James Bolam (I)

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KNOWN FOR 
The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner (1962) | When the Boat Comes In (1976-1981) | The Likely Lads (1976)
AWARDS 
2 nominations More »
BORN 
Jun 16, 1935 (age 83)
HEIGHT 
5' 9" (1.75m)

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Past Film & Video (23 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (71 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Cold FeetCold Feet (TV Series) Harry Matthews (2 episodes, 2016)  Less 2016 2
  • Primary photo for Grandpa in My PocketGrandpa in My Pocket (TV Series) Grandpa (100 episodes, 2009)  Less 2009–2014 100
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  • Primary photo for New TricksNew Tricks (TV Series) Jack Halford (69 episodes, 2003), Performer ("Nudger Bar Song") (1 episode, 2010), Performer ("You Made Me Love You (I Didn't Want to Do It)") (1 episode, 2007), Performer ("Jaws") (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2003–2013 69
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  • Primary photo for Just Around the CornerJust Around the Corner (TV Movie) Mick  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Made in WalesMade in Wales (TV Series) Baz (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 1
  • Primary photo for The Last Days of Lehman BrothersThe Last Days of Lehman Brothers (TV Movie) Ken Lewis  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for CelebrationCelebration (TV Movie) Matt  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for The Afternoon PlayThe Afternoon Play (TV Series) Billy (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006 1
  • Primary photo for He Knew He Was RightHe Knew He Was Right (TV Mini-series) Mr. Crump (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004 1
    • Part 4 (May 9, 2004) Mr. Crump  Less
  • Primary photo for Born and BredBorn and Bred (TV Series) Dr. Arthur Gilder (22 episodes, 2002)  Less 2002–2004 22
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  • Primary photo for Dalziel and PascoeDalziel and Pascoe (TV Series) Father Leonard Tibbings (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002 1
  • Primary photo for BedtimeBedtime (TV Series) Ronnie (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002 1
  • Primary photo for Harold Shipman: Doctor DeathHarold Shipman: Doctor Death (TV Movie) Dr. Harold Shipman  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Close & TrueClose & True (TV Series) Graham True (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000 1
  • Primary photo for Dirty TricksDirty Tricks (TV Movie) Moss  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Pay and DisplayPay and Display (TV Series) Sydney Street  Less 2000– 
  • Primary photo for Midsomer MurdersMidsomer Murders (TV Series) Ron Pringle (1 episode, 1999)  Less 1999 1
  • Primary photo for Out of SightOut of Sight (TV Series) Kevin Higgins (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998 1
  • Primary photo for The Stalker's ApprenticeThe Stalker's Apprentice (TV Movie) Helmut Kranze  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for The Missing PostmanThe Missing Postman (TV Movie) Clive Peacock  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Have Your Cake and Eat ItHave Your Cake and Eat It (TV Mini-series) Nat Oliver (4 episodes, 1997)  Less 1997 4
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  • Primary photo for Kicking & ScreamingKicking & Screaming (TV Series) Narrator (6 episodes, 1995)  Less 1995 6
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  • Primary photo for Eleven Men Against ElevenEleven Men Against Eleven (TV Movie) Ted Whitehead  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Second ThoughtsSecond Thoughts (TV Series) Bill Macgregor / Bill (49 episodes, 1991)  Less 1991–1994 49
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  • Primary photo for Screen OneScreen One (TV Series) Glyn (1 episode, 1990)  Less 1990 1
  • Primary photo for The Beiderbecke ConnectionThe Beiderbecke Connection (TV Mini-series) Trevor Chaplin (4 episodes, 1988)  Less 1988 4
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  • Primary photo for Room at the BottomRoom at the Bottom (TV Series) Nesbitt Gunn (13 episodes, 1986)  Less 1986–1988 13
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  • Primary photo for Andy CappAndy Capp (TV Series) Andy Capp (6 episodes, 1988)  Less 1988 6
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  • Primary photo for The Beiderbecke TapesThe Beiderbecke Tapes (TV Mini-series) Trevor Chaplin (2 episodes, 1987)  Less 1987 2
  • Primary photo for Father Matthew's DaughterFather Matthew's Daughter (TV Series) Fr Matthew (1 episode, 1987)  Less 1987 1
  • Primary photo for The Beiderbecke AffairThe Beiderbecke Affair (TV Mini-series) Trevor Chaplin (6 episodes, 1985)  Less 1985 6
