Side By Side
Inspector Crumb
1975
Are You Being Served?
Capt. Peacock
1976
Spanish Fly
Dr. Johnson
1976
BFG
Mr Tibbs
1989
Gosford Park
Burkett (Constance's Butler)
2002
Run for Your Wife
Man getting off bus
2012

Four Just Men
The Prime Minister
Gendarme / Hotel Clerk
09/24/1959
Four Just Men
The Crying Jester
Coroner
10/15/1959
Four Just Men
Dead Man's Switch
Dr. Chaffey (uncredited)
11/05/1959
Four Just Men
National Treasure
The Auctioneer
12/24/1959
Four Just Men
The Man with the Golden Touch
The Auctioneer
01/07/1960
Four Just Men
Marie
Azim
01/14/1960
Four Just Men
The Survivor
The Announcer
01/21/1960
Four Just Men
The Man in the Road
Gendarme
02/11/1960
Four Just Men
Money to Burn
Enrique Vidal
02/17/1960
Four Just Men
The Princess
Paris Hotel Manager
(uncredited)
04/02/1960
Four Just Men
The Boy Without a Country
Policeman
04/09/1960
It's a Square World
Pilot
Various Characters
09/16/1960
Danger Man
The Hired Assassin
Pepe (scenes deleted?)
04/30/1961
Hancock's Half Hour
The Blood Donor
1st Patient
06/23/1961
Avengers
Death on the Slipway
Sir William Bonner
06/24/1961
Citizen James
Crusty Bread
10/09/1961
It's a Square World
Episode
10/12/1961
Rag Trade
Early Start
Mr. Davis
10/20/1961
Armchair Theatre
His Polyvinyl Girl
Mr. Leslie
10/22/1961
It's a Square World
Episode
11/09/1961
Citizen James
Episode #2.7
11/13/1961
Comedy Playhouse
The Channel Swimmer
Official
02/16/1962
Steptoe and Son
The Economist
Seller
06/28/1962
Armchair Theatre
Always Something Hot
Frank
10/28/1962
Benny Hill
The Vanishing Man
Frindyke / Korsikoff
01/11/1963
Steptoe and Son
Sixty Five Today
Barman
01/24/1963
Comedy Playhouse
Our Man in Moscow
Mortimer
03/01/1963
Benny Hill
The Visitor
John Kenwood
09/10/1963
ITV Play of the Week
Vicky and the Sultan
Richard Acton Hicks
12/02/1963
Sentimental Agent
The Scroll of Islam
Tailor
12/07/1963
It's a Square World
Episode #6.5
12/12/1963
Comedy Playhouse
Good Luck Sir, You've Got A Lucky Face
Jessop
01/31/1964
Villains
Time
Fowler
03/06/1964
H.M.S. Paradise
Don't Fire That Man, He's Loaded
Commander Fairweather
09/10/1964
H.M.S. Paradise
And a Happy Bastille Day to You Too
Commander Fairweather
09/24/1964
H.M.S. Paradise
In Which We Serve a Drop of the Hard Stuff
Commander Fairweather
10/01/1964
H.M.S. Paradise
Anybody Wanna Buy an Island?
Commander Fairweather
10/22/1964
H.M.S. Paradise
Thar's Gold in Them Thar Holes
Commander Fairweather
10/29/1964
H.M.S. Paradise
Twas on the Ghost Ship Venus
Cmdr. Fairweather
11/05/1964
H.M.S. Paradise
What Am I Offered for This Lot?
Commander Fairweather
11/26/1964
H.M.S. Paradise
How to Try in Business Without Really Succeeding
Commander Fairweather
12/03/1964
H.M.S. Paradise
The New Lieutenant
Commander Fairweather
12/17/1964
Man in Room 17
The Bequest
Inspector Bascombe
08/13/1965
Liars
Episode #1.6
Alvardo
02/18/1966
Armchair Theatre
Daughter of the House
Station Sergeant
04/16/1966
World of Beachcomber
Episode
02/12/1968
World of Beachcomber
Episode #1.8
03/18/1968
World of Beachcomber
Episode #1.9
03/25/1968
World of Beachcomber
Episode #1.10
04/01/1968
World of Beachcomber
Episode #1.11
04/08/1968
World of Beachcomber
Episode #1.12
04/15/1968
World of Beachcomber
Episode #1.13
04/22/1968
Champions
The Night People
Clerk
03/05/1969
World of Beachcomber
Episode #2.1
09/22/1969
World of Beachcomber
Episode #2.2
09/29/1969
World of Beachcomber
Episode #2.3
10/06/1969
World of Beachcomber
Episode #2.4
10/13/1969
World of Beachcomber
Episode #2.5
10/20/1969
World of Beachcomber
Episode #2.6
10/27/1969
World of Beachcomber
An Anthology of Huntingdonshire Cabmen
02/05/1970
Scott On
Communication
09/23/1970
Some Matters of Little Consequence
Episode
01/22/1971
Bachelor Father
Woman About the House
Vicar
11/04/1971
Goodies
Farm Fresh Food
Waiter
12/10/1971
Love Thy Neighbour
Episode #1.6
Barman
05/18/1972
Comedy Playhouse
Are You Being Served?
Captain Stephen Peacock
09/08/1972
Are You Being Served?
Pilot
Captain Stephen Peacock
09/08/1972
Sykes
Dream
Dr. Taplow
11/23/1972
Comedy Playhouse
The Birthday
01/25/1973
Are You Being Served?
Dear Sexy Knickers
Captain Peacock
03/21/1973
Are You Being Served?
Our Figures Are Slipping
Captain Peacock
03/28/1973
Are You Being Served?
Camping In
Captain Peacock
04/04/1973
Are You Being Served?
His and Hers
Captain Peacock
04/11/1973
Are You Being Served?
Diamonds are a Man's Best Friend
Captain Peacock
04/18/1973
Armchair Theatre
That Sinking Feeling
Arthur - groom's father
11/13/1973
Are You Being Served?
The Clock
Captain Peacock
03/14/1974
Are You Being Served?
Cold Comfort
Captain Peacock
03/21/1974
Fall of Eagles
The English Princess
Prince Albert
03/22/1974
Are You Being Served?
The Think Tank
Captain Peacock
03/28/1974
Are You Being Served?
Big Brother
Captain Peacock
04/04/1974
Are You Being Served?
Hoorah for the Holidays
Captain Peacock
04/11/1974
Are You Being Served?
The Hand of Fate
Captain Peacock
02/27/1975
Are You Being Served?
Coffee Morning
Captain Peacock
03/06/1975
Are You Being Served?
Up Captain Peacock
Captain Peacock
03/13/1975
Are You Being Served?
Cold Store
Captain Peacock
03/20/1975
Are You Being Served?
Wedding Bells
Captain Peacock
03/27/1975
Are You Being Served?
German Week
Captain Peacock
04/03/1975
Are You Being Served?
Shoulder to Shoulder
Captain Peacock
04/10/1975
Are You Being Served?
New Look
Captain Stephen Peacock
04/17/1975
Are You Being Served?
Christmas Crackers
Captain Stephen Peacock
12/22/1975
Are You Being Served?
No Sale
Captain Stephen Peacock
04/08/1976
Are You Being Served?
Top Hat and Tails
Captain Stephen Peacock
04/15/1976
Are You Being Served?
Forward Mr. Grainger
Captain Stephen Peacock
04/22/1976
Are You Being Served?
Fire Practice
Captain Stephen Peacock
04/29/1976
Are You Being Served?
Fifty Years On
Captain Stephen Peacock
05/05/1976
Are You Being Served?
Oh, What a Tangled Web
Captain Stephen Peacock
05/13/1976
New Avengers
House of Cards
Roland
10/24/1976
Are You Being Served?
The Father Christmas Affair
Captain Stephen Peacock
12/24/1976
Are You Being Served?
Mrs. Slocombe Expects
Captain Stephen Peacock
02/25/1977
Are You Being Served?
A Change is as Good as a Rest
Captain Stephen Peacock
03/04/1977
Are You Being Served?
Founder's Day
Captain Stephen Peacock
03/11/1977
Are You Being Served?
The Old Order Changes
Captain Stephen Peacock
03/18/1977
Are You Being Served?
Takeover
Captain Stephen Peacock
03/25/1977
Are You Being Served?