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  • Primary photo for MacbethMacbeth (TV Movie) Porter  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Shades of DarknessShades of Darkness (TV Series) Arthur Frode (1 episode, 1983)  Less 1983 1
    • The Maze (Jun 24, 1983) Arthur Frode  Less
  • Primary photo for Only When I LaughOnly When I Laugh (TV Series) Figgis / Roy Figgis (29 episodes, 1979)  Less 1979–1982 29
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  • Primary photo for When the Boat Comes InWhen the Boat Comes In (TV Series) Jack Ford (48 episodes, 1976)  Less 1976–1981 48
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  • Primary photo for As You Like ItAs You Like It (TV Movie) Touchstone  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for Armchair ThrillerArmchair Thriller (TV Series) Mark Omney (5 episodes, 1978)  Less 1978 5
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  • Primary photo for The PhilanthropistThe Philanthropist (TV Movie) Don  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads?Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads? (TV Series) Terry Collier (27 episodes, 1973)  Less 1973–1974 27
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  • Primary photo for Armchair TheatreArmchair Theatre (TV Series) Charlie (1 episode, 1974)  Less 1974 1
  • Primary photo for Oranges & LemonsOranges & Lemons (TV Series) Arthur  Less 1973– 
  • Primary photo for Play for TodayPlay for Today (TV Series) Husband (1 episode, 1973)  Less 1973 1
  • Primary photo for Jackanory PlayhouseJackanory Playhouse (TV Series) Sam Pongo (1 episode, 1972)  Less 1972 1
  • Primary photo for The ProtectorsThe Protectors (TV Series) Max Toller (1 episode, 1972)  Less 1972 1
  • Primary photo for BudgieBudgie (TV Series) Wossname / Wossname Walsh (2 episodes, 1972)  Less 1972 2
  • Primary photo for The Rivals of Sherlock HolmesThe Rivals of Sherlock Holmes (TV Series) Roberts (1 episode, 1971)  Less 1971 1
  • Primary photo for Public EyePublic Eye (TV Series) Alan Grove (1 episode, 1971)  Less 1971 1
  • Primary photo for Take Three GirlsTake Three Girls (TV Series) Toby Baxter (2 episodes, 1971)  Less 1971 2
  • Primary photo for W. Somerset MaughamW. Somerset Maugham (TV Series) Leslie Gaze (1 episode, 1970)  Less 1970 1
  • Primary photo for ITV Saturday Night TheatreITV Saturday Night Theatre (TV Series) Jack Todd (1 episode, 1970)  Less 1970 1
  • Primary photo for Boy Meets GirlBoy Meets Girl (TV Series) McHenry (1 episode, 1969)  Less 1969 1
  • Primary photo for OmnibusOmnibus (TV Series) Pinkie (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968 1
  • Primary photo for Inside George WebleyInside George Webley (TV Series) Policeman (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968 1
  • Primary photo for InheritanceInheritance (TV Series) Jonathan Oldroyd / David Oldroyd / Henry Singleton-Bamforth / Joe Bamforth (5 episodes, 1967)  Less 1967 5
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  • Primary photo for Thirty-Minute TheatreThirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series) Muggles (1 episode, 1967)  Less 1967 1
  • Primary photo for The Likely LadsThe Likely Lads (TV Series) Terry Collier (20 episodes, 1964)  Less 1964–1966 20
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  • Primary photo for Thursday TheatreThursday Theatre (TV Series) Magpie (1 episode, 1965)  Less 1965 1
  • Primary photo for A Christmas Night with the StarsA Christmas Night with the Stars (TV Series) Terry Collier - The Likely Lads segment (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1964 1
  • Primary photo for No Hiding PlaceNo Hiding Place (TV Series) George Holmes (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1964 1
  • Primary photo for CluffCluff (TV Series) Jacob Bateson (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1964 1
  • Primary photo for ITV Play of the WeekITV Play of the Week (TV Series) Roland Maule / Hec Hammond / Herbert Hudd / Johnny (4 episodes, 1962)  Less 1962–1964 4
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  • Primary photo for The Four Seasons of Rosie CarrThe Four Seasons of Rosie Carr (TV Mini-series) Voice of Frank Lambert / Frank Lambert (3 episodes, 1964)  Less 1964 3
  • Primary photo for It's Dark OutsideIt's Dark Outside (TV Series) Wilfred (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1964 1
  • Primary photo for ITV Television PlayhouseITV Television Playhouse (TV Series) Sam Weller / Bert (2 episodes, 1962)  Less 1962–1963 2
  • Primary photo for Z CarsZ Cars (TV Series) Tom Potter (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963 1
  • Primary photo for Taxi!Taxi! (TV Series) Lionel Curtiss (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963 1
  • Primary photo for Love StoryLove Story (TV Series) Charlie Mitchell (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963 1
  • Primary photo for The Odd ManThe Odd Man (TV Series) Juke Justice (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963 1
  • Primary photo for Probation OfficerProbation Officer (TV Series) Alan Pendle (1 episode, 1962)  Less 1962 1
  • Primary photo for Drama 61-67Drama 61-67 (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1961)  Less 1961 1
  • Primary photo for Julius CaesarJulius Caesar (TV Mini-series) Young Cato / Carpenter (3 episodes, 1960)  Less 1960 3
    • Part 4 (Nov 29, 1960) Young Cato  Less
    • Part 3 (Nov 22, 1960) Actor  Less
    • Part 1 (Nov 8, 1960) Carpenter  Less
Self (17 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Celebrity Antiques Road TripCelebrity Antiques Road Trip (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Crude Britannia: The Story of North Sea OilCrude Britannia: The Story of North Sea Oil (TV Series) Narrator (3 episodes, 2009)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for The Plot Against Harold WilsonThe Plot Against Harold Wilson (TV Movie) Harold Wilson  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Football DiariesFootball Diaries (TV Mini-series) Narrator  Less 2004– 
  • Primary photo for WTO: Wrecking Animal ProtectionWTO: Wrecking Animal Protection (Short) Narrator  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for A History of BritainA History of Britain (TV Mini-series) Self (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Victoria Wood: With All the TrimmingsVictoria Wood: With All the Trimmings (TV Special) Various Characters  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Q.E.D.Q.E.D. (TV Series) Narrator (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for This Is Your LifeThis Is Your Life (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1993)  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Aspel & CompanyAspel & Company (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1992)  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Call My BluffCall My Bluff (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1987)  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for The Unorganized Manager, Part Four: RevelationsThe Unorganized Manager, Part Four: Revelations (Video) Richard Lewis  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for The Unorganized Manager, Part One: DamnationThe Unorganized Manager, Part One: Damnation (Video) Richard Lewis  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for The Unorganized Manager, Part Three: LamentationsThe Unorganized Manager, Part Three: Lamentations (Video) Richard Lewis  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for The Unorganized Manager, Part Two: SalvationThe Unorganized Manager, Part Two: Salvation (Video) Richard Lewis  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for Quiz BallQuiz Ball (TV Series) Himself - Guest Supporter  Less 1966–1972
  • Primary photo for TickertapeTickertape (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968
Archive Footage (10 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for British Sitcom: 60 Years of Laughing at OurselvesBritish Sitcom: 60 Years of Laughing at Ourselves (TV Movie) Terry Collier (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Britain's Best Loved SitcomsBritain's Best Loved Sitcoms (TV Series) Comedy Role (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015
    • Episode #1.1 (2015) Comedy Role (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Ade in AdlandAde in Adland (TV Mini-series) Self  Less 2013– 
  • Primary photo for The Many Faces of...The Many Faces of... (TV Series) Figgis (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010
    • Richard Wilson (Dec 19, 2010) Figgis (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Victoria Wood: Seen on TVVictoria Wood: Seen on TV (TV Movie) Band Conductor (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for The Greatest Christmas Comedy MomentsThe Greatest Christmas Comedy Moments (TV Movie) Terry Collier (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for How TV Changed BritainHow TV Changed Britain (TV Series) Terry Collier (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008
    • Women (Jun 15, 2008) Terry Collier (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Comedy Map of BritainThe Comedy Map of Britain (TV Series) Terry Collier (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008
    • Episode #2.3 (May 3, 2008) Terry Collier (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for What's Really in Our Food?What's Really in Our Food? (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007
    • Ready, Steady, Eat (Nov 28, 2007) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Comedy ConnectionsComedy Connections (TV Series) Acting Role (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004
    • Keeping Up Appearances (Jul 26, 2004) Acting Role (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less

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