Goodbye Mr. Grainger
Captain Stephen Peacock
04/01/1977
Are You Being Served?
It Pays to Advertise
Captain Stephen Peacock
04/08/1977
Are You Being Served?
By Appointment
Captain Stephen Peacock
11/15/1978
Are You Being Served?
The Club
Captain Stephen Peacock
11/22/1978
Are You Being Served?
Do You Take This Man?
Captain Stephen Peacock
11/29/1978
Are You Being Served?
Shedding the Load
Captain Stephen Peacock
12/06/1978
Are You Being Served?
A Bliss Girl
Captain Stephen Peacock
12/13/1978
Are You Being Served?
Happy Returns
Captain Stephen Peacock
12/26/1978
Are You Being Served?
The Junior
Captain Stephen Peacock
10/19/1979
Are You Being Served?
Strong Stuff This Insurance
Captain Stephen Peacock
10/26/1979
Are You Being Served?
The Apartment
Captain Stephen Peacock
11/02/1979
Are You Being Served?
Mrs. Slocombe, Senior Person
Captain Stephen Peacock
11/09/1979
Are You Being Served?
The Hero
Captain Stephen Peacock
11/16/1979
Are You Being Served?
Anything You Can Do
Captain Stephen Peacock
11/23/1979
Are You Being Served?
The Agent
Captain Stephen Peacock
11/30/1979
Are You Being Served?
The Punch and Judy Affair
Captain Stephen Peacock
12/26/1979
Are You Being Served?
Is It Catching?
Captain Stephen Peacock
04/09/1981
Are You Being Served?
A Personal Problem
Captain Stephen Peacock
04/16/1981
Are You Being Served?
Front Page Story
Captain Stephen Peacock
04/23/1981
Are You Being Served?
Sit Out
Captain Stephen Peacock
04/30/1981
Are You Being Served?
Heir Apparent
Captain Stephen Peacock
05/07/1981
Are You Being Served?
Closed Circuit
Captain Stephen Peacock
05/21/1981
Are You Being Served?
The Erotic Dreams Of Mrs. Slocombe
Captain Stephen Peacock
05/28/1981
Are You Being Served?
Roots
Captain Stephen Peacock
12/24/1981
Are You Being Served?
The Sweet Smell Of Success
Captain Stephen Peacock
04/22/1983
Are You Being Served?
Conduct Unbecoming
Captain Stephen Peacock
04/29/1983
Are You Being Served?
Memories Are Made Of This
Captain Stephen Peacock
05/06/1983
Are You Being Served?
Calling All Customers
Captain Stephen Peacock
05/13/1983
Are You Being Served?
Monkey Business
Captain Stephen Peacock
05/20/1983
Are You Being Served?
Lost and Found
Captain Stephen Peacock
05/27/1983
Are You Being Served?
Goodbye Mrs. Slocombe
Captain Stephen Peacock
02/18/1985
Are You Being Served?
Grounds For Divorce
Captain Stephen Peacock
02/25/1985
Are You Being Served?
The Hold-Up
Captain Stephen Peacock
03/04/1985
Are You Being Served?
Gambling Fever
Captain Stephen Peacock
03/11/1985
Are You Being Served?
The Night Club
Captain Stephen Peacock
03/18/1985
Are You Being Served?
Friends And Neighbours
Captain Stephen Peacock
03/25/1985
Are You Being Served?
The Pop Star
Captain Stephen Peacock
04/01/1985
What a Performance!
Camp
Archive - Are You Being Served?
10/01/1997
Funny Turns
John Inman
Himself
12/05/1999
Last of the Summer Wine
Last Post and Pigeon
Herbert 'Truly' Truelove
01/02/2000
Last of the Summer Wine
Magic and the Morris Minor
Truly
04/16/2000
Last of the Summer Wine
Elegy for Fallen Wellies
Truly
04/23/2000
Last of the Summer Wine
A Musical Passing for a Miserable Musecroft
Truly
12/29/2002
Doctors
A Soldier's Lot
Gerard Mears
02/24/2003
Last of the Summer Wine
Is Jeremy Quite Safe?
Truly
07/13/2008
Last of the Summer Wine
Goodnight Sweet Ferret
Truly
06/21/2009




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